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Intel dual band-ac 3160, 5Ghz AP mode enable in linux ?

Hello,

Any body have a solution to enable 5Ghz AP mode for Hostapd in linux ?

Thanks

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Hello LokeshCarpenter

 

 

The Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160 was not designed to work as Access Point; therefore, you may not be able to achieve this in Linux, or other Operating Systems. This type of configuration is not supported. Intel® Wireless Adapters can be used in basic hosted network connections (2.4 GHz), WiFi direct and as WiFi clients.

 

Please keep in mind that Driver development of Intel® Wireless Adapters for Linux is made by the open-source Linux community. You can find more information about this topic on the https://wireless.wiki.kernel.org/en/users/Drivers/iwlwifi Linux Community page, or 3rd party blogs for different Linux distributions.

 

 

http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/network-and-i-o/wireless-networking/000005511.html Linux* Support for Intel® Wireless Adapters

 

 

Regards,

 

Jonathan B.
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