how do I kick a MAC address off my hostapd WiFi network?

Nazeer Khan Nazeer.Khan
Wed Oct 10 05:22:24 PDT 2007

On Tue, 9 Oct 2007 23:36:30 -0700, "Daevid Vincent" <daevid at> wrote:

> How can I boot someone off my network? I usually add them to my
> shorewall blacklist file, and then:

You can use the following two paramets in hostapd.conf file to blacklist certain clients.

# Accept/deny lists are read from separate files (containing list of
# MAC addresses, one per line). Use absolute path name to make sure that the
# files can be read on SIGHUP configuration reloads.


Nazeer Khan
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