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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Suggestions required on how to allow users access to WiFi Captive Portals when roaming

I have written a script that will turn the proxy settings off and back on again after an allotted period but you often need to open up Internet Options > Connections > LAN Settings and click OK for ...
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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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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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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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how to set up dual wireless routers (G and N) with single broadband connection

A local cafe has an 802.11g wireless router attached to either an 8- or 12Mbs broadband connection. Although many customers still have -g devices, an increasing number are showing up with 802.11n ...
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WRT160NL Linksys Cisco Wifi router

There is a WRT160NL Cisco Wifi router, and has to decrease the wifi range, so it cannot go outside of the office. I tried to find this settings on the admin page, but I have not found yet. Does ...
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Monitor bandwidth consumption for all connected PC over wifi

We have two internet connection connected to individual wifi router (beetel) in our office, lately i am experiencing very slow internet connection or frequent connection drops, when complained to ISP, ...
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Authenticating devices instead of users via PEAP/Radius

Our Cisco Aironet AP uses Radius to authenticate against our Active Directory via our Network Policy Server (NPS). For my users, on their domain-managed laptops and BYO devices (such as laptops, ...
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wlan0 promisc on boot? (wpa_supplicant)

I am using Debian Wheezy, a Wifi USB dongle and Snort. I want to use the wlan0 device for capturing packets for Snort - in promiscuous mode - on a WPA secured wireless network. The Wifi dongle is ...
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Accessing localhost over WiFi by name [migrated]

This is my configuration: 1. Ubuntu 14.04 LAMPP server (localhost). 2. WiFi Access Point on ubuntu server. 3. Android device connected to WiFi access point. I can access localhost from android device ...
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Restrict access to service to WiFi users

I would like to restrict access to a cloud service based on the network where the requests are coming from. I have control over both the network, and the cloud service receiving requests from within ...
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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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Do I need to change my Notebook WiFi card? [migrated]

I saw a lot of topics about WiFi, noisy, high RTT. I do made some troubleshootings and I conclude that maybe I need change my mini PCI WiFi card. OS: Win 7 x64 WiFi card: RaLink RT3090 - Version ...
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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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How to link hostapd to physical wireless card via ethernet?

I want to separate the software and physical part of an access point into two different equipments. As a first step, I have installed hostapd in an Ubuntu server machine. How can we link hostapd to a ...
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Configure /etc/config/wireless file to switch to AP mode when client not connected [migrated]

I'd like to be able to configure the /etc/config/wireless file such that when either of these conditions are met, the router (OpenWrt) goes into AP mode: There is no WiFi network configured by the ...
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802.11 standarts and guard interval

I have some troubles with 802.11 standarts. Supposing, we have AP and station connected to this AP. The parameters of wireless network are 802.11ac, 20MHz, ch64, for example. Short guard interval is ...
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Port Mirroring on Wireless router

I will be going on site to help hotel manager to identify who is using P2P (torrents) in hotel and abusing network usage for other guests. Easy option would be 1. Port Mirroring on wireless router ...
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TP Link AC router slower than Belkin G router? [migrated]

I recently upgraded my router to TP Link Archer 750 as I needed a USB port in the router to setup a media sharing server. To my surprise this router is performing pathetically. I am running on the ...
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Cluster computing over Wifi

I was recently reading about Cluster Computing and how it used Ethernet as preferred interface. My question is why not use WiFi? It has a 300Mbps (802.11n) throughput and without all the wiring ...
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WiFi Setup for an Office Environment

I'm looking to set up WiFi in our current office space. Our 50 employees currently connect via Ethernet only, but I'd like to add WiFi for easier access in meeting rooms and working not at a desk. ...
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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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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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Extend wireless LAN with several access points?

To extend the area of my wireless LAN I thought on buying a couple of wireless access points and giving them the same SSID + Security (WPA2) + Channel and all connecting them by LAN with the same ...
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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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Access the internet over wireless, but still use our wired LAN?

Currently we have a T1 feeding into a router. This router connects to a switch for our small office clients. Our T1 really sucks, and since no one offers any decent service in our area, my boss ...
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Windows virtual wifi hostednetwork - set max number of clients?

I'm building an app that has functionality that creates on the fly a new virtual wifi utilizing the Windows 7 / 2008 features. I can create it just fine, but am looking how to limit the maximum number ...
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iPhone Network Stack Failure on Wi-Fi

I have been debugging an issue related to iPhones in our enterprise environment. I have hit some walls and wanted to request a little help. Details: iPhone issue is intermittent effecting a ...
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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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Port forwarding to different subnet

I have two routers: router A with internet access, and router B acting as wireless access point. Devices are attached to router B via ethernet. I need to forward some ports to PCs attached to router ...
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HP Radio Port 210 web configuration

We acquired used WiFi system to provide better wlan for the customers in our hostel. The switch is HP PROCURVE 5406zl and we have 50 or so HP PROCURVE RADIO PORT 210 access points. I set up the ...
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WLAN card as LAN interface?

I have a system with 2 network adapters: a wifi card (atheros) and an ethernet card. Both network adapters are recognized by pfsense 2.1 without problems, but I don't know how to configure it: I ...
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Wireless Multicast Forwarding on OpenWRT

Good day! We need to connect an STB device over wi-fi to the router. STB uses multicast only. Using udpxy is not possible. Original firmware forwards multicast over wi-fi using mac changing ...
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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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Connect to multiple AP with one Wifi adapter under Linux/FreeBSD?

How can I connect to more than one Wifi access point simultaneously using a single wireless adapter? I'm currently using pfSense as my home router and I want it to connect to multiple APs wirelessly. ...
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how to make a hotel WiFi [duplicate]

I have a hotel,and there are approximately 40 rooms in it,I want to make it WiFi by implementing a Leased Line connection,please help how can I do it,all appropriate details along with the ideal ...
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Planning an Hotel Wireless service [closed]

I have a project to set up a 14 stories Hotel with Wireless Internet access. There are 42 rooms in total and there is existing Cat 5e cabling with IDF on 5 floors. What are the general steps to ...
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AP-controller through switch

I am looking to use a H3C WX3024E controller for the wireless network. The building will require about 48 AP. The question is; since the controller only has 24 ports, do I use 2 controllers or can the ...
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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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Small Office WiFi config for iPhones

I purchased an ASUS RT-AC66u wireless router for use in a small office. I have the router configured as an access point, DHCP is turned off. It is using a static IP of 10.10.10.251. My DHCP server ...
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Fixed wireless Internet connections vs. T1 vs. DSL

I run a small business in Mountain View CA, and (as surprising as it sounds) I cannot get traditional high-speed Internet providers (e.g. Comcast, AT&T, Verizon, etc) to install DSL in my office ...
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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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Set up a wifi network homepage just changing the router settings

I have a Netgear Aircard router with the usual configuration options (port forwarding, DMZ, port filters,...). I am using this network to provide wireless Internet access to the customers of my ...
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How do you authenticate over http/web for Wi-Fi Access?

If you've used Wi-Fi at any cafe and other various hot spot places around town you might notice that sometimes in order to access the wi-fi you have to go to a login page or an agreements page before ...
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Full Motion Video over Wireless Projection

I'm looking for a solution to get graphics from a tablet to a projector wirelessly. The idea is to have the professor connect to the the solution and then connect to a network share, load their ...
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How do I disable network / wifi for guest account in OS X?

I have an OS X machine (Mavericks) that I want to use as a public machine. For this reason I have activated the guest account. However, I can't figure out how to disable the ability for the guest user ...
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Scale wireless network [closed]

I am setting a wireless network that will allow users to connect wirelessly to a file server for downloading file. Currently, I am using a Asus N66U router connected over a wired connection to a my ...
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Is there a way to change which wireless network is connected to when authenticating windows 7 AD clients using single sign on over wifi?

The situation: Two domains. Two wireless networks. Each domain's users have their own network for security reasons. B is a child domain of A (A = domain.com, B = child.domain.com). Users in domain ...
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Redirect all traffic on my network to a welcome page [closed]

When someone connects to my network and tries to browse, I would like to redirected to a welcome page. I know there are some commercial solutions for hotspots out there, what I am looking for is just ...
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HotSpot: Session Failed after Login with Phone Embedded Browsers

Some phones have their embedded browser when they are connecting to HotSpot. (For example in iPhone (iOS) or Windows Phone 8.1). The problem is after login into these browsers (with embedded ...