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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How to remote everything ( KVM like switch eg. VGA, usb Mouse and usb keyboard) over network / wifi [closed]

Does anyone know how i can forward mouse, keyboard and vga data over the web? So i can remotely control pc's like on a KVM switch? The only thing is, a KVM switch requires you to have a physical ...
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Why my firewall rules aren't working in my NanoStation m2?

I have two NanoStation m2 as AP and Repeater for a wireless network (make them device1 and device2), both working in BRIDGE mode. Both devices are connected as WDS pairs to each other because they ...
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WIFI connection drops for two devices, fine for all others

Our brand new DLINK 880L dual band router isn't playing nice with all of our devices. Two Win 10 laptops (brand new) are experiencing connection drops almost immediately after connecting to 2.4GHz ...
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Windows 8.1 Internet Connection Sharing has been disabled by network administrator

I have a surface pro with Windows 8.1, I'm trying to share my tethered wireless android connection with a firewall connecting to my Surface for testing. When I right click on my wireless adaptor and ...
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Freeradius not expanding “Calling-Station-Id” attribute in LDAP search

I'm trying to do PEAP-MSCHAPv2, then do a LDAP search to verify the user is in the correct group AND see if there MAC address is under a otherLoginWorkstation entry. If you look in the logs, ...
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Wierd behaviour of a network printer

I have this network: network diagram A router connected to the internet. An acces-point connected to this router and broadcasting the A ssid. Another acces point configured as bridge on A and ...
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Use mail attribute for 802.1x RADIUS authenticatioon with Microsoft NPS

We have run a Cisco WiFi network that uses 802.1x to authentication logins against Active Directory. Employees login using their UPN prefix, and all works well. For various reasons we'd like users ...
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Disable WiFi management on Windows 8 using Active Directory

We have a domain composed by a Windows Server 2012R2 that controls 40 laptop with Windows 8 connected via WiFi. Our goal is to prevent users to disconnect the wifi or, even worst, connect to other ...
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Router - huge difference in Tx vs. Rx

I have two computers: (B) Banana Pi - 1 Gigabit Ethernet, Wi-Fi (supports 802.11n) (D) Desktop PC - 1 Gigabit Ethernet, Wi-Fi (2x2 MIMO, supports 802.11n) And (R) Mikrotik RouterBOARD RB951G-2HnD ...
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Querying supported 802.11 protocols through WMI?

Is it possible to query a network adapters supported 802.11 protocols through WMI? The computers I'm trying to do this on are all running windows 7 professional. I know it's possible to look up the ...
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udp packet delays in my dedicated WIFI network - can i force UDP nodelay over wifi?

I have a dedicated app and network development for passing UDP packets over a wireless network. The totality of the network is a PC (Mac OSX or Linux) which sends the packet-->router/AP-->WIFI ...
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Real time Rssi from Clients from a Cisco WLC

I have a Cisco WLC and different LWAPPs. What I am looking for is a way to be able to get in the WLC the rssi of all connected clients. For the moment I am able to access through SNMP to the ...
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MikroTik Configuration - Add a Public Wireless Router (internet only) to Office LAN

Goal Provide internet access for employees' personal devices without providing access to the internal network. Equipment Netgear WNDR4500v2: Wireless router intended for the guest network (has ...
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wifi bridge and traceroute

I have 2 wireless bridges connected to DSL. I'd like see the path of my connection from my pc to internet. traceroute works at layer 3, bridges works at layer 2. Is there a command like traceroute ...
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how to know what Wireless access point is used by a windows workstation

I have multiple access points serving the same SSID. When some workstations experience WIFI issues, I need to know remotely what AP is currently being used to I can look at its state and maybe reboot ...
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Is there an ethernet header in IEEE 802.11

I have been capturing some packets over wifi using wireshark for analysis. If I captured IEEE 802.11 frames on an interface in monitor mode. If I capture an IEEE packet on an open network without ...
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Do WiFi APs on same channel still interfere at a farther range (-70+)?

I am aware that the most common channels for the 2.4Ghz band are (1 ,6 ,11). They are non-overlapping. I also know that channel 6 is the default for most routers, if not set to auto. I am wondering ...
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Request times out frequently while accessing wordpress site [closed]

I have a multi domain linux hosting from bigrock.com and I am running 3 wordpress websites. For past two days I am facing an issue. I would be grateful if someone can provide some advice. My sites: ...
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ASUS RT-AC66U WiFi Unit is blocking LAN DNS/DHCP Server

I'm using an ASUS RT-AC66U for WiFi. Decided to break out an old server to handle DNS/DHCP for local experiments. The problem seems to be that the RT-AC66U is (somehow) blocking the DNS Server. ...
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Not sending an ARP request to avoid IP conflict

I am working on Ubuntu. I am setting a static IPv4 for my wireless interface (ifconfig wlan0 192.168.1.2) and connecting to a Wireless Access point and pinging it. I don't see in the sniffer that ...
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Wireless clients loosing network access randomly

We have the following setup at the office: Windows Server 2012 DHCP Unifi AP (one of these rounded beauties) set up to use WPA2 with AES Zyxel ZyWALL 110 as firewall Some of the clients (laptops) ...
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How to fix HP MSM760 Wi-Fi controller crash?

The HP MSM760 Wi-Fi Controller Team composed by four HP MSM760 is crashing and rebooting once a week at least. Each controller crashes at random if there is load on it (it only crashes at weekdays at ...
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Freeradius Authentication Fails only from Wireless router and works with radtest

I have installed and configured freeradius 2. When I test my freeradius installation using radtest, everything works fine. Locally The test command I executed was this one: radtest mario thepass ...
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Freeradius authentication: LDAP group and SSID matching

I'm running a freeradius v3 instance with an LDAP backend for the authentication.The backend is working fine but I'v issues with my users.conf file.In this file, I'm trying to implement some rules to ...
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Wireless devices lose domain access but not Internet connectivity after coming out of sleep

This is a weird one. Our wireless devices more often then not when a user logs in, does some work, lets it sit and it'll lock and go to sleep. They'll come back and unlock it and domain resources will ...
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Can I use a Ubuntu computer to connect to two IDENTICAL WiFi AP? [closed]

I encounter a problem when I'm trying to use a Ubuntu laptop computer to connect to two identical WiFi AP in the same time. On that laptop there are two WiFi NICs, one is embedded (say, Wifi-A) and ...
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WiFi Perimeter Fence

Is there a process to virtually dictate WiFi boundaries? For instance, confining WiFi to a small office. (This excludes directional antennas or faraday cages.) I was told this was implemented at an ...
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Use Access Point to extend network to remote computer without a wireless card

I am trying to set up a computer on a rolling cart so it can be move around the office to be wireless without actually having a wireless card in it. So I need to go from NIC to ethernet cable to ...
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Stress Test on Wi-Fi Acess Point

I installed a Wi-Fi access point in a school hall. About a thousand iPad App is going to use the iPad App via this AP to submit information to server. How can I ensure the AP is sufficient for such ...
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NPS/RAIDUS Authentication for Wifi and certificates for non trusted server

I'm trying to setup an NPS server as RADIUS server for Wifi network of employers of my company. All mobile devices could connect to this networks using their domain user/pass. My problem is to let ...
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Issue in Wireless network

I am facing weird issue in Wireless network, explained in details below: I am using Motomesh Duo 4300 radios Total 7 no. of AP in the field Outdoor network Area around 3*3Km 1 no.of IAP(connected ...
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How to find location of wifi packet floods

We've seen ongoing wireless packet floods (beacon, probe requests, and probe response floods) that are reported in the event log of our office firewall appliance. These are being sent continuously and ...
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Captive portal setup with minimal hardware requirements

I am willing to deploy a captive portal for a free wifi access at my local business. I would like that every customer connecting to my AP be redirected to a web page where I could display some ad for ...
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Seamless wireless AP network through wired routers [closed]

We have 3 open-space floors of 80 square meters each that we want to cover by the same wireless network in a big concrete building. We also have ethernet cables set up throughout all the floors. The ...
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Cannot connect with wireless network on Ubuntu Server 14.04

I'm trying to configure one of our servers for our wireless network. I just installed Ubuntu Server 14.04, and I'm using a USB wireless adaptor. I've run lsusb and I can see the device, I've also run ...
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Why would a DNS server issue affect only one corner of a building?

I got a complaint today from an end user whose internet was extremely slow only inside his office. Every other location in the building was fine, and the signal strength was very high even inside the ...
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How to refresh netsh wlan show interface (while doing a wifi survey of the room)?

I like using the command netsh wlan show interface to quickly get info on my wifi connection. Does anyone know how I could have the output refresh every second? This would allow me to do a quick wifi ...
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Sync files without internet at two locations

I have large files (1 GB+) that should be kept replicated at two locations and internet speeds keep a cloud or online solution resource prohibitive. (Already slow connection approx 6 Mbps in a remote ...
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Losing WiFi connection after a while from hostapd

So i have Soekris Net6501-50 and Atheros AR9280 mini PCie wifi card running on Debian 7.8. Did setup hostapd, nothing fancy. Even now an then my devices disconnected from wifi and i could not see SSID ...
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Windows CE 6 device unable to reach captive portal network

The device Motorola MC3190 with OS Windows CE 6 is able to connect Wi-Fi which is not configured with captive portals, however when we are trying to connect Wi-Fi router bridged with captive portal ...
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Motorola WT41N0 not connecting to internet

for some reason one of our handhelds won't establish a steady connection. We are using Fusion version X_2.02.0.0.016R and the handheld is using Windows 7.00.2824. I have the same exact settings on ...
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Promiscuous mode not working with ubuntu and wireshark [closed]

I am running Ubuntu Linux and have installed wireshark on it. I can see the incoming and outgoing traffic just fine. Now I want to see the traffic from other devices which are on my LAN. So, I did: ...
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VLANs and Access Point

I have all my network (wired and WiFi) in the same VLAN. I just bought a new Access Point, and am trying to set WiFi Clients to be in VLAN 2. On the AP, I set it to assign VLAN 2 to the clients, and ...
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Purchasing a certificate for Freeradius / WPA-Enterprise

I'm moving my WiFi to WPA-Enterprise, using a Freeradius server that authenticates with our Samba 4 directory. I'm currently using a self-signed certificate, but want to move to a purchased ...
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2 IP cameras with same configuration but different behaviour

I have a Vodafone Station router, and 2 IP cameras connected to it through an Ethernet cable. Both have the same configuration. Both DHCP enabled, one has IP 192.168.1.10 with port 81 and the other ...
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Using the same mac address on the same network at different times on two devices

If I was to use the same mac address as another device on the same network (wifi), at different times (one after the other). Would the devices for the network experience any problems, glitches or ...
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Only able to ping WiFi AP for about 60 seconds, then is full access after

I have 3 x Mikrotik RB951Ui-2HnD router board (RB) running 6.31 with wlan1 bridged with ethernet 2. STP is disabled on the RB bridge (protocol mode set to None). I have a HP ProCurve 2520-24-PoE ...
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Public network must provide notification for sign-in after connection

I noticed that some public networks require sign-in after connection, aka Captive Portal. I am implementing my own Captive Portal, and my clients (mostly mobile devices) need to know that my public ...
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Setting up two WiFi networks (one public, one private) with two routers

I would like to isolate my private WiFi network from my business's public WiFi network using two routers (so that no one on the public network can access the devices on the private network). I ...
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Ubiquity Powerstation radio switch port not working

Is there a way i can still connect to my Ubiquity Powerstation 5 Radio that the ethernet switch port is not working with my Laptop. When connected to the PoE, it powered up and the WAN light ...