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How can I control bandwidth, access times and priority per VLAN

I'm setting up access points (TL-WA901ND) that can each support up to four SSIDs, which can be assigned to VLANs. I would like to set up three SSIDs, each on a different VLAN, with the following ...
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“Dynamic” access point and port authentication

Here is the context of the question: I have multiple switches with port-authentication (MAC based or 802.1X). Each switch are connected with a trunk port statically configured. One vlan for ...
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Linksys WRT120N as a Wireless Acess Point

I have a Cisco EPC3925 as main modem/router in one side of the office. The office has a long shape, and some of the computers in the other side can't reach the EPC3925 signal. So I want to use an ...
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Easiest way to find specific AP by MAC address

I have been blessed with the task of finding an AP which has lost the connection from the wireless controller, but is still powered on, has the config from the controller and is broadcasting the SSID. ...
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How to get a portable LTE modem + wifi access point that uses replaceable (AA/AAA) batteries? [closed]

There is a lot of devices, that act as a 3G/4G modems and access points. Their weak part is that they use internal battery, which is expensive/not easily replaceable. The ideal solution would be to ...
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Cisco 881w AP password recovery

Hello I lost the passwords for my Cisco 881w and internal Access Point. I used the procedure here to reset the password on the router by booting into rommon and changing confreg to 0x2142. This ...
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How does an Access Point handle broadcast packets from the wired side?

I have an Cisco AP 1242AG autonomous AP connected to L2 switches. Let's say I have 100 wired devices each sending 2 broadcast UDP packets per second. Obviously these packets will reach the Access ...
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Chillispot and DHCP setup on single server [closed]

Background I have a simple network topology consisting of 3 pieces of hardware, a CentOS server, an access point and a 4g modem. The server has 2 LAN ports and the 4g modem and the access point are ...
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How to configure an Extreme Networks Altitude 451 for stand-alone AP use?

I have an Extreme Networks Altitude 451 (15801) wireless N access point. It is usually set up and managed using a controller unit, but I am hoping it is possible to configure one of these to work ...
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access point from a pair, keeps on changing its ssid on its own

i work in a small office and use 2 access points Netgear Wireless N150 (wn604) to provide wifi access.. Up until recently I had named the 2 access points ap1 and ap2, but recently I found out that I ...
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What network/device info can be obtained from an iOS device connected to an 802.11u-enabled access point?

In order to perform some device security validations, I need canonical references to what device/hardware/network information can be obtained from an iOS device connected to an 802.11u-enabled access ...
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Public wifi & range extender + additional access point

I have a problem setting up a RE in client mode. If i use the "universal repeater" mode, the RE can successfully connect to the public wifi network and when I try to browse to some site, the first ...
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Is it possible to restrict the connection duration per client on the router (say with OpenWRT)?

How to limit the connection duration per client per period (say, one MAC-address can connect only for 3 hours per week to the network). Where could be defined such a rule? In the firewall? So the ...
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Add Access Point to Sonicwall TZ100

I have a SonicWall TZ-100 configured with two private networks, 192.168.1.x LAN and 192.168.10.x WLAN. The WLAN is bridged to the WAN so traffic goes direct out through the WLAN and never access our ...
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How to connect two wireless routers by powerlines [closed]

To extend the wireless range I bought a pair of powerlines. So one of them is connected to the main wireless router which is provided by ISP company. And the other side of the powerline is connected ...
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Identifying wireless access points - do programs interfere?

I'm planning to do some checking what kind of wireless access points are around in the company building to see if rogue or disallowed ones and was thinking of either taking kismet for a walk or doing ...
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Download Cisco Lightweight AP Image

I currently have a Cisco WLC 2112 and several 1242 lightweight AP's. Is there any way I can download the IOS image either from the AP's themselves or through the controller?
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Need to “extend” wireless signal to conference room

We have a network set up using an ASUS RT-N66U for our office with the following configuration: Private SSID (one for 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz) Guest SSID (one for 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz) Unfortunately, we've ...
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DD-WRT routers and subnets - how to get devices on same subnet to see each other?

We have an entry point from our ISP. It has the subnet 0, it's a MikroTik device over which we have zero control. We have 2 dumb 4-port switches and 2 wrt54gl routers with DD-WRT installed. These ...
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How does static ip work among a few access points?

I have a modem that is connected to a main router. This main router is then connected to a few access points which in turn connect to a bunch of computers either wired or wirelessly. Questions: Do I ...
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How can I use my AP's DHCP server?

I have a Huwawei modem and a TP Link access point, I did the setup everything works, the TP Link is using the DHCP of the modem. The issue is that I want to use TP LINK as DHCP, not the Huwawei. In ...
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WAP + Ethernet Switch Configuration

I need about 20-25 Ethernet connections so I guess a switch is the only way to go. My question is does a wireless access point create a new network (would it make the wireless network a separate ...
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What's the point of Load Balancing between multiple SSID on the single wireless AP device?

I have a Cisco WAP4410N AP device. Since yesterday, it is supposed to serve a network of about 15 (max 20) clients at the same time, but not all clients will be using bandwidth simultaneously, since ...
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Wireless Access Point connection benefits over Wireless Routers

While I was doing research on wireless connection limits, I stumbled upon this question. Zypher's answer seems to suggest connection capacity benefits of wireless access points over wireless routers. ...
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How to setup a guest network?

i've a some Cisco WAP2000 access point. These are used to allow our employee and our warehouse to connect to out network. I would like to allow guest's to connect but for using only internet, with ...
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wireless network for about 100 clients using home-grade equipment [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? Let me say that I have already read a similar question here - High client density, low cost wifi network? However, I do not ...
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Cisco Aironet 1200 Series AP Configuration

I am attempting to configure a new CISCO Aironet 1200 Series Access Point to have a fixed IP. I have been searching online and I have come to the conclusion that the default IP address of this device ...
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Packets being dropped by iptables

I am trying to create a Software Access Point in linux. I followed the blog here. Steps I performed: Started dhcp server on wlan0. Properly configured hostapd.conf Enabled packet forwarding & ...
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lightweight access point?

Im moving from an all in one to a router + access point. In doing googling and reasearch and talking to friends I ended up with router - cisco rv016 wifi access point - airnet 1142 lightweight ...
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Extending the wired internal network to wireless by using PoE Access Points

Today we're running a Mikrotik 1100AHx2 at our office where we've four floors on different subnets. Now I'm looking in to setting up a Wireless network spanning across these floors using Access ...
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vlan switch port modes

I have a powerconnect 5548p switch and Linksys 4410N wireless access point. I would like to host two SSIDs on the access point--one going to VLAN1 (default VLAN) and the other going to a separate ...
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Wireless network with 6 routers

I have 5 internal Wi-Fi routers (DrayTek Vigor2110n). These routers are intended to supply Internet connectivity for visitors of the site within the open area, without aloowing access to the internal ...
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How to listen for SNMP Traps from SNMP enabled network devices?

I just began working for my school's networking department, and I was assigned a project to develop a program to listen for traps from SNMP network devices. The device I am testing with an Access ...
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Which Authentication Server in consumer Access Points

The WPA2 standard defines three entities: STA: the networking station, e.g. pc AP: access point AS: authentication server As far as I understand, when you buy a regular access point, there is a ...
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How to get 2.4ghz wifi to work in an area with high interference

I'm having issues getting consistant wifi working in my office. We are in a highly built up area with lots of office blocks around us. I know i should change the channels to e.g. 1,6,11 or something ...
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How to use WPA2 client mode in the Linux-based Cisco WAP4410N access point

I have a Cisco WAP4410N access point that I want to use as a client to connect to a WPA2 wireless network (for WLAN service monitoring purposes). Supposedly this access point supports a "Wireless ...
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Portable, battery-powered, wireless access point, ethernet adapter [closed]

I am in need of an adapter that will convert an ethernet port into a wireless access point. I have found a handful of devices, but I'm unable to find a device that is battery powered. Does a ...
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Guest Internet access for an hotel

First of all, thanks so much for all the help from all the techies on this site. We have to implement the ability for guests to use the internet over wireless for an hotel. When guests check into ...
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Access Point - should I be able to connect to it even when it's not connected to a network [closed]

Should I be able to connect to my wireless access point (AP) even when the AP is not connected to the network. I'm just trying to work out why I can't connect to the AP and wanted to know if I had to ...
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Setting up private and guest WiFi from Windows Server 2008 R2 for non profit (~20 users)

I'm about to set up a wireless network with a Active Directory domain. The problem is that the desktops they have at the office should connect via AD so they get access to shared resources, gp etc. ...
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Juniper AX411 access points and 2.4ghz

I'm using the Juniper AX411 access points in my office. I have set them up to broadcast 3 different virtual access points all over 2.4 ghz. This all works fine for maybe 1-2 days and then this slows ...
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WPA2-Enterprise and RADIUS accounting server

Is mandatory to use WPA2-Enterprise to be able to send accounting packages to my RADIUS server from an access point (Meraki)?
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Meraki's Accounting-Requests to RADIUS server

I'm running a RADIUS server with some Meraki APs, the process of Authentications is fine... But it seems that the Meraki Cloud Controller is just sending the authentication packets and not the ...
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Why is my TP-LINK wireless access point continuously generating traffic to a strange ip (ssdp?)

I just plugged in a couple tp-link wirless access points and found that while they work fine, I am now seeing traffic going from their internal ip's to a 239.255.255.250 which is nothing on my ...
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Troubleshooting Aruba 92 Access Point

We have an Aruba wireless system with five current access points and a virtual controller. I have just purchased another (Aruba 92) access point and can't get the controller to recognize it. The power ...
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Wireless AP on different routers

I have a Linksys WAG320N Wireless N router and a Belkin Wireless N router. The Linksys is acting as a modem and DHCP server, and I want to set up the Belkin as an AP. Is there any reason this ...
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Setting up access to FTP server and SSH server using hostapd access point on embedded system

I've recently designed the circuit board for an embedded ARM system, and the next step is to work on the software to run on this hardware. I've generated the root file system using Buildroot. I am ...
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Slowest wireless client dictates the connection quality of all others?

Not sure if this is the place to ask this, but I couldn't find a more appropriate StackExchange site. I heard that the quality of wireless connection follows the law of the lowest common denominator - ...
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Wifi hosts can't contact one another (but wired hosts on the same vlan can)

Our current network is vlan'd, and the wifi network is on its own separate vlan (130). To connect to the 130 vlan, you connect to the access point (a HP MSM310), which is connected to an HP Procurve ...
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How do I setup dynamic VLAN assignment on an autonomous Cisco 1142n?

I've gotten my Cisco 1142n autonomous AP configured with every option under the sun, but I still can't get dynamic VLAN assignment working! I verified the following: I give priority to VLAN ...