[qmp-users] SSIDs

Pau pau at dabax.net
Thu Jan 29 09:34:49 CET 2015


What you can disable is the SSID broadcasting and it is not required for
building the mesh or the AP network.

If there is not such option under the web menus you can manually edit
the wireless config file as described here:

http://wiki.openwrt.org/doc/uci/wireless

On 29/01/15 04:06, Brian Hall wrote:
> Thanks for your reply!
> 
> There's no option to hide the Ad-Hoc SSID in the Admin tab. Maybe it has to
> be visible for mesh to work?
> 
> 
> 
> On Wed, Jan 28, 2015 at 4:29 AM, Pau <pau at dabax.net> wrote:
> 
>> Mmm, I think if you change the WiFi mode from "ap+adhoc" to "ap" the
>> SSID (name) will be used as specified in the field. The "-AP" is only
>> append when you are using "ap+adhoc" to not create confusion.
>>
>> On 28/01/15 10:27, Pau wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>> On 24/01/15 01:06, Brian Hall wrote:
>>>> I'm now using community mode and I have basic questions about the SSIDs.
>>>>
>>>> Is it OK to go into "Administration" mode and edit the SSIDs? (I don't
>> want
>>>> "-AP" appended like easy setup does)
>>>
>>> Yes, it is ok but next time you modify something related with the WiFi
>>> configuration from the qMp web interface, it will be overridden.
>>>
>>>
>>>> What exactly is the purpose of the Ad-Hoc mode? I'm guessing that is
>> used
>>>> by bmx6. If Ad-Hoc is needed is there some way to hide the Ad-Hoc SSID?
>>>
>>> The ad-hoc mode is for meshing with other devices (so the create the
>>> actual mesh network). If you are not using it, you can change the mode
>>> from "adhoc+ap" to just "ap" in the WiFi configuration section.
>>>
>>> For hide the SSID you should do manual configuration from the
>>> Administration tab or edit directly the file /etc/config/wireless and
>>> add the option "hidden" "1".
>>>
>>>>
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