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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Preventing local network access on wireless network

On our current network, we have a wireless router and a gigabit 16-port switch. If a machine connects to the wireless network, they have access to all of the local machines in the network. This can be ...
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Сan I configure FreeBSD to use DHCP or a static IP depending on the detected ssid?

I have a FreeBSD 8 machine which can use several wireless access points. I want it to use the first available network and automatically use DHCP or a static address as required. Is it possible under ...
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Wi-Fi Router with only Wi-Fi network creating

I have Linksys WRT-160NL Wi-Fi router with DD-WRT firmware on it. The problem is setting traffic shaping for IPs in router's Wi-Fi network. The only needed thing is to limit up/down speed to (say) 1Mb ...
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Linux NetBIOS name relay

I have a bridge, over WiFi, that is using parprouted to fudge ARP so that routing works. Is there anything like dhcrelay (which relays DHCP requests) but for NetBIOS (Windows File and Print Sharing) ...
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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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CentOS and Broadcom Wireless Drivers

I'm tired of reading, tired of trying to find a solution myself, that's why I decided to post my question. I'm following tutorial located at CentOS Wiki to install driver for my wifi device. ...
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Can not access network drives after installing new wireless router

My new wireless router is blocking access to company network drives. If i remove the router and connect directly to company network, i am able to access mapped network drives, but as soon as i connect ...
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What is the purpose of having multiple SSIDs [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Will segmenting wi-fi SSIDs limit the spread of viruses, trojans and the like? Seeing I am new to the world to networking and need to set up a router, what is the ...
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Will segmenting wi-fi SSIDs limit the spread of viruses, trojans and the like?

I have been championed to install a router that supports multiple SSIDs and being relatively new to the world of networking, would I be able to limit the spread of viruses and the like if I have users ...
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Wireless internet very slow when HD TV channel is on [closed]

I have cable and internet service with Comcast. I'm experiencing really slow speeds when an HD channel is on on my TV. I thought this may have to do with my splitter, but I foudn that this happens ...
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Updating / forcing usb wireless driver in Linux

I have a new USB WIFI stick Airlive X.USB-3. It's a a/b/g/n solution with dual external atennas based ar9170 chipset. http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Drivers/ar9170 website states that the ...
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Publishing an internal mail server to mobile clients using ISA Server 2004

First, let's start with a picture to illustrate my problem... Naturally, IP addresses have been obfuscated for security reasons. I have an internal LAN, 192.168.1.x behind ISA Server 2004. On this ...
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Long Range Wifi Equipment & Software

I am looking to set up a somewhat logn range WiFi "hot spot" that will cover a radius of about 100 - 200 metres. This network is meant to serve people in my building and adjacent buildings. It is a ...
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wpa_supplicant on lucid

I'm trying to get my wifi working through the command line, but I'm not having success. I generated the wpa_supplicant.conf with wpa_passphrase and I'm running wpa_supplicant -Dwext -iwlan0 -c ...
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NAP solutions for windows network

I am looking for a NAP solution for a network. Either an Appliance or software to run on a windows server. I have played with windows server 2008 r2 NAP but i dont think this is going to be a good ...
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WRT320N wireless router with lots of ipods connected

I want to use a WRT320N with DD-WRT as an (unprotected) access point for 80-120 iPods, iPhones, and other phones with wireless capability, as well as one wired desktop. Will this work at all (will I ...
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CentOS can I connect mobile and remotely from a laptop using another mobile connect to ssh or ssh -x?

Case: I placed one rack mounted server which has only intra-network activity (do not require any kind of internet access just for the service). Issues: But many times it requires remote access, in ...
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Customize browser homepage when connected to my WIFI router

I am a owner of a small coffee shop. We have plenty of information online(facebook, twitter, getsatisfication etc...) I am wondering that if I can customize my Wifi Router, so that we can offer links ...
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one particular laptop does not receive UDP broadcast messages

I am trying to debug a problem with a particular laptop which is running Ubuntu. We have a service which uses broadcast UDP messages, and this laptop is not receiving them on its wireless interface, ...
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How is it possible that multiple computers on a network are being maliciously redirected

Intermittently, and not at the same time, computers connected the network will redirect to Stop-online-piracy.com (may not want to go there). The domain responds with the source: <div ...
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How to get UCARP to work over wireless?

I would like to get ucarp to work over a wireless (802.11g) interface, but the packages is never seen on the wired end. The setup looks like this: Box1 (10.0.0.11, wireless) -- AP -- (10.0.0.13, ...
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Is Wifi fast enough for VDI VMware View or Citrix Xen

Looking to deploy View or Xen in my house, have a number of older laptops that aren't very quick running Windows 7. Figured I'd run them as VDI clients as I've got the server capacity. They'd be ...
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PCI Compliance: Wireless Analyzer that “Detects” rogue AP's on the LAN?

We're trying to fulfill the PCI Compliance requirement for a Wireless Analyzer that detects the presence of rogue AP's on the internal LAN. Questions: Are there a class of devices that will ...
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Method of connecting a switch to a router is correct?

I am a bit new to this and am attempting to help a friend form a home network and cannot access it currently, so this is only theory. He currently has four or five computer systems that all had used ...
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Determine the wireless network name from command-line in Linux

I use my personal laptop at both home and work and in both cases I mount nfs shares. I would like to automate the mounting of these shares as they are done every time I turn the laptop on. I can't ...
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Sonicwall TZ 210 Enhanced OS - Allow Wireless to talk VPN

Does anyone know how to allow the WLAN access to talk to a VPN subnet that is set up on a Sonicwall TZ 210 Enhanced? I got the WLAN (192.168.2.X) talking to the LAN (192.168.1.X), but I also need to ...
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Different Results of Scanning Wireless Networks

(1) I found that under Ubuntu, WICD and command "/sbin/iwlist wlan0 scan" give a little different list of wireless networks. Windows 7 also gives a slightly different list. For example, there is one ...
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Security tips for adding wireless AP to domain network?

I am researching best-practices for adding wireless to our existing domain network. My DHCP server is running Windows Server 03 Standard (not sure if thats useful). I am familiar with simple home ...
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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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Distributed wifi for medium-sized office [closed]

We're soon to be moving into office of 400m² that's an odd U shape. We'd like wireless coverage across the whole thing. It seems to me that distributed wi-fi is the answer (a controller managing two ...
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Extending physical network reach by daisy-chaining routers

An organization I help with operates in a large warehouse. Their network consists of a Clearwire modem hooked up to a consumer wireless router upstairs. Most people upstairs connect via secure wifi. ...
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Time Capsule giving high ping times for wireless

We've just set up an Apple Time Capsule for our network, and while things run fine in wired mode, with wireless mode ping time fluctuates wildly from 0.5 to 400ms: Ping from a Macbook Pro to ...
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What could cause wireless clients to lose a strong connection?

I am having an issue in a wireless network. There are about 10 wireless machines (laptops) connected to a server through a wireless router (Cisco E2000). Every once in a while a bunch of machines ...
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Looking for WLAN recommendation for medium-sized office [closed]

I am tasked with upgrading our WLAN in the office. I am looking for a low-maintenance solution I can deploy and forget about. I am looking at central controllers from e.g. Linksys, and then my plan ...
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Sonicpoint wifi users forced to log on via psk, then log in via web as well. How to disable?

It seems silly but I'm stumped after tearing up all the configuration options and researching. I can't find any way to prevent users having to log in via Sonicwall web authentication in addition to ...
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How to set up redirect on first web-access from wireless?

I've noticed a lot of open wireless access points will associate but won't forward your traffic until you attempt a web connection. This attempt is redirected to a TOU page. If I want to do ...
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What software for wireless redirect to TOU page?

What software is typically used to redirect users on a public WAP to a TOU page? For example, at McDonald's if you jump on their free wireless, you cannot SSH until first attempting to use a ...
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Do I need a 'wireless access point' or a router?

If I have a wired network with a DHCP-enabled router, do I need a wireless access point or a router to give wifi access to the office? Do all wifi routers have a mode for reverting to access points if ...
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Monitoring network usage according to IP address in Wireless network

Hiii, I have an internet connection which is shared by 8 users via an D-Link N150 wireless router. It is 1Mbps connection and we want that no one should download in excess when everyone is using the ...
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Custom router/wi-fi access

I'm looking for a way to restrict wi-fi access to devices on our network. I've got an external server running on an outside network which should authenticate the user access to the network. What ...
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wireshark not seeing all packets on WiFi

I'm using Wireshark on OSX, trying to sniff my home network over WiFi. While I can see packets that are sent to/from the host I'm sniffing on, I'm not seeing anything else that goes over the WiFi. ...
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Share an internet connection with Debian

Here's my current /etc/network/interfaces file on the "server": auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp name Wired Network auto ath0 iface ath0 inet static name ...
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Wifiidog iptables rules

Trying to get a wifidog installation working. We had it up, but when rewriting bash history into an install script, we keep running into problems with iptables. [root@wifidogdevel ~]# iptables -t ...
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Convert 3 broadband connection to single Wifi router via a PC

I heard its possible to connect three broadband connections to a single server and then create one WiFi router out of it. The setup I was told was: Three broadband connections - using 3 network ...
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How many failed pings are acceptable in a minute for a wireless network?

Quick question for you wireless gurus. If you ping a machine over a wireless network every .2 seconds, how many failed pings would be acceptable and "reliable" within a minute? This is an XP machine ...
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Display wireless channels currently in use

Is there any windows utility to display the wireless channels are currently in use by the available wireless networks? I'd like to be able to see what existing channels are using so I can try to ...
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How can I monitor my users' actions on my network?

I need to monitor users on my network. I currently use a captive portal router that gives users access and assigns them dynamic IP addresses. How can I monitor which sites my users are browsing and ...
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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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wireless access point

I'm hoping to get some suggestions for possible Wireless Access point/router models which will allow us to have two separate networks. We run an internal network on 10.x.x.x IP range where we have ...
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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 ...