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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?

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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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 ...
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Setting up a transparent proxy

I am looking at setting up some kind of visitor wireless access for our company however our internet connections all run through a external proxy. After many wasted hours explaining to visitors how ...
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Installing WAP 2 for student access with Wireless laptops

I want students that have domain user accounts to be able to bring their laptops to school. I have setup a radius IAS and created a self signed cert. I have chosen to allow domain users to have ...
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How to pragmatically control acces to Wi-Fi network

Considering this scenario, At coffee bar you order the drink and get bill for that, On bill there is key for Wi-Fi network which is going to be valid for next X hours. I want to try realize something ...
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Is it possible to use WPA Enterprise Mode without having to use or issue certificates?

Scenario... I have a wireless network that students use for Internet access. Each student has an Active Directory account. Is it possible to configure my APs to require them to use there AD ...
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Cisco 1242 WAP Bridging

I'm looking to connect two facilities with a a pair of Cisco 1242 access points and am looking for advice on configuration. We have multiple VLANs running that will need to be passed through the ...
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Access points fighting for dominance?

We have a small office with a large number of wireless devices (a mixture of desktop machines, laptops, and wifi-enabled phones) all working from a single Apple Airport Extreme which extends our wired ...
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Macs don't connect to wifi access point but PCs will

So, as a side project I'm going to try and figure out why the wifi APs in my building exhibit the following behavior: - They typically allow all types of computers to connect without issues - ...
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Cisco Aironet (802.11n models): how to put a WEP128 ssid and a WPA/WPA2 ssid on the same radio?

I'm using a Cisco AIR-1252AG (IOS 12.4(10b)JDA3) and I must provide both a WEP128 wlan (for compatibility with older embedded devices, this will go to a firewalled vlan) and a WPA2 (WPA1 would be ok ...
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Questions about overlapping wifi access points

I have a few questions about wifi. Say we have a small campus with a set of wifi access points in most buildings, one each for channels 1, 6, and 11. It's not exactly that clean, but that's the ...
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How to use the mode master with the ath5k driver?

In this page, they says that we can use the AP mode with the ath5k driver since linux 2.6.31 I am using Ubuntu Karmic with : linux 2.6.31-16-generic I would like to share my eth0 WAN connection ...
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Best dual band A/B/G/N wireless router/ap for Linux [closed]

I am looking for the best A/B/G/N dual band (simultaneous) router or access point that can be flashed with community firmware like dd-wrt or openwrt. In the past I have used the WRT54G series from ...
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Auth wireless access though an http server

I'm the admin of a wireless network ... but as most people aint expert there seem to be a general problem connecting to it ... as we are using WPA Enterprise, so on windows platforms there are some ...
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How to modify packets on the fly

I want to setup a wireless infrastructure network wherein the access point has the ability to modify certain packets on the fly. For example, the AP should be able to modify an HTTP request from a ...
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Recommended access point with remote management

As a bit of background, one of my primary responsibilities at my day job is wireless, but we're running about 1,000 APs, all the higher-end BlueSocket and Meru stuff with the expensive controllers. I ...
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Aruba Wireless Controller 200 and AP70 manual

I have an Aruba wireless system that is currently in use but there is no documentation from the previous person in charge. I have no manuals or login information for the wireless controllers and APs. ...
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Average Clients Simultaneously Accessing a WAP?

We have two (sometimes three in that area) mobile carts of ~20 MacBooks accessing the network using Cisco Access Points, the model numbers of which I don't have handy at the moment. But we're trying ...
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How can I tell when a Mac switches access points?

I want to be able to tell when a MacBook (running OS 10.5) switches from one wireless access point to another. In the building I am in, with several wireless access points (all Airport Extremes, all ...
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Is there any open source solution for controlling multiple Access Points from a central server?

This question stems from an answer to one of my previous questions. In that answer, Oskar Duveborn says the following: Most likely there are some open source alternatives perhaps with custom ...
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How can I connect a router on a network but network admins must see as a PC

I am an electronic engineering student. Our internet connection is provided to us with a PPPoE connection in our dormitories. We are connecting to the internet with our user name and password, and ...
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Resetting Cisco Aironet 1100 to factory defaults

Can't find anything online elsewhere, bought the piece on ebay used.. It's out of warranty, Cisco won't have anything to do with telling me how. HELP!
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Wifi latency?

I'm wondering, is there any wifi latency problems? Like, say this was taken to an extreme though. Like we had a wifi repeater. The repeater consisting of a receiver, which then immediately repeats the ...
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Share LAN network through Wifi in Linux

I have an ubnutu server connected to internet by an ethernet cable to a router. I would like to share the Internet connection by a Wifi usb dongle connected to the server. What are the possible ways ...
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commercial access points

What are some of the popular commercial access points which I can plug righ into my network? I am running all sonicwall devices. I am aware that sonicwall has a AP, however, I am trying to avoid their ...
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What are the connectivity implications for implementing a hidden Wireless SSID?

Should we be suffering from connectivity problems due to having a hidden SSID? At work, we're past the "Hidden SSIDs make our network more secure" argument, but for user's 'convenience' and in order ...
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Can I auto-configure a second wireless access point?

My house is just a little too big to get good wireless access in all corners. I'd like to add a second access point. I can do this, but I have to manually configure this second AP to have the same ...