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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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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How to monitor/log wireless events including failed authorization attempts?

Is it possible to log wireless events including failed authorization attempts? I have two access points and also would like to see, which one is serving which client and see when client is connected ...
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How to enhance wireless signal on 3rd floor? [migrated]

Scenario: 3 floor townhouse (top floor, middle floor, first floor AND basement) Verizon Fios Wireless Modem/Router in basement The 4 ethernet ports on the router are connected to various ethernet ...
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Monitor WiFi association attempts

I'm using hostapd to create an access point and I was wondering if there's any way for me to get an output of current or recent association attempts. Ideally I'd like to see the MAC ID and any other ...
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Connect multiple times to the same wifi network [on hold]

Is it possible to connect multiple times (with different MAC addresses) to the same wifi network with just one network card? Is there already a tool to do this?
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Wireless dongle vs Wireless access point (security issues) [on hold]

Hi I am trying to gather some knowledge on the differences between a wireless dongle deployed as a wireless access point versus a conventional access point such as a Cisco Access point. Both of which ...
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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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What happens when a switch goes offline? and can they be easily exploited through open wifi?

I have two simple questions regarding switches: When a router/ proxy server/ dns host fails, they tend to not allow any packets through. Is this the same with a switch? A switch is connected to 3 ...
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How to switch wifi channel without dropping connection? [migrated]

We are developing small internet connected device that connects via wifi and does some work. It is controlled via mobile app. For configuration purposes we use wi-fi module that can work in both STA ...
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Connected to Internet but can't load certain page [closed]

For some reason I can't connect to a certain site...I've checked whether it's up or not by searching for the "is a website down" test and the result said the site I wanted to go to was UP. I can ...
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Is it possible to find the physical location of a wireless router based upon the broadcast signal?

Say for instance, a longitude and latitude? The only information available would be that it is an available wireless network in range (secured or unsecured).
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Is it possible to change wireless router BSSID? [closed]

I suspect someone is trying to hack our wireless network. I've stopped broadcasting the SSID, but assuming they've already attempted to gain access in the past they could have the BSSID stored, which ...
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Can I manually define a Wireless Portable Devices firewall predefined rule? [closed]

I want to connect my portable device to my Windows Server 2008 R2 via Wi-Fi. After enabling ports and services, I am still unable to connect, most likely because I am unable to modify the predefined ...
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Why do most 300mbps router have 100 mbps and not 1 Gigabit WAN port?

I am planning to buy a 300 mbps single band router. While researching on the internet, i found that most 300mbps single band routers have 10/100 mbps WAN port. If my Wireless router can be deliver ...
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EAP-PWD with FreeRADIUS 3

I'm trying to setup EAP-PWD using FreeRADIUS 3. However, I can't get it to work and documentation is virtually non-existent. Thus, I don't know whether the problem I'm running into is a ...
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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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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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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 range extender drops connection after a day. Rebooting main router fixes it [migrated]

I have an issue which I can't seem to get to the bottom of. My main router works great, but to increase the range I recently added a WiFi range extender. The range extender was easy to set up, and ...
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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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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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Inter-Controller roaming between Juniper and Cisco AP

Corporate network is mainly composed of Cisco WLC and Lightweight APs. They are all using Wireless G and N. The office is asking to deploy Juniper WLC and APs to a new space in the office. I'm ...
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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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iptables command to get bytes used by specific ip on port 443

I have hosted a WiFi network and i need to monitor data usage by every IP address on port 443(https) Here is the iptables rule used to share INTERNET from eth0 to wlan0 sudo iptables -t nat -A ...
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Router dies on wifi usage

We're having a Netgear WGR614v2 router, and as soon as a device generates some WiFi Traffic, the router completely dies. By opening http://9gag.com/ I can reproduce the problem. $ ping 192.168.0.1 ...
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Aironet 1252 not booting

I have a 1252 Aironet AP that does not boots up. I've plugged the console cable, but displays nothing. After connecting power via PoE, I just got the radio LED on red after 5 seconds. I've checked ...
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SSH/SFTP over WiFi issues

Some time ago we have purchased a Wireless Controller (AIR-CT2504-K9) with few Access Points (MIMO 3x3). The number of users on one access point is around 20-25 simultaneously. As I have understood ...
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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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2 networks on unmanageable switch [closed]

I have 2 ISP's in my office and both are connected in one switch. One is TATA and one is ACT. TATA will release IP's from their server (100.118.11.1 series). I have connected AP's in my switch, so ...
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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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DLink DAP-2310 wifi with internet access only? [migrated]

I have a DLink DAP-2310 access point connected via LAN to a router (Fritz!Box) with internet access. I want to configure the access point to provide a wifi network that gives internet access only, no ...
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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 use two different ISP on same LAN with one Ethernet switch?

Sorry if same question is asked on Stackoverflow. I searched and tried some configuration but are not working in my case. I have a LAN with 6 machines which are on same network (each other can be ...
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WPA2 Enterprise without a Client-End Certificate

This question is practically identical to this question, but the difference being that the authentication server is freeRADIUS on Ubuntu and the access-points are DD-WRT. Additionally, I would like ...
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Wireless Lan: 2.4 and 5.0GHz bands into single SSID?

At the moment I do not need to set up, vlans to split traffic from different APs or bands, so I was wondering if is it a good idea to just have an SSID for all the APs, both 2.4 and 5.0 bands. What ...
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Cannot reach another station in wireless LAN

I have two stations (A and B) connected to the same wireless LAN by a wireless router (R). These stations and the router are placed in a crowded location and sometimes they fail to communicate (e.g. I ...
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Microsoft NPS Radius Proxy - Framed-IP-Address Empty

I'm trying to use Microsoft's NPS as a radius proxy, but for some reason it's not forwarding the Framed-IP-Attribute in the accounting requests. I have a Meru wireless controller, Smoothwall web ...
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Sonicwall and vlans single wan IP use for public wifi

Good evening, I have a sonicwall nsa2400 with single wan interface assigned with single wan ip. My ISP only provides me one static IP address. X1 is connected to the main lab switch to provide network ...
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Authenticate WLAN using Hostname in Access Group

The hardware is Cisco APs and Windows 7 Enterprise clients, which currently allows users to authenticate based on an Access Group in AD. We're looking at instead of users account, using the actual ...
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Run scheduled task on wireless connection

I'm trying to set up a completely wireless office, with mostly Windows 7 and a few Windows 8 clients, and one problem I've run into is login scripts. The security guys don't want to allow machine ...
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Restrict hostapd wireless client from talking to eachother

How can I keep a wireless client of hostapd from talking to a wired client on the same network or another wireless client on the same network? Here's my network topology: [wired client] --> ...
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Meru wireless access point to controller traffic - packet analysis

We have been having persistent issues with a laptop cart in one of our buildings. The Problem The laptop cart contains (20) Lenovo E531 (i5) laptops running Windows 7 Pro connecting to our greater ...
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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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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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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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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 ...