How can I share the Speedify bonded connection on Linux via Wi-Fi?
Speedify can be configured to share the VPN connection as a Wi-Fi hotspot that other device can join.
Configuring Speedify as a Hotspot
Configure the sharing options in
To share over a Wi-Fi interface wlan0, set:
ENABLE_SHARE=1 SHARE_INTERFACE="wlan0" WIFI_INTERFACE="wlan0" WIFI_SSID="SpeedifyAP" WIFI_PASSWORD="password"
Configure the desired SSID and password.
By default, Speedify will create a 2.4 GHz hotspot. If your Wi-Fi adapter supports 5GHz, you can change:
To adjust the Wi-Fi channel:
Speedify will default to channel 1 for 2.4GHz or channel 36 for 5 GHz
To specify the country code Wi-Fi, set:
You should set this to the correct country to comply with your local regulations for wireless networks.
Make sure you're not connected to a Wi-Fi network as a client, as this may stop the sharing from starting.
Once you have configured the sharing settings, save the file and then run:
sudo service speedify restart
The first time running this after enabling sharing might take a little while so that Speedify can install and configure the necessary packages. Subsequent starts should be much quicker.
Stop Speedify Wi-Fi Sharing
To stop using the Wi-Fi for a hotspot, configure the sharing options in
You will need to restart the Speedify service for the change to take effect.
When you start sharing, Speedify will automatically set the SHARE_INTERFACE to the NEVER priority, so that Speedify will ignore it and not use it as an Internet connection. If you disable sharing and want to use the SHARE_INTERFACE as an Internet connection again, change it back to another priority. For, example, you can set wlan0 to Always:
/usr/share/speedify/speedify_cli adapter priority wlan0 always