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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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to make a Cisco AP1142N speak Bonjour?

I have an autonomous Cisco access point (model AP1142N) and an Apple TV that are on the same physical and logical network. Bonjour does not work across the access point — both WiFi-to-WiFi and ...
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Losing connection to SQL Server on the same machine?

I've installed our SQL Server driven software on a client's computer. This consists of SQL Server 2008 R2 Express, and using ADO/SQLOLEDB drivers on a brand new Windows 8 64bit machine. The problem ...
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How to sniff all HTTP packets on a wifi network? [closed]

I need to sniff all HTTP packets that pass through my wifi network (in particular HTTP requests by my smartphone). I've tried with wireshark, but I can sniff only packets to and from my pc. What am I ...
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Server between our office network and the internet, as wireless router and ssh tunnel [closed]

We have a small office network that today is behind a normal router connecting us to the internet. We have a web based system on the internet and we have some admin tools on it that we want to lock ...
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DNS Server, DHCP Client and Server works fine, but request time out occurs when using MikroTik as an access point for a modem

I use 2 Mikrotik wireless router, the first one is connected to modem and it works perfectly (SSID: server-one (hidden)). Second router ID: ether1: 192.168.1.1 wlan1: dhcp-client wlan2: ...
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WLAN card as LAN interface?

I have a system with 2 network adapters: a wifi card (atheros) and an ethernet card. Both network adapters are recognized by pfsense 2.1 without problems, but I don't know how to configure it: I ...
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Is it possible to manual change the WIFI link speed? [closed]

In my project, I have a Android smartphone and a router (can be a normal router or use a laptop running Linux or Windows). I need to emulate some traffic jam or signal degradation. I know the WIFI ...
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hostapd, rtl8192se and wpa not working: EAPOL-Key Timeout

Ubuntu 12.04.2, 3.2.0-49-generic, x64 hostapd from saucy (hostapd_1.0-3ubuntu2_amd64) Have tried from precise-updates as well to no avail. You can see in the debug output below, hostapd sends the ...
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Large difference in wifi performance of 2 systems in the same room [closed]

I have 2 systems in the same room. One is an ancient system that (barely) runs win7 and the other is a brand new system with win8. The old system never gets below 3 bars wifi whereas the new system ...
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How can I provide print service to wifi guests?

I have been tasked with researching a method of providing printing service for guests on our wireless network. Currently they are on a firewalled VLAN with private network access restricted (they ...
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Stable portable wifi web server [closed]

This is a somewhat strange issue, but here it goes: A team (about 15 users) in our organization uses a self-contained Ruby-on-Rails web app to search and view data for competitions. There wouldn't be ...
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Running Proxmox VE with a wireless adapter

I've successfully installed Proxmox and it works perfect while connected via ethernet. The issue arises when trying to get it to detect my wireless adapter. The wireless card is an ASUS PCE-N53 ...
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Wireless link frequency choice (900Mhz vs 5.8Ghz) for 2-3km distance

I have recently been contracted by a client of mine to facilitate the wireless communication of his "home" offices and a secondary site. The primary site is the top two floors of a 5-story office ...
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Enumerating Wifi devices on a network

I'm trying to monitor what devices are active in a Wifi network. This is specifically about mobile phones that connect to a Wifi-Router. While I do know how to enumerate Wifi networks in reach I would ...
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Wi-fi slows down for some clients when a particular laptop connects

We have a B/G/N wi-fi network on D-Link DIR-620 rev. D1. It works fine for 10+ clients, but when a particular laptop (HP Pavilion DV3 on Kubuntu 13.04) connects - some clients' ping 8.8.8.8 (or even ...
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Trying to install new wifi router, continually losing its gateway, sometimes crashing entire network [closed]

So, I'm trying to set up a buffalo router with dd-wrt loaded stock, If I leave the settings alone, the router loses its default gateway each time, and the router admin back-end is never accessible ...
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WPA2-Enterprise vs. Captive Portal, which is more preferable?

My school runs our WiFi network on Aruba Controllers, some of the access points are Aruba-branded and is managed. Others are D-Link branded, and need configuration one by one if needed. We run our ...
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Findout password after connecting with WPS ?

I have a Cisco router and generated random password for it. I have connected my android mobile with WPS switch. is there any way to find out the password ?
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How do get multicast to work on a Cisco AP1240?

I have a Cisco AP1142N in standalone mode acting as a simple AP. On the wired segment of the LAN, there is an Apple TV that is used to mirror laptop screens to a large TV screen. As long as clients ...
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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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Handling domain joined laptops that are rarely on the local LAN?

We have quite a few laptops that are rarely, if ever, connected to the local LAN. Since they won't be able to contact a domain controller very often, having them joined to the domain doesn't work ...
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Wifi slowing down whole network

Simple sounding question. When the wifi is turned on, our small office DSL speeds drop to 0.3 Mbps, with ping up around 1.4 seconds, for both wired and wireless clients. Turning the wifi off instantly ...
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Fortinet FortiWifi 20C Reset

I've tried multiple times to reset the login on our router, 5 seconds on the reset button, 30 seconds on the reset button, power cycle. No matter what I google and do, I can't seem to get this thing ...
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iPad<->Device Ad-Hoc network failures using Auto IP addresses [closed]

We are using the iPad to make an ad-hoc wireless connection to our proprietary device. DHCP is not available, so we are using addresses in the Auto-IP range. The user selects the device from the list ...
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Wifi performance is slow only when there are multiple radios in one router

I have a wireless network setup like this: Laptop \ | Wifi Router A | Wifi Router B | Wifi Router C | \ | / \ | / \ | / ...
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Wireless Bridging two Sonicwall Firewalls

We have two sites (essentially two small buildings side by side but we are unable to run CAT5 cable between them) which are currently linked via a wireless bridge. We will be splitting the sites so ...
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WiFi landing page: allow facebook + CDNs

we're building a landing page to use with Unifi (v3-beta). The landing page should show a facebook (and later LinkedIn) button to login. After they login with fb (or allow our app) they get ...
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How to limit user's access to a specific NAS?

I'm new to RADIUS and I have just set up a very basic FreeRADIUS server for 802.1x (WPA). I use EAP, MySQL as backend with daloRADIUS as webGUI (for user management, mainly). I got two WiFi networks, ...
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using 2 wireless routers to connect to 1 internet connection [closed]

I have 8 computers and two 4 port wireless routers. I want to be able to have all the computers to be connected via eithernet.1 router will be in one room with a cable modem with 4 computers ...
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Wireless high pings but good signal [closed]

Could power cables be affecting the wireless router's performance? I've got a great signal but the pings are crazy high for a local network.
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D-link DAP-2590 VLAN configuration

So we have been fighting this issue for well over a year. It's been so long that I am having to relearn the configuration today. Here's the situation. We're running several D-Link DAP-2590's with ...
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How to create a public hotspot [closed]

I hope this question is appropriate for this forum. I am looking to create a public hotspot for a restaurant, where the access to the internet is restricted until the user has registered through a ...
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OpenVPN to host tap device having very large MTU

Question What is the minimum set of server and client configuration directives that I need in order to satisfy the following conditions? Virtual layer 2 ethernet network that will not be bridged ...
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disconnect the old SSID and connect to new SSID

We recenlty setup 802.x wireless setup and create a new ssid, our windows user are still connected to old ssid, we want to force the setting to connect to new ssid, is it possible to connect the ...
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Ruckus wireless AP and Dell PowerConnect configuration problems

We are working on trying to get some Ruckus Access Points to work correctly on our network. Currently our network is as follows: VLAN 10 - Servers VLAN 11 – Computers/DHCP VLAN 12 – Voice VLAN 13 – ...
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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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How to prevent users from connecting directly to the switch, where the Access point is connected?

I'm about to setup a large wireless network, at a dorm. The hardware I'm using is going to be: HP Procurve E2520-24G-PoE (J9299A) Cisco Aironet 2602i Autonomous Access Point Since the outlets at ...
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Utilise Netsh Wlan in WIn PE 4.0

We have been working with unattended domain joins using SCCM 2012. We used to use a command line step in the OSD to join the machine to the local wireless network prior to domain join. The syntax used ...
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Cisco Virtual Wireless Controller and Vmware Promiscuous mode

I have read every post and guide in regards to deployment of cisco vWLC. Only part I dont understand is that they make it a huge point that promiscuous mode must be enabled on the vSwitch or in my ...
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Our wi-fi at work is ridiculously slow, will adding more range extenders improve it?

At work, we have two wireless networks (e.g., Work1 Work2); the Work2 is used downstairs and Work1 is used upstairs. However, both are notoriously slow. The connection is better when we are wired in, ...
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Connection timed out to only a particular site from ubuntu and it happens on a random machine on our wifi network

We are the developers of the site Twoosh We are using 3 machines on our wifi network( have already reset the router) and we use ubuntu for development. Suddenly, we are getting connection timed out ...
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How to add wireless profiles during deployment via MDT

I'm using MDT 2012 to deploy Windows 7 Pro x64. How can I include wireless profiles for several different WiFi networks? There is no domain, all machines are on a workgroup using group policy is not ...
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Can I block android phones from my company wireless network? [duplicate]

Network is password protected, all employees have access to password. Company policy is only company approved and provided devices are allowed on network. We can not tell who is logging in on ...
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Troubleshooting wireless network in a 4000 square feet office

I work for a non-profit organization in a 4000 sf office with 30 staff. All laptops are connected to the network wirelessly. We have one switch (TP-Link TL-SF1008D Ethernet Switch) and three routers ...
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iPads not showing signs of connection with wireless network

I have just started to work for London company which provides iPads for some typs of conferences within UK. Those iPads connect to our own wireless networks and pull out the data from the local ...
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Is there an app that can provide details about wifi access point config?

I'm wondering if there is an easier way to determine of the following parameters of a wifi network. For users who already have say a laptop connected to a wifi network. Does wifi network support ...
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Mystery WIFI connection interruption

The issue is that Windows users disconnected from WIFI network every 2~10 minutes, Mac users are less frequent but still get kicked off 1 or 2 times a day. We don't have such issue with any wired ...
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Windows 8 Tablet authenticates to wireless network: Disconnects 3 seconds later

The wireless network is secured with WPA2 enterprise and has been in production for some time. Recently, we have had several Windows 8 clients that have been having a hard time joining the network. I ...