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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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? [on hold]

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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Why does Windows 8 refuse to connect to my WiFi repeater even though it has a much stronger signal than the access point it repeats? [migrated]

I recently installed a WiFi repeater in my small business. It is truly a "repeater" in that it does not broadcast a duplicate SSID or its own SSID, but rather is joined to the same SSID from the ...
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Openwrt bridging issue between wireless and ethernet port [migrated]

I've this scenario: an AP connected to the STA wirelessly, the AP is a DHCP server I have following configurations in /etc/config/network of the AP: config interface lan option ifname 'eth1 ...
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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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How to enhance wireless signal on 3rd floor? [migrated]

Scenario: 3 floor townhouse (top floor, middle floor, first floor AND basement) Verizon Fios Wireless Modem/Router in basement The 4 ethernet ports on the router are connected to various ethernet ...
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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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How to switch wifi channel without dropping connection? [migrated]

We are developing small internet connected device that connects via wifi and does some work. It is controlled via mobile app. For configuration purposes we use wi-fi module that can work in both STA ...
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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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WiFi range extender drops connection after a day. Rebooting main router fixes it [migrated]

I have an issue which I can't seem to get to the bottom of. My main router works great, but to increase the range I recently added a WiFi range extender. The range extender was easy to set up, and ...
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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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DLink DAP-2310 wifi with internet access only? [migrated]

I have a DLink DAP-2310 access point connected via LAN to a router (Fritz!Box) with internet access. I want to configure the access point to provide a wifi network that gives internet access only, no ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...