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802.11s mesh_params documentation

I have connected 2 devices using an 802.11s mesh for Layer 2 bridging. The first device is turned on most of the times, but the second one isn't. So, I am looking for a way to reduce the scanning ...
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PC connected to repeater router cannot connect to DHCP server on main router

I have a home network comprising of: TP-Link Archer C2 (V1), functioning as an Access Point (Wifi and LAN internet): DHCP server is enabled IP is 192.168.0.1 TP-Link Archer C2 (V3), which is setup as ...
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Can an ASUS AC1200 get me better throughput than a Cisco WAP125?

I have a 400 Mbps network connection. It goes to a modem via cable from the wall, and is broadcast by wireless. My gaming PC is in another room, and it does not have wifi. For various reasons, I have ...
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Routing IP over WiFi bridge

I am thinking of buying a smart IP-based video intercom with 5 clients (it is basically a computer with video-over-IP marketed as an intercom). I dont want to dig the whole property and pay to lay the ...
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How to configure WDS for TPLink router

I am trying to configure my TPLink router as a repeater. My main router which is connected to Internet is Genexis router. I know from various tutorials that this can be done by enabling WDS. But in my ...
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Thermal Monocular live streaming

I have a AGM TM160 thermal monocular that creates its own ad hoc WiFi network. iOS and Android phones can use the T-Vision app to connect to this device and control all settings and view a live stream ...
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Separate wireless devices vs. wireless bridge?

I have a bunch of WiFi-enabled devices in close proximity to each other (the entertainment area), but they're too far away to connect to the router via Ethernet. Which would get me better throughput ...
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TP Link MR6400 to extend wifi connectivity of main router

I have a Fiber (ftth) connection and the main router is Net Link (HG323), before that I used TPLink MR6400 with 4G sim. So is there a way to share the connection from Net Link router to MR6400, Since ...
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WiFi connection via network bridge intermittent

Infrastructure: old router is configured as network bridge with WiFi on. Issue: seems the router is selective about what data is passed to only WiFi devices. E.g: phone can reach tweets but not ...
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Raspberry Pi as WiFi Bridge on Same Subnet

I currently have my Raspberry Pi 4B setup as a bridge to provide wifi access to a separate ethernet device that can't do wifi. I used Option 1 from the guide here: https://willhaley.com/blog/raspberry-...
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WDS wifi router mode, low transfer speed between bridge to wired NAS

I have a network configured with wifi DSL modem in standard 802.11n mode and a TPlink router in WDS mode, both on channel 4. I knew that it was normal for a signal drop in WDS mode, but this only ...
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Wireless bridge interferes with host wifi

I have an ASUS RT-AC68U with the Tomato USB firmware and I want to extend the existing wifi coverage (a LTE modem with router) for better reception in the rest of the house. Having the same subnet or ...
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configuring a L2 transparent wireless bridge on WAN side of router

I'm configuring a Layer 2 wireless bridge and found that my router (ASUS RT-N66U) is unable to create VLANs on WAN for managing the bridge radios from within the LAN. In case that's unclear, the ...
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Can we create a WiFi access point wirelessly?

I've googled and found out that to create a WiFi access point, I need to use a LAN cable to connect between the main router with Internet with the second router which acts as access point. But can I ...
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Can you bridge a basic mesh wifi (e.g. google wifi) system with a separate wireless bridge?

I currently have one house with a mesh Wi-Fi system (Google Wi-Fi). I am adding a back-house that is too far to reach with just mesh access points alone. I would like to maintain the Google Wi-Fi ...
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Bridge 5Ghz to 2.4ghz in WiFi router

Bridge 5Ghz to 2.4Ghz... Our office building updated their network with APs but they removed 2.4Ghz in the process and some of our devices only have 2.4Ghz. If I receive the 5Ghz into our WiFi router, ...
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Connect two routers using wireless

I am following this advice here. I have not managed to setup the secondary router yet. I don't see how what configuration here actually connects you to the primary router. I WPA-Personal on the ...
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Trying to setup old Wireless Modem as Repeater - Huwaei HG630a as Client

I have a old wireless modem which i would like to configure as a repeater (Model: Huawei - Home gateway HG630a). Even after configuring the parameters based on my research, its not working. My Main ...
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Can I use a DIR610 router as a cabled repeater?

I have a spare router of the model above, and there's a corner of my house that receives bad coverage from my dual band router, so I thought about using the former as a WiFi repeater for the N band. ...
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QEMU emulating a Raspberry Pi doesn't have Internet capability?

I'm attempting to emulate a Raspberry Pi with a QEMU ARM emulator on my macOS Catalina 10.15.1 machine. Mostly following this guide, I've been using the latest Raspbian Lite (4.19 Buster) with the ...
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SSH a Windows 10 VM from Ubuntu OS

I have two computers. The OS of the first one is Ubuntu and I am using a Windows VM (VirtualBox) on the second computer. I use a Bridge Adapter with the VM. Right now I am able to ping the VM, but if ...
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No Wireless Extension on my Windows 10 Virtual Machine

I installed a Windows 10 Virtual Machine. I enabled Network Adapter, Attached to : Bridged Adapter, Name : wlp6s0. I also installed the VirtualBox Extension Pack. The problem is I can't access the ...
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Bridge mode vs port forwarding

I have a wireless network with three wireless access points using the same SSID and password combination, each doing both 2.4 GHz and 5Hhz. Comcast Modem/Router combo, Model:TG1682G (ARRIS Group, Inc)...
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How I can connect a bridge but use the wifi of the router?

I'm not very familiar with networks, but I'm curious if this can be possible... Let me explain the context of the network: The hardware that I have is the modem-router of the ISP (IMR), and a TP-...
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Synology NAS with two chained routers

As seen in the picture above, I have two routers and a Synology NAS. The first router is provided by my ISP and also has wi-fi. The second one, my own, it connected to the first by cable. It also has ...
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How I connect two Routers, one that is wireless only (no Ethernet) on the MIFI side

While there seems to be several posts on connecting two wireless routers they all show the solution of having an ethernet connection between the two routers. In my situation, the Internet facing ...
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Using a wireless bridge for internet access while having an internal network

I have a situation which requires multiple devices to simulate an on-premise type install of a client-server setup. This I'm fairly certain can be achieved with a network switch (for more ports), a ...
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Single Access point vs Wireless Bridge in pair

I have been looking everywhere for some answers but wow there is not a single one. So the question in theory is actually pretty simple. If i for example have a Tv box that requires ethernet port and ...
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WiFi bridge mode performance - regular slowdowns

I have a BT Home Hub plugged into the wall, and I have an Archer AC1750 connected to it in Wireless Bridge mode. That is, the WAN port on the Archer isn't connected to anything, the Archer connects ...
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A device to make a bridge

I want to buy a device to use as a bridge, let me explain what I need exactly. I need to use VPN on my connection, I have internet via a Cisco Router which I don't have access to the panel, so I want ...
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How can i find out which sort of technology a propriatery wireless device uses to send their signals

Hello I'm a type 1 diabetic and I've been offered what's called a continous glucose monitor. Now I'm also sort of paranoid about having too many signals in my surrounding, I know the consensus is that ...
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Use a TP-Link W8968 as a wireless repeater

I have two TP-Link W8968 routers, I'm using one of them for my internet connection. I would like to know how to configure the second one to work as a: Wireless signal extender/repeater Wireless ...
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Bridge from Wifi to Ethernet not working (Windows 10)

I attempt to share a WiFi-Internet connection with an Ethernet port. The Wifi is secured with an enterprise 802.1X authentication (so there is no preshared password like in home Wifi's). Whenever I ...
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Accessing shared folders on repeater routers

As it shown on my network diagram here, both computers can access the internet without any problem. The problem is my Laptop can't access shared folders on my PC and vice versa. If I connect both ...
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Is it possible to use the Hootoo HT-TM05 as a wireless adapter (not a wireless AP or router)

I have a Hootoo HT-TM05 that I bought a while back. I never seem to need it as a wireless router, but I would much rather it be used as a wireless adapter. As an example. I have a bunch of ...
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How to find out the local IP Address of devices connected to a WiFi-LAN bridge

In my home WiFi I have setup a raspberry pi to work as a WiFi-LAN bridge for my non-wifi devices... ('converts' the home WiFi to LAN) I followed this tutorial What do I have to do to find out the ...
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Point to point to point wireless LAN

Is it possible to use point to point wireless technology in repetitive succession to create a linear network that spans a great distance? The network: Would consist of 2-20 nodes. Each node will ...
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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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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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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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Packet forwarding between nics in same network (wifi/eth)

I need to setup (if possible) a device with to nics, one ethernet and one wireless, were each packet coming from the wireless side is forwarded as is whitout modifcations to the ethernet port and ...
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how to access printer bridged via dd-wrt

I have a Brother Printer with a LAN port in the back. I have a TP-LINK WR841N router that I just installed DD-WRT on in order to bridge the printer to my main Wireless network. Here are the basic ...
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How do I setup my Asus RP-AC68U in express way?

I have two Asus devices, the RT-AC66U and the RP-AC68U. I have setup the RP as in the 2.4GHz Express Way setup so that I can extend my 5GHz network and hopefully use the RP's LAN ports for some other ...
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connecting from tpye A device to b/g/n wirless network

i have an old ubiquiti nanostaion5-Loc which seems to only support 802.11A and a tp-link w8960n router supporting b/g/n im sure the nanostation can be used as a wireless bridge but can i use it to ...
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how do I switch from 1 wireless network to other automatically

In the network and internet settings section, all the available networks are displayed. How do I switch from one secured wireless network to other automatically incase the previous connected network ...
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Cloning my Asus RT-N66R Wireless to a Cisco Aironet 1130AG

I want to use the Cisco Aironet as a network bridge and use it to just boost the original network. I ended up having to just disable my Asus radio and start an entirely new network on the Cisco. Is ...
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WDS Bridge estabilish connection between Router and AP

I want to estabilish connection between my router Asus DSL-N55U-B Dual-Band and AP D-Link DAP-2230, but I am not sure if I understand how to do it. AP should act like wireless only receiver with LAN ...
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Route to internet via secondary wireless network?

Is there any consumer wireless routers that would support the following: Main router, which I connect servers to via wire and provides wireless access. It is connected, by wire, to another router, ...
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How MAC and Routing table are related? [closed]

When packets forwarded from IP layer to layer 2 (bridge /switch),how it reaches the destination address using routing table entries and exchange routing information back to layer3.
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Wireless Distribution assistance

Preface: I have a holiday home that has wireless internet access provided by the site. There is no hardwired connection available. To access the internet the provider usually requires that you ...
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