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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (3)

0
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

Portable Switch + Access Point [on hold]

I've been looking and can't find anything that suits my needs. I'm looking for a portable router/switch device, that has at minimum 2 wired LAN ports and can also be an access point. Additionally, ...
-5
votes
0answers
24 views

How to setup Untangle Server with WiFi Router? [on hold]

I have an 10Mbps ADSL Modem. I am using Old P4-2GB ram as Untangle Server. I have installed latest Untangle there. I have TP-Link TDW8968 Wireless Router as well. I have setup modem to connect to the ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

New Cisco AIR-1602I-E-K9 AP not working on some ports

I have had this problem since last friday but cannot solve it. I gave it a lot of thought so posting here is my last option/hope. We recently aquired 5 new Cisco AIR-1602I-E-K9, I configured them all ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

is there a system that will redistribute a WiFi signal [migrated]

Where I live we have community WiFi and it is authenticated with a password Via a browser. This all works just fine on my android/iphone devices but I have a blu-ray device and a couple of Nintendo ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
4 views

Connect to only a particular WIFI AP in ubuntu [migrated]

I am trying to find a way to make my Laptop connect only to a particular MAC AP. In my scenario, I have multiple APs with the same connection name (Each Ap serving to only 3 diff SSIDs to enable ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

route vpn over wifi when ethernet is first priority

I have a very special problem and google couldn't help me so far. I usually connect to the Internet via ethernet (en3). For some applications etc I need a wifi connection (en1). So my service order ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Can I become the data returner of my wifi [migrated]

I have a wifi modemn which is working well, my children also can access it. I want to make my computer become the data returner of my house's wifi modemn, to do this work: When I'm not at home, if my ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

Specific ip settings for different wifi access points [migrated]

I have a situation where I want to connect a tablet to two different networks, not simultaneously but switching from one to the other (and at different locations). The tablet is running on Windows ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
65 views

Connect two mikrotik LAN

I got two RB951G-2HnD and two RBSXTG-5HPnD-HGr2. (clientsOfLan1) ))> RB1 <---> SXT1 ))> <(( SXT2 <---> RB2 <(( (clientsOfLan2) I need to 'connect' two LAN's around 951. I can't ...
0
votes
0answers
3 views

Getting lots of pings between two routers on shared WiFi. Why is it happening, and can I prevent it? [migrated]

My apartment complex has a shared WiFi network. There are two Cisco Meraki MR62 access points on each building, and my Macbook periodically switches between them (which is annoying because it drops ...
0
votes
2answers
80 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
999 views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
9k views

802.1x automatically validate certificate in windows clients

We're deploying a wireless networking using Windows Server 2008 NAC as a RADIUS server. When Windows XP or 7 clients connect they initally fail to connect. In order to enable the client to connect we ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

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 ...
25
votes
4answers
2k views

Is there a way to provide user-specific passwords for Wi-Fi?

Is there a way to provide user-specific passwords for Wi-Fi, so that different users have different passwords? I'd like to provide each user with a different password for my Wi-Fi connection.
0
votes
0answers
29 views

Wireless Client missing from MAC table

I am currently having problems with Wireless Clients loosing network connectivity, though still displaying a connection to their Wireless Access Point. I have 4 Wireless APs, each a Cisco WAP321 ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Wifi multicast stream bandwidth limit

i am doing a project with multicast video streaming. The problem i am facing is, in 802.11b and 802.11g WiFi modes the multicast streaming band width is limited to 1Mbps. But the video have a bitrate ...
3
votes
2answers
3k views

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" ...
-1
votes
0answers
15 views

Windows IP address cached even after cable unplugged? [migrated]

I have a PC which connects to a network by both wired cable and wireless. Of course, it has 2 IP Addresses : 192.168.5.111 and 192.168.5.112. (Subnet mask 255.255.255.0) As usual, the PC picks the ...
1
vote
2answers
4k views

Redirecting all WiFi requests to my server (like captive portal)

I'm actually trying to develop a public wireless network (not business, just for educational purposes, I am studying computer science...). But I am lacking the required knowledge to acheive this goal ...
-2
votes
0answers
15 views

cannot access trendnet wireless box [migrated]

My Trendnet TEW-452BRP wireless router is connected with a NetGear ProSafe VPN firewall FVS318 router right now. They are working fine. I am right now connected with wireless. I try to change the ...
0
votes
2answers
930 views

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 ...
-4
votes
1answer
29 views

Setup network between 2 computers connected using wifi [closed]

In my office I have a WiFi Router that allows 2 computers to connect to Internet. I have 2 questions - How can I create a network between these 2 computers for file sharing? Can I access SQL server ...
0
votes
1answer
75 views

Setting up a multi-floor wifi guest access [closed]

i just graduated from a CS bachelor so while i'm familiar with networking, i never deployed an actual "business" network before, and i was just asked to provide wifi guess access to a 16-floors ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

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 ...
8
votes
5answers
7k views

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 ...
-1
votes
1answer
24 views

802.1.x GPO configuration with restriction by computers and users

802.1.x configuration possible using Machine Policy GPO. So, typical scenario is creating security group for computers and applying our policy with 802.1.x to this group. After this all machines from ...
1
vote
1answer
210 views

Configuration of Mikrotik to allow communication with wireless clients

I'm managing an relatively small office and my basic network setup is as follows: All LAN computers are connected to a central switch which is connected with a Mikrotik Router. LAN subnet is ...
7
votes
1answer
6k views

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. ...
0
votes
1answer
59 views

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 ...
-1
votes
2answers
92 views

link aggregation with wifi and ethernet on Linux

I have a computer running linux with a wifi and an ethernet interface. I'd like to set up link aggregation (at least fail-over, but other modes would be nice too) between these two so that both this ...
3
votes
2answers
370 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
385 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

Intermittent SSH problems with a specific server from a specific Wifi router

I've been ssh'ing into a specific server from my home office via Wifi and Time Warner Cable internet for years with no problem. In recent months, I started having problems, where I'd be unable to ...
0
votes
1answer
52 views

What kind of router for trade shows or museum installation

Note: This is NOT a question for a specific router or brand of routers. It's a question about type of router or other equipment. What specs? That features will tell me if a router will work for this ...
3
votes
3answers
3k views

Setting up WiFi extenders… is it possible to daisy-chain them?

At a location with limited cabling, I've had to set up WiFi signal extenders to cover the whole area. Here is a crude diagram... Internet - WiFi/Gateway - Extender 1 - Extender 2 | ...
2
votes
3answers
1k views

Can I simulate concurrent wireless connections for load testing?

Our office internet typically has about 25-30 computers connected. For an upcoming event, we will have to support about 100 connections, mostly via wireless, for a few days. I'd really like to test ...
2
votes
2answers
529 views

Cisco RV110W: Use LAN port as WAN? [closed]

I have Cisco RV110W Wireless router. WAN port was burned after a storm. Can I use one of LAN ports as WAN? Looking under "Switch Settings" I can't find solution. In the Cisco documentation, I could ...
1
vote
2answers
682 views

Lost connection to and detection of wireless networks

My Ubuntu 10.10 on my laptop Lenovo T400 lost its wireless connection, and couldn't detect the available wireless networks, while being in the middle of working. This happended before and my solution ...
1
vote
0answers
17 views

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 ...
1
vote
4answers
279 views

Software for monitoring network speed and connectivity

I have been experiencing a lot of dropped connections between on all of my devices and it is really frustrasting..... Does anyone recommend free or reasonable price software to monitor signal ...
-1
votes
1answer
61 views

Can't set up the default route from a sublan to the WAN [closed]

I am trying to connect one of my PCs to the Internet via a WiFi network using a notebook. Here is my network : (Wifi) <=============> (Notebook) <===============> (Desktop) ...
0
votes
1answer
88 views

How can I control bandwidth, access times and priority per VLAN

I'm setting up access points (TL-WA901ND) that can each support up to four SSIDs, which can be assigned to VLANs. I would like to set up three SSIDs, each on a different VLAN, with the following ...
0
votes
1answer
34 views

Windows config survey - How to get the connected SSID and security mode

We need to inventory a lot of WinXX machines, many of them outside our premises and using wifi networks other than our own. We already found straightforward ways to retrieve all the information we ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

Wireless Router Username and Password Access

Does anyone know of a Wireless N Router that would allow me to setup Usernames and Passwords instead of an SSID and Password? The problem I am having is when my company lets an employee go I have to ...
1
vote
1answer
73 views

Changing Network Subnet Limited User Access

Our network was originally running a 192.168.3.1 /24 network with 192.168.3.1 being the gateway on a pfSense box. We decided to increase our IP range by changing the network to a 192.168.3.1 /23 ...
-1
votes
2answers
246 views

TWO routers/modems, ONE network. Wireless Device DHCP [closed]

My company's network contains various LAN workstations and Servers, controlled by a Smoothwall firewall/gateway. Currently the Smoothwall routes outbound traffic automatically to an ADSL model (it ...