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Access Point is a device in a wireless network that performs the interconnection between all mobile devices.

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C4000XG router advanced SSID config

I recently received a new C4000XG router/access point from CenturyLink, and my 7-yr-old HP printer would no longer connect to WiFi ("invalid WPA passphrase"). In an HP forum, I learned that ...
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Synology NAS on WLAN

I currently have my NAS connected to my network using an Ethernet cable to a Devolo PLC (Power-line communication). Works fine. However, I need to move it to a location where the PLC connection is ...
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Need help setting up a router to extend existing network

I purchased TP-Link AXE5400 which I plan to use in my office. I want the router to have physical devices and wifi devices as an extension of my office LAN. I want to offer a Guest Wifi for my ...
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kali linux airmon-ng fixed channel issue

I bought a tp-link ac1300 dual band 2.4 & 5 GHz wifi adapter for kali linux' All monitor mode packet injection etc work fine but if I try to display airodump-ng -cxx -bssid xxxxxx wlan1 for only ...
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What is the Dot11 frame structure of an MLME-SCAN Request?

Within the 802.11 specification, I stumbled upon a set of primitives that describe that the AP effectively requests that the STA scan to start roaming to another AP. These primitives are comprised of ...
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Setting up dual band concurrent AP with hostapd

I have an MT7615 based wireless network adapter which apparently supports dual band concurrent mode. So how would I go about setting up two access points one on 2.4GHz frequency and another one on ...
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Router IP address change

I wanted to use my old router as access point to extend range of my wifi in my house. My old routers model name is D-Link DSL-2877 AL and I access this router using 192.168.1.1 address initially. As I ...
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Mesh Network - Multiple APs - Indoor IT Equipment (Conesole, Switch, etc.) to Outdoor Pole Mounted APs

I came across the same questioned asked (Posted below): "Initial plan would be to just connect it like so: INDOORS | OUTDOORS [ Switch ] -----[SP1]------------ cat6 w/ PoE-------------------[SP2]-...
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How to create an Access Point on Windows 10, bridged to the physical ethernet? (not NAT, not a hotspot)

I have a laptop I use as a home server for various purposes. The WiFi card is just sitting there useless and I thought I could improve my WiFi signal for the other devices by bridging the WiFi to the ...
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How can I debug my network: Setting up multiple access points

Path to the problem In the new apartment where I live in, a single router (vodafone) takes the internet signal and shares it over hubs to four other routers (3 tp link, 1 fritzbox) and one access ...
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Network Access Points providing cert on connection, how?

How is it connection providers in public locations are able to send a certificate on connection? I seem to recall there is a protocol they use, but I read that many years ago. Or is it as simple as on ...
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How to create a private network with a second router wirelessly (Wireless WAN)

To give you context, I live in a frat house with other students, each one has it's room and uses the shared main wi-fi from the house. Since every student here has smart TV and/or smart lamps, we can ...
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What does this 'AP-assisted Roaming' setting mean on Draytek VigorAP 903?

I've recently bought some wireless access points from Draytek. I understand what most of the settings do but I'm trying to fine-tune the roaming behaviour and there's one setting which my colleagues ...
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Bad connection with 30 clients on a Ruckus R750 router

I have 30 Win 10/11 laptop gaming computers in the office. I put a Ruckus R750 (AX) in the office and provide the wireless connection for the computers. When 30 computers start to visit a website like ...
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Is It possible to "extend" a guest network using an AP?

My TP-link modem/router comes with the guest network feature; I was wondering: if I use an AP (connected via Ethernet cable + unmanaged switch to the router) to bring the WiFi to the second floor of ...
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How to setup a second wifi access point and set static IP

+-----------------+ +----------------+ | Laptop | | Router 1 | | |----Wifi----| with internet | | Windows 10 | | connection | |...
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Securely amplifying/extending my WiFi signal using TP-Link WA5210G

One room of my house gets a very bad wifi signal (the strength is lower and it results in frequent packet drops). I had an old outdoor access point lying around - TP-Link WA5210G - using which I'm ...
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Need advice for to set up TP Link Deco mesh in large house

I'm looking for help optimizing my mesh network. TP-Link support is less than helpful. See map of property below. I have the following TP-Link hardware: 2x Deco W6000 (AX3000 Wi-Fi 6 mesh) 3x Deco P9 ...
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Firewall > Switch > AP point with VLANs

I have a Protectli firewall, with 4 VLANs configured on the LAN interface. This connects to the LAN port on a TP link switch (4 port, TL-SG105E) Port 4 on the switch goes to an AP point, which is ...
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Intel AC8265 simultaneous STA + AP performance issues

I have an Intel AC8265 wifi card that supports simultaneous AP/STA: valid interface combinations: * #{ managed } <= 1, #{ AP, P2P-client, P2P-GO } <= 1, #{ P2P-device } &...
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Find Ip address of secondary router

So, in my college, each room has 1 LAN port. Since the rooms themselves house 2 people, me and my roommate bought a router (MI 4a gigabit). Every router in my college needs to be configured by the ...
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QOS bandwidth error in LB-Link Router

I'm trying to limit my phone bandwidth in LB-Link Router to (24mb/s upload, 49mb/s download) LB-Link uses kb/s, according to Google, (49mb/s = 392000 kb/s), but I get the following error "The ...
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Problems with speeds on Access point

I am having an issue with the speeds on my Access point. First I will explain my set up. My main router (recently installed) is an Asus GS-AX3000, replacing a TP-Link Archer AX1800. I set the TP-Link ...
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Does an outdoor PoE Access Point need seperate grounding?

I've searched high and low for an definitive answer on this, including speaking with electricians, but still get conflicting opinions on this. The goal: Install an outdoor wifi access point (AP), ...
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Slow/no WIFI from main router after adding AP

I have two TP-Link archer A6 routers. R1 as the main DHCP server connected to the modem. R2 is in AP mode wired to R1. Both routers have the same SSID so I can reconnect as I move around. On my ...
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Access point has incredible slow speed

I set up 4G LTE network because I live in a village so there is no better solution. I have the router in the attic: ZTE NETBOX MF-258K. On the second floor speed of the Internet is good, I am ...
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Laptop as wifi repeater is slowing down internet speed

My laptop has 2 wireless cards, onboard wifi, and USB wifi (3 dbi high gain). I have set up USB wifi to connect to access point, and onboard wifi as a hotspot (nmcli AP mode, named HostedAP). ...
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Force lower bitrate to extend range of Turris Omnia

According to iwlist scan Turris Omnia does not support a bitrate of 1 Mbps by default: Cell 29 - Address: 04:F0:21:23:24:88 Channel:11 Frequency:2.462 GHz (...
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How To Setting NAT Access Point via CLI? Orange Pi

I want to set up Access Point using NAT via CLI. When I use 'orangepi-config' settings I can't figure out the settings via CLI. How To Setting NAT Access Point Using CLI? Note: OS : Orange Pi Bionic ...
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Using secondary router for access point / wifi extender

Was changing IP of an older router (Netgear C7000-100NAS) to use as a access port / wifi extender. I thought I was keeping it on same network but maybe I was creating an overlap. I would not be able ...
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Choosing the optimal solution for a weak wi-fi signal

I am currently looking for the optimal network solution for my house, where the access point is quite far from my PC. I do not know why the wi-fi signal gets so weak so fast, but it probably is ...
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add access point to ruckus direct zone

I want to add a R510 access point to ZoneDirector1200 but I have two problems: First: after reset R510 it needs a password to connect via Wi-Fi! (I entered the serial number and MAC address as ...
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Extend Gopro range through WavLink AC1200 Outdoor Repeater

I want to link my GoPro HERO8 Black to the Wavlink AC1200 Dual Band High Power Outdoor Router/AP/Extender. Currently I have not been able to find many resources on this. There have been cases GoPros ...
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Home Router drawing wrong IP address

I have a house Netgear router (with an IP address for example 192.168.1.1). I have an Ubiquity nanostation with a station and a access point going to a shop with a Linksys router there (with an IP ...
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5Ghz wifi type of interference

Let's assume we have two AP's on 5ghz wifi in range AP1 - Channel 36, channel width 80mhz AP2 - Channel 48, channel width 80mhz illustration of channels thanks to systemzone: https://systemzone.net/...
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Renaming a wireless access point to match home wifi network

I have a Motorola router and home network called BayVU that my wireless devices connect to, including my Sonos system. I just installed a tp-link EAP225-Outdoor access point which has its own network ...
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Wifi extender won't connect to home router, but can connect to a different access point

When I connect my Wi-Fi extender (D-Link DR505) to the main router, I get no internet access. However, when I connect the extender to an access point in another room which is connected to the same ...
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Convert ADSL modem into access point for hostel lan port

I live in a hostel where a lan port is given in every room. I have a DLink 2730u ADSL modem that I'm trying to convert into an access point. I've seen many posts on the internet on how to do so. ...
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Setup a second wireless AP without ethernet cable

I am on shared wifi in my apartment, probably with multiple routers configured as bridges over the building. I have 2 issues: All devices are shown all the time, when you want to AirPlay something or ...
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change dhcp server ip from old router to new router - unifi access point

i want to change my old router (tp link) for my AP unifi to mikrotik (new). if i change the dhcp ip , i'm not using cloud key controller only use normal controller installed on my notebook. will my ...
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Bypass AP Isolate for some devices

I have some devices connected to a wireless AP running from hostapd that has AP isolation on. With this, none of the devices can ping each other. However, I would like 2 or more of those devices to be ...
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Linux - Can you share wireless connection to ethernet connected to a router acting as an "access point"?

This is my setup Main router -> Linux box (connected with Wireless interface) -> Ethernet interface on the computer -> Router that acts as an "AP" The computer is running Ubuntu 22....
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IP configuration problems with two Unifi APs with same SSID?

So recently I installed two Unifi APs in my house, one upstairs and one downstairs. They're working fine mainly, but I'm running into a curious problem with some of my devices. If I am downstairs, I ...
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How can i make a LAN with only a PC and an access point to connect a Raspberry Pi without ISP?

I know I can use a router/switch to connect both the AP and the PC, but I am working on a project and I need the least number of devices consuming energy as little as possible. So I was thinking if I ...
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How can I use the same wifi interface in AP mode and station mode simultaneously?

I am trying to use a single wifi interface on a YOCTO Linux device to create an access point and to connect to an existing wifi simultaneously. The AP is successfully created and clients can connect ...
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Why does my router broadcast a ghost SSID at the same frequencies and strength with my defined SSID?

With Huawei H122-373 with the latest software and the 5G Wi-Fi network, it broadcasts into two different SSIDs at the same strength, one of them my original SSID and the other with no name. Resetting ...
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Gateway IP for access points

I'm currently struggling to get a series of wireless APs. But there isn't a continuous connection for the Wireless connection. There is a main router which provides the initial Network Name with an IP ...
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Hostapd only starts when second network adapter is disconnected

I run hostapd and dnsmasq on boot to start an access point. This works when I don't have a second network adapter connected. But when I boot with an extra adapter it doesn't start. It seems like the ...
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Setup Second Netgear Device as Access Point

I bought a second netgear router to use as a Repeater or Access Point. I've never done this and its giving me a ton of trouble. Of course, routerlogin.net doesn't work because that goes to my primary ...
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Can a Windows 10 Machine that has both an Ethernet NIC and a Wi-Fi NIC get Internet via Wi-Fi, and Provide it to Another Device via Ethernet?

When having a Windows 10 computer that has both: Ethernet NIC Wi-Fi NIC Can this machine be connected to a WLAN via the WNIC, and then provide the internet to another device via Ethernet? If yes, ...
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