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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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Wireless IP device expansion [on hold]

I have to use a Verizon Jetpack as my internet service. We live pretty remote and no alternative for ISP. The Jetpack is limited to 10 devices (IP addresses). I want to use another router to be DHCP ...
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What can cause a WIFI connection to have an effect on an smtp server running locally? [on hold]

To test our software sending correct emails, we create an smtp server and send all emails to localhost and we receive the emails and check for its validity. In one WIFI connection at a friends house,...
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Difference in wi-fi and lan wire connection on Age of Empire HD battle game [on hold]

Trying to setup AOE2 HD game in order to play over LAN. I have several laptops connected via wi-fi by using home router. I create game on first laptop and trying to connect from another one. Second ...
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How do I find the maximum allowable MTU for a wireless dongle or chipset?

I am trying to setup a mesh network using batman-adv on an Odroid XU4 and on a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B. This requires setting mtu to 1532, but this does not work on either board. Is the maximum ...
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Get ESSID & BSSID of open networks in Terminal

I'm looking for a way to get BSSID and ESSID of all open (not encrypted) wireless networks in my surroundings with a bash command. It would be even better, if could filter out networks with a too low ...
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'make' command error while installing RTL8723DE 802.11b/g/n driver

lspci -nn | grep -i network Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8723DE 802.11b/g/n PCIe Adapter [10ec:d723] I'm trying to install above wifi drivers in RHEL 7.2 (HP laptop), steps followed by the ...
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Synology NAS can only be mounted (as nfs) when connected by cable

I bought a Synology NAS DS216se on Wed. Dec. 26th. After first tests with samba, which were very slow, I mounted it as nfs. It got better. But during a huge rsync it came to my mind that probably ...
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multiple access points sharing a single SSID

I have read this article. https://www.savjee.be/2012/10/creating-one-WiFi-network-with-multiple-access-points/ In this article, it describes how to set up the multiple access points WiFi network ...
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manually choosing best 802.11ac wifi channel in 5 GHz band [migrated]

Can someone explain, and provide answer to the following: Background: have Xfinity service with DPC3941T wireless router. environment is suburbs; each 1 family house is on 0.25 acre lot up & ...
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Server certificate validation 802.1x

I have recently deployed CA and NPS for WPA2-Enterprise authentication. However doing the pen testing I found out that clients are accepting a certificate from any valid certificate authority. This is ...
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Can I connect to a network wirelessly via secondary router? [closed]

Server OS: Windows Server 2016 Essentials Client OS: Windows 10 Pro I have a laptop that I would like to wirelessly connect to a local network domain and access the server. The problem is the main ...
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Bridging together MSM460 AP clients over static mesh link with MSM560 Ethernet port

My objective is to make clients connected to the HP MSM460's AP to be able to connect to the LAN connected to the HP MSM560. Like this: Client #1 <-> MSM460's AP <-> MSM406's mesh link ...
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Wifi authentication with NPS while I'm adding a new computer in domain

I would like to use Machine certificate for Wifi WPA-Enterprise authentication of my company. For new PCs I need another method, just for domain admins to add PCs to domain, with their username and ...
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Router's Parental Controls Really Block All Internet Traffics?

I am using Asus 4G-AC53U router. When I turn ON "Parental Controls" to block a client's Internet access, does the router really block ALL kinds of Internet traffics including system's service (such as ...
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How do I run internet to my hardwired ethernet lines without putting the wireless router in a bad location?

I have a situation where a building was pre-wired for Ethernet (Cat-6, I believe). After some research, I believe if I wanted to run internet to all the cables that run to the rooms in the building, I ...
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Delay Windows login screen waiting for some service statup

I want to wait for wifi connection before let user login to their laptop. Can I be sure that the login screen is shown only after some service startup?
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Clients cannot get IPs after lease expires

Got a strange issue involving our wireless network. We have Ubiquiti AP's and have two different networks. One, our internal network gets IP's from our on-site DHCP server. The other network for ...
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How exactly wifi controller manage users between access points?

There are a lot of WiFi controllers on a market. And I think all or most of them work the same way. One of the important features of the controller is that they somehow make it possible for users ...
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Windows server GPO, how to force SSID connection if in range

I have many wifi networks, but only one of these are suitable for domain computers of my windows 2016 domain. Can I setup a GPO to force a particular SSID usage if in the range? Many times I found ...
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Wireless to wireless (wireless server) terrible network performance

I have a server on a totally wireless network. PCs frequently disconnect and access to the server such as SQL query's and file transfers are painfully slow. Wireless to Wireless PCs <-wireless-&...
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New office wireless setup, printer only accessible from one AP

We had Comcast install their "WiFi Pro" package yesterday which essentially was just adding two APs to our current set up. The APs are connected by ethernet to wall jacks which are connected directly ...
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Log usernames in squid for clients connected in WiFi with Radius

I am looking for a solution to a problem: Clients connect to the WiFi network using a Radius server and then use the Internet through a transparent Squid server that logs access. I would like to ...
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Cisco AIR-CAP702W-K9 enable lan ports

The 702w's have four LAN ports which are disabled by default. I'm trying, on the autonomous image (15.3(3)JAB), to enable the ports. I've tried following the official guide from Cisco, but fail to ...
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Wifi appliance not sending syslog

I am struggling a bit with my new syslog server which is not receiving log from my wifi appliance. My wifi appliance is an aerohive, there is almost nothing about configuring syslog on it on internet, ...
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Accessing Routers used as an Access Point (or AP-Mode enabled)

UPDATED-STATEMENT: 20180827@115000 Post created UPDATED-STATEMENT: 20180809@212400 A suggestion was made that said no DHCP on downstream then it'll get it from the next DHCP upstream router. I'm ...
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Unable to scan WiFi network with 2 SSIDs

I am trying to scan WiFi networks and trying to connect to them using my Debian based NanoPi device. It is able to scan all the networks except for one. This network has two SSIDs and both of them ...
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Mikrotik - 5GHz AC - only 110Mbps

I just bought Mikrotik hAP AC^2 and I configured it's WiFi to be controlled by CAPsMAN. The problem I have is that when I connect to it with my laptop (MacBook Pro 2016 Touchbar) I cannot achieve more ...
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Is there an easy way (via CLI) to identify the WLC an AP is connected to?

this is my current situation: In our Company we use Cisco Acess Point and Wireless Controllers in various Countries. Due to a license-shortage we have more and more APs registered to WLCs in different ...
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Hostapd - Download speed artificially limited?

I am currently attempting to configure a virtualized Debian machine as a wireless AP, and have successfully gotten everything to work except the following: For some reason, wireless clients only ...
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Disallow devices connected to a PAN while allowing the parent device (Windows 10 Mobile Hotspot)

Yeah, it's a wordy title for an oddly specific question. What I'm trying to do is disallow devices connected via the Windows 10 mobile hotspot, while still allowing the device that created the ...
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Pointers to debugging mid sized office wifi set-up

We have a mid-sized office network (45 employees, 6 rooms, 8 indoor and outdoor wifi aps and several network switches) which has a problem in its wifi setup. Wifi connections become 'stale' every 5-10 ...
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USB broadband 3G connecting to a wireless router

In my workplace, the ADSL / internet line (which is connected to a TP-Link router) is down, so I need to use a USB 3G broadband modem to give other computers internet access. I was wondering if there'...
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Network computers visible on LAN but not Wi-Fi

I have drawn a scheme of my network here: All the computers except A are connected via LAN and can see each other, while A is connected via WiFi. It has internet access but it cannot see other ...
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Virtualbox VM only getting IPv6 over bridge connection. How to get IPv4 address

I have launched Ubuntu16.04 in Oracle virtual box on windows 10 machine. I have used two type of adapters: NAT and Bridge Connection. The ip address on Bridge connection is getting IPv6 address and ...
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Is it possible to monitor and set a max sessions / user on a Zyxel SBG3500 Wi-Fi router?

We use the Zyxel SBG3500 Wi-Fi router in an office which acts as our only AP. I know there is a bottleneck because of the number of users connected (20-30 / day with 1-2 devices, the max clients on ...
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How do I enable the WIFI radio of an HP ProCurve 420ww Access Point?

So based on this old question of mine I figured out that I can reset the access point and access it using telnet through a wired Ethernet connection. I have set a new password, I have set up the ...
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Connectivity issues for iOS devices on a dual band corporate wireless network

Quick back story: 8 Watchguard AP320's purchased for a new office we moved into (had the same model at old office). Moved into new office and constantly/randomly all windows/iOS devices couldn't get ...
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How can I find IP/web console for a wireless AP

I have a Dlink DWL-2600AP, it is working but I'd like to do some troubleshooting on it (it's acting as if client isolation has magically turned on after 2 years, which is a problem for our wireless ...
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Bridged wireless interface traffic stats: reversed RX/TX

I just noticed something strange while doing some tests on my OpenWRT router: I have a wifi interface bridged to the LAN, I'm testing download and upload traffic monitoring. I assumed RX stands for ...
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Is it possible to find the physical location of someone connected to a wifi [closed]

I suppose the question is in the title, is it possible to find the physical location of someone connected to a wifi network. Say two people are connected on the same network, can one of them know ...
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DNS errors with guest wireless

Our company has a guest wireless network for auditors, contractors, etc. to use when onsite. This wireless is meant to be an external only network, so it only touches the wireless controller, and a ...
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Wifi-as-WAN with a Mikrotik RB941-2nD-TC?

I'm attempting to use a Mikrotik RouterOS device as a router for several devices on an internal LAN, with a WiFi hotspot device on the WAN side. This is a mobile setup, so I have several cellular Mifi ...
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My newly deployed Website working with mobile data but not on wifi

I deployed my django website today on digital ocean. I can access it by its droplet's IP address. Then I configured domain name. Everything is fine and I can access my website from Mobile by domain ...
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Clear DHCP lease on disconnect [closed]

I have a rather specific situation where i'm at a bit of a loss on how to do things properly so i figured it was time to ask for help. Situation is: i have a Raspberry Pi with a 3G modem as well as ...
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How do I capture all packets on local wifi network using Wireshark settings -

I'm attempting to replicate a 'wifi cafe' setup in a home lab environment. I'd like to demonstrate that unencrypted (non-HTTPS) network traffic on a wifi network can be viewed by other wireless ...
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Wifi Permissions per User

I was sitting here thinking about Wifi, permissions and file access. I wanted to know if there's a way to setup individual user and passwords on wifi sort of the same way you do on a windows server ...
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What is the unit of Signal as output in “nmcli dev wifi”

I want to know the unit in which The Signal is calculated. Is it in dBM ? Usually I see the dBM values are in -. What would the - and + values signify in dBM ? Also more the value is positive, does it ...
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Redirecting hotspot's traffic through the TOR [duplicate]

I have settled WI-FI hotspot on Kali linux via hostapd+dnsmasq tools. For being able to access internet(which is accessible through different interface) I used masquerading: iptables -P FORWARD ...
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Unable to build wireless-regb and crda packages on Debian 9 “Stretch” from sources

Ok, so the problem is, the regulations i get with the stock wireless-regdb for my country are incorect. In fact, it's not even close to the regulations we got. We're allowed to use 13 channel (2472 ...
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Configuring UniFi APs on VLAN with pfSense router, Cisco switch and Allied Telesis switch

We are trying to deploy 10 UniFi AP-AC-LRs in our network and need some assistance. Below I will try to give a precise overview of both our setup and our goal. Please ask questions if anything is ...