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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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Cisco 881w - AP dropping clients non-stop

I have a Cisco 881w, and some clients are connected on the AP (wifi). Today, the AP was dropping clients under the reason "reached max retries". Then when I reloaded the AP, everything was back to ...
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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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How to achieve automatic roaming between two Cisco Aironet access points?

I have two Cisco Aironet 1141 access points covering an office; the access points are configured identically (each of them with two SIDs) and are fully working; they are standalone access points, not ...
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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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Cisco Aironet 1200 (AIR-AP1231G-A-K9) issues

I bought a Cisco Aironet AIR-AP1231G-A-K9 off of ebay and am having issues with it. The first and most alarming issue is the cycling of the status lights. I read the manual and it does not show that ...
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Cisco 881w AP factory reset

If I want to return to the factory IOS and configurations of the AP only, I must issue this command: service-module wlan-ap0 reset default-config right? But which IOS is going to replace the ...
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Reloading Cisco 881w AP reloads the whole router?

This is about a Cisco router (881w) with the AP-WLAN interface. While on the AP interface (after having entered this command:) service-module wlan-ap 0 session If I enter this command: reload ...
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How to reach a device on a different subnet?

I have what may seem to be a basic question about routing, but I ask it because I am not sure where to start. I have a simple network setup: Client1, Win7, 192.168.0.50, default gateway is set as ...
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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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Windows virtual wifi hostednetwork - set max number of clients?

I'm building an app that has functionality that creates on the fly a new virtual wifi utilizing the Windows 7 / 2008 features. I can create it just fine, but am looking how to limit the maximum number ...
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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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How to interpret Cisco IOS web “signal to noise(dBm)”?

I notice a problem when viewing 802.11 (wifi) client status on a Cisco 1242AG AP. My question is about the "Signal to Noise (dBm)" field. I think that field should be called "Signal to Noise ...
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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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how to block all web traffic on a Cisco Aironet 1250

I have a Cisco Aironet 1250 that we're using. I need to be able to configure it (hopefully from the command line, but web could work) to block all http and https traffic. We are trying to test our ...
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How to define a “challenging RF environment”?

I'm shopping around for some new Wi-Fi routers, and the Cisco Aironets look pretty good. There are some differentiating features between the models; in particular, the 1260 is designed for ...
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Cisco AIR1042 AP does not recognize “configure” command

I try to configure a Cisco Aironet 1042N Series Access Point for Office Use. Web-browser interface is disabled by default. I must enable it for configuring but when I try to configure it from CLI I ...
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WAP Monitoring Suggestions?

We have a wireless access point at a client site. They say it goes down a lot. We replaced it. They say it still goes down a lot. Nobody's happy. Now, in some instances, "WAP down" turned out to be a ...
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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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Cisco 350 Series AP Not allowing DHCP

I am installing a Cisco 350 Series AP into an envirnoment that has 2 existing Cisco 350 Series AP's. The devices (MC9090) can connect to the AP but the device is not getting an IP address. The Error ...
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Multiple 1200 Aironets - Random shutdowns, including serial console

I have over 20 1200 series PoE Aironets in a large building, using multiple vlans + WPA. Starting about 6 weeks ago, random waps will just stop responding to ping, ssh, http, and stops serving ...
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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 ...
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for multiple access points on one SSID, should I broadcast SSID information from all of them?

Should I be broadcasting my SSID from multiple access points that are sharing the SSID and network segment, or should I only broadcast from one?
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Tool to troubleshoot wireless connections

Having a lot of issues with a wireless network with multiple APs sharing the same SSID. I have a tool I use on my android phone (wifianalyzer) that is helpful, but I need a more comprehensive set of ...
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What are economical ways to combat high amounts of users on access points that cannot handle it?

A few weeks ago my school district closed their public wifi doors and now just have their secure wifi for teachers and administrations only. The reason was that the access points could not handle all ...
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Two wireless access points directly connected to modem possible?

I've got the following arrangement set up: Wireless Modem/Router/Switch --> Router 1 (LAN to LAN) Wireless Modem/Router/Switch --> Router 2 (LAN to LAN) with: Wireless Modem/Router/Switch Static ...
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Wireless Access Point - Can't ping other machines on the wireless network

I have a wireless access point (Netgear), and I have it setup so that it has an IP address in the current subnet (let's say 192.168.2.0, subnet mask of 255.255.255.0). The machine that it is ...
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Wireless Network Issue, Disconnecting Randomly From Network

I'm having an odd problem with my wireless network. Here is the background information: Server (Windows Server 2008) 1 to 10 end user machines connecting to the network Layer 3 Access Point (Asus ...
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Connect Wireless and Wired network

What is the best solution to connect a wireless to a wired network, so that both get their IP from one DHCP server and can communicate with each other as if they were the same network? The wireless ...
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Looking for a pci wireless card for a ubuntu-based access point. Any recommendations? [closed]

I have recently been trying to setup a wireless access point on a small ubuntu server, but the wifi card doesn't seem to be compatible. Its a Dlink DWA-552, which I was hoping would work, but the ...
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How can I determine which house is originating a WiFi signal? [closed]

A buddy of mine used to make money by going to houses that had unsecured wireless networks, explaining the risks, and charging them $25 to turn on encryption. The hardest part is figuring out which ...
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Really Cheap Public Access Point [closed]

I have a number of DSL customers that wish to offer free wireless at their business. They wish to have a terms and conditions page and we wish to have a little free advertising on that page. Seems ...
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Using Ubuntu 10.04 as access point

Is there an easy way to configure Ubuntu laptop as access point? Sometimes when I only have cable connection to the internet I would like to give my gadgets access to the internet using WiFi. Is it ...
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HP/3com 9552 802.11n AP won't let some clients connect

I splurged and bought an HP/3com 9552 802.11a/b/g/n access point. Like most enterprise-grade access points, it has very fine-grained configuration options. I'm pretty sure I've configured it ...
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config a router to act as a client and access another wireless router/network, wag120n

I currently have a WAG120N( http://www.linksysbycisco.com/EU/en/support/WAG120N) router and I would like to know if it's possible to configure it to connect to a different wireless network(WEP with no ...