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how to reconfigure Draytek vigor 2860ac router for BT's G.Fast

My flat came with a draytek vigor 2860ac router. I am upgrading to BT's ultrafast fibre broadband (the BT engineer also called it G.Fast brief not on G.Fast). The problem is I know very little about ...
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How do I bridge two wi-Fi adapters on Linux

I have two problems in my project, I am setting up a Linux system using Ubuntu version 16.4. I intend to use this as a repeater / extender wireless. I am trying to create a bridge from wi-fi to wi-fi ...
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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 to bridge Wi-Fi to Ethernet on Linux ?

Let's say I need to connect "computer A" to the internet using Ethernet (and nothing else than Ethernet) in a place that has no internet access other than my iPhone acting as a wi-fi AP. In order 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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Setup bridge network connection for windows guest hosted by VM Fusion

I have windows 10 running as guest on a VM fusion service version 8.5.8. The windows system has the latest VM tools installed. To setup the connection i select auto detect on Bridge connections but ...
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Bridge network using wifi hotspot

How to create a bridge between my wifi hotspot and LAN connection. What I want-: I am in university they give limited internet speed per IP. When I created a hotspot from my Linux or Windows laptop ...
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Network extension via wifi

We have both wired and wifi networks in our house. We want to provide wifi to a workshop in a back garage. The wifi signal is pretty good outside at that point, but inside the garage it doesn't work ...
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OpenWRT: Wifi bridge (“range extender”) using both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequency bands

I need to set up an OpenWRT router (TP-Link 3600) in a "range extender" style bridge configuration. Target environment is a normal home network with a Fritzbox connecting to the WAN and no roaming ...
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Can a bridged router still work without using internet?

I have 2 routers DLink DIR859 and Tenda W300D. My PLC connects to the Tenda while my pc is connected to the DLink. The thing is, I want them both to communicate or be able to ping each other via ...
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Linknyc free public wifi repeater/bridge

I live in NYC and may be able to reach a linknyc hotspot in my new apartment. I'm wondering if I can use this as a source for a wireless repeater/bridge (not sure which is correct) for free internet! ...
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Extending WiFi for an RV

We finally found a campground with "free" wifi, but we were just on a far outer reaches of the WAP. I was able to use my HooToo wifi/battery device and put it in a spot where there was better signal ...
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Why are two Ethernet interfaces cancelling each other?

I have the following setup: One notebook with Debian Jessie with a static IP 192.168.1.2 for its Ethernet interface (set the connection profile through the GNOME network manager) One PC with Xubuntu ...
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Ubuntu VirtualBox

I've been having a hard time connecting my Ubuntu server to the WiFi. Here's the situation. I have a windows 10 as host and the Ubuntu as guest in virtaualbox and I istablished a connection between ...
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How to make tp-link access point bring wifi and splitter?

I have just bought that product: http://www.tp-link.com/eg/products/details/cat-12_TL-WA901ND.html I'm trying to make this device connect into a WIFI network called for example: Network 1, And the ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 as Wireless Bridge

Basically I want to set up my RPI3 to be a wireless access bridge. I have Ethernet running to eth0 with a DHCP assigned IP 192.168.1.198, the gateway in my network is an AT&T Router at 192.168.1....
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SIOCSIFFLAGS: Operation not permitted

I am trying to connect my TP-Link AC600 wireless adapter through the USB port to connect to Kali linux Rolling but I am having issues getting it to show up with ifconfig root@kali:~# ifconfig ...
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Create a local server without Internet connection to deploy a single file

I'm the manager of a Museum. I want to let visitors download the Android app of my museum without wasting mobile data, but I also don't want to give them free internet access. I thought something ...
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Finding the radio frequency of Wi-Fi-enabled electric motor

A friend of mine bought a Wi-Fi-enabled electric motor. He wants to control the motor with a remote control. However, he does not know what the radio frequency of the wireless transceiver. How can we ...
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Disabling NAT and DHCP on OpenWRT routed client router

i haven ADSL router (Rouer A) which provides Internet connectivity. Then i have an OpenWRT Router (Router B) wirelessly connected to Router A as "Routed Client" as explained here https://wiki.openwrt....
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How to force enable “Soft AP” to allow hostednetwork?

Question Status: Unresolved - 7/10/17 My WiFi Adapter, Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 v19.20.0.6, supports the use of creating hosted networks by "Soft AP," I know so because it has been able to ...
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Converting ADSL Router in public wlan extender

Problem thanks a lot for your expert advise. I have a couple of old wireless routers and I would like to convert them as wireless extender for a Public Network. Description The public network is ...
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Privacy over Virtualbox bridged networking

I'm connected to Internet provided by my organisation. The network is firewalled for logging. My machine name (say, "MachineMe" is set by my organisation, and all my traffic can be traced to my ...
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Knowing if router is actually working as bridge?

I recently purchased a Netgear R6300 router and by following this NetGear link, I was able to follow all the steps to set it as Bridge mode. In theory, the netgear router should now be picking up the ...
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Connect to openwrt through router

I have a raspberry pi on which I have a working openwrt installation and i can connect to it either directly via Ethernet or through my Netgear router which is further connected to my desktop through ...
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WDS — Difference between Active WDS & Passive WDS

I have a TP-Link Archer C2600 dual-band router set up in the first floor of my house that provides poor signal strength at the opposite 2nd story corner of my house. In order to extend my wireless ...
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List available Wi-Fi networks and bridges even though they share the same SSID

Using the netsh wlan show networks mode=bssid command you can list the currently visible Wi-Fi networks/bridges within signal range. However per my understanding this will just show the networks like ...
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Connecting 3 wireless routers together

I have 3 routers TP link TL-WR740N. I would like to build a single connection betweem these 3 routers. So any phone connected to the last router in the chain could access the bandwidth of all the ...
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Two HG659 modem, setup

I have two identical Huawei HG659 home gateway One is working properly on fiber connection, as the house is big I would like to know if the second modem (that is not in use) can be used as repetitor ...
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I setup a second router as a bridge, what is the best practice for handling multiple SSID's on the same network?

I have a router in the basement that produces a wireless signal named "HomeNetwork" at 2.4ghz. I ran an Ethernet cable upstairs and setup an old Linksys E4200 in bridge mode. The bridge functionality ...
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Windows Bridged Networks IP Confict

I am trying to do the following Device -> Win10 Ethernet Adapter -> Win 10 Wireless Adapter -> Router I've bridged the networks following multiple guides. The issue that I am having is that the ...
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Is a point to point wifi bridge capable of handling two subnets/buildings?

I'm sorry for the convoluted title... I'm really not sure how to word it. I have two buildings roughly 200' apart with clear line of site. I had an Engenius WAP (ENS200EXT) with an omnidirectional ...
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how to set bridge interface in eth0 and ath0

I'm developing openWRT SDK AA version. How do I set bridge interface between ethernet and wireless interface? Can I create extra interface, say A besides those existing WAN and LAN and then bridge ...