Is there a way (software) to turn a CentOS server into an AP?
The server will have DHCP and RADVD, so no ARP proxying needed. This is for a small lab setup.
yumex is not helping me search for an answer.
I just found hostapd for Fedora, but it is not showing up in my CentOS
Thanks Harald! Though I need the i686 version, but given the x86_64, I
found the i686 one.
and, here’s the source of that build http://packages.atrpms.net/dist/el6/hostapd/
hmm, it apparently hasn’t been updated since 2007, that would bother me some. hostapd itself, http://hostap.epitest.fi/hostapd/ is up to 2.0
and there’s a 1.1 release too.
Interestingly, Fedora 17 is only at 0.7.3-10. It would be nice for a more current version, but for what I need, if it works with WPA-PSK it will be good enough for now for the lab I am building for my son.
I can see why such an app is not even in EPEL, as who would run an AP on a enterprise server? Someone that wants enterprise code in a portable lab environment and not have to also lug along an AP. Even the Tenda AP. (CentOS for this lab is loaded on an old OQO2).