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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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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home network bridge + access point [migrated]

I want to create a wired bridge to a wifi setup a firewall + intrusion detection and then setup a wifi-access point for lan-out I currently have a d-link 1200 extender setup as bridge, my desktop ...
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Router behind router [migrated]

To extend my wireless upstairs I salvaged a second router and have been trying to set it up so that: SSID matches with primary router Password matches with primary router Secondary router: Dlink ...
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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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Hostapd Debugging while Background [migrated]

I am running a debian based OS (Bananian) on a Banana Pro single board computer which is based off a Raspberry Pi. The access point is working fine, however I am now trying to also scan for wifi ...
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WiFi security using IEEE 802.1X - how secure is it? [migrated]

My company's set-up involves a single AP (TPlink) that is configured to authenticate clients using RADIUS. All works well, but: on a regular WPA/WPA2 network, once you have the PSK, you are able to ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...