WiFi is a layer 1 and 2 networking protocol for wireless communication between devices. It is typically used in local networks for client access, but can also be used in point-to-point network links. WPA is used to encrypt traffic.

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Wifi and LAN on same computer [migrated]

I have a laptop with Windows 7 installed. Its connected to my office LAN with following IP scheme. I use multiple network based portals over WAN. Internet is not available on this ethernet based ...
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Captive Portal for devices behind NAT: Is it possible?

A related question: Do all captive portal solutions work the same way? (cookie, vs MAC address, vs other?) I have been reading about Captive Portal at Wikipedia. This part generates a question: ...
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Do Wireless Routers with a USB port for 3G/4G USB modem support normal file sharing? [on hold]

I'm looking forward to buying a wireless router with a USB port, so that I can share my 1 TB external Hard Drive over Wi-Fi among my devices. I came across one such router, TP-Link 3G/4G Wireless N ...
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Access Point Iptable/Route rule for allowing device discovery? Devices can connect manually, but not automatically. Multicast/Upnp issue?

I setup a wireless access point on my server and for some reason, everything works but automatic discovery features. I can't see any other devices, upnp devives aren't discovered, and I think it's a ...
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captive portal on a router for guest acess to WiFI [on hold]

I'm setting up a WiFI network in a snmall boutique hotel using ubiquiti uap-ac-3 AP's and a managed ubiquiti tough switch. I would like to set up an internal webpage with captive portal so customers ...
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How to start ubuntu server with wireless Internet connection? [closed]

I have an Ubuntu Server 14.04 installed on my system. Whenever it boots up, it requires a wired connection from a router to complete the boot process. If the connection is not present, it waits for ...
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Script WiFi Profile Connection pre-logon

I work for a company that has a lot of remote employees that never come to the office. Currently what happens when these people are hired is I prepare their laptops in the office and then send it to ...
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Unable to Ping over wifi [duplicate]

We have 2 PCs and 4 laptops in the office, and we use D-Link 2750U to connect to internet. All the computers can connect to the internet successfully. One thing that I noticed recently, is that PCs ...
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Does Virtual Wireless affect speed?

I have a NetGear R7000 router with AdvancedTomato running on it. I plan to create a 'virtual wireless' so that I have a guest network in addition to my normal network. My question is: will this affect ...
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Subsequent calls to wpa_supplicant fail - can't connect to wifi [migrated]

I have an ubuntu 15.10 server which utilizes wpa_supplicant to connect to wireless network profiles created with wpa_passphrase. On a fresh reboot, the first time I call sudo wpa_supplicant -B -i ...
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Expand wlan with a wlan router or access point [closed]

My wish is to expand the WLAN network, because of aborted connections. That means, the "central" router gives the internet connection in the LAN and the other router/access point uses the LAN ...
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Wireless Client (Laptop) unable to connect to domain (windows server)

I have established a server in the office using Windows Server 2008 R2 and Active Directory. And then created several users in Active Directory Users and Computers. The PC users can successfully join ...
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Why do 802.11 Acknowledgement Frames have no source MAC?

Anyone know why 802.11 Acknowledgement Frames have no source MAC address? I don't see it when I capture the packets from TCPDUMP or Wireshark from Linux with a monitor-mode and promiscuous-mode ...
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Is there an Windows Event Viewer Event for “No available connections” or No Ethernet Connection?

I am trying to create a GPO that disables a laptop's wireless card whenever a Ethernet LAN is detected, and Enable the wireless whenever an Ethernet LAN is not detected. Right now I have a GPO that ...
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fast ping response, latency on traceroute

I have a very strange problem. In short pings to my wireless AP are low (around 1ms), however, once I do a traceroute, the latency to the AP (1st hop) suddenly jumps to ~1000ms. Any ideas what may be ...
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Vagrant Public Network, IP, Using .dev [migrated]

My end goal is this: Create a public networked Vagrant box with Computer1 that is accessible via LAN/Wi-Fi with a local domain like example.dev. First off, I have read this question on Vagrant Public ...
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RHEL7 wireless configuration not available

I'm trying to use a wireless USB key on a RHEL7 NUC. The adapter shows up in 'ifconfig': eno1: flags=4163<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST> mtu 1500 inet 192.168.0.21 netmask ...
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Hostapd with ACS not working due to not collecting survey data

I'm trying to use hostapd in version 2.5 with ACS. In order to do that, I have used the following config file: interface=wlp2s0 driver=nl80211 ssid=ap-example hw_mode=g channel=acs_survey ...
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How to get the connected wireless router's DHCP server not of another router's in the same network?

I have two internet connections and three separate wireless routers on the same network. The two dlink routers are serving one internet connection and the speedport the other internet connection. My ...
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Does a wireless access point behave like a hub? [closed]

I read on Ask Leo that a wireless access point is essentially a hub. Does that mean in my home network my wireless router (which according to the article is really a router AND wireless access point) ...
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Best way to connect dual SSID / VLAN wireless to Watchguard firewall

I'm currently sorting out our network so we can have new wireless access points with dual SSIDs, one for internal use and one for guest use. These will be setup so each SSID is on a different VLAN. ...
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Unable to remove wireless drivers from HP laptop [closed]

We do have HP Laptops for the users where we dont need any wireless Adapters. We tried uninstalling Wireless drivers from device manager, after a reboot the wireless adapter reappear again. We ...
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dd-wrt client mode with wpa2 enterprise encryption

I would like to extend the range of a router with wpa2 enterprise encryption by setting up a client router in client mode. I have looked through the forum for information regarding this and I have ...
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Network Passthrough Public->Private

I have done some preliminary research, but can't quite hone in on the same example I'm looking at. I have two ISP modems - one public and one private. I also have two network subnets (192.168.23.1 ...
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pfSense bridging Wi-Fi and LAN: allow access between Wi-Fi and LAN

EDIT: Why would I want to do such a thing? This is a test, and there is 1 machine behind pfSense that I wish to manage, and Wi-Fi makes that easy. Carrying on: The auto-suggessted topics by Server ...
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Are caching proxy servers still be helpful for saving bandwith, now that major services have migrated to https?

I live in Turkey and am part of a group planning to build a WiFi-based ISP to service my home town, as we believe it will be easier to connect all the sub-villages that are not close to our town ...
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dynamic VLANs on cheap Access Point after switch

I set up 802.1x on the wifi and now I want to configure dynamic vlan. Only problem: the AP (TP-Link Archer C7 v2 w/stock firmware) doesn't support vlans. Let me be a bit more visual: a network ...
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Disconnect an 802.11 wireless station

I am setting up a wifi system using serveral accesspoints (ap) based on OpenWrt. The ap are 802.11n series. Currently the system works properly. The missing part I feel is roaming. Some end-user ...
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Not able to resolve my domain name intermittently [closed]

I am experiencing a strange behavior w.r.t DNS resolution when connected to certain WiFi networks. (only on iOS devices) Issue is: Safari is able to resolve my domain name correctly but sometimes for ...
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dd-wrt unbridged virtual wireless interfaces with security

When I unbridge any of my virtual wireless interfaces on my dd-wrt and enable wpa2 I can't connect. When I set security to none or set it to bridged it works. Anyone any ideas? ...
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802.1X Authentication Wifi

Here at our workplace we are experimenting with 802.1x WIFI I have set up a NPS and our Unifi point to allow it. While testing, it allows phones to be connected if credentials are correct but when a ...
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Connecting to sensors over LAN whilst using separate Wifi connection to post to cloud [closed]

I have a pc running a C# application. The application connects with an RFID sensor over ethernet and sends data to the cloud over wifi. Currently this solution requires a new ethernet switch be made ...
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Radius server not responding to EAP requests

We are trying to setup a wifi environment using WPA2 security using Radius server and AD authentication. We've set up the radius server using the following guide: ...
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Can't login to internet through browser [closed]

So for my home internet I can go into a browser and type in my IP and get access to network setting. Well I figured I would try this at my school and see if I got the same results. So I got the IP but ...
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Cisco vWLC sha2 certificates not supported bug?

I currently have an app running with a Cisco virtual Wireless Lan Controller, all works fine except we get some error messages regarding SHA1 certificates, when I'm looking for SHA2 support the cisco ...
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Is it possible to authencticating/login for WPA2-Enterprise using web portal?

I just wondering is it possible using WPA2-Enterprise with authentication using web just like captive portal? If possible I think it would be really cool though the setup will take time.
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wlan interface is missing in ifconfig but present in the iwconfig

I have OrangePi Plus 2 with lubuntu installed and try to setup wifi there. Wlan interface is missing in the if config, but present in the iwconfig. ifconfig eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr ...
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High load and Cpu on Radius server- Supplicant issue?

We have a Wireless Lan controller set to authenticate users against (Lucent) Radius server. The username and password is stored in a database. About once a week the cpu on the radius/java process ...
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WIFi Authentication with Windows Active Directory [closed]

What would you recommend for scenario. Office with 100 employees multiple device platforms(Apple , Windows and Android). Existing Windows Active Directory on Windows 2008 but not all devices use this ...
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DHCP in wireless router configuration when connected to VLAN

We are attempting to create a wireless network on top of a wired network. The wireless network is will enable clinicians to use wireless devices (tablets) when seeing patients. The wired network has a ...
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Windows Server 2008R2 Active Directory Apply GPO only when connected to domain

We are trying to apply a SSID Restriction policy for computers where i work. We created a GPO which applies to computers in an specif OU without any security or WMI filters We want the computers to ...
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Linux Hostapd registers as WEP, but I want WPA2-PSK

as usual to respect the community, I have traversed a bajillion articles and re-read the manual and still can't seem to get past this issue. I'm trying to create an access point in Linux(linaro on a ...
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Windows cannot connect to Enterprise WPA2 WiFi access point with EAP-TTLS PAP authentication using freeradius

I was working on having an Enterprise WiFi access point where my clients need to enter username and password (which are in OpenLDAP directory), using AES, TTLS PAP. I setup my freeradius according to ...
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Cannot connect with WPA2 ((AES)) algorithm + EAP-TTLS PAP with freeradius auth

I setup successfully an enterprise wifi connection with LDAP authentication by the mediation of Freeradius. I used EAP-TTLS PAP because I have hashed passwords in my OpenLDAP directory. In case I used ...
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How to block device trying to connect to your wifi

In my log-file I see that hostapd shows that a device is continuously trying to connect and disconnect which slows down the network & pollutes the log-file and. Anyone knows how to block a device ...
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Making shared drives available on wifi?

I'm setting up a small office network. We have a raid connected to an ethernet switch, and that is accessible by all PCs connected to that network. My problems start when I tired to provide access to ...
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Wifi clients cannot roam between access points

We are setting up an office with a Ubiquiti Unifi Security Gateway and three UAP-AC access points. The controller is running on a local Linux machine. Most of the setup works fine. We are using a ...
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Cisco Aironet 1200 dhcp relay config

It's about 6 years since I last configured an IOS device and I have forgot a lot of it sadly! I got a Cisco Aironet 1200 AP ( IOS (tm) C1200 Software (C1200-K9W7-M), Version 12.3(2)JA2, RELEASE ...
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How to dynamically find the name and type of interfaces attached to a system

I have a use case where I need to dynamically configure some files which includes the name of the interfaces present in system say eth0 , wlan0 . However when I change the system sometimes its changed ...
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How to send lan traffic to bypass the vpn for android

How to send lan traffic to bypass the vpn, for that network 192.168.3.0/24 directly appealed to the wifi router, and do not through the VPN