multiple instances, each for a different interface

Jouni Malinen j at
Mon Dec 28 05:50:36 PST 2015

On Mon, Dec 28, 2015 at 08:51:56AM +0100, Ireneusz Szcześniak wrote:
> I'm running hostapd v2.3 on Debian Jessie 8.2.  I need to create two
> access points for two different network interfaces: one AP for
> wlan0, the other for wlan1.
> As far as I know, one instance of hostapd handles a single interface.
> What is the preferred way of solving the problem?  Two instances of
> hostapd, each with its own config file?

Unless there is a good reason to do otherwise, I'd use a single hostapd
process with two config files.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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