wireless local area network (WLAN)

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Can Cisco wlan-controllers (nm-air-wlc6) function like a regular fast-ethernet port?

I have a Cisco router at school that has a wlan-controller.I connected a wlan-controller to another fast-ethernet port on another router and configured ip addresses. Although they are directly ...
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Routing 1 LAN + 2 WLANs + 2 WANs (failover) with DD-WRT on WRT54G2

I've installed DD-WRT v24-SP2 micro on a Linksys WRT54G2 v1.0, and I'd appreciate some help on setting up a not-so-trivial network. I've studied the documentation (notably http://www.dd-wrt.com/wiki/...
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DHCP requests from wlan client not reaching server

I have a dhcp (and dns) server running on a centos/linux pc, which is the only dhcp server on my network. I have two wireless routers - a Netgear DG834G, and a Netgear DGND3700. The DGND3700 is also ...
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Transmit Data over wlan in Linux

Its a repost from here : StackOverflow, I am struggling to find a some tool through which I can transmit the Data through a Wireless Driver which gives me the flexibility to set for instance the ...
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windows mobile 6.1 wlan slow reconnect

We have an app installed on Windows Mobile 6.1, Symbol/Motorola MC5590, which communicates via a WLAN connection. The devices go to sleep after a few minutes, and so does the WLAN. But after getting ...
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Looking for WLAN recommendation for medium-sized office [closed]

I am tasked with upgrading our WLAN in the office. I am looking for a low-maintenance solution I can deploy and forget about. I am looking at central controllers from e.g. Linksys, and then my plan ...
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Can you totally ban a PC from the local network?

I was wondering whether it is possible to ban a PC from LAN or WLAN totally or not? I know that banning according to MAC address is useless, as it can be altered. P.S: assume that no credentials are ...
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Latency of Harddisk-Access WLAN vs USB (Windows)

it would be kind if someone who is an expert on this field state what I have to expect in regards to the latency accessing files for the given scenarios (comparing them): A) Current Windows PC with ...
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How do clients access a php app connected to the same WLAN as the server?

I have setup: <VirtualHost 127.0.0.1:9900> ServerAdmin webmaster@localhost DocumentRoot "c:/wamp/www" ServerName url.pews.info ErrorLog "logs/localhost-error.log" CustomLog "logs/...
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Is there a self-contained, easy-to-use and secure WLAN hotspot solution?

I'm looking for something that accomplishes (as much as possible of) the following: provides a WLAN access point for public use (for example, in a bar) serves as a transparent proxy forcing users to ...
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How to serve a webpage on connection to WiFi network

I would like to be able to serve a local webpage (on a LAN) when someone connects to a WiFi network. This happens quite often in libraries, cafes etc, so i'm sure it can be done, but I have no idea ...
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How to secure adhoc networks

What is the right way to secure adhoc networks? WPA_NONE is a cruel hack (doesn’t work most of the time, discards important packets, ..), WEP is not secure and Open… open is open. IPSec is a level to ...
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How to use zeroconf?

Do I run it in a command line? Do I run it as a GUI application? I think it discovers resources available through a local network and assigns addresses to the resources. What happens next? Is this ...
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Is it possible to identify computers in the network by their names?

I will have several laptops which will be used by other side to build a local network. Some of these laptops will be working as web servers and other as clients. I will not have any control over the ...
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How to use the mode master with the ath5k driver?

In this page, they says that we can use the AP mode with the ath5k driver since linux 2.6.31 I am using Ubuntu Karmic with : linux 2.6.31-16-generic I would like to share my eth0 WAN connection ...