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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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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Extending WiFi in a mediaeval church [on hold]

An oft repeated question but I will be spending church's money on this so want to get it right! We can't afford a professional so I will have to do. Experience limited to setting up home and a similar ...
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Why am I having connection difficulties across two subnets? [on hold]

I'm attempting to wirelessly connect my neighbor's home network with mine. We each have our own internet services and subnets which we want to preserve, but still be able to access services between ...
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DD-WRT: WiFi in Client mode paired with routing's operating mode Router [on hold]

DD-WRT v3.0-r30082M Setup: Router 1 (home with Internet, 192.168.1.0/24), Router 2 (DD-WRT, 192.168.2.0/24) with connected to it LAN users. Goal: connect Router 2 to Router 1 via WiFi that the 2 ...
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Seagate Wireless Pro access via File Explorer on Windows

I bought a Seagate Wireless Pro Harddrive and I'm unable to access the network share on some devices but I can access their UI through the browser on all devices. I used this as a guide initially. I'...
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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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Detailed statistics using Ubiquiti UniFi hardware

I'm using UniFi manager to manage 10+ sites with 3-5 hotspots per site, and I look for more detailed statistics that the one offered by UniFi manager, such as: following an user through different ...
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Very high ping on WiFi at random times [closed]

I have read what I could find about the topic but couldn't find anything that would help with the issue. The only thing that I can think of is that my hardware needs to be replaced but I'd like to ...
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Cisco 1142 AP not joining WLC

I have one an issue that I would be extremely grateful for help with. When I check the AP join statistics I see the following: Reason For Last Unsuccessful Attempt RADIUS authorization is pending ...
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Wifi router with two WAN ports [closed]

Is it possible to replace switch with wifi router with two WAN ports? Current situation Internet provider => Switch => PC => Wifi Router (WAN Port) Wanted result Internet ...
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Cisco aironet roaming issue

Since a couple of weeks I've been having an issue with a few Cisco Aironet AP's. When a client connects (Symbol handscanners) the connection establishes just fine and you can see pings being ...
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Public wifi hotspot that only allows users to access a single website

This is for a community involvement project at a local park. Visitors will be using a web-based app and may need wifi access, so we set up a 4G hotspot (Verizon Jetpack). The network is secured but ...
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Testing Different Wifi Vendors - Strategies

I am currently looking to trial some new Wifi products for my work place. We currently have around 50 Access Points that link into an HP MSM controller. I wanted to find out if anyone has any ...
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network policy + WPA enterprise (tkip) Windows 2008 R2

hi I've attempted the following guide and in a bit of a pickle. http://techblog.mirabito.net.au/?p=87 My main goal is to have a username / password based wireless authentication with active directory ...
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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 transmission,...
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iperf3 with two WLAN cards on headless single-board computer - traffic shared over the cards

I have a APU2 headless SBC (http://pcengines.ch/apu2b4.htm) on which I plugged two MikroTik R11e-2HnD 802.11bgn WLAN cards. I would like to run iperf3 to run max traffic tests on the WLAN cards. When ...
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set tap0 using virt-manager for bridged wireless

After 3 days I finally have kvm guests working on the network via wireless (link below - thanks!): My network is 192.168.1.0/24 on the host: sudo sh -c "echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward" ...
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How to fix “Possible PS or DA” issue at WiFi router? [migrated]

I have a home wifi network driven by Huawei HG232f. Couple times a day it's unavailable and I have to reboot router. I'n using ubuntu 14.04. While researching a problem I found such details: While ...
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Setting up a transparent proxy

I am looking at setting up some kind of visitor wireless access for our company however our internet connections all run through a external proxy. After many wasted hours explaining to visitors how ...
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Access Point Iptable/Route rule for allowing device discovery? Devices can connect manually, but not automatically. Multicast/Upnp issue?

I setup a wireless access point on my server and for some reason, everything works but automatic discovery features. I can't see any other devices, upnp devives aren't discovered, and I think it's a ...
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Domain name works with 3G connection but not on WiFi

I'm an administrator on two different SBS 2011 servers. Both servers are running MS Exchange. They are on different physical location, different hardware, different domains both internally and ...
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Redirect TCP traffic from interface wlan0 (AP mode) to localhost:8080?

Here I want to redirect all traffic heading to all_IP:80 from wlan0 ( AP mode, as a hotspot, in a router) to my local TCP listener, listening on localhost:8080 OS : debian I used these command to do ...
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Pervent connman disable wired interface

I'm running application over Centos 7 using Connman to manage connectivity. I have one issue working in the following scenario: Wired connection is enabled and online, have inet connection in this ...
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Is there a way to bind a wireless network to a proxy setting?

We have several wireless networks, some of them, doesn't need a proxy, some of them do. Furthermore, when some of our users go to other places, they need to change their proxies. Most of our users are ...
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How is it possible that I can do a host lookup but not a curl?

Has anyone ever seen this before? Note that this happens not only with google.com, but with every domain I try. It's a wireless connection (WEP), but I'm not sure how that would be relevant: $ curl ...
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Captive portal with video login in wi-fi network

I would like to know if it's possible to make a captive portal which makes you watch a video for x seconds instead of a login. All the routers I've seen which support captive portals, just have the ...
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Connecting Windows to Wireless (802.1x Radius) before login working sporadically

We have a system based on Ruckus wireless, connected to a Windows 2012R2 NPS server for RADIUS authentication. We've long been having issues whereby single sign-on isn't reliable, so we've set up a (...
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Convert a LAN port to WAN port [closed]

I have D-Link DIR-600M N-Modem. A day ago the WAN port got damaged due to lightning but the other ports still work. I can connect to the modem but the WAN port does not respond. Is there any way I ...
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WLAN profile GPO settings and saved user credentials

We are distributing wireless profiles in our Windows domain (AD servers are 2012, domain level is 2008, various client Windows versions - mostly Win7 and Win10). However, it seems we just cannot ...
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slow vnc connection to a vmware workstation virtual machine

I've got 2 computers : -host in which is installed workstation 12 and a VM called "guest" (linux) - a laptop, in the same room as the host I get a fine wired connection between the 2 computers (host+...
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OpenWrt - connecting WLAN and LAN at network level 3

I have a Linksys WRT54GL router with OpenWrt installed. I would like to create two independent networks, each with its own DHCP server: one WLAN and one regular LAN using the switch ports. My /etc/...
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High load and Cpu on Radius server- Supplicant issue?

We have a Wireless Lan controller set to authenticate users against (Lucent) Radius server. The username and password is stored in a database. About once a week the cpu on the radius/java process ...
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Vagrant: inaccessible from host [closed]

I set my vagrant configuration to add Bridge networking to my VM. config.vm.network "public_network" When I try to use the assigned IP address that I got from ifconfig to ssh it says connection ...
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Is it possible to obtain the computer files of previous university researchers/employees if they used the university wifi? [closed]

Relevant Background I'm a post doc at a U.S. University. I need the files of a grad student research assistant who has left the lab. The student created files (data, codes, simulations, etc) for a ...
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wifi only works when lan is connected [closed]

Hold tight, this is a strange one... I have a board with two network adapters, one lan and one wifi, each one properly configured and has its own ip address on the same network. Whenever they're ...
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Is it possible to set up a wifi router with no internet?

Is it possible to use a standard Linksys-type router and set up an internet-free wireless network? Example: Devices can see "My Network" and connect to it. While connected, calls to the internet ...
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Captive Portal for devices behind NAT: Is it possible?

A related question: Do all captive portal solutions work the same way? (cookie, vs MAC address, vs other?) I have been reading about Captive Portal at Wikipedia. This part generates a question: ...
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Do Wireless Routers with a USB port for 3G/4G USB modem support normal file sharing? [closed]

I'm looking forward to buying a wireless router with a USB port, so that I can share my 1 TB external Hard Drive over Wi-Fi among my devices. I came across one such router, TP-Link 3G/4G Wireless N ...
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Script WiFi Profile Connection pre-logon

I work for a company that has a lot of remote employees that never come to the office. Currently what happens when these people are hired is I prepare their laptops in the office and then send it to ...
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Wireless Client (Laptop) unable to connect to domain (windows server)

I have established a server in the office using Windows Server 2008 R2 and Active Directory. And then created several users in Active Directory Users and Computers. The PC users can successfully join ...
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Unable to Ping over wifi [duplicate]

We have 2 PCs and 4 laptops in the office, and we use D-Link 2750U to connect to internet. All the computers can connect to the internet successfully. One thing that I noticed recently, is that PCs (...
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Does Virtual Wireless affect speed?

I have a NetGear R7000 router with AdvancedTomato running on it. I plan to create a 'virtual wireless' so that I have a guest network in addition to my normal network. My question is: will this affect ...
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Expand wlan with a wlan router or access point [closed]

My wish is to expand the WLAN network, because of aborted connections. That means, the "central" router gives the internet connection in the LAN and the other router/access point uses the LAN ...
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Why do 802.11 Acknowledgement Frames have no source MAC?

Anyone know why 802.11 Acknowledgement Frames have no source MAC address? I don't see it when I capture the packets from TCPDUMP or Wireshark from Linux with a monitor-mode and promiscuous-mode driver....
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How can I enable domain authentication over wireless in Windows 7/2k8?

I've got several domain-member laptops which commonly roam to places where there aren't any network ports available. Occasionally, during these times, the laptop may be used by someone who has not ...
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Is there an Windows Event Viewer Event for “No available connections” or No Ethernet Connection?

I am trying to create a GPO that disables a laptop's wireless card whenever a Ethernet LAN is detected, and Enable the wireless whenever an Ethernet LAN is not detected. Right now I have a GPO that ...
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fast ping response, latency on traceroute

I have a very strange problem. In short pings to my wireless AP are low (around 1ms), however, once I do a traceroute, the latency to the AP (1st hop) suddenly jumps to ~1000ms. Any ideas what may be ...
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RHEL7 wireless configuration not available

I'm trying to use a wireless USB key on a RHEL7 NUC. The adapter shows up in 'ifconfig': eno1: flags=4163<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST> mtu 1500 inet 192.168.0.21 netmask 255.255....
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Hostapd with ACS not working due to not collecting survey data

I'm trying to use hostapd in version 2.5 with ACS. In order to do that, I have used the following config file: interface=wlp2s0 driver=nl80211 ssid=ap-example hw_mode=g channel=acs_survey macaddr_acl=...
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How to get the connected wireless router's DHCP server not of another router's in the same network?

I have two internet connections and three separate wireless routers on the same network. The two dlink routers are serving one internet connection and the speedport the other internet connection. My ...