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Setting up a WiFi hotspot using the RPi

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    • Why a WiFi hotspot?

      1. for a sensor or a collection of sensors in a remote location (see Aquaponics project)
      2. setup a honeypot WiFi network to assess the skillset of hackers in your neighborhood.

      The following link provides instructions on setting up a WiFi hotspot using the RPi 3.

      https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/setting-up-a-raspberry-pi-3-as-an-access-point/all

       

      On the RPi 4 the setup instructions found in this link gave the best results.

      https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/wireless/access-point-routed.md

       

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      The Heifer International Aquaponics project is used as the example use case.

      Background on Heifer International.

      Background on Aquaponics.

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