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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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 ...
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What is the peak theoretical WiFi G user density? [closed]

I've seen a few WiFi capacity planning questions, and this one is related, but hopefully different enough not to be closed. Also, this is related specifically to 802.11g, but a similar question could ...
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wireless network for about 100 clients using home-grade equipment [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? Let me say that I have already read a similar question here - High client density, low cost wifi network? However, I do not ...
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How to calculate bandwidth limits per user on WiFi network

A typical 802.11g access point can provide around 25 Mbps of bandwidth. How is the bandwidth shared among the users? Furthermore, how many users can be served by a single access point using 802.11g ...
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Do wifi packets go directly node to node?

I have two nodes on a wireless network. Node A is streaming data to node B. Most of the time it works fine, but sometimes there is packet loss and the stream is interrupted. To improve performance ...
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What is the reason CSMA/CD can't be used on a wireless network? [closed]

I'm new to wireless networking and wondering why the same Collision Detection mechanisms used for Ethernet can't be applied to WiFi. I think I'm starting to understand, but not sure if I've got it: ...
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Wifi Signal Strengths [closed]

I hope that I have asked this question in the right topic. Basically I use BT (In the U.K.) and I have problems with my router receiving a weak signal in certain rooms of the house, which, therefore ...
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two computers on same network cannot ping eachother nor view NetBios resources [closed]

I'd like to find out the problem of my network configuration I have network configuration is like in this diagram: The problem is between laptop1 and laptop2. At first I thought it was samba ...
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Users not getting ip when connected through wifi,but wired connection getting ip in ddwrt router

I am having DD-WRT v24-sp2(05/08/11) running on Asus RT n 13 u B1 router,with dhcp on. But users not able to connect through wifi...its showing obtaining ip address and disconnects there after. ...
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How many access points do I need?

My company has 6 floors and each floor is roughly around 5000 sq ft. I was wondering to cover the whole building with wireless connections. So how many access point do I need to setup to cover the ...
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Is 802.11g wifi enough for 2Mbps videoconferencing? [closed]

Is connection of videoconference equipment with WiFi stations in bridge mode instead of wired connection will affect the videoconference quality? For the WiFi link used Ubiquiti NanoStation Loco2, ...
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In connecting to an access point, Win and Mac are ok but linux not

We have a wireless network which has WPA enterprise security. Its authentication is by Protected EAP and inner authentication is on MSCHAPv2. All devices with a wireless interface can connect to this ...
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Multiple Routers, Failover, DHCP and multiple gateways. NOT WAN-failover

I've had a look around google and this forum but could not find an answer to my question. So probably one of you can help me a little. My intended setup is: Router R1: wan connection to isp. ...
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how to “reroute” all packets that are coming from specific network adapter to some IP:port [closed]

I want to make a kind of WiFi proxy. And therefore I want to know how can I reroute packets that are going through specific adapter to destination IP:port.
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Ubiquiti UniFi (UAP) for 30~40 clients [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? we're working on a small business with ~40 programmers using Internet all-day, this means web, mail, Skype and some video ...
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How well supported is reverse ssh tunelling - wireless modems?

Does anyone know if GPRS cell modem providers univerally allow reverse SSH tunnels to be established? I'm looking for a solution to reliably allow SSH connections to systems on wireless modems that ...
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Wireless technology - which is better: more single radio APs or less dual radio APs?

We are currently talking to vendors of wireless solutions for a wireless deployment in a university campus with some 5000 students. One vendor is offering us a Cisco solution with a WLC 5508 ...
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Server 2008 R2 NPS with Cisco 5500 WLC and Wireless Authentication

We are currently trying to move away from some outdated ACS appliances we have. A little background on the NPS server -- it is currently set up and being used for RADIUS authentication for our Cisco ...
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Would appreciate a routing configuration advice

I have a problem with a host visibility which I think is caused by incomplete network configuration. There is an ADSL-router which has a DMZ subnet 192.168.0/24. In this network there is a wireless ...
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Motorolla TeamBadge Issue [closed]

I have A setup of Motorolla EBW100 Team Badges (typical Walkie Talkie). My wifi is configured as Such that it has Multiple SSIDs For different Badges. Like in Floor A I want 10 Team Badges to work ...
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Which access point? Unifi vs EnGenius [closed]

I am looking to purchase 30 access points to be used in a hotel project. They will be placed in the corridors; hence we don't want to see any antennas or ugly boxes hanging on the walls. The budget is ...
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What would cause a wired vs wireless speed difference of 16mbps vs 9 mbps? [closed]

Tested via speedtest.net I've set my wireless router to be b/g/n mode (there's no n-only mode on my router). And I am using a USB stick (N, not G) on on PC and an internal wireless on another ...
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Windows clients not accepting incoming connections on WiFi

I am having a few issues with clients in remote sites and have narrowed it down to TCP connections not being accepted by/not reaching the WiFi adapter. Outgoing connections are fine, and over Ethernet ...
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Cannot get Motorola MC3190 to associate with WiFi access point

Using the Wireless Fusion management tools for the Symbol / Motorola MC3190, we cannot get the handheld to associate to the WiFi access point. Using the Find WLANs feature in the Fusion software, we ...
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Shared drives on network issue [closed]

I have over 6 computers that are not listed on a domain, just normal local logins. There is one computer which is called User-PC which has a RAID Array. We also have another computer called TV-PC ...
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Which SNMP variables to diagnose/characterise wifi congestion?

I'm preparing for a load test of a classroom wifi system. The pupils all turn on their laptops at the start of the lesson, which launches the web browser and then they start the lesson - which ...
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DHCP logging with three Linksys E4200s

I have a small public WiFi network where I need to keep track of the number of monthly users. With a single Linksys E4200, I can use the firmware's DHCP client log. I dump the log and use a script to ...
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Creating a network link between 2 very close buildings

I have a charity who have two adjacent medium sized modern detached houses (in the UK): the buildings stand next to each other and are less than 5 metres apart. They have DSL connected to a single ...
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bridging real and virtual wireless network interfaces

I have 2 wireless interfaces, one real (eth1) and one virtual (vt0), running on top of the same physical wireless adapter. Both have separate IP address spaces. eth1 is connected to a laptop, and vt0 ...
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Host a simple website ON a wifi router?

I need to setup a wifi 'guest' access network that will automatically direct users to a website with a flash video. The website can either be hosted internally or externally. The goal would be to ...
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disable RADIUS for Cisco 2500 wireless controller

I have a Cisco 2500 wireless controller and four lightweight access points. I want to use the controller to manage a wireless network secured by WPA only, without using RADIUS or anything else. We'll ...
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detect if any wireless device connected [closed]

Actually, I want to try to protect a server against wireless connections. I try to get an alert when someone plug a wireless device to my server. Is there a way to detect this, or is a software can ...
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Sonicwall TZ210 - Set up public wifi on separate subnet & interface

I want to set up a public wifi by connecting another router to the X6 interface, and put it on a separate subnet (192.168.10.0/24) & in the DMZ Zone to keep it away from the regular LAN. I ...
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What are the security risks in running pfsense on a box with a wireless radio?

In my network pfsense is the firewall and router for my entire network. It is the only machine with direct WAN access. All other machines are behind it (and connected through a switch). I am trying to ...
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Single Sign On 802.1x Wireless - saying “Connecting to <SSID>”, hangs for 10 seconds, fails with “Unable to connect to <SSID>, Logging on…”.

We are implementing WiFi on Windows 7 machines in our corporate environment. Machines should be able to log into the domain by WiFi as the Machine (Pre-Logon), and as the User (Post-Logon). We have ...
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Can't print from some hosts on the network

I have a HP Color LaserJet CM6040 connected on a network, and have many hosts (laptops) connected wirelessly to it, but some of the hosts can't print on this printer. I've restarted the printer and ...
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Cannot access LAN Printer

Environment: I have a Brother 7360N Network Printer connected to a TPLINK Router over an Ethernet cable. My desktop, running Windows 8 is connected to the TPLINK Router over an Ethernet cable. A ...
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Wireless connection silently dies randomly

I have two WAP4410N wireless access points powered using Power-Over-Ethernet. They are both connected to the same LAN and broadcasting the same SSID with a WPA2 password. One is using channel 1, ...
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PEAP validation against a different, secondary domain?

Probably a little bit confusing, so let me explain the situation. Our company wants to implement a corporate wireless LAN with PEAP authentication. Unfortunately, someone made a big mistake in our ...
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How to get decent WiFi despite a virtual Faraday cage

One of my clients is the local branch of an international airline. They have a small office in the secured area behind the ticket counters, and timeshare space at the ticket counter. I need to add a ...
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Pushing WiFi configuration through Active Directory

I'm trying to push wifi settings to client computers through Active Directory, something that will add a defaul SSID to connect to and a WPA password. The only thing I've heard of is a script by Aruba ...
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AP Clients not pingable from outside

Here's a rough scheme of my network: - http://i.stack.imgur.com/zrlJJ.png The network is divided into VLANs. The linksys device is connected to a VLAN20 access port. Clients 4, 3, 2 ping the rest of ...
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Small WiFi Network In a Noisy Environment

My company is demoing our network enabled products at big conferences. For this purpose, we would like to be able to set up a small WiFi network in our booth with a range of less than 10 meters. We ...
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Meraki wireless access point disconnects clients

We have a Meraki MR16 Cloud Managed AP and it disconnects certain clients. The clients with Intel wireless cards work without any disconnects. The Meraki reports the follow in its event log: Sep 4 ...
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Wifi Drops Connections with WPA2-PSK

I run a small computer lab made up of 10 computers of identical hardware and software (Dell Latitudes with Windows 7 x64 Enterprise) and I use a ZyWALL 2WG as a router/firewall. Nine of the computers ...