Hostapd AP SSID broadcast problem
alex.epert at gmail.com
Tue Nov 17 07:13:36 PST 2015
If I understand you have 1 camera which is not working when you try to
Have you tried your conf without "ignore_broadcast_ssid" option?
Do you have this problem with 1 equipment or more?
I use this hostapd.conf file :
I can hide SSID if need to with that configuration file.
2015-11-17 10:08 GMT+01:00 Pertti Niinimäki <itprosenior at welho.com>:
> Based on WireShark analysis, I have not been able to configure Hostapd to
> broadcast SSID. My problem
> is ‘sleeping’ remote IP security camera connected via Wifi to Raspberry Pi.
> Only ARP records are sent
> out periodically or when pinging the bridged static IP address for the
> camera, but no SSID broadcasting.
> Wifi is in its own subnet bridged (br0) to Raspberry and mobile PPP0
> In the same installation but nor directly connected the SSID from ZyXEL
> ADSL modem can be listened correctly
> with Raspberry's WireShark.
> I compiled latest version (hostapd v2.3) into Raspberry, replacing v1.0,
> but it didn’t change anything.
> Testing hostapd.conf setup for “ignore_broadcast_ssid” with different
> values was no help either
> for the problem.
> Looking into source code, it seems like value “1” should do the trick to
> beacon ssid, but no success?
> Following are config parameters used:
> ssid=XxXxXX (not shown)
> beacon_int=100 (ok with hostapd > 15)
> ignore_broadcast_ssid=(0 or 1 or 2 or 3 tested)
> wpa_passphrase=xxxxxxxxxx(not shown)
> radius_acct_interim_interval=36000 (not needed extra ?)
> The driver is: rt2800usb
> Normally the the link Wifi-IPS camera works ok, but probably due to some
> disturbance the camera
> may be dropped out. I want to test if broadcasting AP SSID could wake it up.
> Pertti Niinimäki
> itprosenior at welho.com
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