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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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255 views

Add Access Point to Sonicwall TZ100

I have a SonicWall TZ-100 configured with two private networks, 192.168.1.x LAN and 192.168.10.x WLAN. The WLAN is bridged to the WAN so traffic goes direct out through the WLAN and never access our ...
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Identifying wireless access points - do programs interfere?

I'm planning to do some checking what kind of wireless access points are around in the company building to see if rogue or disallowed ones and was thinking of either taking kismet for a walk or doing ...
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161 views

WAP + Ethernet Switch Configuration

I need about 20-25 Ethernet connections so I guess a switch is the only way to go. My question is does a wireless access point create a new network (would it make the wireless network a separate ...
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1answer
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What's the point of Load Balancing between multiple SSID on the single wireless AP device?

I have a Cisco WAP4410N AP device. Since yesterday, it is supposed to serve a network of about 15 (max 20) clients at the same time, but not all clients will be using bandwidth simultaneously, since ...
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Wireless Access Point connection benefits over Wireless Routers

While I was doing research on wireless connection limits, I stumbled upon this question. Zypher's answer seems to suggest connection capacity benefits of wireless access points over wireless routers. ...
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wireless network for about 100 clients using home-grade equipment [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? Let me say that I have already read a similar question here - High client density, low cost wifi network? However, I do not ...
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1answer
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lightweight access point?

Im moving from an all in one to a router + access point. In doing googling and reasearch and talking to friends I ended up with router - cisco rv016 wifi access point - airnet 1142 lightweight ...
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268 views

Extending the wired internal network to wireless by using PoE Access Points

Today we're running a Mikrotik 1100AHx2 at our office where we've four floors on different subnets. Now I'm looking in to setting up a Wireless network spanning across these floors using Access ...
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Wireless network with 6 routers

I have 5 internal Wi-Fi routers (DrayTek Vigor2110n). These routers are intended to supply Internet connectivity for visitors of the site within the open area, without aloowing access to the internal ...
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How to get 2.4ghz wifi to work in an area with high interference

I'm having issues getting consistant wifi working in my office. We are in a highly built up area with lots of office blocks around us. I know i should change the channels to e.g. 1,6,11 or something ...
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Portable, battery-powered, wireless access point, ethernet adapter [on hold]

I am in need of an adapter that will convert an ethernet port into a wireless access point. I have found a handful of devices, but I'm unable to find a device that is battery powered. Does a ...
0
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2answers
767 views

Setting up private and guest WiFi from Windows Server 2008 R2 for non profit (~20 users)

I'm about to set up a wireless network with a Active Directory domain. The problem is that the desktops they have at the office should connect via AD so they get access to shared resources, gp etc. ...
0
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1answer
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Troubleshooting Aruba 92 Access Point

We have an Aruba wireless system with five current access points and a virtual controller. I have just purchased another (Aruba 92) access point and can't get the controller to recognize it. The power ...
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2answers
70 views

Wireless AP on different routers

I have a Linksys WAG320N Wireless N router and a Belkin Wireless N router. The Linksys is acting as a modem and DHCP server, and I want to set up the Belkin as an AP. Is there any reason this ...
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Slowest wireless client dictates the connection quality of all others?

Not sure if this is the place to ask this, but I couldn't find a more appropriate StackExchange site. I heard that the quality of wireless connection follows the law of the lowest common denominator - ...
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1answer
175 views

Wifi hosts can't contact one another (but wired hosts on the same vlan can)

Our current network is vlan'd, and the wifi network is on its own separate vlan (130). To connect to the 130 vlan, you connect to the access point (a HP MSM310), which is connected to an HP Procurve ...
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2answers
130 views

Tool to troubleshoot wireless connections

Having a lot of issues with a wireless network with multiple APs sharing the same SSID. I have a tool I use on my android phone (wifianalyzer) that is helpful, but I need a more comprehensive set of ...
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Wireless Access Point - Can't ping other machines on the wireless network

I have a wireless access point (Netgear), and I have it setup so that it has an IP address in the current subnet (let's say 192.168.2.0, subnet mask of 255.255.255.0). The machine that it is ...
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1answer
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Wireless Network Issue, Disconnecting Randomly From Network

I'm having an odd problem with my wireless network. Here is the background information: Server (Windows Server 2008) 1 to 10 end user machines connecting to the network Layer 3 Access Point (Asus ...
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3answers
210 views

Connect Wireless and Wired network

What is the best solution to connect a wireless to a wired network, so that both get their IP from one DHCP server and can communicate with each other as if they were the same network? The wireless ...
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1answer
370 views

Looking for a pci wireless card for a ubuntu-based access point. Any recommendations?

I have recently been trying to setup a wireless access point on a small ubuntu server, but the wifi card doesn't seem to be compatible. Its a Dlink DWA-552, which I was hoping would work, but the ...
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1answer
283 views

How can I determine which house is originating a WiFi signal? [closed]

A buddy of mine used to make money by going to houses that had unsecured wireless networks, explaining the risks, and charging them $25 to turn on encryption. The hardest part is figuring out which ...
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Using Ubuntu 10.04 as access point

Is there an easy way to configure Ubuntu laptop as access point? Sometimes when I only have cable connection to the internet I would like to give my gadgets access to the internet using WiFi. Is it ...
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1answer
349 views

HP/3com 9552 802.11n AP won't let some clients connect

I splurged and bought an HP/3com 9552 802.11a/b/g/n access point. Like most enterprise-grade access points, it has very fine-grained configuration options. I'm pretty sure I've configured it ...
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2answers
868 views

config a router to act as a client and access another wireless router/network, wag120n

I currently have a WAG120N( http://www.linksysbycisco.com/EU/en/support/WAG120N) router and I would like to know if it's possible to configure it to connect to a different wireless network(WEP with no ...
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682 views

Setting up a transparent proxy

I am looking at setting up some kind of visitor wireless access for our company however our internet connections all run through a external proxy. After many wasted hours explaining to visitors how ...
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1answer
82 views

Installing WAP 2 for student access with Wireless laptops

I want students that have domain user accounts to be able to bring their laptops to school. I have setup a radius IAS and created a self signed cert. I have chosen to allow domain users to have ...
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2answers
599 views

How to pragmatically control acces to Wi-Fi network

Considering this scenario, At coffee bar you order the drink and get bill for that, On bill there is key for Wi-Fi network which is going to be valid for next X hours. I want to try realize something ...
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1answer
264 views

Cisco 1242 WAP Bridging

I'm looking to connect two facilities with a a pair of Cisco 1242 access points and am looking for advice on configuration. We have multiple VLANs running that will need to be passed through the ...
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Access points fighting for dominance?

We have a small office with a large number of wireless devices (a mixture of desktop machines, laptops, and wifi-enabled phones) all working from a single Apple Airport Extreme which extends our wired ...
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2answers
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Macs don't connect to wifi access point but PCs will

So, as a side project I'm going to try and figure out why the wifi APs in my building exhibit the following behavior: - They typically allow all types of computers to connect without issues - ...
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Cisco Aironet (802.11n models): how to put a WEP128 ssid and a WPA/WPA2 ssid on the same radio?

I'm using a Cisco AIR-1252AG (IOS 12.4(10b)JDA3) and I must provide both a WEP128 wlan (for compatibility with older embedded devices, this will go to a firewalled vlan) and a WPA2 (WPA1 would be ok ...
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Questions about overlapping wifi access points

I have a few questions about wifi. Say we have a small campus with a set of wifi access points in most buildings, one each for channels 1, 6, and 11. It's not exactly that clean, but that's the ...
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1answer
925 views

How to use the mode master with the ath5k driver?

In this page, they says that we can use the AP mode with the ath5k driver since linux 2.6.31 I am using Ubuntu Karmic with : linux 2.6.31-16-generic I would like to share my eth0 WAN connection ...
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690 views

Best dual band A/B/G/N wireless router/ap for Linux [closed]

I am looking for the best A/B/G/N dual band (simultaneous) router or access point that can be flashed with community firmware like dd-wrt or openwrt. In the past I have used the WRT54G series from ...
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3answers
265 views

Auth wireless access though an http server

I'm the admin of a wireless network ... but as most people aint expert there seem to be a general problem connecting to it ... as we are using WPA Enterprise, so on windows platforms there are some ...
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How to modify packets on the fly

I want to setup a wireless infrastructure network wherein the access point has the ability to modify certain packets on the fly. For example, the AP should be able to modify an HTTP request from a ...
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3answers
628 views

Recommended access point with remote management

As a bit of background, one of my primary responsibilities at my day job is wireless, but we're running about 1,000 APs, all the higher-end BlueSocket and Meru stuff with the expensive controllers. I ...
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Aruba Wireless Controller 200 and AP70 manual

I have an Aruba wireless system that is currently in use but there is no documentation from the previous person in charge. I have no manuals or login information for the wireless controllers and APs. ...
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Average Clients Simultaneously Accessing a WAP?

We have two (sometimes three in that area) mobile carts of ~20 MacBooks accessing the network using Cisco Access Points, the model numbers of which I don't have handy at the moment. But we're trying ...
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How can I tell when a Mac switches access points?

I want to be able to tell when a MacBook (running OS 10.5) switches from one wireless access point to another. In the building I am in, with several wireless access points (all Airport Extremes, all ...
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Is there any open source solution for controlling multiple Access Points from a central server?

This question stems from an answer to one of my previous questions. In that answer, Oskar Duveborn says the following: Most likely there are some open source alternatives perhaps with custom ...
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Resetting Cisco Aironet 1100 to factory defaults

Can't find anything online elsewhere, bought the piece on ebay used.. It's out of warranty, Cisco won't have anything to do with telling me how. HELP!
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Wifi latency?

I'm wondering, is there any wifi latency problems? Like, say this was taken to an extreme though. Like we had a wifi repeater. The repeater consisting of a receiver, which then immediately repeats the ...
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Share LAN network through Wifi in Linux

I have an ubnutu server connected to internet by an ethernet cable to a router. I would like to share the Internet connection by a Wifi usb dongle connected to the server. What are the possible ways ...
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commercial access points

What are some of the popular commercial access points which I can plug righ into my network? I am running all sonicwall devices. I am aware that sonicwall has a AP, however, I am trying to avoid their ...