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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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How to access webserver on PC used as soft AP?

I have 2 computers. One has installed webserver and is configured to be soft access point for the other PC. IP: 192.168.1.1 on "ap" network config. No internet, sharing a connection is easy anyway ;) ...
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Prevent Wifi AP from Blocking 3g/4g Internet

I have an offline arm device that works in AP mode for configuring etc. The only issue is when a phone, for example, connects to the wifi AP the phones 4g internet connection is cut off. I suppose ...
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Wifi Access Point frequently drops ping packets to 192.168.1.1

In our 5-story office, there is one main router connected to the modem and each other level has one Wifi Access Point each connected by LAN to the main router. The trouble is that these Wifi APs ...
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Unable to resolve internet addresses on ADSL modem used as a Wireless AP

I set up my ADSL modem (TP-Link TD-W8901N) to function as a wireless AP [Reference] as follows: I unplugged the cable going into the RJ-11 port. I connected the cable leaving my Optical Network ...
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How to force wifi card to connect to an specific Access Point (by MAC)

My problem is this, I have access to a network by WIFI that has several access points, then my computer dinamically keeps jumping from one to another (but just one of this works for my pc). Using ...
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UnifiAP s not updating

Bought a unifi cloudKey recently but it is insisting that I update the unifi access points before it will adopt them. But the updating always fails. They are all on the same network and reset. the ...
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Is it possible to force a device to sign onto the 2.4g network band with band steering turned on?

For context, I'm a tech support agent for ISP customers. The reason I am asking is usually band steering is turned on with the wireless gateways I work with. I have many customers that call that can't ...
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Temporarily disable WLAN internet access for children, but allow it for adults

We use a WLAN access point for internet access. I need the internet access to be turned off at 10pm for my children, but still be able to use it for myself. Can I have 2 passwords? Or does anyone ...
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WiFi locked at 1.3gbps with 1.7gbps Intel 9260

Anyone know if Intel 9260 adapters (2x2 160mhz wave 2) are gimped on non-Intel CPUs? I'm only able to hit 1.3gbps (half-duplex 650mbps effective) on a Ryzen laptop (HP Envy x360 15z) and Ryzen ...
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Devices with static IP not routable when connected to wireless AP

I'm not very experienced with networking, but trying to set up a few static IP address on my home network but running into some trouble. I have a Netgear DGND4000 which is acting as a router and DHCP ...
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Under what conditions does a wifi client switch to a different AP with same SSID?

I've extended the wifi in my home with a second wifi access point (AP) router, wired to the main one. The two routers are configured with the same encryption settings, same subnet, and same dhcp pool. ...
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Router ip address change server taking to long to respond

I am trying to set up a router as a wireless access point. I changed the IP of the router from 10.0.0.2 to 10.0.0.254. I still have web access through my DHCP enabled router (ip is 192.168.0.1). Now ...
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VLAN setup on MikroTik wired router + TP-Link WiFi AP fails to connect to internet

I have a MikroTik hEX router and TP-Link EAP225v3 wireless access point. I created VLAN with id 11 on the router, and created an SSID that uses vlan 11 on the AP. When i try to connect to the wifi, it ...
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Can't share internet with access point

I connect my computer to internet with USB tethering and using my 4G internet from my mobile. I can share this internet through LAN network. But how can I use my access point to share internet that I ...
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APs from different vendors give out IP addresses in vastly different ranges - roaming affected negatively?

In his encyclopedic answer here, @Spiff touches upon a ton of wireless access point issues, but not the ONE detail I'm looking for! I'm supporting a pre-Cisco buy-out Meraki wireless network that ...
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Are all machines on a multiple-AP wifi network visible to one another?

I understand the basic principle of a wifi network with multiple access points. As long as each AP has the same SSID, passphrase and encryption method, my devices will switch between access points as ...
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Setting up a LAN using a Windows 10 laptop

I'll be going to a place that doesn't have internet nor a router at all and I wanted to work on my local website which I run using Apache (WAMP) on my laptop. I am running Windows 10 x64 on my Lenovo ...
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NETGEAR ROUTER | AP Mode | wifi login not identical as upstream router

UPDATED-STATEMENT: 20190212@101410@TUE Post created UPDATED-STATEMENT: 20190219@130809@TUE Netgear's AP Mode doesn't achieve Mesh Network similar to Ubiquity or some Asus routers. Otherwise an ...
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Connman static ip for wifi hotspot interface

I am starting my hotspot using wpa_supplicant and dhcpd. Currently, if I manually assign an IP to my wifi interface, I can start the hotspot and it works. I can't figure out how to setup a static ip ...
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Access point has no internet connected from Pfsense

I've already configured my firewall rules to accept my guest network(AP) to access the internet in pfsense added vlan (10) for my ap in pfsense From my ap settings, i've already created the same ...
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Why default gateway not available keeps happening like every 2 minutes?

I don't know what's the problem in laptops. Every two minutes I have to either run network troubleshooter or I have to disable and enable WiFi adapter. This problem occurs only when I use the WiFi at ...
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Wifi router rejects with association with CTRL-EVENT-ASSOC-REJECT

I have at home some 6 FreeBSD laptops and 4 Ubuntu based mobile phones. They all connect fine with my AVM FRITZ!Box Wifi AP for years already using WPA-PSK. Since some months, one of the mobiles is ...
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Using TP-Link Archer VR400 as Access Point with a shared USB storage

I bought and set up a Archer VR400 as an access point (Connected LAN to LAN with the main modem-router, DHCP was disabled). Everything looked like it is working. The VR400 served one Lan client and ...
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Meaning of Bandwidth in wireless communication

We know that the 20MHz/40MHz width channels are present in Wifi. For transmitter or receiver cab be tuned for a single frequency at a time, for example: Transmitter is tuned for 2.437GHz if channel 6 ...
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Configure wifi connection on physical interface while using access point on virtual interface

I need to remotely configure wifi connection. I thought to run access point, connect to this access point and configure connection with nmcli (NetworkManager). I create ap using create_ap: create_ap ...
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How to know what type of security a particular Wi-Fi is using, without connecting?

As we know, Wi-Fi APs can make use of different encryption schemes such as WEP, WPA, and WPA2. How can we detect this without connecting to the AP? In other words, I want to know that what type of ...
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How to connect a router access point to a router via another router

I have an ISP modem/router (MR) with functionality reduced/locked down by the ISP, so I connected another router (R1) with better functionality (e.g. parental control, remote management through app, ...
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Cannot access Windows Server over wifi

I have a server that I just set up running windows server 2016. My PC (windows 10) has network access via ethernet, it is able to see the server in the network section on my explorer. My computer and ...
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Linux wifi ap: Why `iw reg get` always shows “no IR”

I cannot setup a wifi ap. It seems cause by "no IR" flag. [WORK ~]# uname -a Linux gongt-linux.private.work.gongt.me 4.19.8-300.fc29.x86_64 #1 SMP Mon Dec 10 15:23:11 UTC 2018 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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Which WiFi channels should I use for a two-router, 4-network setup?

As a follow-on from this question here, I've decided to go ahead and try merging my four networks (two routers, 2 bands each, in the UK) into two (one for each band) to see how performance is affected....
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Is one large home network superior to two separate ones?

I have a Plusnet Hub One as my primary router/modem for all of the home's wired and wireless connections. In an attempt to increase the range and speeds when connecting to the internet upstairs, I'm ...
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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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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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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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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 ...