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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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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Is that Wifi co-channel interference? [on hold]

I've read many subjects about WiFi interference but I'm still not 100% satisfied about the problem I encountered. Well, I have my own Internet connection and my own WiFi 2.4Ghz router on channel 11 ...
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Captive portal detection by Apple Oses, iOS 'splash CNA popup' does not show?

I built a captive portal (Linux Debian router), providing a WifiHotspot based on hostapd and iptables rules ( like this: ...
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Chromebook Unable to See SSID [on hold]

I have a Toshiba CB30 Chromebook that is unable to see my home network SSID. Both Windows PCs and Android phones can both see and connect to the network fine but the Chromebook can't see it. I have ...
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Captive HotSpot, Apple login callback issue

For some days I have been building a Wifi captive hotspot, from scratch. My question concerns Apple. It is working 90%: when I join my Wifi hotspot, the device (iPhone, iPad, Mac) displays a 'fake ...
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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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D-link DAP-2695 VLAN configuration

Well... I thought I had this all figured out... I am essentially reopening this same question I had 2 years ago (Reference: D-link DAP-2590 VLAN configuration) I got it all figured out back then and ...
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What can I do to improve a business-oriented network that only has access to 3 6Mb/1.5Mb lines with 15-30 clients? [duplicate]

I work at an e-commerce based business in a 16k warehouse. The only available ISP solution is AT&T, with each 6Mb/1.5Mb line costing $50 and fiber optic being an option for $800/mo at 20Mb/20Mb. ...
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Laptop-As-Server for field work [duplicate]

I have a question motivated by forthcoming fieldwork and, facing the riks of repetition (as the topic has somehow been discussed before), I wanted to seek some more targeted -jargon free- advice on ...
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Configure FreeRADIUS with Active Driectory allow specific group of users to authenticate

In order to authenticate WiFi clients I use a FreeRADIUS server configured to check for user credentials in an Active Directory environment. Currently all users with a valid account are authenticated ...
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How to extend the VLAN defined in the Ethernet network into the WiFi network? [closed]

How to extend the VLAN that you have defined in the Ethernet network into the WiFi network?
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Draytek 2860 appears to be blocking DNS queries [closed]

I have a custom-built Wifi "Hotspot" setup which is built like this: Draytek Vigor 2860 router connects to the Internet (via ADSL), no custom setup other than settings for connecting to our ISP via ...
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Keeping WiFi connection after logout from Window 7 session

I have a bunch of Windows 7 laptops connected to WiFi (WPA2 PSK). When the user log-in, the connection is automatically created (the connection profile is saved). But when the user logs out, the ...
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Creation of a guest Wireless network 802.1X - easy to configure out of the box on clients (android, ios, computers,..)

I would like to create a Guest wireless network with 802.1X (WPA enteprise). On the client side, it must be easy to configure, so the users can enter a login and password during the authentication ...
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Way to share files via WIFI hotspot without using ad-hoc network?

Is there a way to either standup an ad-hoc network that doesn't identify itself as such? Or what is the easiest way to connect to computers over wifi, not using ad-hoc networking? I have full ...
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Default “connect automatically” to disabled for new wireless networks [migrated]

I'm using Gnome NetworkManager and I don't want my wireless attempting to connect automatically to any network. For an individual network to which you have already attempted to connect, this is easy ...
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Can not delete properly ARP Table

I have the feeling that I can not delete completely my ARP table on my Mac with the last OS Yosemite. Here is what I do : Device A with IP "IP-A" is connected to the LAN with wifi I ping "IP-A" I ...
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Isolate access point clients with iptables

Is there an effective and easy way to isolate access point clients so that they do not see each other over LAN ? I created an open access point with Kali Linux + Hostapd + dnsmask I want to make ...
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Enable access for wireless devices without WPA2 Enterprise

I work as a system administrator managing the internet of a dorm. We are running a wireless network with WPA2 Enterprise authentication. Some people have been asking how to connect devices such as ...
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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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connect to amazon server that allows only one ip address [closed]

I have an amazon server (AWS) with a security group that blocks all the ip addresses except mine. The problem is that I use my computer through different wifi hotspots so my ip address often changes. ...
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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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Wireless authentication with DD-WRT, Cisco and Microsoft

I'm looking for a way to authenticate my wireless users beyond them just knowing the wireless password. Ideally they would join the access point then get dumped to the login portal that they'd have to ...
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How can I make sure only my VPN client can access public networks directly? [closed]

Presently, I go like this: Go to Starbucks Open my laptop (which may have 3 gmail accounts etc open in browser) Connect to their public network Sometimes have to press the "I agree" button in ...
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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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Is there a way to determine location of client devices on WiFi networks?

To be precise: I am in charge of the network in a hotel spa resort and would like to track WiFi clients as they join/leave and move around the network using 4 or more Access points. the idea is to ...
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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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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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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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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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If network card supports 802.11n, does it mean it supports 5ghz band? [closed]

I've gotten a new router that broadcasts 2.4ghz and 5ghz bands. But my desktop could only see the 2.4ghz connection. I read from a website that as long as my network adapter supports 802.11a or ...
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Wireless devices see ARP replies but not requests, monitor interfaces see both

For the sake of brevity, let's call the wireless interface used for access point (AP) to device communication "wlan0" and the interface used for sniffing in monitor mode "wlan1." In my case, wlan1 is ...
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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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Public Wi-Fi with Individual Authentication and Time limit for Internet Access [closed]

I would like to change the way that my costumers access to the internet. I would like to enable two ways for sharing my internet: With my wireless network as public, I would like to give a username ...
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Handling domain joined laptops that are rarely on the local LAN?

We have quite a few laptops that are rarely, if ever, connected to the local LAN. Since they won't be able to contact a domain controller very often, having them joined to the domain doesn't work ...
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How to detect rogue WIFI routers on a network?

My client recently changed their network policy so now all WIFI routers are disallowed from the network. They said they would be running some scans and that they would be able to find "rogue" WIFI ...
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Release dhcp lease after forcing client to disconnect

I configured a wifi access point based on OpenWRT to limit the number of clients to 4 at the same time. For that purpose I gave a limited number (4) IP addresses leaseable by DHCP. After a period of ...
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Transparent switch from Wifi to ethernet

I have the following network setup: Zyxel USG 200 Firewall which also acts as DHCP server 2 Switches 2 Wifi APs (Zyxel NWA3560-N and WAC6503D-S) with NAT and DHCP disabled The clients (mostly ...
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wireless ethernet adapter with EAP-PEAP? [closed]

We have a wireless network set up to support WPA or WPA2 with AES or TKIP encryption and EAP-PEAP authentication. Users are wanting to connect devices that don't have the ability to do EAP-PEAP but ...
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Will setting up a VPN prevent others from seeing what is on the network? [closed]

I have a computer in the house that is used for a work from home call center business. Part of their contract is for nothing else to be connected to the network (wired or wifi) during work hours. ...
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Captive portal and walled internet

I am creating a tour guide app which visitors can download when they arrive on location. There will be a Hotspot to which they connect, they will get a welcome page with instruction (and a button to ...
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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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Windows welcome screen delay

I'm having an issue with 50+ laptop/desktop machines. When the user logs into the machine with a wired/wireless connection it usually takes up to 5 minutes to get past the "Welcome screen" on Windows ...
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Windows machines cannot connect to Radius Wifi

Environment Background: 4 Domain Controllers, DC01 DC02 DC03 DC04 DC01 is my PDC DC02 is my NPS Server The other two are load balancing and site specific. I'm using a Ruckus Zone Director with Ruckus ...
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Mikrotik RB951G-2HnD - wi-fi drops or hangs connections [closed]

We've bought Mikrotik RB951G-2HnD in our company (about 20 - 25 clients in network) with 50 Mbps channel from the ISP-side. Mikrotik Wireless drops connection or getting very low speed often as more ...
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Creating Wireless Hotspot in Cisco Wireless Setup

I have a Cisco wireless setup (having controller, AAA server and access points) in my office. I want to setup Hotspot in one of my office location ( like the Airport Hotspot solution, where you can ...
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OpenWrt configuration on the remote server

I have 11 openwrt-based accesspoints in the building. Sometimes I need to add a virtual network with custom password. I don't like to iterate through accesspoints to change parameters. This is ...
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How to persist on a wifi network in a ubuntu machine?

I've got a Ubuntu machine running a software that requires internet. However, sometimes the wifi fails (router reboot for example) and doesn't find the network again, until I manually service ...
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Aruba 215 v/s Asus RT-AC87U

We are implementing a WiFi hotspot at a busy airport for passengers to download media from a locally connected Media Server (on the same LAN). We expect simulteanous user connections of upto max 50 ...
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Internet bandwidth split with HP1810-8G, using “DSCP QoS policies” and VLANs

I have the following scenario: We are a small company (~10 clients) with little resources and we rented out office space to another company(<5 clients). We ordered a 20 Mbit fiber connection which ...