Questions tagged [wifi]

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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Inform all clients on a network about a password change

I have a use-case where a bunch of my remote devices are connected to a 2.4GHz WiFi network on a router. The SSID and password are known to these devices. Due to security reasons, the passwords need ...
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How to increase wifi beacon timeout in Linux NetworkManager?

I use ESP8266 in AP mode and connect to it using HTTPS. Unfortunately the device is not very powerful and TLS part makes it so busy that it doesn't transmit wifi beacons for a short time (as far as I ...
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Bad WLAN routing behaviour when switching AP

I have come across a number of variations on the problem described below with router/access-points and WiFi range extenders from various manufacturers. All devices are wireless. LAN/WLAN made up of ...
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Apartment-wide single SSID / multiple password Wi-Fi network security concerns?

My apartment building is changing internet providers, and the new provider plans to install a network that will have a single SSID for the entire building. Each tenant will be given a unique password ...
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Shared Windows Internet: Upload fast but Download slow [closed]

So I have Windows 10 laptop connecting to wifi router and having overall good internet time. Now I share wifi connection to a dual boot Linux/Windows 10 Desktop trough ethernet cable (also tried to ...
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Internet connection on Windows takes 10-15 minutes to kick in

I am seeing some strange behavior in a client setup and would like suggestions on what to investigate. Setup is a hotel WiFi setup with Unify Access Points. Client has several devices (a few laptops, ...
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Laptop A is sometimes blocked from pinging laptop B. Pinging in reverse unblocks it

I have had this problem dozens of times, ususally spaced out by days or even weeks. Router R can ping laptop A, laptop B, and the internet (0% packet loss in each case). Laptop A can ping router R ...
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Basic setup of an Aerohive AP245X via CLI

I recently acquired an Aerohive AP245X (Rev. A) secondhand without a GUI of any sort. I reset it by pressing the button for however long. Now I want to set it up as a normal Wi-Fi router w/o any ...
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Skype for Business Issues with Wi-FI Network Card/VPN (Presence Unknown/Can't Sign in)

Background: The Company I work for received new Dell 5400 and 5500s that have intermittent issues connecting to Skype for Business (issue was replicated on multiple versions) on a WiFi connection ...
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Pingable device not detected by Nmap

I've used Nmap for quite a while and work with it on a regular basis as a network admin. Today I noticed something rather odd while scripting Android Development Bridge Functions, I'm able to ping and ...
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MikroTik: Set scan-list in RoS to ONLY use 2.4 GHz non-overlapping channel frequencies

How do I set the scan-list in MikroTik RouterOS to use only 2.4 GHz non-overlapping channel frequencies?
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WiFi: Frequencies that map to non-overlapping 2.4 GHz channels 1,6 & 11

I'm configuring a wireless router. I know the non-ovelapping channels are 1,6 & 11. However, my router only specifies frequencies that I can select, not channels. What are the frequencies that ...
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Android appears to bypass firewall rule which restricts request for port 53

I'm trying to configure my Fios G1100 to force DNS request to my internal DNS server 192.168.1.131. This device runs Pi-hole, which is configured to make DNS request to 1.1.1.3 and 1.0.0.3. This has ...
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Configure FreeRADIUS with Active Driectory allow specific group of users to authenticate with specific wifi network

There are two group of users needed to manage WiFi network access. 1) Users from Group VIP_staff can connect to Wifi SSID WLAN_VIP(with subnet 10.11.10.0/24) only. 2) Users from Group Office_users ...
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Getting network UNCLAIMED in Debian 8.3

When i check for lshw , i get following result user@user# lshw -c network *-network description: Ethernet interface product: I210 Gigabit Network Connection vendor: Intel ...
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How to determine whether an internet connection is wired or wireless?

I work in the IT department for the residential housing area at my university (network operations is separate from ours). I've wondered how is it that when someone registers a MAC address on our ...
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Network Manager/Wired Connection: Why Wireless Broadcasting Every 63 Seconds?

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 with Network Manager. I've got a wired connection which is working fine. I used an RF meter and discovered that precisely every 63 seconds, there is a massive wireless burst ...
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How can I delete stored RADIUS wifi credentials when they are added from the Win10 logon screen?

I was onboarding a new Surface for a VIP and to get it on the intranet to join it to the domain I entered my own RADIUS credentials at the Windows 10 logon screen. Got the device prepped and onboarded ...
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How goes Guest Access Point login screen redirect work? [closed]

I have a guest AP that displays a login screen asking for guest name and email when I connect to it via the Android Phone's wifi tab. The login screen is opened after I have clicked on the guest wifi,...
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Crestron AirMedia devices on large enterprise network crashing Apple screen mirroring application

We have deployed Crestron AirMedia devices which offers completes audio video experience using their hardware. It also offers screen sharing capabilities via Wifi and LAN networks. Users within our ...
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Can I connect computers between two routers?

Sorry in advance, I'm not a big networking guy. The best way to illustrate what I'm asking is to show it in this diagram: I need to be able to establish file sharing on Windows from "Laptop" to "PC-1"...
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Connect two local networks

I'm trying to connect two local networks together. 2 networks scenario Network 1 (192.168.1.1) is connected to 10GBe Internet via router with dhcp. I've added switch Netgear XS708T for more 10G ports ...
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How to enable printing for mobile phone users that are on segregated WiFi network?

We have physical LAN and WiFi that are firewalled one from another. There is a number of Canon printers that we have, which support Google Cloud Print and AirPrint. Additionally, I found that Google ...
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Get information about MAC address

My router (FritzBox 7330) shows tons of errors about a device that continuously try to connect to my network: 23.12.19 10:17:07 Registrazione del dispositivo wireless fallita: chiave wireless ...
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How to get the RSSI of neighboring nodes in an ad hoc wireless network, in Linux?

I'm trying to do an ad hoc wireless network with raspeberry pis. An important primitive to communicate in these networks is the broadcast of messages (1 sends, everyone receives). However, many ...
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Creating a bridged WiFi AP (hotspot) in Centos 8 (or Fedora)

I am trying to create a bridged WiFi hotspot on a Centos 8 system, using NetworkManager. The machine is Dell EPC3000, with two built-it GigE's and ath10k wireless adapter, plus an LTE WWAN. Creating ...
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internet connectivity failure in virtual machines on workstation [closed]

I have VMware workstation environment on my laptop. Also there are 2 Wifi cards. The configuration of VMware virtual network editor is following vmnet8 and network setting for virtual machine network ...
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Microsoft Intune - How to deploy enterprise WiFi profile with username and password?

You can create WiFi profile in Intune but you cannot define username and password for PEAP. Common username and password can be used for all users. There's an option for single sign on SSO but that ...
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Multiple Wi-Fi Access Points Management

Environment: We currently are using Ubiquity AC Long Range access points in a reinforced concrete building and the average wall thickness is 1 foot (30cm) on external walls, internal walls vary from ...
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How do I see the traffic of target device in WiFi Pineapple Portal?

I'm using Windows 10 PC connect via Ethernet cable. I also connect my WiFi pine apple nano into my PC, and configure : Ethernet sharing to share internet connection through : PineApple PineApple, ...
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NFS shared directory mount failure on remote server in local network

I have an nfs server running on a virtual machine (ubuntu 18.04) with a port-fowarding to its listening port of 2049. In /etc/exports, I put /nfs/example *(rw,sync,no_root_squash,no_subtree_check), ...
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How can I configure Unbound to use Microsoft Virtual Adapter

I need a lightweight DNS and I found Unbound. It works fine with a wired ethernet adapter, but I need that it work with a WiFi adapter (to resolve queries from wireless devices). I use a program to ...
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authentication of radius using sql and AD

In FreeRADIUS, I have requirement to use MySQL DB based authentication for users coming from one WiFi SSID and use AD authentication for user of another SSID. Individually it's working fine, SQL ...
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Issue with RV340 Failover to 4G LTE with a Verizon/Novatel USB730L

( Background, CCNA, trained on CCNP but didn't take exam. I come from enterprise networking working on 2960X's, 4500X's, integrated service routers, etc and these small business appliances I never ...
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Can this setup cause frequently occurring WiFi packet loss?

a couple of weeks ago we've had a company install four access points and perform the initial setup. We asked to have three different WiFis, one for our primary work devices, one for our personal ...
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Can't connect to access point because of iptables/filter

Setup Raspberry Pi connected to router using ethernet on subnet 192.168.0.0/24 Raspberry pi access point on subnet 192.168.43.0/24 I am using the nordvpn application and when I connect to the vpn ...
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Different SSLSocket with Radius Server

I want to make a server and client application. All clients connect to the server via wifi. I want to protect the network with SSL Certificate. I found 2 alternatives: By using SSLSocket (javax.net....
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Connecting Render Farm to Local Network

New to networking so...Looking to see if this is possible...It's also not an ideal setup so if you have recommendations on better hardware/software, I'm open. I have a render farm with 23 computers, ...
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Wireless Packet captures - VMware

Software: Wireshark Is it possible to analyse Wireless Packet captures on VMWare using Linux Ubuntu OS? I ask this as I’m using Windows for my computer but I’m struggling to get all the information I ...
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Mikrotik CAPsMAN Client to Client forwarding not working

I am trying to set Mikrotik CAPsMAN to allow wifi users communicate between each other On CAPs server I have allowed "Local forwarding" and "Client to Client forwarding", pushed configuration but ...
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Lenovo T495/Intel Wireless-AC 9260

We just switched to the T495 from the A485 as our laptop of choice. We are imaging them to Win10x64 1903 using SCCM, with the drivers provided by Lenovo. The wifi (Intel Wireless-AC 9260) is not ...
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MikroTik EAP-TLS WiFi Config using Certificates

What are the upsides and downsides of using EAP-TLS authentication with certificates for WiFi client connections? How is this superior than just using standard WPA2 password authentication? How do I ...
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Restrict wifi to one domain but allow cellular data

In our school we would like to create a restricted wifi to be used only for our MDM to connect. If people would like to use their own cellular data to do other browsing they should be able to. The ...
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openvpn subnet conflicts with wifi subnet

When using openvpn at home, I have a very simple configuration file because my home subnet uses 192.168.1.* so when I run openvpn --config client.config my routing table looks like: Kernel IP ...
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Creating a WiFi Access Point with a New IP Space [closed]

I just moved into a dorm where each room gets a limited range of IP addresses to connect their devices to. For the sake of comfort (I don’t want to assign fixed IP addresses to each of my devices), I ...
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HP EliteBooks keep turning off WiFi on VPN connect

HP EliteBooks (with Windows 10) keep turning off the WiFi when VPN connection is established, because the virtual network adapter is recognized as wired connection, causing both to fail. This happens ...
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Skype Laggs on Wifi

The Problem is that when i do a skype call on wifi, it laggs and the voice is ticked. I have got a 100/100Mbit Internet connection, with a Sophos sg-135u Firewall/Router and 5 Sophos AP 55 Access ...
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Discovery and communication between routers

I am working in an environment consisting of 4 OpenWrt routers, each serving multiple clients via Wi-Fi and containing. Each one of them provides the clients with Internet access. I have 3 questions ...
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Automatic Failover Wifi / Proxy

I have got the following scenario: Mobile Device (Linux) that is connected to wifi and or mobile network. For the mobile network, the whole system must use a proxy and a special DNS server since ...
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Bash script automatic network configuration with hidden wlan

Hello i write a simple bash script that make the network configuration automatically. Only the last step didnt work automatically, to establish the wifi connection. This script work simple. First it ...

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