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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MikroTik Wireless Bridge - Bad Ping With Load

A technician has set me up the wireless bridge between two houses but I have problem with ping under load. I have two MikroTik RB/SXTG devices in server/clint mode. They see each other (no obstacle) ...
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Captive portal and walled internet

I am creating a tour guide app which visitors can download when they arrive on location. There will be a Hotspot to which they connect, they will get a welcome page with instruction (and a button to ...
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How do I bond eth0 to failover to wlan0 after WAN connection loss?

I would like to have my monitoring box (Zenoss) notify me when the network upstream of me goes down without an actual link loss. I have had some issues with our CoLo's switches going down, but I ...
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Proxmox with an Openvswitch bridge

All, I'm trying create a way for me to be able to use the local network within my Proxmox infrastructure. Currently, everything is running off of NAT from wlan0 and all internal machines have the ...
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Sonicwall and vlans single wan IP use for public wifi

Good evening, I have a sonicwall nsa2400 with single wan interface assigned with single wan ip. My ISP only provides me one static IP address. X1 is connected to the main lab switch to provide network ...
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Possible for Socket communication between 2 internet-connected GSM modems?

I have 2 internet-connected 4G modems connected to 2 separate computers and I'd like to send/receive data between them with sockets (UDP) using the modems' packet-switched 4G Internet connection, not ...
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Support for UDP-Lite

In order to be effective, UDP-Lite requires the link layer to disable its frame CRC check for frames carrying UDP-Lite packets. Are there any deployed link layers (Wifi?) that implement this explicit ...
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New Cisco AIR-1602I-E-K9 AP not working on some ports

I have had this problem since last friday but cannot solve it. I gave it a lot of thought so posting here is my last option/hope. We recently aquired 5 new Cisco AIR-1602I-E-K9, I configured them all ...
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route vpn over wifi when ethernet is first priority

I have a very special problem and google couldn't help me so far. I usually connect to the Internet via ethernet (en3). For some applications etc I need a wifi connection (en1). So my service order ...
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Intermittently high ping times to router via Wi-Fi

On my local network there are (among others) 5 machines (running Debian Jessie or Arch) wirelessly connected to a Netgear WNDR4000 router. Below is a graph of the ping times to the router from each of ...
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Is there a way to provide user-specific passwords for Wi-Fi?

Is there a way to provide user-specific passwords for Wi-Fi, so that different users have different passwords? I'd like to provide each user with a different password for my Wi-Fi connection.
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Wireless Client missing from MAC table

I am currently having problems with Wireless Clients loosing network connectivity, though still displaying a connection to their Wireless Access Point. I have 4 Wireless APs, each a Cisco WAP321 ...
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Wifi multicast stream bandwidth limit

i am doing a project with multicast video streaming. The problem i am facing is, in 802.11b and 802.11g WiFi modes the multicast streaming band width is limited to 1Mbps. But the video have a bitrate ...
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Setup network between 2 computers connected using wifi [closed]

In my office I have a WiFi Router that allows 2 computers to connect to Internet. I have 2 questions - How can I create a network between these 2 computers for file sharing? Can I access SQL server ...
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Setting up a multi-floor wifi guest access [closed]

i just graduated from a CS bachelor so while i'm familiar with networking, i never deployed an actual "business" network before, and i was just asked to provide wifi guess access to a 16-floors ...
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802.1.x GPO configuration with restriction by computers and users

802.1.x configuration possible using Machine Policy GPO. So, typical scenario is creating security group for computers and applying our policy with 802.1.x to this group. After this all machines from ...
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Connect two mikrotik LAN

I got two RB951G-2HnD and two RBSXTG-5HPnD-HGr2. (clientsOfLan1) ))> RB1 <---> SXT1 ))> <(( SXT2 <---> RB2 <(( (clientsOfLan2) I need to 'connect' two LAN's around 951. I can't ...
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Enable access for wireless devices without WPA2 Enterprise

I work as a system administrator managing the internet of a dorm. We are running a wireless network with WPA2 Enterprise authentication. Some people have been asking how to connect devices such as ...
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Intermittent SSH problems with a specific server from a specific Wifi router

I've been ssh'ing into a specific server from my home office via Wifi and Time Warner Cable internet for years with no problem. In recent months, I started having problems, where I'd be unable to ...
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What kind of router for trade shows or museum installation

Note: This is NOT a question for a specific router or brand of routers. It's a question about type of router or other equipment. What specs? That features will tell me if a router will work for this ...
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Configuration of Mikrotik to allow communication with wireless clients

I'm managing an relatively small office and my basic network setup is as follows: All LAN computers are connected to a central switch which is connected with a Mikrotik Router. LAN subnet is ...
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Cisco RV110W: Use LAN port as WAN? [closed]

I have Cisco RV110W Wireless router. WAN port was burned after a storm. Can I use one of LAN ports as WAN? Looking under "Switch Settings" I can't find solution. In the Cisco documentation, I could ...
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MAC Layer Retransmissions during the same TXOP

Back in the day I was messing around with MadWifi and, if I remember properly, after a packet was transmitted if the sender did not receive an ACK in SIFS time after the completion of the ...
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Can't set up the default route from a sublan to the WAN [closed]

I am trying to connect one of my PCs to the Internet via a WiFi network using a notebook. Here is my network : (Wifi) <=============> (Notebook) <===============> (Desktop) ...
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How can I control bandwidth, access times and priority per VLAN

I'm setting up access points (TL-WA901ND) that can each support up to four SSIDs, which can be assigned to VLANs. I would like to set up three SSIDs, each on a different VLAN, with the following ...
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Windows config survey - How to get the connected SSID and security mode

We need to inventory a lot of WinXX machines, many of them outside our premises and using wifi networks other than our own. We already found straightforward ways to retrieve all the information we ...
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link aggregation with wifi and ethernet on Linux

I have a computer running linux with a wifi and an ethernet interface. I'd like to set up link aggregation (at least fail-over, but other modes would be nice too) between these two so that both this ...
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Wireless Router Username and Password Access

Does anyone know of a Wireless N Router that would allow me to setup Usernames and Passwords instead of an SSID and Password? The problem I am having is when my company lets an employee go I have to ...
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Changing Network Subnet Limited User Access

Our network was originally running a 192.168.3.1 /24 network with 192.168.3.1 being the gateway on a pfSense box. We decided to increase our IP range by changing the network to a 192.168.3.1 /23 ...
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TWO routers/modems, ONE network. Wireless Device DHCP [closed]

My company's network contains various LAN workstations and Servers, controlled by a Smoothwall firewall/gateway. Currently the Smoothwall routes outbound traffic automatically to an ADSL model (it ...
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How to connect two building 5km apart from eachother?

I have to design a network and give an estimate of the cost of all the equipment. Now I have 3 building 100m apart which I'll connect with Fiber without a problem. Two of those though are connected ...
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How can I limit total quota using squid without authentication for per user

I am having Raspberry Pi running Raspbian, I have configured it as a wifi hotspot using hostapd and dhcpd, I have configured transparent squid proxy server on it. Now all traffic goes through my proxy ...
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DSR-250N Wifi clients can see each other?

Is there any change you can isolate wifi traffic between the wifi clients for this (DSR-250N) specific router? I have a wifi client (app) that can't open a wifi (ZEBRA printer) port, getting ...
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Do all captive portal solutions work the same way? (cookie, vs MAC address, vs other?)

While traveling and having to interact with a number of broken captive portal implementations I've overheard other passengers having usability issues with iPads, Phones, computers depending on the ...
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QoS settings for Wi-Fi calling on pfSense firewall/gateway?

The new version of iOS 8 as well as Android supports Wi-Fi Calling with multiple cellular providers including T-Mobile in the US. I am currently running pfSense as the primary Internet gateway for ...
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Wireless network infrastructure for an office with 40 employees

In my company we're facing connectivity problems due to our not very professional network infrastructure. We're growing now, and we expect to be 40 people at the office by the end of the year. I'm ...
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Which interference is the lesser evil when setting up wifi

The situation When I was looking into improving my wireless connection I found that it may help to change the channel. Example circumstances I have narrowed my options down to two, but am not sure ...
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Different throughput Ethernet-Wireless Wireless-Ethernet

I've built an open source implementation of RFC2544 to test IPv4 network devices. One of the first devices I tested is a wireless router D-Link 2640B. In order to measure its performance I use a ...
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Low WLAN throughput despite claimed fast connection

I have so following setup and suffering from low throughput and high latency and I have no clue why thats the case: Server (192.168.2.2) <--> AP (192.168.2.1) <--> Laptop (192.168.2.12) The ...
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Setting up NPS with a certificate that is valid to both AD and non-AD machines

I'm trying to setup an AD server running the NPS service so that both AD and non-AD machines see the certificate as valid when authenticating to the wireless network. I picked up a cert from GoDaddy ...
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Configure FreeRADIUS with Active Driectory allow specific group of users to authenticate

In order to authenticate WiFi clients I use a FreeRADIUS server configured to check for user credentials in an Active Directory environment. Currently all users with a valid account are authenticated ...
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Port Mirroring to Mac Thunderbolt Ethernet [closed]

I have a switch with port mirroring enabled. So one port is the source port, and the other is the mirror port. In the source port, I have a wifi router plugged in. The mirror port is connected to ...
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Unable to communicate with web proxy server on iOS

I am following the instructions on how to use a HTTP proxy with an iPhone, however I appear unable to communicate with the HTTP proxy. I have configured the settings in my phone correctly to use the ...
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Wireless adapter driver failure after Windows 8 update

Yesterday we deployed some of the latest Windows 8 and 8.1 updates to our users. One of them did loose network connectivity after the update. It turned out that their wireless adapter's driver was ...
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HTML served from localhost is being modified by ISP [closed]

I took my laptop to a local restaurant yesterday to do some work setting up a new web app. I get the server in place, and created a simple HTML page: <html> <body>Hello, ...
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Is there any point securing a “guest” wifi network with WPA?

We have a guest wifi network setup on a separate VLAN, using an open connection (e.g. NO wpa/wep). A (semi-technical) customer recently complained that he wasn't happy about his traffic not being ...
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WiFi deauthentication issue

I would like to find a root of the WiFi issue we've got in our working environment. Few words about WiFi infrastructure We are using now Apple solution. Three brand-new access points from Apple ...
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Access switch on the LAN from a WLAN connection Sonicwall TZ205

I have a setup like the following Modem >>> Sonicwall TZ205 >>>> Linksys 8 port smart POE switch >>>> Linksys LRT224 When I am on the LAN through a wired connection ...
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Ensure drive is mapped at login on laptop with strictly wireless

So, $software runs on a 'server' (windows client w/ file sharing to share out the db folder), and laptop client has the drive mapped and $software also installed. This is the vendor's recommended ...
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If I enable bandwidth control on my wifi router can I handle more connections reliably?

I have a small router (TP-Link TL-WR841N) bandwidth is 300 Mbps. With default settings it cannot handle more than 10 connections without choking and kicking people out. Theoretically, however, it can ...