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 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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Is that Wifi co-channel interference? [closed]

I've read many subjects about WiFi interference but I'm still not 100% satisfied about the problem I encountered. Well, I have my own Internet connection and my own WiFi 2.4Ghz router on channel 11 ...
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Chromebook Unable to See SSID [closed]

I have a Toshiba CB30 Chromebook that is unable to see my home network SSID. Both Windows PCs and Android phones can both see and connect to the network fine but the Chromebook can't see it. I have ...
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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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Draytek 2860 appears to be blocking DNS queries [closed]

I have a custom-built Wifi "Hotspot" setup which is built like this: Draytek Vigor 2860 router connects to the Internet (via ADSL), no custom setup other than settings for connecting to our ISP via ...
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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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Default “connect automatically” to disabled for new wireless networks [migrated]

I'm using Gnome NetworkManager and I don't want my wireless attempting to connect automatically to any network. For an individual network to which you have already attempted to connect, this is easy ...
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Can not delete properly ARP Table

I have the feeling that I can not delete completely my ARP table on my Mac with the last OS Yosemite. Here is what I do : Device A with IP "IP-A" is connected to the LAN with wifi I ping "IP-A" I ...
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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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Is there a way to determine location of client devices on WiFi networks?

To be precise: I am in charge of the network in a hotel spa resort and would like to track WiFi clients as they join/leave and move around the network using 4 or more Access points. the idea is to ...
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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 ...
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Is there any reason for those network sign-ins? [closed]

What I mean by that is, when you connect to a public place's WiFi hotspot, you can log in without a password, but then you have to go to the browser and click a button to log in. Is there any reason ...
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Windows 8.1 Limited Connectivity (on Steroids)

About two weeks ago we performed maintenance on our on-premise infrastructure in our office. Including applying updates to our Hyper-V-based virtual hosts, as well as our SAN. We also modified some ...
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Same number of clients - multiple WAPs vs Single WAP

We purchased a device that acts as a WAP through which you can connect a mobile device and share its content onto a projector or tv. My question is - if we have multiple deployments of this device, ...
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Monitor WiFi association attempts

I'm using hostapd to create an access point and I was wondering if there's any way for me to get an output of current or recent association attempts. Ideally I'd like to see the MAC ID and any other ...
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Connect multiple times to the same wifi network [closed]

Is it possible to connect multiple times (with different MAC addresses) to the same wifi network with just one network card? Is there already a tool to do this?
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How to monitor/log wireless events including failed authorization attempts?

Is it possible to log wireless events including failed authorization attempts? I have two access points and also would like to see, which one is serving which client and see when client is connected ...
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What happens when a switch goes offline? and can they be easily exploited through open wifi?

I have two simple questions regarding switches: When a router/ proxy server/ dns host fails, they tend to not allow any packets through. Is this the same with a switch? A switch is connected to 3 ...
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Is it possible to change wireless router BSSID? [closed]

I suspect someone is trying to hack our wireless network. I've stopped broadcasting the SSID, but assuming they've already attempted to gain access in the past they could have the BSSID stored, which ...
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Why do most 300mbps router have 100 mbps and not 1 Gigabit WAN port?

I am planning to buy a 300 mbps single band router. While researching on the internet, i found that most 300mbps single band routers have 10/100 mbps WAN port. If my Wireless router can be deliver ...
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EAP-PWD with FreeRADIUS 3

I'm trying to setup EAP-PWD using FreeRADIUS 3. However, I can't get it to work and documentation is virtually non-existent. Thus, I don't know whether the problem I'm running into is a ...
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Inter-Controller roaming between Juniper and Cisco AP

Corporate network is mainly composed of Cisco WLC and Lightweight APs. They are all using Wireless G and N. The office is asking to deploy Juniper WLC and APs to a new space in the office. I'm ...
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iptables command to get bytes used by specific ip on port 443

I have hosted a WiFi network and i need to monitor data usage by every IP address on port 443(https) Here is the iptables rule used to share INTERNET from eth0 to wlan0 sudo iptables -t nat -A ...