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Questions tagged [wireless-access-point]

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

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Network not working properly [closed]

I have been reconfiguring a network for a small business and I can't get everything working right. We had a watchguard firebox that we lost the login to and had to reset resulting in everything having ...
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Require every user connecting via wireless access point to use their own captive portal account [closed]

I have a LAN cable that if I plug it into my computer and try to access the Internet a captive portal opens and asks for a username and password. I connected an access point to this LAN so everyone ...
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Solving odd networking issue in a small company [closed]

First of all, I would like to make it clear that I'm not an absolute networking expert, I have so much more to learn. I'm being replacing IT guy in my company and he left network infrastructure not in ...
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Will Velop work with a dedicated acess point?

I have two Velop nodes. In the past I had one on the top floor and one on the bottom floor. We are moving to a two story house with a basement so I'd like to add either a third Velop or ideally an ...
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Cannot connect access points with same name using Windows 10

Consider: a laptop running Windows 10 a Samsung tablet running Android and having 4G internet access a Samsung phone running Android and having 4G internet access The tablet and the phone should be ...
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How to configure 3 Routers on the same LAN

A am curious if i can setup a network with the following topology: home network R1 - 192.168.0.1 R2 - 192.168.0.2 R3 - 192.168.0.3 How a network like this can be done?
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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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DHCP Sending gateway address ending in .0

My in-room router (which i have set up as an access point) is connected to another main router downstairs managed by the home owner. Im calling the main one router A and the one in my room router B. ...
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WLAN External vs. Internal Speed Mystery

First and foremost I'm not a network engineer, I'm a software developer. But my general knowledge about networking is oooookay :) My main problem currently is really understanding WLAN. OK first the ...
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TP-Link WDS Setup drops connections

I have a rather ordinary network topology where I have my main router- a tp-link C1200 connect to the WAN while I have an older tp-link Archer C20i/ AC750 configured as a WDS AP with an HP MFD ...
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Wireless adapter is unable to search for networks when monitor mode is enabled

My wireless adapter is unable to scan for access points(ESSIDs) after I enable monitor mode. I've tried using ip/iw and ifconfig/iwconfig commands to enable monitor mode, but after it's on, my wifi ...
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How to disable AP isolation in Linux bridge?

Context: I am trying to set up a WiFi hotspot on a Raspberry Pi by bridging my ethernet connection. Question: How do I disable AP isolation or client isolation? Pre-work: Here is what I have done ...
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What devices are connected to a given Access Point?

How can I list what devices are connected to a given Access Point? I have a central router for DHCP and gateway, and an AP that does not do these. So, most diagnostics do not recognize the ...
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How do I learn which Access Point I am connected to? [duplicate]

How do I learn which Access Point my Ubuntu is connected to (BSSID)? My secondary AP does not serve as DHCP or gateway so it can be hard to tell. Other answers are about applications only available ...
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How do I get hosts to access each other on a LAN when they use an access point?

When two of my hosts are connected to my main router, they can ping each other and access servers on HTTP. When they are connected to (the same) access point, they cannot ping or access each other, ...
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Network admin (probably) blocking wireless ap

I'm doing a project with my teacher which involves creating a wireless ap on a Raspberry Pi 3B so that some Raspberry Pi Zeros can connect to the network. I've tested this at school first and hostapd ...
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Home WiFi problems with downstream routers on the same SSID and DHCP off

This is probably a very basic question, and I apologize, but I'm really not sure where to turn for networking help, and it's driving me nuts. At home I have a cable modem attached to a router - call ...
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OpenWrt AP in client mode has really slow download

I have OpenWrt installed on a TP-Link WA801ND access point running in client mode connected to another (corporate wifi) network. I believe the connection to the corporate network is strong. See ...
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Does Ap Isolation protect from Middle Man Attacks?

So the network I am connected to has the feature ap isolation and I do understand the meaning of ap isolation, is in summary the imposibility for any device to communicate with some other with the ...
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Creating an access point from a connection coming out of a network switch

I'm puzzled at the moment, and I'm hoping you can help! The problem is that I'm experiencing on/off connection issues through my current setup and I'm assuming it's because my configuration isn't ...
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airodump-ng info at screen bottom is cut-off

This might be a very simple question, but I couldn't find a good solution. When airodump-ng is running, if the list is too long, the bottom of the list will be cutoff to fit into the screen. In fact, ...
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My TP-Link (TL-WA701ND) Bricked

Welcome everyone, Today I was working to restore my access point TL-WA701ND to its original firmare from DD-WRT after taking the right steps my access point LEDs ar blinking (four LEDs at once except ...
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How to configure router TP-LINK TL-WR802N as access point ? (NOT AS REPEATER)

My system is Xubuntu 16.04 and I installed a second router in my house to boost the wifi signal. This second router is a TP-LINK TL-WR802N and it is set as a REPEATER and works with no problem. I ...
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TP-LINK EAP245 AP Configuration

I successfully configured the access point to my home network. The only trouble is that devices have to login into the AP to get internet access. I wanted to add AP to act as a range extension where ...
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Does all wifi traffic go through the router?

Say I have two laptops connected to a wireless network through a standard wireless AP/router. The laptops are both right next to each other,but the router is far away. If laptopA sends some ip packets ...
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Can't connect to device on separate AP

Short version: If I am connected to my main router and the other device is connected to a secondary AP (connected to the main router/modem with an Ethernet cable), I am unable to connect to the device....
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Connecting Router with DHCP to Modem over LAN (no WAN)

I have a TP-Link router and a technicolor cable modem. I have set up the router as a wireless access point using this tutorial: https://www.tp-link.com/us/faq-417.html The only reason I made it into ...
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Decrypting Captive Portal Data [duplicate]

My university has a captive portal login. Each user is given a username and a password. For Wpa, if you go to Edit-> Preferences and type IEEE 802.11, you can decrypt wireshark data. How can i decrypt ...
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Bridging VLAN and Wifi

I am in the process of building my own Linux-based router and have ran into an issue bridging the wifi and LAN networks. The box previously ran pfSense, but due to it's inability to use my internal ...
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Device to act as intermediary step to strengthen wireless signal to other building

I live in a guest house on my landlord's property and use his wireless network. The problem is that while the signal is fairly strong if I'm standing right outside of his house on the patio, the guest ...
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Connecting Netgear nighthawk x6s in AP mode with FIOS router

I have the following setup: coax > FIOS router > Switch > Asus WiFi router (working in AP mode only) I would like to change the Asus WiFi router for Netgear Nighthawk X6S. However, I am unable to ...
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See historic connected clients on Cisco AP

I have 4 Cisco Aironet 1130AG Series Access points, with a differing number of clients associated with them. Is it possible to see clients whom are now disconnected from the AP, but were once ...
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OpenWrt with multiple radios

I have three Compex boards running OpenWrt. I have connected two Qualcomm radios to each of the boards. I am trying to configure one of these boards as an access point (AP mode), and other two in ...
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How do I pick which router should be my main router?

Right now our home network is using a FiOS-G1100 modem-router device and is acting also as a MoCA bridge for the set top boxes in our house. We just purchased three Velop nodes to set up as access ...
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How do I enable the WIFI radio of an HP ProCurve 420ww Access Point?

So based on this old question of mine I figured out that I can reset the access point and access it using telnet through a wired Ethernet connection. I have set a new password, I have set up the ...
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Looking for the ability to create multiple SSID [closed]

My problem is this: I am looking for a home-grade or Soho solution to allow me to provision multiple SSID's on one single router or AP. (5 or more SSID's) While I'm not looking for a specific model ...
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Make FRITZ!Box 7580 and Cisco WAP 121 work as one WLAN

My old Fritz!Box has not supported WLAN so I bought the Cisco WAP121. The new Router (Fritz!Box 7580) supports WLAN. Because of the fact that the two devices stand at other places in the house, ...
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Wi-Fi speed: Wi-Fi pretty much nonexistent while Ethernet works perfectly fine

Over the last couple months, my Wi-Fi speed turned from perfectly fine to ridiculously slow. I never had amazing Internet, but it worked and was fast enough. It doesn't even matter where I am – right ...
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Wired connection between extender and router

We have a router which is Huawei HG635 and an extender which is NETGEAR WN3000RPv3. We would like to use the extender as a hotspot instead of using it as a signal repeater. Huawei HG635: NETGEAR: ...
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Firefox speedport.ip webpage not found

I've the following problem, I installed an Telekom Speedport Router as access point via LAN in my current network. It is connected to my first FritzBox Router. In the settings of my Telekom Speedport ...
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Share wired connection from OS X to Wandboard when connected to its wireless access point

I am trying to connect a raspberry pi-like device (wandboard quad) to the internet, but it's wifi settings are configured to work only in access point mode and broadcast it's local network. It's ...
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Part of LAN unreachable through access point

I have the following situation: ISP modem which is also router + wireless Bunch of devices connected to router (wired and wireless) An access point which serves as client my desktop PC connected (...
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Replace PLC with Wifi AP or extender?

I am currently looking for a way to replace a part of my wired (Ethernet) local network with a Wifi AP/extender because I have some performance (download speed from Internet) issues. Here is my ...
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why does low power wifi still burst at high power

I had set some wifi devices to low power (10mW), with txpower tweaks. Like a smartphone, tablet and AP (with iwconfig, wl txpwr and nvram tweaks). That works for the general power that they put out, ...
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Why does 802.11ac TX speed on my Mac drop dramatically until I disconnect and reconnect

I've recently got a new wireless router (TP-Link Archer VR400, latest firmware) which supports 802.11ac 5GHz 80MHz. I am literally 3 meters away from the router with perfect line of sight, and I live ...
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Can the TP-Link Archer T4U AC1200 be used as a wireless access point?

I've read that not all wireless adapters can be used as a wireless access point, so I was wondering if this one works. Also, is it compatible with Linux and hostapd?
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Router as AP on existing network

Need help how to convert some old router as AP. The router is Dlink 600 B5E. In my office we have a wired network and WiFi but with very weak singal. I would like to use this old router and connect ...
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Raspberry-Pi default route automaticly removed

I create an access point on wlan0_ap and share an Internet connection on wlan0. I create a systemd unit file for this. Before running dnsmasq (my last daemon, launched in the foreground), I see with '...
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Intercept traffic in open wifi hotspot to scare family into using VPN [closed]

I recently setup my own VPN and I love it. Now I'm staying at a hotel and there is only a public wifi hotspot that doesn't even require a password. I'm using my VPN, but my family won't listen to me ...
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Configuring OpenVSwitch on dumb AP running openwrt

I am currently trying to run openvswitch on OpenWrt. Here is the setup I am trying to achieve: I have 2 wireless clients connected to an AP running OpenWRT (my access point is Netgear WNDR3700). The ...