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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Getting the list of WiFi networks broadcasted in awindows PC from Linux PC [on hold]

Assume that there are 10 Windows laptops and two linux PCs are connected in a wired LAN in a remote location. Is it possible to view the broadcasted WiFi networks in wireless adapter of Windows ...
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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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Ping between 2 mac-mini's via a DPC3941B is terrible, but worse if one is killed [on hold]

I have two mac-mini's on the same wifi subnet, the router is 30 feet away. If I set these two boxes to pinging each other, I get very slow response from one on the right (300-400ms), and inconsistent ...
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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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Use ubuntu 14.04.3 box as a wireless access point, no dhcp server and eth0 to wlan0 bridging [migrated]

I noticed that I had a 300Mbps N wireless adapter laying arround so I decided to use it in my ubuntu server to expand the range of my local nework, that server is being used as a samba and ftp server, ...
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How to bind a WiFi to a computer in network with multiple access points with same SSID? [closed]

In our college premises we have configured multiple WiFi AP with same ssid and same authentication. At this point, the computer choose the best Access Point with good signal. The problem is, sometimes ...
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Force Remove Group Policy Wifi Profiles [closed]

I am wanting to know how to remove an assigned Group Policy Wifi Network Profile that blocks a certain wifi network, I understand this can be access in registry and maybe command prompt but I know ...
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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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Wifi Router Netgear DG834N and switch Netgear GS108GE ProSafe Switch don't talk to each other [on hold]

I own the hardware described in the title, a wifi router and a switch. Wifi Router and switch and connected using a cable. From a laptop I can connect to wifi network just fine and browse the ...
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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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Hardware required to setup WLAN access in large house [migrated]

A house has 3 floors, with thick floors and around 350m^2 total. The person responsible for setting up the electricity and networking in the house recommended to have the router and then 3 ZyXeL NWA ...
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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
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How to remote everything ( KVM like switch eg. VGA, usb Mouse and usb keyboard) over network / wifi [closed]

Does anyone know how i can forward mouse, keyboard and vga data over the web? So i can remotely control pc's like on a KVM switch? The only thing is, a KVM switch requires you to have a physical ...
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Why my firewall rules aren't working in my NanoStation m2?

I have two NanoStation m2 as AP and Repeater for a wireless network (make them device1 and device2), both working in BRIDGE mode. Both devices are connected as WDS pairs to each other because they ...
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WIFI connection drops for two devices, fine for all others

Our brand new DLINK 880L dual band router isn't playing nice with all of our devices. Two Win 10 laptops (brand new) are experiencing connection drops almost immediately after connecting to 2.4GHz ...
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Windows 8.1 Internet Connection Sharing has been disabled by network administrator

I have a surface pro with Windows 8.1, I'm trying to share my tethered wireless android connection with a firewall connecting to my Surface for testing. When I right click on my wireless adaptor and ...
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Freeradius not expanding “Calling-Station-Id” attribute in LDAP search

I'm trying to do PEAP-MSCHAPv2, then do a LDAP search to verify the user is in the correct group AND see if there MAC address is under a otherLoginWorkstation entry. If you look in the logs, ...
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Wierd behaviour of a network printer

I have this network: network diagram A router connected to the internet. An acces-point connected to this router and broadcasting the A ssid. Another acces point configured as bridge on A and ...
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Use mail attribute for 802.1x RADIUS authenticatioon with Microsoft NPS

We have run a Cisco WiFi network that uses 802.1x to authentication logins against Active Directory. Employees login using their UPN prefix, and all works well. For various reasons we'd like users ...
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Disable WiFi management on Windows 8 using Active Directory

We have a domain composed by a Windows Server 2012R2 that controls 40 laptop with Windows 8 connected via WiFi. Our goal is to prevent users to disconnect the wifi or, even worst, connect to other ...
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Router - huge difference in Tx vs. Rx

I have two computers: (B) Banana Pi - 1 Gigabit Ethernet, Wi-Fi (supports 802.11n) (D) Desktop PC - 1 Gigabit Ethernet, Wi-Fi (2x2 MIMO, supports 802.11n) And (R) Mikrotik RouterBOARD RB951G-2HnD ...
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Querying supported 802.11 protocols through WMI?

Is it possible to query a network adapters supported 802.11 protocols through WMI? The computers I'm trying to do this on are all running windows 7 professional. I know it's possible to look up the ...
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udp packet delays in my dedicated WIFI network - can i force UDP nodelay over wifi?

I have a dedicated app and network development for passing UDP packets over a wireless network. The totality of the network is a PC (Mac OSX or Linux) which sends the packet-->router/AP-->WIFI ...
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Real time Rssi from Clients from a Cisco WLC

I have a Cisco WLC and different LWAPPs. What I am looking for is a way to be able to get in the WLC the rssi of all connected clients. For the moment I am able to access through SNMP to the ...
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MikroTik Configuration - Add a Public Wireless Router (internet only) to Office LAN

Goal Provide internet access for employees' personal devices without providing access to the internal network. Equipment Netgear WNDR4500v2: Wireless router intended for the guest network (has ...
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wifi bridge and traceroute

I have 2 wireless bridges connected to DSL. I'd like see the path of my connection from my pc to internet. traceroute works at layer 3, bridges works at layer 2. Is there a command like traceroute ...
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how to know what Wireless access point is used by a windows workstation

I have multiple access points serving the same SSID. When some workstations experience WIFI issues, I need to know remotely what AP is currently being used to I can look at its state and maybe reboot ...
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Is there an ethernet header in IEEE 802.11

I have been capturing some packets over wifi using wireshark for analysis. If I captured IEEE 802.11 frames on an interface in monitor mode. If I capture an IEEE packet on an open network without ...
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Do WiFi APs on same channel still interfere at a farther range (-70+)?

I am aware that the most common channels for the 2.4Ghz band are (1 ,6 ,11). They are non-overlapping. I also know that channel 6 is the default for most routers, if not set to auto. I am wondering ...
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Request times out frequently while accessing wordpress site

I have a multi domain linux hosting from bigrock.com and I am running 3 wordpress websites. For past two days I am facing an issue. I would be grateful if someone can provide some advice. My sites: ...
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ASUS RT-AC66U WiFi Unit is blocking LAN DNS/DHCP Server

I'm using an ASUS RT-AC66U for WiFi. Decided to break out an old server to handle DNS/DHCP for local experiments. The problem seems to be that the RT-AC66U is (somehow) blocking the DNS Server. ...
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Not sending an ARP request to avoid IP conflict

I am working on Ubuntu. I am setting a static IPv4 for my wireless interface (ifconfig wlan0 192.168.1.2) and connecting to a Wireless Access point and pinging it. I don't see in the sniffer that ...
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Wireless clients loosing network access randomly

We have the following setup at the office: Windows Server 2012 DHCP Unifi AP (one of these rounded beauties) set up to use WPA2 with AES Zyxel ZyWALL 110 as firewall Some of the clients (laptops) ...
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How to fix HP MSM760 Wi-Fi controller crash?

The HP MSM760 Wi-Fi Controller Team composed by four HP MSM760 is crashing and rebooting once a week at least. Each controller crashes at random if there is load on it (it only crashes at weekdays at ...
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Freeradius Authentication Fails only from Wireless router and works with radtest

I have installed and configured freeradius 2. When I test my freeradius installation using radtest, everything works fine. Locally The test command I executed was this one: radtest mario thepass ...
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Freeradius authentication: LDAP group and SSID matching

I'm running a freeradius v3 instance with an LDAP backend for the authentication.The backend is working fine but I'v issues with my users.conf file.In this file, I'm trying to implement some rules to ...
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Wireless devices lose domain access but not Internet connectivity after coming out of sleep

This is a weird one. Our wireless devices more often then not when a user logs in, does some work, lets it sit and it'll lock and go to sleep. They'll come back and unlock it and domain resources will ...
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Can I use a Ubuntu computer to connect to two IDENTICAL WiFi AP? [closed]

I encounter a problem when I'm trying to use a Ubuntu laptop computer to connect to two identical WiFi AP in the same time. On that laptop there are two WiFi NICs, one is embedded (say, Wifi-A) and ...
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WiFi Perimeter Fence

Is there a process to virtually dictate WiFi boundaries? For instance, confining WiFi to a small office. (This excludes directional antennas or faraday cages.) I was told this was implemented at an ...
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Use Access Point to extend network to remote computer without a wireless card

I am trying to set up a computer on a rolling cart so it can be move around the office to be wireless without actually having a wireless card in it. So I need to go from NIC to ethernet cable to ...
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Stress Test on Wi-Fi Acess Point

I installed a Wi-Fi access point in a school hall. About a thousand iPad App is going to use the iPad App via this AP to submit information to server. How can I ensure the AP is sufficient for such ...