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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captive portal on a router for guest acess to WiFI

I'm setting up a WiFI network in a snmall boutique hotel using ubiquiti uap-ac-3 AP's and a managed ubiquiti tough switch. I would like to set up an internal webpage with captive portal so customers ...
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How to start ubuntu server with wireless Internet connection? [on hold]

I have an Ubuntu Server 14.04 installed on my system. Whenever it boots up, it requires a wired connection from a router to complete the boot process. If the connection is not present, it waits for ...
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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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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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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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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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Commonly open ports in restricted wifi networks [closed]

Which ports except for 80 and 443 are commonly not blocked in open wifi networks? I want to set up a OpenVPN Server on such a port to get around restricted networks. I have experienced the issue that ...
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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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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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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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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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Subsequent calls to wpa_supplicant fail - can't connect to wifi [migrated]

I have an ubuntu 15.10 server which utilizes wpa_supplicant to connect to wireless network profiles created with wpa_passphrase. On a fresh reboot, the first time I call sudo wpa_supplicant -B -i ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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Vagrant Public Network, IP, Using .dev [migrated]

My end goal is this: Create a public networked Vagrant box with Computer1 that is accessible via LAN/Wi-Fi with a local domain like example.dev. First off, I have read this question on Vagrant Public ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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pfSense bridging Wi-Fi and LAN: allow access between Wi-Fi and LAN

EDIT: Why would I want to do such a thing? This is a test, and there is 1 machine behind pfSense that I wish to manage, and Wi-Fi makes that easy. Carrying on: The auto-suggessted topics by Server ...
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Does a wireless access point behave like a hub? [closed]

I read on Ask Leo that a wireless access point is essentially a hub. Does that mean in my home network my wireless router (which according to the article is really a router AND wireless access point) ...
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Intermittently high ping times to router via Wi-Fi

On my local network there are (among others) 5 machines (running Debian Jessie or Arch) wirelessly connected to a Netgear WNDR4000 router. Below is a graph of the ping times to the router from each of ...
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keep ssh connection alive and persistant while switching network interface connections

Scenario: At my desk with laptop plugged in to ethernet and connected to remote server over SSH Want to move to other side of office with laptop and change to WiFi without interrupting SSH ...
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Best way to connect dual SSID / VLAN wireless to Watchguard firewall

I'm currently sorting out our network so we can have new wireless access points with dual SSIDs, one for internal use and one for guest use. These will be setup so each SSID is on a different VLAN. ...
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Unable to remove wireless drivers from HP laptop [closed]

We do have HP Laptops for the users where we dont need any wireless Adapters. We tried uninstalling Wireless drivers from device manager, after a reboot the wireless adapter reappear again. We ...
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dd-wrt client mode with wpa2 enterprise encryption

I would like to extend the range of a router with wpa2 enterprise encryption by setting up a client router in client mode. I have looked through the forum for information regarding this and I have ...
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dynamic VLANs on cheap Access Point after switch

I set up 802.1x on the wifi and now I want to configure dynamic vlan. Only problem: the AP (TP-Link Archer C7 v2 w/stock firmware) doesn't support vlans. Let me be a bit more visual: a network ...
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Network Passthrough Public->Private

I have done some preliminary research, but can't quite hone in on the same example I'm looking at. I have two ISP modems - one public and one private. I also have two network subnets (192.168.23.1 ...
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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 logs-in, the connection is automatically created (the connection profile is saved). But when the user logs out, the ...
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Are caching proxy servers still be helpful for saving bandwith, now that major services have migrated to https?

I live in Turkey and am part of a group planning to build a WiFi-based ISP to service my home town, as we believe it will be easier to connect all the sub-villages that are not close to our town ...
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Not able to resolve my domain name intermittently [closed]

I am experiencing a strange behavior w.r.t DNS resolution when connected to certain WiFi networks. (only on iOS devices) Issue is: Safari is able to resolve my domain name correctly but sometimes for ...
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Disconnect an 802.11 wireless station

I am setting up a wifi system using serveral accesspoints (ap) based on OpenWrt. The ap are 802.11n series. Currently the system works properly. The missing part I feel is roaming. Some end-user ...
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dd-wrt unbridged virtual wireless interfaces with security

When I unbridge any of my virtual wireless interfaces on my dd-wrt and enable wpa2 I can't connect. When I set security to none or set it to bridged it works. Anyone any ideas? ...
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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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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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802.1X Authentication Wifi

Here at our workplace we are experimenting with 802.1x WIFI I have set up a NPS and our Unifi point to allow it. While testing, it allows phones to be connected if credentials are correct but when a ...
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Connecting to sensors over LAN whilst using separate Wifi connection to post to cloud [closed]

I have a pc running a C# application. The application connects with an RFID sensor over ethernet and sends data to the cloud over wifi. Currently this solution requires a new ethernet switch be made ...
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Radius server not responding to EAP requests

We are trying to setup a wifi environment using WPA2 security using Radius server and AD authentication. We've set up the radius server using the following guide: ...
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Can't login to internet through browser [closed]

So for my home internet I can go into a browser and type in my IP and get access to network setting. Well I figured I would try this at my school and see if I got the same results. So I got the IP but ...
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Cisco vWLC sha2 certificates not supported bug?

I currently have an app running with a Cisco virtual Wireless Lan Controller, all works fine except we get some error messages regarding SHA1 certificates, when I'm looking for SHA2 support the cisco ...
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Is it possible to authencticating/login for WPA2-Enterprise using web portal?

I just wondering is it possible using WPA2-Enterprise with authentication using web just like captive portal? If possible I think it would be really cool though the setup will take time.
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wlan interface is missing in ifconfig but present in the iwconfig

I have OrangePi Plus 2 with lubuntu installed and try to setup wifi there. Wlan interface is missing in the if config, but present in the iwconfig. ifconfig eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr ...
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Linux Hostapd registers as WEP, but I want WPA2-PSK

as usual to respect the community, I have traversed a bajillion articles and re-read the manual and still can't seem to get past this issue. I'm trying to create an access point in Linux(linaro on a ...