Posted: Fri Jan 01, 2016 13:23 Post subject: archerC9: virtual wireless interfaces broken with encryption
[EDIT] Solved by reboot [/EDIT]
It's the same issue than this topic that was raised a few years ago.
I installed version 12-24-2015-r28598, on a TP-LINK Archer C9 router: the virutal interface works fine (can see its ssid on my laptop, can connect to it, get assigned an ip address, access the net), until I setup an encryption: it does not event get to the 'obtaining ip address' step (probably dhcp step)
It still doesn't work if i use the exact same security configuration on the virtual interface and the physical interface.
I also noticed that the bssid (mac address) of the virtual interface is the same than the physical one, which can appartently be an issue for some devices. (However it works without encryption, so maybe there is no issue there)
Fortunately, this router has two physical wireless interface (2.5 and 5GHz), thus instead of using a virtual interface, I can successfully use the second wireless connection with this setup:
Posted: Sun Jan 17, 2016 12:16 Post subject: archerC9: virtual wireless interfaces broken with encryption
In fact, after my first post on this subject, I simply rebooted my routeur, and all works fine, even with encryption activated. So the bottom line was, for me, each time I create a new virtual wireless interface, and change its security method, just reboot, and voila !!