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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Issue with shared folders on multiple networks

Here is my situation on my windows 8.1 desktop computer: I connect to internet via wifi I connect to intranet via LAN for printers, shared folders which don't have internet access (which is a ...
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Motorola WT41N0 not connecting to internet

for some reason one of our handhelds won't establish a steady connection. We are using Fusion version X_2.02.0.0.016R and the handheld is using Windows 7.00.2824. I have the same exact settings on ...
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Promiscuous mode not working with ubuntu and wireshark [on hold]

I am running Ubuntu Linux and have installed wireshark on it. I can see the incoming and outgoing traffic just fine. Now I want to see the traffic from other devices which are on my LAN. So, I did: ...
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VLANs and Access Point

I have all my network (wired and WiFi) in the same VLAN. I just bought a new Access Point, and am trying to set WiFi Clients to be in VLAN 2. On the AP, I set it to assign VLAN 2 to the clients, and ...
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Purchasing a certificate for Freeradius / WPA-Enterprise

I'm moving my WiFi to WPA-Enterprise, using a Freeradius server that authenticates with our Samba 4 directory. I'm currently using a self-signed certificate, but want to move to a purchased ...
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2 IP cameras with same configuration but different behaviour

I have a Vodafone Station router, and 2 IP cameras connected to it through an Ethernet cable. Both have the same configuration. Both DHCP enabled, one has IP 192.168.1.10 with port 81 and the other ...
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Configuring Home network [closed]

I have a tmobile dual band router and tp link Wr841n would like to know the best set up so I can use one as an extender with out sacrificing to much performance
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Using the same mac address on the same network at different times on two devices

If I was to use the same mac address as another device on the same network (wifi), at different times (one after the other). Would the devices for the network experience any problems, glitches or ...
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Configure MAC filter on H5004NK [closed]

I would like to block my neighbor's access to our WiFi. How do I fill up this form? I can't post images so here's the link: http://i.imgur.com/5fVQHTI.png Sorry for being a noob.
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replacing eth1 for wifi ROCKS cluster [closed]

the room where I will be setting up my rocks cluster does not have a ethernet port available, but there is private wifi that I can use. My question is can I use wifi instead of an ethernet connection ...
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Only able to ping WiFi AP for about 60 seconds, then is full access after

I have 3 x Mikrotik RB951Ui-2HnD router board (RB) running 6.31 with wlan1 bridged with ethernet 2. STP is disabled on the RB bridge (protocol mode set to None). I have a HP ProCurve 2520-24-PoE ...
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Public network must provide notification for sign-in after connection

I noticed that some public networks require sign-in after connection, aka Captive Portal. I am implementing my own Captive Portal, and my clients (mostly mobile devices) need to know that my public ...
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Setting up two WiFi networks (one public, one private) with two routers

I would like to isolate my private WiFi network from my business's public WiFi network using two routers (so that no one on the public network can access the devices on the private network). I ...
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Ubiquity Powerstation radio switch port not working

Is there a way i can still connect to my Ubiquity Powerstation 5 Radio that the ethernet switch port is not working with my Laptop. When connected to the PoE, it powered up and the WAN light ...
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Hostednetwork rejecting connections after a while

I am trying to use netsh hostednetwork to host a wireless network. The problem is that after a while (1 hour - 14 hours) noone is able to connect and already connected people get disconnected after a ...
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DAP-2690 Multi-SSID config

I'm setting up an AP-Array of access points from D-Link, model DAP-2690, rev B1. I've got the primary SSID configured and synchronized to all the APs, and it seems to be working just fine. ...
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WiFi Traffic Analysis

We recently implemented a new WiFi network for our employees to use with their personal devices. However, I feel like the connection is being abused by people streaming movies and excessive ...
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Hot to setup a wireless acces point that requiere web register?

we are setting up a wifi network and we need the users to be able to connect to the wifi without internet connectivity. Any request should lead them to a web portal that will ask them for certain ...
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WiFi access point without internet access - iOS devices disconnect

I'm trying to configure a WiFi access point to offer a web service on the local network, without offering clients internet access. The web server has a fixed IP address (let's say 192.168.2.2) and for ...
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Captive HotSpot, Apple login callback issue

For some days I have been building a Wifi captive hotspot, from scratch. My question concerns Apple. It is working 90%: when I join my Wifi hotspot, the device (iPhone, iPad, Mac) displays a 'fake ...
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D-link DAP-2695 VLAN configuration

Well... I thought I had this all figured out... I am essentially reopening this same question I had 2 years ago (Reference: D-link DAP-2590 VLAN configuration) I got it all figured out back then and ...
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Laptop-As-Server for field work [duplicate]

I have a question motivated by forthcoming fieldwork and, facing the riks of repetition (as the topic has somehow been discussed before), I wanted to seek some more targeted -jargon free- advice on ...
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What can I do to improve a business-oriented network that only has access to 3 6Mb/1.5Mb lines with 15-30 clients? [duplicate]

I work at an e-commerce based business in a 16k warehouse. The only available ISP solution is AT&T, with each 6Mb/1.5Mb line costing $50 and fiber optic being an option for $800/mo at 20Mb/20Mb. ...
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How to extend the VLAN defined in the Ethernet network into the WiFi network? [closed]

How to extend the VLAN that you have defined in the Ethernet network into the WiFi network?
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Captive portal detection by Apple Oses, iOS 'splash CNA popup' does not show?

I built a captive portal (Linux Debian router), providing a WifiHotspot based on hostapd and iptables rules ( like this: ...
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Creation of a guest Wireless network 802.1X - easy to configure out of the box on clients (android, ios, computers,..)

I would like to create a Guest wireless network with 802.1X (WPA enteprise). On the client side, it must be easy to configure, so the users can enter a login and password during the authentication ...
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Isolate access point clients with iptables

Is there an effective and easy way to isolate access point clients so that they do not see each other over LAN ? I created an open access point with Kali Linux + Hostapd + dnsmask I want to make ...
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connect to amazon server that allows only one ip address [closed]

I have an amazon server (AWS) with a security group that blocks all the ip addresses except mine. The problem is that I use my computer through different wifi hotspots so my ip address often changes. ...
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How can I make sure only my VPN client can access public networks directly? [closed]

Presently, I go like this: Go to Starbucks Open my laptop (which may have 3 gmail accounts etc open in browser) Connect to their public network Sometimes have to press the "I agree" button in ...
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Wireless authentication with DD-WRT, Cisco and Microsoft

I'm looking for a way to authenticate my wireless users beyond them just knowing the wireless password. Ideally they would join the access point then get dumped to the login portal that they'd have to ...
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If network card supports 802.11n, does it mean it supports 5ghz band? [closed]

I've gotten a new router that broadcasts 2.4ghz and 5ghz bands. But my desktop could only see the 2.4ghz connection. I read from a website that as long as my network adapter supports 802.11a or ...
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Wireless devices see ARP replies but not requests, monitor interfaces see both

For the sake of brevity, let's call the wireless interface used for access point (AP) to device communication "wlan0" and the interface used for sniffing in monitor mode "wlan1." In my case, wlan1 is ...
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Public Wi-Fi with Individual Authentication and Time limit for Internet Access [closed]

I would like to change the way that my costumers access to the internet. I would like to enable two ways for sharing my internet: With my wireless network as public, I would like to give a username ...
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Release dhcp lease after forcing client to disconnect

I configured a wifi access point based on OpenWRT to limit the number of clients to 4 at the same time. For that purpose I gave a limited number (4) IP addresses leaseable by DHCP. After a period of ...
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Transparent switch from Wifi to ethernet

I have the following network setup: Zyxel USG 200 Firewall which also acts as DHCP server 2 Switches 2 Wifi APs (Zyxel NWA3560-N and WAC6503D-S) with NAT and DHCP disabled The clients (mostly ...
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Will setting up a VPN prevent others from seeing what is on the network? [closed]

I have a computer in the house that is used for a work from home call center business. Part of their contract is for nothing else to be connected to the network (wired or wifi) during work hours. ...
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Windows welcome screen delay

I'm having an issue with 50+ laptop/desktop machines. When the user logs into the machine with a wired/wireless connection it usually takes up to 5 minutes to get past the "Welcome screen" on Windows ...
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Windows machines cannot connect to Radius Wifi

Environment Background: 4 Domain Controllers, DC01 DC02 DC03 DC04 DC01 is my PDC DC02 is my NPS Server The other two are load balancing and site specific. I'm using a Ruckus Zone Director with Ruckus ...
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Mikrotik RB951G-2HnD - wi-fi drops or hangs connections [closed]

We've bought Mikrotik RB951G-2HnD in our company (about 20 - 25 clients in network) with 50 Mbps channel from the ISP-side. Mikrotik Wireless drops connection or getting very low speed often as more ...
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Creating Wireless Hotspot in Cisco Wireless Setup

I have a Cisco wireless setup (having controller, AAA server and access points) in my office. I want to setup Hotspot in one of my office location ( like the Airport Hotspot solution, where you can ...
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Metering/monitoring wifi usage on multi-building campus

I am planning to design a multi-building wifi network for a facility with several thousand visitors (each visitor remaining on site for a month). I need to ensure no single user is hogging massive ...
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How to persist on a wifi network in a ubuntu machine?

I've got a Ubuntu machine running a software that requires internet. However, sometimes the wifi fails (router reboot for example) and doesn't find the network again, until I manually service ...
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Aruba 215 v/s Asus RT-AC87U

We are implementing a WiFi hotspot at a busy airport for passengers to download media from a locally connected Media Server (on the same LAN). We expect simulteanous user connections of upto max 50 ...
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Internet bandwidth split with HP1810-8G, using “DSCP QoS policies” and VLANs

I have the following scenario: We are a small company (~10 clients) with little resources and we rented out office space to another company(<5 clients). We ordered a 20 Mbit fiber connection which ...
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What are the characteristics of the Meraki SpeedBurst traffic shaping algorithm?

I've been using Cisco Meraki wireless access points to provide guest and BYOD access at some of my customer sites. One of the interesting bandwidth management features is the SpeedBurst traffic ...
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Providing Wireless at event swamped by other wireless traffic

I had the task of managing the I.T at a Expo event my company exhibitted at. This involved (relative to this question) streaming videos from a locally hosted server (HTTP) to 8 IPads wirelessly. We ...
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Wireshark only capturing broadcast packages [closed]

I've ran Wireshark multiple times on my notebook for wireless networks verifying mobile packages for my devices and it used to work most of the time. I haven't been able to monitor my traffic today ...
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Configure WiFi and LAN network to use the same Kerio DHCP server

We have a local network in the company: An Ubuntu server hosted for VPS. Kerio Control Appliance 8.5 installed on VPS as internet & DHCP server . WiFi modem connected to eth0 of Kerio. eth1 of ...
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OpenWrt configuration on the remote server

I have 11 openwrt-based accesspoints in the building. Sometimes I need to add a virtual network with custom password. I don't like to iterate through accesspoints to change parameters. This is ...
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unable to setup point to point network between two openwrt boards

I am trying to setup point to point networks between two Avila boards (Processor : XScale-IXP42x Family) running Openwrt( KAMIKAZE 8.09.1) and Linux kernel 2.6.26.8. I am trying to setup two ...