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Title: When SSID hidden not possible to connect
Post by: dbknopke on June 27, 2014, 07:33:58 AM
Hi,

region EU(Belguim)

DIR-880L (White)

when SSID hidden not possible to connect, un-hidden all OK????

Grtz
Title: Re: When SSID hidden not possible to connect
Post by: FurryNutz on June 27, 2014, 07:59:44 AM
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Title: Re: When SSID hidden not possible to connect
Post by: dbknopke on June 27, 2014, 08:09:37 AM
firmware 1.00
Hardware A1

NO Neighbours
Changed SSID name

Wireless mode:
2.4Ghz: g/n
5 Ghz: n/ac
Title: Re: When SSID hidden not possible to connect
Post by: FurryNutz on June 27, 2014, 08:21:53 AM
And you are manually inputting the SSID and PW of the hidden network into the devices?
Can you test with WiFi security temporarily disabled and see if the hidden network can be connected to
Title: Re: When SSID hidden not possible to connect
Post by: FurryNutz on June 27, 2014, 08:27:23 AM
http://forums.dlink.com/index.php?topic=59855.0 (http://forums.dlink.com/index.php?topic=59855.0)
Title: Re: When SSID hidden not possible to connect
Post by: dbknopke on June 27, 2014, 08:36:01 AM
Manual input SSID and PW NOT-hidden (works)

Same SSID and PW hidden no connection possible. Get no IP-adress
Title: Re: When SSID hidden not possible to connect
Post by: FurryNutz on June 27, 2014, 08:37:56 AM
Can you test with WiFi security temporarily disabled on the 880L and see if the hidden network can be connected to?
Title: Re: When SSID hidden not possible to connect
Post by: dbknopke on June 27, 2014, 09:13:57 AM
Security mode: None,Wep,WPA with SSID hidden don't works  >:(

Wifi works only in Visible mode  >:(

New router from today...

I switch my Dir 857 ---> DIR 880L For a stronger wifi signal
Title: Re: When SSID hidden not possible to connect
Post by: FurryNutz on June 27, 2014, 09:23:52 AM
Does the hidden feature on the 857 do the same thing or does it work?
Title: Re: When SSID hidden not possible to connect
Post by: dbknopke on June 27, 2014, 09:38:05 AM
On My 857

Same SSID,PW,WPA/WPA2 with hidden SSID works Fine.

On 880L
With the same configuration NOT  >:(
Title: Re: When SSID hidden not possible to connect
Post by: FurryNutz on June 27, 2014, 09:40:10 AM
Ok, I recommend that you phone contact your regional D-Link support office and ask for help and information regarding this. We find that phone contact has better immediate results over using email.
Let us know how it goes please.
Title: Re: When SSID hidden not possible to connect
Post by: fredde on June 27, 2014, 10:17:23 PM
My clients stopped connecting when I just changed the network to hidden on the router. Looks like you have to reconnect the clients by removing the stored wireless profile, or rename the SSID and then reconnect.
Title: Re: When SSID hidden not possible to connect
Post by: FurryNutz on June 28, 2014, 08:42:29 AM
Please let us know if Fredde's solution works for you...
Title: Re: When SSID hidden not possible to connect
Post by: FurryNutz on June 28, 2014, 03:15:45 PM
Fredde, were you able to connect your devices to the hidden SSID? I had my buddy whos working with my 880L here in the NA region and he said he could not get any of this devcies to connect or remain connected. Even after deleting the profiles and forgetting the remembered networks and manually entering the SSID and PW, the devices are not connecting right...please let me know.

My clients stopped connecting when I just changed the network to hidden on the router. Looks like you have to reconnect the clients by removing the stored wireless profile, or rename the SSID and then reconnect.
Title: Re: When SSID hidden not possible to connect
Post by: hwdan on June 28, 2014, 04:47:28 PM
I replaced a DIR-855L with the DIR-880L (North America) last week.  I reused both SSID's and passwords from the old router on the new router.   I had the old SSID's hidden on the old router and set them both to "invisible" on this new router as well (confirmed with inSSIDer, everything hidden).   I was all set to have to go through every device I have to recreate all the profiles but I didn't need to.  Every device whether Windows, Android or IOS connected just fine with the original profiles without intervention at all.  I've had it running for a full week now and it's been rock solid.  

If it might make a difference, I've set fixed channels on both bands (as I run another wireless router for a separate network next to it so I don't ever have any overlap), plus set the 2.4ghz band to N only and the 5ghz band to a/n/ac only.  I haven't tried it any other way otherwise.

Title: Re: When SSID hidden not possible to connect
Post by: fredde on June 28, 2014, 11:26:38 PM
I was also using fixed channel and n only.
Title: Re: When SSID hidden not possible to connect
Post by: FurryNutz on June 29, 2014, 10:58:23 AM
Fredde, were you able to connect your devices to the hidden SSID?

I was also using fixed channel and n only.
Title: Re: When SSID hidden not possible to connect
Post by: FurryNutz on June 29, 2014, 11:00:28 AM
So you were able to hid your SSIDs and use same info and all of your devices connected?
What are your current WiFi settings on the router for each radio please...


I replaced a DIR-855L with the DIR-880L (North America) last week.  I reused both SSID's and passwords from the old router on the new router.   I had the old SSID's hidden on the old router and set them both to "invisible" on this new router as well (confirmed with inSSIDer, everything hidden).   I was all set to have to go through every device I have to recreate all the profiles but I didn't need to.  Every device whether Windows, Android or IOS connected just fine with the original profiles without intervention at all.  I've had it running for a full week now and it's been rock solid.  

If it might make a difference, I've set fixed channels on both bands (as I run another wireless router for a separate network next to it so I don't ever have any overlap), plus set the 2.4ghz band to N only and the 5ghz band to a/n/ac only.  I haven't tried it any other way otherwise.


Title: Re: When SSID hidden not possible to connect
Post by: fredde on June 29, 2014, 11:50:01 AM
Fredde, were you able to connect your devices to the hidden SSID?

Yep.
Title: Re: When SSID hidden not possible to connect
Post by: FurryNutz on June 29, 2014, 11:54:15 AM
What are your current WiFi settings on the router for each radio please...

Yep.
Title: Re: When SSID hidden not possible to connect
Post by: fredde on June 29, 2014, 12:07:15 PM
Only tested 2.4GHz.

WPA/WPA2
n only
Fixed channel
Auto 20/40
Title: Re: When SSID hidden not possible to connect
Post by: FurryNutz on June 29, 2014, 12:13:08 PM
Did you get 5Ghz as well by chance?  ???
Title: Re: When SSID hidden not possible to connect
Post by: fredde on June 29, 2014, 12:29:34 PM
The only 5GHz device in the house is the wifes phone... :) I may go back and test it more sometime but not today, sorry.
Title: Re: When SSID hidden not possible to connect
Post by: FurryNutz on June 29, 2014, 12:31:28 PM
Tests when you can. Thanks. So you have the 2.4Ghz working with those settings. I'll try and find out the behavior of the Hidden feature to see if it's dependent upon certain settings or not.


Thank you.
Title: Re: When SSID hidden not possible to connect
Post by: dbknopke on June 30, 2014, 03:06:18 AM
SSID Hidden problem Fixed after updating FW to 1.01. ;D ;D

Title: Re: When SSID hidden not possible to connect
Post by: dbknopke on June 30, 2014, 05:24:12 AM
FYI,
After update 1.01
No more connection uptime link Lost (+3Hour running)  8)
Title: Re: When SSID hidden not possible to connect (RESOLVED)
Post by: FurryNutz on June 30, 2014, 06:42:54 AM
Glad it's working better. Thanks for sharing info.
Title: Re: When SSID hidden not possible to connect
Post by: FurryNutz on July 01, 2014, 07:59:08 AM
http://forums.dlink.com/index.php?topic=59905.0 (http://forums.dlink.com/index.php?topic=59905.0)