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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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 ...
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How to split LAN into two separate LANs using same internet connection

I have a router ZyXEL P-660HN-T3A and Switch ZyXEL GS1100-24 and I need to separate 2 ports on switch so clients connected to this ports can't see/access the others. I need the same thing to do with ...
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How should I secure a corporate wireless network?

We are implementing a new WiFi network at my work, and I am trying to think through a design of the security for the network. Use case 1: guests. We will have a captive portal setup, guests will ...
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Dnsmasq not distributing address as dhcp server [closed]

I have a Debian Linux server connected with ethernet cable to a Netgear Access Point (Wnr2000). I want all users wirelessly connected to the access point to have the Debian Linux server as gateway. ...
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Separate WebBlocker settings, using one Watchguard XTM 505?

I support a school with 3 locations that uses a Watchguard XTM 505. They are implementing a BYOD wireless solution with Aerohive APs, and they will have 3 SSIDs (School, Guest, BYOD). Each SSID needs ...
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How to setup completely wireless network to retrieve data

I have a situation and I'm not sure the best way (or at least the terminology) to find a solution. There are four rooms that CANNOT have any cabling run into them from the outside. There are 4 ...
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Can ISP Throttle Wireless but Not Ethernet? [closed]

Is it possible for my ISP to throttle only wireless connections but NOT wired (ethernet) connections? Seems impossible to me, but I think it is actually occurring. Here is my scenario: I have a ...
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Conceptual: Reselling ISP services (vISP?) [closed]

Hello I am trying to understand how some "wifi"/vISP companies work. I do hope this is the appropriate forum/site for my question. I'll start with an example: Lets say you are at an airport and there ...
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Reason for four frame types in Wireless LAN [closed]

So I was asked this question in an interview as a junior network specialist the other day: Give A reason why there is only one frame type in a wired LAN but four frame types in a wireless LAN. ...
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Industry standard for minimum Wifi signal strength?

Is there an industry standard for how strong a Wifi signal needs to be in order to have a reliable connection? For example, maybe Wifi endpoints are designed to the specification that they connect ...
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trouble with cisco wireless lan - netgear switch

i have a couple cisco ap's (air-lap-1141n-a-k9) that are not communicating with the wlc (cisco 2500 series, ver. 7.0.116) through a netgear switch (FS726TP). originally everything worked as it ...
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How to setup a computer for WIFI testing that is also on a LAN - to allow remote access from LAN but all HTTP out thru Wifi?

We have a wifi network that gets a lot of complaints I think are more associated with the hand-held point-of-sales units being used than the wifi. These units scan tickets and then upload barcode data ...
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VLAN & WiFi & DHCP with Cisco SG200

I'm trying to configure a small business network with one Cisco SG200-26, a Linux server and two TP-Link TL-WA801ND. I have set up the APs to have two different SSIDs, Public and Staff, and have ...
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How to mask out wireless by blocking a neighboring WiFi Access Point [closed]

I surely hope this question is not a duplicate of another; I had difficulty finding a cut and dry solution for this on my own, so I thought I might have some luck sharing it with the Hive Mind of ...
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Windows 8 wifi problems with certain WAPs?

There seems to be a problem with Windows 8 wifi drivers working with specific WAPs. I have a Windows 8 ultrabook that works famously on my wifi network at home. When I take it to work (yeah we're ...
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is it possible to findout who creates a hotspot in a LAN?

In my LAN there are some Mac users who share their LAN connection by creating a hotspot via their Airport. I can see the newly created WiFi networks on any WiFi capable device. How can I find out who ...
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MikroTik not accepting VPN connections over wifi

I'm using MikroTik RouterOS v5.18 x86 on a Dell PC. I have done the following: Set Addresses Set PPPoE Client & Server Set PPTP/L2TP Server Make Profiles and Secrets SRCNAT MASQUERADE the IPs of ...
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Small office WiFi network with Airport Extreme (15 people) advice

Hi I am having some problems with creating a decent office wifi setup. This is the current setup: Users via Wifi x15 > Router wired into > Airport Extreme wired into > Phoneline So our 15 ...
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arp-requests cannot be seen by specific nodes

I create an open ad-hoc wlan by using iwconfig (I have the same issue with wpa_supplicant as well). there are 4 nodes on the network as seen on the figure below. The nodes run ubuntu 12.04 and debian ...
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Unplugged wireless access point [closed]

Would a powered down wireless access point, that is hooked up to hub/switch, cause any network problems?
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Bridging eth0 to wlan0

I'm trying to create the followig setup: +----------+ | Wi-Fi | +----------+ ...
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Belkin Router - Static IP with Class B IP (128 range)

We currently have three Belkin routers which we use as access points... they each have a static IP setup in the "use as access point" page in the 128 range and work great. (I just took over this ...
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Convert wifi to wired using wireless router [closed]

I have a TP-Link WR740N, a Raspberry Pi (With only an ethernet port for Network), and a Wifi connection. Is it possible to use the wireless router to bridge the Pi with the Wifi connection?
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Resolution of public domain server internally

I have an issue with my users internally not being able to resolve the public namespace internally. I use domain.local as my internal namespace and domain.com as my public namespace. However I cannot ...
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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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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 ...