hostapd is a open source program for creating software access points with multiple authentication backends. IT needs a wireless network device/adapter that is supported. It supports most of the features that is supported in a hardware sccess point.

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hostapd dynamically show/hide ssid

Im trying to have simple connection saturation algorithm for a bunch of nodes running hostapd. On having max_num_sta connection, I want hostapd to move into hidden ssid mode (ignore_broadcast_ssid = ...
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hostapd, rtl8192se and wpa not working: EAPOL-Key Timeout

Ubuntu 12.04.2, 3.2.0-49-generic, x64 hostapd from saucy (hostapd_1.0-3ubuntu2_amd64) Have tried from precise-updates as well to no avail. You can see in the debug output below, hostapd sends the ...
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KVM USB Passthrough Performance

I have a CentOS 6.4 KVM host. I also have an ESXi 5.1 host. Under ESXi I am running a Ubuntu 12.04 guest with a USB TP-Link WN722N Wifi dongle. The Ubuntu guest runs an access point using hostapd. The ...
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Wifi performance is slow only when there are multiple radios in one router

I have a wireless network setup like this: Laptop \ | Wifi Router A | Wifi Router B | Wifi Router C | \ | / \ | / \ | / ...
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how to set up open source wireless lan controlloer (wlc) to manage multiple access points

I am working on linux devices to facilitate different functionalities (like access point, CAN controller, I2C, etc.). Due to financial limits, we have planned to implement access points using linux ...
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hostapd running on Ubuntu Server 13.04 only allows single station to connect when using wpa

Problem Only a single station can connect to hostapd at a time. Any single station can connect (W8, OSX, iOS, Nexus) but when two or more hosts are connected at the same time the first client loses ...
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Slow 802.11n on custom-built router

I have custom-built router, based on Intel D510MO motherboard with Slackware 13.37 on it. I'm using hostapd-2.0 and iptables to make it act as a router. Client is a laptop with Windows 7 on it. Both ...
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Why is hostapd not working?

I have been working on getting hosapd work for some time. The guides I have followed will be attached on the bottom. So first things first. As far as I can tell, my network card does support AP ...