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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Find connected android device location on my wireless router [on hold]

I have WiFi home router secured with WPA2-AES. Today I found a new device connected with IP 192.168.1.8 which is not mine. I have its MAC address and IP and the host name like this: IP address: ...
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Cisco 3850 and 2602I Access Point not Broadcasting

I have a Cisco 3850 WLC and a 2602i access point in lightweight mode. The AP is showing up as registered in the WLC but no SSID's are broadcasting on the AP. I have enabled telnet on the AP so I know ...
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If network card supports 802.11n, does it mean it supports 5ghz band? [on hold]

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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ath0 wi-fi connection breaks [migrated]

Can't hold wi-fi connection in hostapd mode. Sometimes it's good, sometimes not, yesterday all day wi-fi works, today no chance even to connect. % more /etc/rc.conf wlans_ath0="wlan0" ...
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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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making dnsmasq listen on only one interface [migrated]

I have dnsmasq running on a raspberry pi w/Raspbian. The pi has a wifi stick on wlan0 and is connected to the local network/internet on eth0. My goal is to have dnsmasq resolve all hosts to the pi's ...
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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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Centos 7 x64, RT3290 [migrated]

I use Centos 7 on Asus X550L uname -a Linux egor 3.10.0-229.4.2.el7.x86_64 #1 SMP Wed May 13 10:06:09 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux lspci | grep -i network 03:00.0 Network controller: ...
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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 ...
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Router dies on wifi usage

We're having a Netgear WGR614v2 router, and as soon as a device generates some WiFi Traffic, the router completely dies. By opening http://9gag.com/ I can reproduce the problem. $ ping 192.168.0.1 ...
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2 networks on unmanageable switch [closed]

I have 2 ISP's in my office and both are connected in one switch. One is TATA and one is ACT. TATA will release IP's from their server (100.118.11.1 series). I have connected AP's in my switch, so ...
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How to use two different ISP on same LAN with one Ethernet switch?

Sorry if same question is asked on Stackoverflow. I searched and tried some configuration but are not working in my case. I have a LAN with 6 machines which are on same network (each other can be ...
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Wireless Lan: 2.4 and 5.0GHz bands into single SSID?

At the moment I do not need to set up, vlans to split traffic from different APs or bands, so I was wondering if is it a good idea to just have an SSID for all the APs, both 2.4 and 5.0 bands. What ...
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Aironet 1252 not booting

I have a 1252 Aironet AP that does not boots up. I've plugged the console cable, but displays nothing. After connecting power via PoE, I just got the radio LED on red after 5 seconds. I've checked ...
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SSH/SFTP over WiFi issues

Some time ago we have purchased a Wireless Controller (AIR-CT2504-K9) with few Access Points (MIMO 3x3). The number of users on one access point is around 20-25 simultaneously. As I have understood ...
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Cannot reach another station in wireless LAN

I have two stations (A and B) connected to the same wireless LAN by a wireless router (R). These stations and the router are placed in a crowded location and sometimes they fail to communicate (e.g. I ...
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Microsoft NPS Radius Proxy - Framed-IP-Address Empty

I'm trying to use Microsoft's NPS as a radius proxy, but for some reason it's not forwarding the Framed-IP-Attribute in the accounting requests. I have a Meru wireless controller, Smoothwall web ...
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Authenticate WLAN using Hostname in Access Group

The hardware is Cisco APs and Windows 7 Enterprise clients, which currently allows users to authenticate based on an Access Group in AD. We're looking at instead of users account, using the actual ...
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Run scheduled task on wireless connection

I'm trying to set up a completely wireless office, with mostly Windows 7 and a few Windows 8 clients, and one problem I've run into is login scripts. The security guys don't want to allow machine ...
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Restrict hostapd wireless client from talking to eachother

How can I keep a wireless client of hostapd from talking to a wired client on the same network or another wireless client on the same network? Here's my network topology: [wired client] --> ...
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Meru wireless access point to controller traffic - packet analysis

We have been having persistent issues with a laptop cart in one of our buildings. The Problem The laptop cart contains (20) Lenovo E531 (i5) laptops running Windows 7 Pro connecting to our greater ...
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Suggestions required on how to allow users access to WiFi Captive Portals when roaming

I have written a script that will turn the proxy settings off and back on again after an allotted period but you often need to open up Internet Options > Connections > LAN Settings and click OK for ...