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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DHCP server for ad-hoc wifi network [closed]

I have a computer running Red Hat. I would like to host a HTTP server on it. This server has only a WIFI interface. How to configure a DHCP server on it? The configuration file (/etc/dhcpd.conf) ...
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Cisco WLC - SSID configuration not written to APs

I am trying to solve a problem with a Cisco WLC (virtual) running 7.4. This has a single AP joined, a 1602E, running the 7.4 LWAPP image. There is an AP group configured, which this AP is a member ...
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Does Windows support PEAPv1/EAP-GTC?

We are running a wireless infrastructure using PEAPv1/EAP-GTC. Our Windows machines can't seem to connect to wireless access points, what is happening?
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Cisco 2900 configuration

I agreed to help a non-profit figure out their network woes. Nothing had been documented and the folks that set the system up aren't available. Wires were cut and left hanging. The organization has ...
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SonicPoint Ne Client Disconnections

I've recently replaced our old consumer-grade NetGear access points with a SonicPoint Ne Access Point to work with our SonicWALL NSA 3500. The old NetGears kept kicking everyone off the network and ...
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How to find to which network i'm actually connected [closed]

In our office we have both LAN and Wi-Fi network. say i have now connected to both LAN and WiFi. now when i give ipconfig. It is showing both LAN IP and also WiFi IP. I want to know, to which network ...
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Sharing wifi signal without internet signal

At live events with 20+ wifi signals, I often find I can't get my iOS devices (iPod Touch and iPad) to stay connected to my wireless networks. Simply put, the devices connect and have reasonable ...
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How to find which system is broadcasting in network [closed]

I have netgear N150 wireless router model WGR614. I am receiving Google search captcha confirmation for some searches.With message that Google is receiving a lot of requests from our network. How I ...
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Load Balancing Ethernet LAN & WIFI on linux?

I have configured two internet connection to my Linux box, first Ethernet LAN with range 192.168.2.1 & WIFI with range 192.168.1.1 this both connection are connected to 2 different internet ...
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Put files on deployed PC's HDD during SCCM2012 OSD

We are deploying Windows 7 using an OSD in SCCM 2012 SP1. We are doing this wirelessly. One of the things we are struggling on is automatically connecting to the Wireless. A solution is to use NETSH ...
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Clients suddenly stop receiving data from the network

I'm facing a connection problem on a small network: 10 clients connected to a Netgear WNR612v2 WiFi router with DHCP disabled; 4 clients connected to a Linksys WRT160NL router with DHCP active and ...
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Promiscuous & Wifi with virtual box

At the beginning, a problem with virtual box. I'm running vb on a Windows 8 x64 pro pc with only a wifi connection to my router. I create a new virtual machine configured in bridged mode for ...
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Deploying Windows via SCCM 2012 OSD Wireless

We're looking at rolling out a large ammount of tablets on our network. We are currently trialling SCCM 2012 sp1 to see if this is the way forwards for doing this. AT the moment I have a working OSD ...
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Can a wireless router identify “clients” that are within range but NOT connected? [closed]

The results of my searches have not been able to say that it is possible to get a mac address of devices that are within the range of a wireless router. Can someone confirm whether or not this is ...
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Improving Wireless Router Performance [closed]

I bought an Asus RT-N53 wifi router, and I'm having nightmarish performance issues with it. I have WPA2/AES encryption enabled, and I can connect to it from from an Ubuntu 12.04 laptop, but after a ...
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routing internet via WLAN, but still connect to local LAN

I have 5 computers which are normally connected to an LAN, which is connected to internet access. However, rarely the internet provider has a fault and this causes the LAN to lose internet ...
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clone ip and mac addr on wlan

what will happen if i clone another pc on a wlan network? consider the following scenario. PC1(victim) mac1 ip1 PC2(attacker) mac2 ip2. I set mac2 = mac1 and ip2 = ip1 i ran the following ...
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Need to guarantee 99.9% network uptime for ~50 computers. Is WLAN feasible?

Our current setup in our office uses a single router with 13 computers connected through wired interfaces. We are out of free ports and we need to support an additional 30-50 computers. We need to ...
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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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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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How can I 'link' one ethernet Network with a Wireless Network? (Linux) [closed]

I have: WiFi network with SSID=Network1 (running its own DHCP Server and connected to internet). Computer1 with 1 ethernet interface and 1 WiFi interface. Computer2 with ethernet interface. My ...
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Mikrotik API reference for `passthrough=no`

In several parts of the Mikrotik API Manual there are references to the passthrough=no and passthrough=yes. e.g.,: Manual: Transparent Traffic Shaper Manual: "/ ip firewall mangle" But nowhere have ...
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What do I request from the LAN upgrade contractor to avoid simple oversights? [closed]

The company for which I work have allowed me to hire a LAN wiring contractor to completely overhaul the building LAN. Currently there are old 10MBit Ethernet cables and switches running and I ...
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Adjacent channel versus co-channel interference

What is the difference between the two in terms of affecting signal strength or performance? Where I work, everything is on channel 1 6 and 11 for the 2.4GHz spectrum and I've been told that ...
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LAN users not listed over wifi

I recently created a small office network with 10+ computers. 9 of them are desktop computers so I used Ethernet cable to connect them.. The computers are connected to a switch via a patch panel and ...
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Can I daisy chain 2 Draytek Access points

Can I "daisy chain" 2 Draytek AP-800 Access Points as they have a four port switch on the back?
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IP logging on a Linux access point [closed]

Here I'm using my RaspberryPi as a WLAN router. It is connected to my LAN by wire (which leads to my DSL router), additionally it is equipped with a USB WLAN stick. I'm using hostapd for providing the ...
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Find wifi enabled devices [stations] around [closed]

Imagine this situation that there are some smartphones and computer around with their WiFi adapter (wireless adapters) on, but not necessary connected to a network. Is there a way to look the MAC ...
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wifi network connection selection restriction

I'm dealing with the following scenario. C1 - computer 1 used for work. Windows 7 with limited user account for worker. R1 -- is wifi router 1. This router is allowed to be accessed by C1. It is ...
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What is difference between `Wireless Universal Repeater` and `Wireless Distribution System(WDS)`? [closed]

I have a DWL-2100AP, which has more extra modes other than Wireless Access Point: Wireless Acess Point Wireless Client Universal Repeater WDS with AP WDS My question is: what is difference between ...
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trace route for WDS connected WIFI access points

I have ADSL router (WDS enabled) and two repeaters to extend WiFi converge range. When I try to do a tracert (windows), the first hop is the gateway directly (not the WDS access point). Is there any ...
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Method to capture traffic going through a wireless router (802.11)

I am interested in monitoring and saving all wireless traffic going through a router (that includes the management frames sent from and the router too) but I am not sure what is the optimal strategy ...
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Troubleshooting slow WiFi

I've had a big problem with a terribly slow WiFi network today which I just can't seem to trap the cause of. My setup: IpTables router running on a PC installed with Ubuntu 12.04 and 3 network ...
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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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What limits the number of clients that can connect to a wireless router? [closed]

After browsing serverfault and superuser for a while, I have noticed many posts about wireless router connection limits such as this one and this one. The sane limit for a router (without dropping ...
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OS X Server with Open Directory and Network Configuration

I am trying to use a Mac Mini as an Open Directory domain, however it fails on the Open Directory Setup. The exact error from the log is a below: Server[308]: An error occurred while configuring ...
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KVM USB Passthrough and Zydas usb wireless adapter: device or resource busy

i'm tring to setup a kernel testing virtualmachine for a 80211 module. i start my machine with this command: kvm -m 512 -net nic -net vde -usb -usbdevice host:0ace:1215 ktesting.img i set up a ...
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Bridging Networks Between Buildings

I'm trying to set up a WiFi link between two buildings. On one side I've got a regular SoHo (network A) router (Linksys EA4500) and on the other side I've got an Alfa AWUS036H (network B) connected ...
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Setting up VPN with wired and wireless connection

I have a VPN working for the wired connection but it doesn't seem to work for the wireless connection. I'm trying to get a VPN set up with both a wired and wireless connection. So to do so, after ...
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2 router network setup. Why does ping only work in one direction?

So the setup looks like this: There is a main WLAN-router/modem which is connected to the internet and serves the lower floor with WLAN. Now upstairs I have a second WLAN-router/modem (I will call it ...
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What are possible reasons for wireless network issues?

I work with a startup incubator, who is regularly experiencing issues with their internet connection. Are there any red flags with the current setup that it inadequate? 100/50MBPS broadband ...
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Macintosh computers cannot connect to router unless we re-start the modem and router [closed]

We have a small office network with DSL and a Netgear WNR-2000 wireless router acting as a DHCP server. There are nine devices connected to the router, wirelessly and wired. Whenever a Mac computer ...
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Determine wifi capabilities of Windows box (with WSUS install rules)

I need to determine if a computer is in fact a laptop with wifi capabilities (with emphasis on wifi rather than laptop). More precisely, I want to distribute a piece of software I wrote via WSUS and ...
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Setting up WiFi extenders… is it possible to daisy-chain them?

At a location with limited cabling, I've had to set up WiFi signal extenders to cover the whole area. Here is a crude diagram... Internet - WiFi/Gateway - Extender 1 - Extender 2 | ...
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Correct antenna types for 802.11g wifi point to point network link [closed]

I maintain a work network that at one point bridges a gap between two buildings wirelessly, while also descending from the 4th floor to ground level. The AP is at the top and connects to the internet ...
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Clients not completing download of large file from NGINX - network issue?

We have a quad-core i7, 8G machine on a gigabit network. There are 4 WiFi access points to which we connect 50 iPads which has an app that downloads a file from the server. The server has NGINX ...
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manage mac network through an Windows Server [closed]

we decided to install an server here.. but few people in Brazil know to build an Mac Network, and when they know about it its very expesinve. so we did an Windows Network.. We are having some ...
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Cisco NCS - how to mass update AP settings

we have a NCS (Cisco Prime Network Control System) to monitor our wireless network. To update AP names and location i have to search for the ap mac address in the web interface, and configure them ...
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Counting towards maximum hosts in an enterprise WiFi network

If you have an enterprise WiFi network of about 100 APs where LWAPP/CAPWAP is used and all APs and controllers are in the same management VLAN. If you're counting hosts in the broadcast domain to ...
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Cisco WLAN Controller not pushing out DHCP addresses, what else could it be?

On our Cisco WLAN Controller web interfaces, in Controller > Interfaces, I have made a new interface with these settings: VLAN Identifier 202 IP Address 172.16.202.1 Netmask 255.255.255.0 Gateway ...