Two Access Points
Arend van Spriel
Mon Jun 15 00:51:15 PDT 2015
On 06/15/15 09:39, Robert Senger wrote:
> Hi David,
> what exactly do you mean with two access points?
> If you have one single wifi card, you can simply add another ssid like
> this (append this to hostapd.conf):
You better make sure your wifi card supports multiple AP interface. The
'iw list' command should provide that info.
> bss=wlan0_0< use name of your wireless interface with _0 appended here
> ssid=OtherWifi< desired ssid of your second access point
> You may configure lot of things different for the second access point,
> like except the physical parameters. Everything not set here is taken
> from the configuration of the first ssid.
> You may need to configure the wlan0_0 device in /etc/network/interfaces
> allow-hotplug wlan0_0
> iface wlan0_0 inet static
> address 192.168.2.251< use your desired address/subnet here
> network 192.168.2.0
> netmask 255.255.255.0
> broadcast 192.168.2.255
> Then, configure dhcp to serve both subnets.
> If you get an error, your card/driver may not support multiple ssids, I
> use atheros which works fine.
> If you have two wifi cards, simply create a separate hostapd.conf for
> the second card, e.g. hostapd2.conf, and append it space separated to
> the config file parameter in /etc/default/hostapd.
> Am Sonntag, den 14.06.2015, 21:17 -0400 schrieb David Dworken:
>> Hi everyone,
>> Does anyone know if there is a way to broadcast two access points with
>> hostapd? I was trying to get it working, but couldn't get hostapd and
>> udhcpd to cooperate with hosting two separate access points on two
>> different subnets.
>> David Dworken
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