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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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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Cannot ping to default gateway from computer inside private network [migrated]

I have one desktop PC, laptop and android mobile. I have created a WiFi hotspot on my desktop PC so that I can use my internet on mobile as well on a laptop and it's working great, but now I want to ...
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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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Can't re-connect to wifi [migrated]

I'm running Kubuntu 14.04 with plasma desktop. The problem is every time I need to connect to wifi, I have to change my SID in router for Kubuntu to be able to connect. Whenever I don't change the ...
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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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connecting wifi module to proxy server [closed]

I have a wifi module with micro-controller , but my college wifi uses proxy, SO how can I program proxy credentials in my C program so that my wifi module connected to micro-controller can connect to ...
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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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Setting up port forwarding on secondary router with restricted config access to primary router [closed]

I can connect to Router 1 over wifi which is connected to the internet. Router 1 has its own set DNS ip address set and no ports being forwarded. I do not have access to Router 1's config ...
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Intel Edison Ubilinux as distro I am getting FAILED Starting advanced IEEE 802.11 management: hostapdrmdir[ctrl_interface]: No such file or directory [migrated]

I am attempting to setup my Intel Edison WiFi as an Access Point. The Edison is running Ubilinux as the distro. I followed this forum post to setup the Edison as an Access Point: ...
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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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How do I reach devices on a DIY wireless access point? (different subnet) [migrated]

The wireless component of my router started suddenly flaking and dropping connections, so I improvised a WAP from an old netbook, wired to this router. I'm very ignorant about networking so I'm sure ...
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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 ...
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WRT160NL Linksys Cisco Wifi router

There is a WRT160NL Cisco Wifi router, and has to decrease the wifi range, so it cannot go outside of the office. I tried to find this settings on the admin page, but I have not found yet. Does ...
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Monitor bandwidth consumption for all connected PC over wifi

We have two internet connection connected to individual wifi router (beetel) in our office, lately i am experiencing very slow internet connection or frequent connection drops, when complained to ISP, ...
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Authenticating devices instead of users via PEAP/Radius

Our Cisco Aironet AP uses Radius to authenticate against our Active Directory via our Network Policy Server (NPS). For my users, on their domain-managed laptops and BYO devices (such as laptops, ...
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Accessing localhost over WiFi by name [migrated]

This is my configuration: 1. Ubuntu 14.04 LAMPP server (localhost). 2. WiFi Access Point on ubuntu server. 3. Android device connected to WiFi access point. I can access localhost from android device ...
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Do I need to change my Notebook WiFi card? [migrated]

I saw a lot of topics about WiFi, noisy, high RTT. I do made some troubleshootings and I conclude that maybe I need change my mini PCI WiFi card. OS: Win 7 x64 WiFi card: RaLink RT3090 - Version ...
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How to link hostapd to physical wireless card via ethernet?

I want to separate the software and physical part of an access point into two different equipments. As a first step, I have installed hostapd in an Ubuntu server machine. How can we link hostapd to a ...
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Configure /etc/config/wireless file to switch to AP mode when client not connected [migrated]

I'd like to be able to configure the /etc/config/wireless file such that when either of these conditions are met, the router (OpenWrt) goes into AP mode: There is no WiFi network configured by the ...
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802.11 standarts and guard interval

I have some troubles with 802.11 standarts. Supposing, we have AP and station connected to this AP. The parameters of wireless network are 802.11ac, 20MHz, ch64, for example. Short guard interval is ...
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Port Mirroring on Wireless router

I will be going on site to help hotel manager to identify who is using P2P (torrents) in hotel and abusing network usage for other guests. Easy option would be 1. Port Mirroring on wireless router ...
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Cluster computing over Wifi

I was recently reading about Cluster Computing and how it used Ethernet as preferred interface. My question is why not use WiFi? It has a 300Mbps (802.11n) throughput and without all the wiring ...
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Extend wireless LAN with several access points?

To extend the area of my wireless LAN I thought on buying a couple of wireless access points and giving them the same SSID + Security (WPA2) + Channel and all connecting them by LAN with the same ...
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iPhone Network Stack Failure on Wi-Fi

I have been debugging an issue related to iPhones in our enterprise environment. I have hit some walls and wanted to request a little help. Details: iPhone issue is intermittent effecting a ...
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Port forwarding to different subnet

I have two routers: router A with internet access, and router B acting as wireless access point. Devices are attached to router B via ethernet. I need to forward some ports to PCs attached to router ...
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HP Radio Port 210 web configuration

We acquired used WiFi system to provide better wlan for the customers in our hostel. The switch is HP PROCURVE 5406zl and we have 50 or so HP PROCURVE RADIO PORT 210 access points. I set up the ...
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AP-controller through switch

I am looking to use a H3C WX3024E controller for the wireless network. The building will require about 48 AP. The question is; since the controller only has 24 ports, do I use 2 controllers or can the ...
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Planning an Hotel Wireless service [closed]

I have a project to set up a 14 stories Hotel with Wireless Internet access. There are 42 rooms in total and there is existing Cat 5e cabling with IDF on 5 floors. What are the general steps to ...
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Small Office WiFi config for iPhones

I purchased an ASUS RT-AC66u wireless router for use in a small office. I have the router configured as an access point, DHCP is turned off. It is using a static IP of 10.10.10.251. My DHCP server ...
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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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HotSpot: Session Failed after Login with Phone Embedded Browsers

Some phones have their embedded browser when they are connecting to HotSpot. (For example in iPhone (iOS) or Windows Phone 8.1). The problem is after login into these browsers (with embedded ...
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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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A way to whitelist (or blacklist) https connections

I am trying to create a captive portal using WifiDog, AuthPuppy and Squid. We want to provide access only to a selected number of resources, e.g 2-3 websites and the App Stores (Apple and Google). ...
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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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Captive portal and walled internet

I am creating a tour guide app which visitors can download when they arrive on location. There will be a Hotspot to which they connect, they will get a welcome page with instruction (and a button to ...
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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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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 ...