hostapd is a user space daemon for access point and authentication servers.

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“could not add sta to kernel driver” hostapd - not able to connect more then 10 clients

I am using an nuc with wifi card "intel 3165" with ubuntu 14.04 amd64 server edition and kernel version 4.2.0.27 . I have isc-dhcp-server, dnsmasq, hostapd installed and configured on the system . I ...
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hostapd hotspot will only appear when ethernet is plugged in

This has been driving me nuts all day. Im using a fresh Ubuntu 15.10 on an odroid UX4 & Wifi Module 4 (RT5572N chipset) What I want is: automatically start hotspot on boot + ability to hotplug ...
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hostapd-wpe not working but wireless adapter supports AP mode?

Sorry if this has been asked already, but I just couldn't find any questions that had solutions which actually worked for me. I've basically downloaded hostapd-wpe, patched it, ran make and ...
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RT2870 chipset not working properly on an Ubuntu 12.04 guest on Windows Host but works on Mac OS host

I have a D-link DWA-140 B1 wireless router with ralink rt2870 chipset which I want to use as an access point (master mode) in an Ubuntu 12.04 Virtual-Box guest on Windows. I use hostapd to create the ...
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Can't connect to hostapd hotspot - Password Loop

I have a Linksys router that I've set to use Mixed B/G Mode, WPA2 Personal, and AES, and I'm trying to replicate that setup on a single-board computer running hostapd so that I can eliminate a box ...
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Get information such as load on my WiFi interface (hostapd)

I have a computer running as an access point using hostapd. I would like to know if it is possible to get some information about it, like load and bit rate ?
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Create a layer 2 access point on linux

I'd like to create a layer 2 access point on linux that will only forward frames between different parts of the network. In my installation, my access point is connected to an ethernet network where I ...
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Hostap: wlan0 authentication timed out

I have made a PC an Access Point using the following link: https://seravo.fi/2014/create-wireless-access-point-hostapd But whenever I connect to the AP my kernel prints the following error: wlan0: ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 - “Unable to Add Station Entry For”

I am using a virtual instance of Ubuntu Server 14.04. I have a Netgear N150 Wireless USB Adapter that I am using as an Access Point (using HostAPD) for my server. I am then using Bro to collect data ...
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Create a hotspot on Ubuntu 15.04 (single adapter) help!

I know there are lots of questions on this type but I cannot find the answer anywhere. On Windows I can use cmd to create a virtual AP and share connection from a local network. However, It seems not ...
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Client isolation in Ubuntu with hostapd

We have created a wifi hotspot or a wireless access point using hostapd in Ubuntu. How can we isolate wifi clients the same way "Client Isolation" does in some access points? Is there any way we can ...
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Working with hostapd

I have installed hostapd in my Ubuntu 14.04 and I am relatively new to this application. In the coming days I will be doing some minor changes in the hostapd codebase and testing it around. This may ...
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How to bridge a wireless interface with another wireless interface (both on the same computer)?

Ubuntu 14.04 Basically I am trying to accomplish the following setup - wireless internet ---> wlan0 of Ubuntu computer "bridged to" wlan1 of same Ubuntu computer ---> device with wifi The reason ...
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Problems with wpa_supplicant and hostapd. Help!

I'm tryng to share my wireless network (wlan0), and I follow this tutorial: https://linuxalfi.wordpress.com/2011/11/08/connectify-for-linux-with-single-wireless-interface/ The problem is: If hostapd ...
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Cannot connect to non-encrypted wifi using wpa_supplicant

I'm using ubuntu 15.04 and trying to connect to non-encrypted wifi using wpa_supplicant, unfortunately, it don't work. My school has a wifi with WEP encryption and I'm able to connect to it using ...
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can't run interface and virtual interface at the same time

So I am trying to create an ad-hoc network between a couple of devices. I also need to run hostapd in order to capture probe request packets. I have a wireless adapter (TL-WN722N) that is capable of ...
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How to broadcast two access points?

How do I broadcast two access points with two WiFi cards with hostapd? Most tutorials don't work since udhcpd doesn't work with two access points.
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ap-hotspot hostapd downgraded repo not available

I have followed the various posts regarding hotspot on 14.04 all follow the same steps as this one "Starting Wireless Hotspot..." but nothing happens Which suggests that there is a bug in ...
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fatal error: netlink/genl/genl.h: No such file or directory

I am cross-compiling hostapd for openwrt. I am getting fatal error: netlink/genl/genl.h: No such file or directory. I already have libnl-3.2.24 installed. If i directly compile (not cross-compile) ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS + HOSTAPD

I am using Ubuntu server 14.04.2 LTS with the latest kernel as well as Hostapd v2.1, and can not make a point of working here logs hostad. Please help solve the problem! ...
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Hostapd wpa_passphrase not working

Hi there I'm setting hostapd to create a wlan from my ubuntu computer. I have configure some conf files following some tutorials/guides and I can detect the wlan. The problems comes when i enter the ...
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Implement Catch-all HTTP Server using DNSMASQ

Ubuntu 14.04 | dnsmasq My goal is to setup a catch-all HTTP server using an Ubuntu 14.04 workstation as DNS resolver. I have installed dnsmasq on my Ubuntu 14.04 OS using apt-get install dnsmasq and ...
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Cannot start Wireless HotSpot on USB adapter plug in (with udev rule)

I really need help on this matter. I have a PC with Lubuntu 14.10 and a Wireless USB stick TP-Link TL-WN722N and I want to create a wireless hotspot that automatically gets started upon wireless USB ...
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Anyone running QCA9880 / ath10k with hostapd, 802.11ac enabled?

I have problems to get it working... I was using an atheros 11n card with ath9k driver and everything works fine (I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit). Maybe I didn't compile hostapd or didn't setup the conf ...
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iOS devices cannot connect to hostapd wireless Access Point

I've managed to setup an AP on pc running ubuntu 12.04 with a wireless adapter with a RTL8192CU chipset. The pc is connected to internet via wlan0 and the access point is setup on wlan1. I can ...
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hostapd start error message

Error Message Configuration file: start Could not open configuration file 'start' for reading. Failed to set up interface with start Failed to initialize interface My Hostapd.conf file ...
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Seamless user mobility with wifi and ubuntu

I am trying to do an experiment using two ubuntu server machines. They are running ubuntu 12.04 and wifi adapters are connected. I made them wifi hotspots using hostapd. Now I have two access points ...
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Redirect iptables to apache without internet connection

I have set up a Personal hotspot using Hostapd. But this hotspot is not connected to the internet but I do have Apache installed on it. What I am trying to achieve is to redirect all the clients (that ...
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WiFi Access Point in Ubuntu 12.04

I know that this question had been asked several times on this site, but I couldn't find answers for my problem. I want to create "Access Point" on my Ubuntu 12.04-LTS and share it with my Android ...
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Start hostapd service on boot

How to start hostsapd service every time my compute starts I have Ubuntu Server 13.10 and kernel 3.11 Update 1 When I tried sudo update-rc.d hostapd defaults I got the following System ...
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Ubuntu wifi hotspot cannot share network

I am using hostapd for my WiFi hotspot, and I can connect my WiFi perfectly until today. I have isc-dhcp-server and bind9 running on my laptop, because I want my laptop to be dhcp and dns server. ...
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hostapd error “nl80211: Could not configure driver mode”

I would like to make a Virtual Router on Ubuntu 12.04 but i am getting this error message when i run the last terminal command Configuration file: hostapd.conf nl80211: Could not configure driver ...
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Getting WiFi AP working with hostapd and isc-dhcp-server [Xubuntu 14.04]

I have tried using ap-hotspot from WebUpd8, and it did not work for me in 13.10 or 14.04, so I have been working on getting hostapd manually set up, using isc-dhcp-server since dnsmasq was having ...
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Block IP address on hostapd network

I share my internet access through hostapd how can I block the client of the AP from accessing a certain IP address?
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Unable to share Internet using hostapd

I'm able to connect to the access point created by hostapd bu I can't access the Internet. This has already worked for me on an Ubuntu laptop but now I'm using a netbook with Ubuntu too but it doesn't ...
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Doesn't Ubuntu 13.10 support the hostapd nl80211 driver?

I could use hostapd-2.1 to set wireless AP in Ubuntu 12.04. But in Ubuntu 13.10 it failed. The same source code for hostapd-2.1 was failing in 13.10. The error message: nl80211 : Failed to set ...
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Ap-hotspot fail

I've been trying to create an AP wireless network from a usb wifi transmitter. I have been using ap-hotspot to do so. It has got no further than this message on debug mode: Adding system startup for ...
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hostapd does not create a wifi network [closed]

I'm trying to setup a wireless AP to share a wired internet connection over Wi-Fi. It's a newly built PC, and at first I thought that the wireless card might be defective, however everything works ...
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Cannot increase wifi card power using iwconfig

So I set up a hotspot using hostapd, isc-dhcp-server and MASQUERADING. The hotspot works and I can access Internet. Problem The connection speed is too slow. When I connect to my hotspot (via ...
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Repeater/Access Point with 2 WiFi interfaces very low bandwidth

if somebody knows an answer to Access Point question! I set up an AP with Hostapd. Works fine if AP is on wireless interface wlan0 and connection to the Internet is wired eth0. I get up/down speeds ...
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hostapd gives error nl80211: Register Action command failed: ret=-19

I'm trying to get hostapd working on a RT3290 (pci-based) network adapter, and a Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS release. I use the approach taken in How to setup a wi-fi hotspot (access point mode)? I verified ...
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Hostapd serves all webpages to Windows 7 client, not so XP or Android

I have installed hostapd and dnsmasq in a laptop running Linux Mint 15, as a wireless relay: Incoming from remote wifi router is through wlan0, pcmcia wifi card serving client machines is wlan1. This ...
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Hostapd is very slow (at 5Mbps)

I've set up hostapd wifi hotspot but it is working on very low speed. What may be possible cause for this? Windows client shows it is 802.11n but link speed is 5Mbps (and real speed is less than ...
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How to set my Broadcom BCM4313 wireless card into AP mode?

I've been trying to create an Access Point hotspot using hostapd, but I get an error message saying that my card doesn't support AP mode. I tried sudo iwconfig eth1 mode master and I get the following ...
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Hostapd Failed to update rate sets in kernel module

I'm getting this error launching hostapd with minimal conf Failed to update rate sets in kernel module I've just installed Ubuntu-GNOME 13.04. When I was using Ubuntu 12.04 did not receive this ...
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How to set up centralized Management entity to control Hostapd access points

We are working on a project to provide wifi at our university. Due to financial limits, we are planning to install multiple linux based access points (wlan modules running with hostapd). But at the ...
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Failed to set interface wlan0 into AP mode: Intel centrino N1000 Wireless

I am a new Ubuntu user and have installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Acer Aspire One D255 netbook with an Intel Centrino N1000 Wireless Card. All I want is to set my netbook as wifi hotspot for my android ...
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Hostapd wifi AP [closed]

I am trying to start wifi AP with hostapd, followed carefully all of this instructions. For now, from my phone, i see network, i connect to it, but it stucks at receiving ip address and then just ...
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How to fix “Could not connect to kernel driver.” hostapd error?

Hi everyone I have a problem when I try to start hostapd when I enter this command hostapd hostapd-minimal.conf I got this Configuration file: hostapd-minimal.conf Could not set channel for kernel ...
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How fix hostapd invalid/unknown driver 'nl80211' error?

I have Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1000 I installed hostapd from Ubuntu Software Center When I run this command hostapd hostapd-minimal.conf I get this: root@tarek-PC:~# hostapd hostapd-minimal.conf ...