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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Are there wifi routers that provide good connectivity over a very short range [on hold]

Looking for a solution to extend a secure closed system with wifi. The goal is to allow client devices to move around a shop floor without losing connectivity but lose connectivity if taken near to ...
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Set up a wifi network homepage just changing the router settings

I have a Netgear Aircard router with the usual configuration options (port forwarding, DMZ, port filters,...). I am using this network to provide wireless Internet access to the customers of my ...
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Scale wireless network [closed]

I am setting a wireless network that will allow users to connect wirelessly to a file server for downloading file. Currently, I am using a Asus N66U router connected over a wired connection to a my ...
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How do I disable network / wifi for guest account in OS X?

I have an OS X machine (Mavericks) that I want to use as a public machine. For this reason I have activated the guest account. However, I can't figure out how to disable the ability for the guest user ...
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Redirect all traffic on my network to a welcome page [closed]

When someone connects to my network and tries to browse, I would like to redirected to a welcome page. I know there are some commercial solutions for hotspots out there, what I am looking for is just ...
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Is there a way to change which wireless network is connected to when authenticating windows 7 AD clients using single sign on over wifi?

The situation: Two domains. Two wireless networks. Each domain's users have their own network for security reasons. B is a child domain of A (A = domain.com, B = child.domain.com). Users in domain ...
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Wired router gives wrong DNS to computer [migrated]

I connected a WIFI router to a wired router. Now the situation. I have an internet connection with the WIFI router. But the computers connected to the wired router (192.168.0.1), do not have an ...
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MikroTik Wireless Bridge - Bad Ping With Load

A technician has set me up the wireless bridge between two houses but I have problem with ping under load. I have two MikroTik RB/SXTG devices in server/clint mode. They see each other (no obstacle) ...
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Samsung printer successfully connected to wireless network but not pingable by client [migrated]

I'd like to connect a printer to my wireless network which also serves three desktop client PCs. The only way to use the printer at the moment is to connect it directly to one of the clients via USB. ...
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How do I bond eth0 to failover to wlan0 after WAN connection loss?

I would like to have my monitoring box (Zenoss) notify me when the network upstream of me goes down without an actual link loss. I have had some issues with our CoLo's switches going down, but I ...
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Proxmox with an Openvswitch bridge

All, I'm trying create a way for me to be able to use the local network within my Proxmox infrastructure. Currently, everything is running off of NAT from wlan0 and all internal machines have the ...
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Sonicwall and vlans single wan IP use for public wifi

Good evening, I have a sonicwall nsa2400 with single wan interface assigned with single wan ip. My ISP only provides me one static IP address. X1 is connected to the main lab switch to provide network ...
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Linux - On boot do push-button-connect to strongest wireless [migrated]

I'm trying to configure linux (in this case CentOS) to automatically connect to the nearest WiFi via "push-button-connect". This micro computer has no keyboard or display, so the goal is to hit the ...
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Possible for Socket communication between 2 internet-connected GSM modems?

I have 2 internet-connected 4G modems connected to 2 separate computers and I'd like to send/receive data between them with sockets (UDP) using the modems' packet-switched 4G Internet connection, not ...
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802.1x Authentication Issue

I have two wireless network profiles with the only difference between them being the SSID. I am able to connect to profile1 but I am not able to connect to profile2. Looking at the event logs after ...
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Setup openwrt router for 2 simulteneous openvpn clients on different wifi networks

I would like to setup openwrt router to be able to serve 2 different wifi networks which route their traffic thru 2 different openvpn tunnels. So far I have created 2 different wifi networks with ...
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Support for UDP-Lite

In order to be effective, UDP-Lite requires the link layer to disable its frame CRC check for frames carrying UDP-Lite packets. Are there any deployed link layers (Wifi?) that implement this explicit ...
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New Cisco AIR-1602I-E-K9 AP not working on some ports

I have had this problem since last friday but cannot solve it. I gave it a lot of thought so posting here is my last option/hope. We recently aquired 5 new Cisco AIR-1602I-E-K9, I configured them all ...
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route vpn over wifi when ethernet is first priority

I have a very special problem and google couldn't help me so far. I usually connect to the Internet via ethernet (en3). For some applications etc I need a wifi connection (en1). So my service order ...
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Intermittently high ping times to router via Wi-Fi

On my local network there are (among others) 5 machines (running Debian Jessie or Arch) wirelessly connected to a Netgear WNDR4000 router. Below is a graph of the ping times to the router from each of ...
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Is there a way to provide user-specific passwords for Wi-Fi?

Is there a way to provide user-specific passwords for Wi-Fi, so that different users have different passwords? I'd like to provide each user with a different password for my Wi-Fi connection.
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Wireless Client missing from MAC table

I am currently having problems with Wireless Clients loosing network connectivity, though still displaying a connection to their Wireless Access Point. I have 4 Wireless APs, each a Cisco WAP321 ...
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Wifi multicast stream bandwidth limit

i am doing a project with multicast video streaming. The problem i am facing is, in 802.11b and 802.11g WiFi modes the multicast streaming band width is limited to 1Mbps. But the video have a bitrate ...
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Setup network between 2 computers connected using wifi [closed]

In my office I have a WiFi Router that allows 2 computers to connect to Internet. I have 2 questions - How can I create a network between these 2 computers for file sharing? Can I access SQL server ...
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Setting up a multi-floor wifi guest access [closed]

i just graduated from a CS bachelor so while i'm familiar with networking, i never deployed an actual "business" network before, and i was just asked to provide wifi guess access to a 16-floors ...
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802.1.x GPO configuration with restriction by computers and users

802.1.x configuration possible using Machine Policy GPO. So, typical scenario is creating security group for computers and applying our policy with 802.1.x to this group. After this all machines from ...
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Connect two mikrotik LAN

I got two RB951G-2HnD and two RBSXTG-5HPnD-HGr2. (clientsOfLan1) ))> RB1 <---> SXT1 ))> <(( SXT2 <---> RB2 <(( (clientsOfLan2) I need to 'connect' two LAN's around 951. I can't ...
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Enable access for wireless devices without WPA2 Enterprise

I work as a system administrator managing the internet of a dorm. We are running a wireless network with WPA2 Enterprise authentication. Some people have been asking how to connect devices such as ...
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Intermittent SSH problems with a specific server from a specific Wifi router

I've been ssh'ing into a specific server from my home office via Wifi and Time Warner Cable internet for years with no problem. In recent months, I started having problems, where I'd be unable to ...
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What kind of router for trade shows or museum installation

Note: This is NOT a question for a specific router or brand of routers. It's a question about type of router or other equipment. What specs? That features will tell me if a router will work for this ...
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Configuration of Mikrotik to allow communication with wireless clients

I'm managing an relatively small office and my basic network setup is as follows: All LAN computers are connected to a central switch which is connected with a Mikrotik Router. LAN subnet is ...
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Cisco RV110W: Use LAN port as WAN? [closed]

I have Cisco RV110W Wireless router. WAN port was burned after a storm. Can I use one of LAN ports as WAN? Looking under "Switch Settings" I can't find solution. In the Cisco documentation, I could ...
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MAC Layer Retransmissions during the same TXOP

Back in the day I was messing around with MadWifi and, if I remember properly, after a packet was transmitted if the sender did not receive an ACK in SIFS time after the completion of the ...
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Can't set up the default route from a sublan to the WAN [closed]

I am trying to connect one of my PCs to the Internet via a WiFi network using a notebook. Here is my network : (Wifi) <=============> (Notebook) <===============> (Desktop) ...
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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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Windows config survey - How to get the connected SSID and security mode

We need to inventory a lot of WinXX machines, many of them outside our premises and using wifi networks other than our own. We already found straightforward ways to retrieve all the information we ...
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link aggregation with wifi and ethernet on Linux

I have a computer running linux with a wifi and an ethernet interface. I'd like to set up link aggregation (at least fail-over, but other modes would be nice too) between these two so that both this ...
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Wireless Router Username and Password Access

Does anyone know of a Wireless N Router that would allow me to setup Usernames and Passwords instead of an SSID and Password? The problem I am having is when my company lets an employee go I have to ...
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Changing Network Subnet Limited User Access

Our network was originally running a 192.168.3.1 /24 network with 192.168.3.1 being the gateway on a pfSense box. We decided to increase our IP range by changing the network to a 192.168.3.1 /23 ...
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TWO routers/modems, ONE network. Wireless Device DHCP [closed]

My company's network contains various LAN workstations and Servers, controlled by a Smoothwall firewall/gateway. Currently the Smoothwall routes outbound traffic automatically to an ADSL model (it ...
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How to connect two building 5km apart from eachother?

I have to design a network and give an estimate of the cost of all the equipment. Now I have 3 building 100m apart which I'll connect with Fiber without a problem. Two of those though are connected ...
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How can I limit total quota using squid without authentication for per user

I am having Raspberry Pi running Raspbian, I have configured it as a wifi hotspot using hostapd and dhcpd, I have configured transparent squid proxy server on it. Now all traffic goes through my proxy ...
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DSR-250N Wifi clients can see each other?

Is there any change you can isolate wifi traffic between the wifi clients for this (DSR-250N) specific router? I have a wifi client (app) that can't open a wifi (ZEBRA printer) port, getting ...
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Do all captive portal solutions work the same way? (cookie, vs MAC address, vs other?)

While traveling and having to interact with a number of broken captive portal implementations I've overheard other passengers having usability issues with iPads, Phones, computers depending on the ...
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QoS settings for Wi-Fi calling on pfSense firewall/gateway?

The new version of iOS 8 as well as Android supports Wi-Fi Calling with multiple cellular providers including T-Mobile in the US. I am currently running pfSense as the primary Internet gateway for ...
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Wireless network infrastructure for an office with 40 employees

In my company we're facing connectivity problems due to our not very professional network infrastructure. We're growing now, and we expect to be 40 people at the office by the end of the year. I'm ...
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Which interference is the lesser evil when setting up wifi

The situation When I was looking into improving my wireless connection I found that it may help to change the channel. Example circumstances I have narrowed my options down to two, but am not sure ...
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Different throughput Ethernet-Wireless Wireless-Ethernet

I've built an open source implementation of RFC2544 to test IPv4 network devices. One of the first devices I tested is a wireless router D-Link 2640B. In order to measure its performance I use a ...
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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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Low WLAN throughput despite claimed fast connection

I have so following setup and suffering from low throughput and high latency and I have no clue why thats the case: Server (192.168.2.2) <--> AP (192.168.2.1) <--> Laptop (192.168.2.12) The ...