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Setting up an Access Point, Raspberry Pi, and Laptop to serve a website in a classroom. "The internet in a suitcase" [closed]

Our trainers experience bad internet connections at some schools. I would like to provide them with a "mobile" (as in take it on the train) version of our platform running on a laptop, which ...
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Would getting an Access Point potentially help fix my NAT? [closed]

Not too long ago we switched internet providers to T-Mobile Home Internet and the speed has been a huge improvement, but recently a problem has risen to my attention of the NAT type on my family's ...
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How to inspect outgoing traffic from Acess Point

I have Access Point which is connecting to VPN and create internal WiFi network of our company everywhere. Now I need to inspect what protocol for VPN is this AP using. I am not able to configure it, ...
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Disassociated WLAN (Disassociated due to inactivity)

I am reading the logs provided by an access point I have broadcasting an 802.11i (WPA) LAN network running with a radius authentication method, and the log returns the following two messages: Aug 31 ...
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Connecting to Multiple cameras which each acts as a WiFi Access Point [closed]

I have 7 cameras each acting as a WiFi Access Points and I can not change their configurations. Camera1 SSID: camera1, pass: 1234, it has static IP: 192.168.42.1 and built-in DHCP server Camera2 SSID: ...
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Web pages don't open shortly after switching between two Access Points connected to a single router

Here is my network topology: The router is also a modem that connects me to the internet. Wifi is disabled on the router. Access points have different SSIDs. When I stay connected to a single access ...
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Route thru 2 Access Points (APs)

I have a network as follows: ----------- AP 192.168.2.1 ----------- | ----------- 192.168.2.2 Box1/AP1 192.168.1.1 ----------- | ----------- 192.168.2.3 Box2 ----------- So Box1 is connected to ...
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Opening up an local network with DHCP whith own IP-segment

I initially thought, that this is a very basic task, but somehow I faced some Issues. I have an TP-Link Access Point that is connected with a static IP in an existing network at adress 192.168.225.185....
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does wireless access point support internet from ISP

As I know a wifi router can be used establish a local wireless network by connecting ethernet cable to it from ISP, Is it possible to do same thing with wireless access point?
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Access point Netgear WAX610 Ethernet not working at 2.5Gbps

I've just bought a Netgear WAX610 (https://www.netgear.com/support/product/wax610.aspx) access point. Though it is advertised as coming with a 2.5Gbps Ethernet port, the port actually is working only ...
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Use Smartphone as gateway to internet for my local network (Not smartphone hotspot!)

Am I able to use my Android smartphone with 4G LTE internet access as some kind of gateway to internet? I need anyone who is connected to my local network made with Wi-fi router to be able to access ...
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Obtaining IP Address when Using NPS/RADIUS with existing lease from Windows DHCP

Problem: I have DHCP clients on a Windows AD network contoso.local, that often can't get an IP address after successfully authenticating over the RADIUS/NPS Server. I found that if the device has an ...
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How to configure cisco air-cap2602i-e-k9

I can´t access to Cisco AP by http, I have to configure it. After connect to switch, my router (VyOS) show new IP address IP 192.168.1.61 1c:6a:7a:e2:80:63 2020/04/22 10:14:49 MyDHCPServer AP1c6a....
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How to make old router as access point? [closed]

I have installed a new router at my home, the new router has 4 ports. And the ISP only allowed for one port to have internet connection using ethernet. That port is taken by another person, and now ...
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How goes Guest Access Point login screen redirect work? [closed]

I have a guest AP that displays a login screen asking for guest name and email when I connect to it via the Android Phone's wifi tab. The login screen is opened after I have clicked on the guest wifi,...
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Is there a way to block internet access using iptables for particular access points

In our company we have several access points. For some of them in the production area it should be disallowed to use them for accessing the internet. The router we have has (at least) two interfaces: ...
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Creating a bridged WiFi AP (hotspot) in Centos 8 (or Fedora)

I am trying to create a bridged WiFi hotspot on a Centos 8 system, using NetworkManager. The machine is Dell EPC3000, with two built-it GigE's and ath10k wireless adapter, plus an LTE WWAN. Creating ...
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Can i have multiple AP's of different network on same Unifi Controller?

I have multiple AP's in a big building. But on each floor i run different network for example APn have 192.168.22.n and APz have 192.168.23.z. Can i have all those AP on one unifi controller. It would ...
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SSH host identification changes on one wireless network

I regularly connect via SSH to a remote server, from an Ubuntu system, on the default port 22. Let's call the server example.org. I am sure that this server is configured properly, and I have ...
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How does VLAN tagging work when the AP is connected to a single subnet?

I've got a wireless access point (TP Link TL-WA801ND). The AP has a Multi-SSID mode where the AP will broadcast multiple SSIDs, and optionally VLAN tag the traffic on each of the wireless networks. ...
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Can't connect to access point because of iptables/filter

Setup Raspberry Pi connected to router using ethernet on subnet 192.168.0.0/24 Raspberry pi access point on subnet 192.168.43.0/24 I am using the nordvpn application and when I connect to the vpn ...
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MikroTik EAP-TLS WiFi Config using Certificates

What are the upsides and downsides of using EAP-TLS authentication with certificates for WiFi client connections? How is this superior than just using standard WPA2 password authentication? How do I ...
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Activate license on cisco wireless controller

I have a Cisco Model 2504 wireless controller. I currently have 7 access points using the controller. I have purchased a new wireless access point, model AIR-CAP3702I-A-K9. I purchased a license to ...
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How can I (as a user) check if AP isolation is enabled for a Wi-Fi network? [closed]

I suspect AP isolation is enabled on the Wi-Fi network at my workplace as I can't cast my phone screen to another device that supports Miracast. Casting works just fine on my home network with the ...
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What's a simple method for conducting a manual scan for rogue ap detection?

We have a PCI requirement to conduct scans for rogue/unauthorized WAPs quarterly. Below are the properties I'm looking for. Simple to conduct. We have a satellite office, in addition to our main ...
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pfsense: Connection between two lans drops after 30s

Problem Solved It was an asymetric routing problem. It occured because i had two NICs on the server, one wired and one wireless. When connecting to the server via wlan-ap-wire, the packets took ...
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Connecting a Nest Camera to Aruba Access Points (APs) backed by a Fortinet Firewall

I am having trouble connecting my Nest cameras to my network. I am running Aruba 300 series Access Points and a Fortinet firewall (which is doing the routing). The Nest cameras never connect, and ...
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hostapd: mapping MAC address to VLAN ID (static mapping via accept_mac_file)

I want hostapd to assign each station a given VLAN based on MAC address. BTW, my network is quite small. Using RADIUS would be an overkill. According to the hostapd manual: Optionally, the local ...
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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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How can I find IP/web console for a wireless AP

I have a Dlink DWL-2600AP, it is working but I'd like to do some troubleshooting on it (it's acting as if client isolation has magically turned on after 2 years, which is a problem for our wireless ...
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Redirecting hotspot's traffic through the TOR [duplicate]

I have settled WI-FI hotspot on Kali linux via hostapd+dnsmasq tools. For being able to access internet(which is accessible through different interface) I used masquerading: iptables -P FORWARD ...
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Need help choosing a router and/or wireless AP for a 15-40 person office? [closed]

I've been tasked with improving the wireless network at my office / co-working space. I'm not particularly experienced with business network infrastructure, but I'm more experienced than probably all ...
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Using a modern browser with the HP Wireless Access Point 420 (J8131A)?

I have a HP Wireless Access Point 420 (J8131A) and I am facing the problem that its admin interface uses either an ActiveX plugin or a JAR file - I'm not sure because none of browsers on none of my ...
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Trouble with 802.11ac from a WLE900VX card (QCA9880 ath10k) via hostapd

I think this is where I am going wrong-- But I am not sure if it really is the problem and even if it is, I am not sure what to do about it. nl80211: Could not configure driver mode nl80211: deinit ...
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Linux access point as tunnel splitter

Since at my workplace they use Cisco VPNs (AnyConnect protocol) to reach production and test servers, i need to be always connected to work on those servers. The problem is that the VPN doesn't ...
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vlans for corp and guest networks SSID broadcast

Cenario: Two separated physical connections: 01 Corp (Internet, shared network resources, etc) 192.168.10.x 02 Guest 192.168.1.x (Internet only) AP: ZyXEL NWA3560-N Lab switch: HP 1810-24G What I’m ...
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Connecting two APs of different models to SXT router

In my small business office I have a SXT lite router that is connected to Internet and then a TP-LINK TD-W8960N router is connected to the SXT wired as AP. Now I need to extend the internal wireless ...
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Connecting wireless router to sonicwall firewall

I have no idea what I'm doing and I don't have time to learn about it. I need a quick fix and am out of options so I am sorry if this post breaks the rules, I have done my due diligence in searching ...
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Accessing eth0 device via device on wlan0

I have set up a private network at work using a rasperry pi as the wireless access point. All of my wireless devices are able to connect to the network and communicate (via wlan0), however I have a ...
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Restricting WIFI AP access to AP's IP address only [closed]

I have an ubuntu system with a USB wifi dongle set up as both an AP and Client and it's routing my internet connection. I followed the instructions at http://imti.co/post/145442415333/raspberry-pi-3-...
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Unable to access server using remote desktop and detect access point in controller software at the same time

I have following topology: I am not a networking expert but somehow using the help of the Internet I was able to successful configure my topology so that I can access the Server remotely from any ...
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Will a commercial grade router bottle neck two wireless access points?

This may be a silly a question but here goes. I'm looking into setting up a more robust wireless system for the company I work for. Right now we're running off a NETGEAR AC1200 consumer grade router ...
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WiFi dropping connection - several AP in the area - how do you link to one AP and lock onto it

How can we get laptop users to select the correct AP and "lock" on to it so it does not drop and try to access another AP - Now every wifi user is having the device drop the connection and try another ...
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Warehouse WiFi Repeatedly Disconnecting Only When Standing Under AP with 'Preferred Site' Error

Here's a strange one, I'm commissioning some Motorola/Symbol MC40 Android scanners in a warehouse environment. They just installed new WiFi APs to cover the warehouse. They seem to work fine, except ...
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Routed AP openwrt

I am trying to use an Alice Gate2 as routed client to serve Internet connection to a smartTV via Ethernet. The network topology should be as follows: Internet -->(wired)-->[R1]---> (wireless)----> [...
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Configuration to connect an Acess Point into a pfSense Network

At the moment I have an wired network provided by my pfSense router. I bought an Access point (tl-wa801nd access point), in order to have a wireless network in my wired network. In my computer host, I ...
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Sonicwall TZ205 with EnGenius ESB300 as Guest Wireless AP, Need to keep networks apart

I have a SonicWall TZ205 with an EnGenius ESB300 as a Guest Wireless AP. I would like to keep these networks segregated. Interface X0 is the LAN, X1 is WAN and the EnGenius is connected to X4 in AP ...
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Printer not reachable in network

i've a low-cost printer Samsung i provided to configure in my network. i gave it a static IP and connected to my AP. i can ping (and use) the printer only if i'm connected to the same AP. why can't i ...
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Expand wlan with a wlan router or access point [closed]

My wish is to expand the WLAN network, because of aborted connections. That means, the "central" router gives the internet connection in the LAN and the other router/access point uses the LAN ...
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How to connect wireless APs to the same Radius server if the sevrer is on a different subnet?

I am trying to create the following setup. I have a pfSense firewall with two NIC (Internet - WAN/LAN - Switch). I am setting up VLANs on the switch so I end up with 3 subnets. A subnet for servers ...
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