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How to setup a wireless repeater to passively relay EAP Authentication?

I need to connect to a wireless AP with my smartphone via EAP-AKA, but the AP signal is too weak. Then I'm thinking of reconfiguring a router with DD_WRT firmware or maybe a Raspberry Pi, to act as a ...
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Can G.hn / HomePlug AV2 powerline adapters act as repeaters?

Does either the G.hn or the HomePlug AV2 standard allow for powerline adapters to act as repeaters for each other? I want to connect two rooms (call them rooms A and C) at the far ends of a building ...
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Problems to route through gateway when use a repeater + GNULinux AP

I'm setting an AP with Debian 9 and Hostapd + dnsmasq. The problem is I can't out trough the gateway from the AP. The gateway is the repeater (mikroTik). The "topology": ...
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Channels in networking

Quick question about 2.4Ghz and 5.0Ghz freq.I do have a Modem and an AP repeater that both auto choose their channel but for some reason when i restart the modem and it chooses a diffirent channel for ...
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How to expand WiFi using multiple repeaters?

I've been trying to expand my WiFi coverage across quite a large area, but somewhat has been unsuccessful as WiFi signal kept dropping, and the router just decided to not work after x hours. The ...
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Using a 2nd router most effectively

Hope this question is in the right place. I have an AT&T wireless modem & router, and an Asus RT-AC68. I had been running two separate networks, one for upstairs & one for downstairs. I've ...
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How to find a WiFi repeater's IP to configure it?

I want to configure my WiFi repeater's settings. I'm connected through WiFi, as my laptop's Ethernet port broke. I searched for the repeater's manual, it says that I should be able to connect using ...
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Xiaomi WiFi Repeater 2 change SSID by Command Promp

I install "mi home app" to my Samsung Grand Prime which its Android is 5.0.2 and I can't change Wi-Fi repeaters SSID by the "mi home app" that I installed, how can I do that through my Windows 10? Is ...
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Configuring old router as repeater?

I have been at it for about two days and let me give a detailed account of all the settings that I have set. For the sake of clarity I will call the router which as Internet connection (WAN) as the ...
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QoS: MAC-Priority for clients behind a repeater

I've setup a wireless network using a Linksys-Router (DD-WRT) as an AP and a TP-Link repeater for range extension. To manage bandwith for specific users, I've setup QoS-Rules on the AP (DD-WRT) using ...
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WiFi repeater with a fallback source?

Let's say I have 2 broadband routers from different providers, let's call them Primary and Secondary. Can I set up a repeater in such a way that if Primary router looses power and/or internet ...
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Setup Tomato router as wireless repeater

I've setup DD-WRT routers before as wireless repeaters (link), but now I need to do the same but on a Tomato router, and apparently there's some difference in the terminology and the actual setup. ...
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Setup a dd-wrt router as repeater bridge

I'm trying to setup a dd-wrt router (Linksys WRT400N, Firmware: DD-WRT v3.0-r36079 std (06/01/18)) as a repeater bridge. I'm following this instruction the Qualcomm Atheros section. I have my ...
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Tp-Link IP configuration failure

I tried to setup my WiFi router (Tp-Link TL-WR841N) as a repeater via following the way described here:How to configure WDS function on TP-Link Wireless Routers(green UI). It works temporarily however ...
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Cat cable switch for wifi repeater and desktop

I am on the complete top floor of the building I live in and the router is located on the groudn floor. I have one cat cable coming from the router but the wifi here is bad. So i need 2 cables for my ...
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How Do USB 3.0 Hubs And USB Extension Cables Effect Latency, If At All?

I currently have three peripherals (mouse, keyboard, Wacom tablet) all wired to an individual USB port on my computer. They also each have their own 6ft USB extension cable (passive) because the ...
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Dilink dir 600 m Wifi repeater showing no internet access

In Dlink dir 600m router wifi repeater is connected but showing no internet access i have gone through most of articles online but no solution ...Can some get best fix for it ? And some times router ...
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Wifi repeater showing two different BSSIDs

I have a wifi router plus an Edimax repeater. Problem is that the repeater seems to show two different BSSIDs. I can't for the life of me figure out how this is happening. One of the BSSIDs is great ...
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Home network infrastructure

The picture below is the infrastructure of my home network. I have one modem and one WIFI router and two WIFI repeaters. I didn't change any options in the router and repeaters (DHCP or anything else)....
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Can a wireless repeater have more devices attached than the wireless router capacity?

My current wireless router only accepts a handful of devices simultaneously but I have more than 30 smart devices around the house. I wanted to buy a couple of wireless repeaters for each room and ...
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WiFi Universal Repeater minimum range between devices

How does WiFi repeating works? When I configured my Universal Repeater I had to type WiFi SSID and MAC of main AP. Both are connected to same physical network. And what interests me most is how it ...
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C2100T Modem/Router as Repeater

I have an Asus RT-AC66U router, which is able to connect directly to the access point for my fiber internet connection. Additionally, I have a Technicolor C2100T combined modem/router that I was ...
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how connect wirelessly a device without wifi adapter

I want connect my PC which is in another room. I use a repeater with Ethernet port but I cant disable the wifi repeating. I won't connect wifi adapter to my PC. I can't find another way to do this ??
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TP-Link WA901ND: Can it be setup as a repeater AND local SSID with DHCP?

This question follows from raspberry pi fails to get IP - Repeater setup which I asked myself but hasn't any suggestion (answer) yet. So trying to find a solution myself: I have a repeater, which ...
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raspberry pi fails to get IP - Repeater setup

I have a wifi Repeater setup. The host AP is around 25m away in another house, nothing in between but the two external walls. In my house, I am running a TL-WA901ND as repeater. It actually all works ...
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Netgear AP mode without ethernet

I have D6400 and previously had a repeater WN2000RPTv2 which was damaged by lightning. I also have an old N600 (DGND3700v2) which is currently unused. The N600 supports an AP mode, but the only ...
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ZyXEL WRE2205v2 Bricked?

I have a ZyXEL WRE2205 v2 Wifi Repeater. I followed the steps from this link to transform it into an Access Point. I think the steps only work for v1 because my device is currently bricked. I does not ...
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How to extend cell signal inside

I have a wireless credit card machine that works off of cell towers (AT&T) is the carrier. I can only get a signal if I take the machine outside. How can I get a signal inside??
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WiFi repeater and hotspot has no Internet access on the connected devices

Regardless of whether I use a third-party application like Connectify, or manually add a repeater, there is no Internet access on connected devices. I created a WiFi repeater hosted network with the ...
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Wifi AP/Router used as Repeater won't connect after replacing modem

At a loss and this product has absolutely no support options. I have a Seaidea 300 Mbps Wifi router (Wireless-N) being used to boost wifi signal to the upstairs rooms. One fun day, the main router ...
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TP-Link router with quantenna firmware hacked my network

I have an TP-Link TL-WA701ND wich i used as universal repeater, a few months back i noticed that the repeater failed to repeat the wifi signal, so i entered the router configuration and i noticed that ...
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Which ip do I have to use when configuring my wireless repeater?

I want to configure a TP Link WA730 Wireless repeater, but Im having lots of trouble when assigning the correct IP address for this repeater. Main router LAN settings: And those are the default ...
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How can I set up a hotspot in my RV that rebroadcasts different WiFi signals?

Thanks for looking and I apologize for the odd question--I am not really too sure how to ask it. Background Here is my issue (#FirstWorldProblem): I have purchased a RV (camper) for my family and ...
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how to mix 2wifi routers in one issd?

I have 2 wifi routers at home, with internet from two differents providers and need a repeater who mix that networks in one issd so if one of the connection fails always have internet connection, what ...
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Unable to access WiFi repeater configuration

Thanks to a Virgin Superhub I now have to reconfigure my WiFi repeater, I have it connected to the computer with a cable but when I attempt the access the configuration I am told that the page is ...
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Why the router setup page cannot be accessed when using the router as repeater?

If we use two different routers in the same network while both are running in the default router mode then we can access the setup page or setup interface from browser just by IP. But when we use one ...
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One Modem One repeater, how i can define the printer?

I have 1 modem and a repeater with different SSIDs. How can I define the printer which is installed on the modem on the PC which is connected to the repeater which is on an another SSID?
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How to share internet Hotspot/Wifi that require Login To Own Wifi Without PC?

In my rented room, there is a paid internet which seems to use mikrotik hotspot. Which must login to access the internet. Unfortunately, the username only allowed for a single login. I did not ask ...
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accessing network over wifi, but unable to set router as repeater?

I am dealing with this issue currently, where I access the internal company network with a cable connection. Others are using a separate wifi connection (not part of the internal network). I want to ...
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Wireless Repeater dropping packets

Ok so I went and bought a Linksys RE3000W Wifi repeater and followed the instructions, logged into the private Wifi which it creates to set it up connected to my main router and it went seamlessly. ...
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How to use my Belkin Router as a Range Extender

I have a Binatone Modem+Router 2-in-1 which provides my main internet connection. It has an IP Address of 192.168.1.1 and I wish to extend its network coverage to a larger area, by using my old Belkin ...
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DD WRT wifi repeater new ssid signal not showing up

MainRouter: MainRouter Security: Repeater: Repeater Security : Here, Virtual Interface signal with SSID "Repeater" is not showing up in available wifi list. When I connect to repeater through ...
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Tenda N301 unresponsive as a Universal Repeater

I have two routers: 1 Tenda TE-D303: Primary Router; Access to internet using WAN 2 Tenda N301: Secondary Router; To be used as a Range Extender Problem is that as soon as I set N301 as a Universal ...
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Wi-Fi extender randomly loses connection

I own a TP-Link repeater (TL-WA850RE) which connects via Wi-Fi to my main device (router & AP) and extends the range of my Wi-Fi to rooms that can't be reached by the AP of the main device. The ...
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How to allocate WIFI Bandwith?

I am having a little problem with a wireless network. I have users connected to a wireless router, and two others are connected to a repeater. (Just to call some details the Router is an Archer C7 ...
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Extend Home WiFi Network without a Secondary Network

I have an Arris modem-router combo I use for my Xfinity home WiFi. It's the only one that works with Xfinity that supports VoIP which I have. There are parts of my house that I don't get good WiFi ...
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The Reception sensitivity of a wifi repeater is: “ 270m: -68dBm at 10% per” , what the meaning of these numbers?

I want to get a WiFi repeater so I looked for its specification on the internet .. I want it to have a wide range. Here is the specification of Reception sensitivity: 270m: -68dBm at 10% per 130m: -...
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Accidentally disabled DHCP on repeater, can no longer access settings

Our home recently upgraded to a new Netgear router. Another family member set up the Amped SR10000 repeater but I was having problems with it. In the midst of playing with the settings I had disabled ...
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New Wifi repeater cannot see _my_ Wifi

I'm trying to connect to a new Comfast (CF-WR300N, see at botom) as a WiFi repeater. The irritating thing is that all seems fine, but when I get to the stage of choosing the network to repeat (see ...
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WiFi signal amplifier

I am able to access the Internet over WiFi, but the signals are too weak, signal strength remains "fair" or "poor". I cannot relocate, I cannot use hard-wired LAN, nor I can do any kind of ...