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Can I reduce AP's network and system load with using 802.11b on 802.11g AP?

One of my customer uses 3 Linksys WAP200 AP. Recently, customer reports that they got low wireless speed(about 500kB/s) and low wireless connection reliability. (That means, wireless links keep ...
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0answers
17 views

Wireless internet connection via two enternet ports? [on hold]

I've tried searching for this via google, and here, but I'm proably not using the right terms for it. Anyway, a friend of mine recently got a 'new' (New to him) computer to replace his old laptop. He ...
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0answers
2 views

How can I get QoS over a WDS bridge on Cisco WAP551

I have two Cisco WAP551 devices bridging two physical locations wirelessly across the street from each other (200 feet, line-of-sight through a window). This is replacing a much, much older wireless ...
0
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0answers
13 views

Enable Monitor mode on 14e4:4365 with WL driver [on hold]

My network card does not support the b43 WiFi driver and i would like to put it into monitor mode. I was wondering if this was somehow possible with the wl WiFi driver. Maby a custom WL Driver that i ...
0
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0answers
19 views

WiFi Client Analytics [on hold]

Some of the Cisco Meraki technologies look really interesting. I am especially interested in what they refer to as anayltics, but I would class as tracking. Essentially the wifi hotspots listen for ...
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0answers
34 views

Public and Corporate Wifi - Sonicwall - Separate Public IP [closed]

I'll start with the setup, and get to what this post is actually about. Business has a static IP block coming in (ADSL). We have Windows Server 2003 that is used for Exchange Server / DNS / DHCP / ...
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1answer
48 views

USB hub or wirless router for synchronizing up to 50 tablets in charging cart

We are building a cart to secure and charge up to 50 Nexus 7 tablets. The tablets need to synchronize databases nightly. Range will not be an issue as the tablets will all be within about 5' of the ...
0
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1answer
26 views

Two different SSID's on the same chanel. Is it safe?

If I have multiple network, that have their SSID's on the same channel, can I go into monitor mode(of the wifi interface) and capture packets of the other SSID?
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2answers
32 views

Restrict access to service to WiFi users

I would like to restrict access to a cloud service based on the network where the requests are coming from. I have control over both the network, and the cloud service receiving requests from within ...
4
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1answer
44 views

How does an Access Point handle broadcast packets from the wired side?

I have an Cisco AP 1242AG autonomous AP connected to L2 switches. Let's say I have 100 wired devices each sending 2 broadcast UDP packets per second. Obviously these packets will reach the Access ...
0
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0answers
6 views

wpa_supplicant ignore some networks [migrated]

I am using wpa_supplicant and would like to add a rule so that my machine connects to any open network. I can do this with: network={ key_mgmt=NONE } Now I would like to blacklist some ...
0
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1answer
45 views

Connect Multiple Networks Wirelessly [closed]

I have a home network using a router to connect computers both wirelessly and with network cables. I also have another separate network about 10m away from my home network that is networked via ...
0
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1answer
26 views

software based captive portal for wide area [closed]

I'm trying to organise some wide wifi network imagine a small town with several wifi points when user is connected to a wifi point, device is redirected to captive-portal(cp) website where they must ...
0
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3answers
44 views

s/m business wifi access [closed]

At the moment my company is aiming to split offices. We are in a business park and remaining in the same building, this is only temporary, but several of us are moving into a smaller office about ...
0
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0answers
8 views

Router unable to connect to internet [migrated]

Background : My ISP has a web based authentication scheme . So when I first try to browse any site , it goes to the isp login page. Once logged in , further requests to web pages work fine . ISP has ...
1
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0answers
24 views

Why do some WiFi routers block multicast packets going from wired to wireless? [migrated]

I have worked with dozens of consumer grade WiFi routers, and they have been really hit-or-miss with this, though it seems to be getting better. Example of issue: A device that can be discovered ...
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0answers
17 views

Intermittent wifi connection issues even when right next to router (Linksys EA4500) [migrated]

I have a cable modem connected to a Linksys EA4500. We bought it to replace an aging router in hopes of it giving a better range in our apartment. The cable/router is in the front of the apartment ...
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0answers
13 views

Acces Point + Freeradius l + ldap

Hi everybody I'm trying to make my Access Point authenticate user with wpa2 entreprise. I'm using debian and I've already set up the ldap server and freeradius. A radtest with one of the ldap users ...
2
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1answer
19 views

How to configure an Extreme Networks Altitude 451 for stand-alone AP use?

I have an Extreme Networks Altitude 451 (15801) wireless N access point. It is usually set up and managed using a controller unit, but I am hoping it is possible to configure one of these to work ...
1
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0answers
15 views

Improbably high bitrate in the output of “iw wlan0 link”

I am trying to determine the bitrate of a wireless connection that uses the nl80211 driver on a Linux 2.6.39 machine. I am actually using a Netlink socket internally, but the effect is the same as ...
0
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5answers
114 views

Giving an IP address outside the network to the router to safely make it a switch?

In our office, all machines use IP address 192.168.0.x with subnet mask 255.255.255.0, the network setup is as below: We only had routerA before. But since its wireless signal is too weak (much ...
1
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1answer
169 views

Wireless Multicast Forwarding on OpenWRT

Good day! We need to connect an STB device over wi-fi to the router. STB uses multicast only. Using udpxy is not possible. Original firmware forwards multicast over wi-fi using mac changing ...
1
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0answers
24 views

Cisco 5508 - One WLAN not pulling from Windows DHCP

We have an existing Cisco 5508 doing all our WLAN/WAP functions. Windows 2008R2 DHCP server. There are currently 4 WLAN's, functioning properly. We are running out of addresses on our corporate ...
0
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2answers
43 views

2 WAN with separate routers, but need to be same network

My office has a 100mbps fibre internet and we connect all devices to it via a Netgear WNR3500L. I am thinking of subscribing to another 200mbps with another ISP (because the current ISP does not have ...
1
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1answer
36 views

What network/device info can be obtained from an iOS device connected to an 802.11u-enabled access point?

In order to perform some device security validations, I need canonical references to what device/hardware/network information can be obtained from an iOS device connected to an 802.11u-enabled access ...
0
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1answer
58 views

Radius Authentication

I will first tell you a little bit about how I am set up. I have wireless clients connecting to an ARUBA Mobility Controller using a RADIUS server for Authentication. I need to ensure I can get ...
3
votes
1answer
385 views

Configuring Cisco AIR-CAP-2602i as the only WLAN AP on the network

I apologise in advance I'm about half way through CCNA so I may be using incorrect terminology. I've been tasked with putting in a new network at work, topology as follows: Router Cisco 887VA-M-K9 | ...
0
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1answer
33 views

Wireless performance, normal results

Here is the setup: An IBM server machine connected to a TP-Link TL-WR1043ND (latest firmware). It is connected with a wired gigabit connection. An lenovo laptop with a centrino wireless-n 2230 and a ...
0
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1answer
118 views

GMail App (Android) not showing notifications behind corporate firewall

User has a Nexus 4 (running Android 4.4.2 KitKat). When an email arrives in their GMail account inbox the phone does not notify the user of the email. The user has to open the GMail app on the phone ...
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0answers
26 views

Wireless client bridge not working on network- any potentially workable alternatives? [closed]

I assist in the work of a small IT group of a department within a larger organization. The building we're in has not nearly enough connectivity for our needs, and so we've had a number of computers ...
1
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1answer
88 views

Practical Limits of Configuring WLAN SSIDs via Group Policy on Windows 7

Is there a practical limit to the number of SSIDs that can be configured on a single WLAN profile via Group Policy on Windows 7? I am thinking about hundreds of SSIDs in a single WLAN profile. ...
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0answers
33 views

Android device cant access a website

The company i work for is having a weird problem. They have a website. You can access their website from any device, anywhere, easily. But when we are in the office, android device that are on ...
2
votes
1answer
96 views

Detailed statistics using Ubiquiti UniFi hardware

I'm using UniFi manager to manage 10+ sites with 3-5 hotspots per site, and I look for more detailed statistics that the one offered by UniFi manager, such as: following an user through different ...
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2answers
1k views

Blocking WhatsApp and other IM traffic

In my office, I have set up a linux machine as router and provide internet connectivity to all clients. Behind this linux router I have set up a cisco wireless router, with which I have made internet ...
1
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0answers
38 views

Guest wireless. HP to Cisco VLANs

I'm having trouble getting guest Internet access working. I have HP V-M200 WAPs and a Cisco RV042G for internet and a HP 1910 switch in the middle. I created a second Wireless Community/SSID on the ...
0
votes
1answer
118 views

Domain name works with 3G connection but not on WiFi

I'm an administrator on two different SBS 2011 servers. Both servers are running MS Exchange. They are on different physical location, different hardware, different domains both internally and ...
0
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1answer
114 views

Airport Extreme mesh over Ethernet?

I have purchased three Airport Extreme routers. I have a cable modem in one room that currently feeds into our primary router (which I want to replace with an Extreme), which feeds into a switch, ...
0
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0answers
68 views

Laptop using DHCP lease from another network

We have a laptop with intermittent wifi connectivity problems. Rebooting often helps. Today while digging around I noticed that its DHCP IP address and gateway are not addresses on our subnet. The ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

wifi router bridged mode buffer size

I got burst of packets transmitted on a wifi router (Ubiquiti Picostation 5) in bridged mode. The burst is 200 UDP packets 1kB each transmitted in approx. 40ms which gave me approx. 5MB/s ~ 40 Mbps ...
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votes
0answers
84 views

Tcpdump stops capturing wifi data while running in the background

I have a problem capturing wifi data using tcpdump while running in the background. OK, lets get some facts: my wifi-device is named wlan0 wlan0 is in monitor mode (that's what I want) I'm using ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

wireless where to scan

I am using a wireless network scanner to analyze signal strength around my place and assign the best channel on my AP which is not overlapped with other APs. Where is the best place to scan; near the ...
2
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0answers
178 views

Wireless router country codes: what issues can these actually cause?

Running the network diagnostics tool on my Mac, I get a messaging about "Conflicting Country Codes" stating that: "A nearby wireless router has been detected which is identifying itself as ...
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1answer
98 views

Why Might My Office Network Have Two Routers? [closed]

I am no network admin. But I am the in-house IT guy for a small firm with, what appears to be, a fairly complex office network. The network has two routers, the first goes into the network through a ...
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1answer
149 views

How do routers combine WAN and LAN traffic (packet data over wifi and ethernet)? [closed]

In my office, we have a leased line connection which is shared by some 20 users over wi-fi. This causes congestion on the router's end, resulting in slow speed due to high packet drops (and consequent ...
1
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1answer
157 views

Mirror network packets from WiFi to Ethernet in an ASUS Router RT N53

I have an ASUS RT N53 router, running the default firmware (Linux 2.6.22 with busybox and uclibc). I need to capture data packets from some Wi-Fi devices I have connected to that router (iPad and some ...
0
votes
0answers
113 views

hostapd dynamically show/hide ssid

Im trying to have simple connection saturation algorithm for a bunch of nodes running hostapd. On having max_num_sta connection, I want hostapd to move into hidden ssid mode (ignore_broadcast_ssid = ...
0
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1answer
59 views

Is it possible to restrict the connection duration per client on the router (say with OpenWRT)?

How to limit the connection duration per client per period (say, one MAC-address can connect only for 3 hours per week to the network). Where could be defined such a rule? In the firewall? So the ...
0
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0answers
53 views

Would a high wifi beacon rate from a neighboring network cause problems on my network?

I am using Aerohive APs on my network. Every day or two, there's an incident where one of the APs gives clients virtually no throughput. A restart restores performance to normal. Looking at the AP's ...
0
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0answers
37 views

Connecting to Aerohive APs from Laptops running Win. 7 using authentication from a Windows 2008 domain server

I have deployed a wireless network using Aerohive access points. 2 of them are set up as radius servers. I want my users to be able to use the same user name and password they use when they log onto ...
0
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2answers
47 views

Wireless Clients unable to connect to internet

Our small office network consists of 2 windows 2008 servers, and 14 workstations (8 running windows 7 and 6 running windows xp) and 1 router(wired/wireless). The main server has DHCP, DNS, Active ...