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Would getting an Access Point potentially help fix my NAT? [closed]

Not too long ago we switched internet providers to T-Mobile Home Internet and the speed has been a huge improvement, but recently a problem has risen to my attention of the NAT type on my family's ...
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How to create Bridged connection for Qemu/KVM with Wifi?

I want to create a bridged connection in qemu/kvm. What I want to do is connect the wifi to a bridge (as a slave), then use this bridge to provide network access to the VM. Using nmtui, I deleted my ...
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How to access the page of a bridged modem with a different default IP from the router?

I set up a modem as a range extender as in this thread. Initially I set it to WDS-only and could connect only via ethernet, so I wanted to login to the modem and change to Hybrid to also connect via ...
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How to create wireless link on same LAN?

We have a cluster of workstations and printers in the middle of a space and I would like to avoid running a physical Ethernet cable to them. Several of the printers do not have WiFi capabilities. The ...
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Static IP with wireless bridge

I have a pretty simple network with the main router being a Netgear R8500. I am using an ASUS RT-N66U router in repeater mode to connect device on another floor via wireless bridge including a ...
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Bridging Wireless interface on Linux

Someone told they actually bridged a wifi interface on Linux, others says this is not possible. I would like to bridge a virtual-machine (kvm+qemu) interface to the host wifi network, is this ...
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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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throughput drops near zero using directional radio relay

We are using the following 1Gbit/s radio link setup: Location A: internet gateway with 1Gbits/s sym. fiber most of our servers including dhcp, dns, fileservers (smb), voip-server, exchange-server 55 ...
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Connecting two APs of different models to SXT router

In my small business office I have a SXT lite router that is connected to Internet and then a TP-LINK TD-W8960N router is connected to the SXT wired as AP. Now I need to extend the internal wireless ...
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eth0-wlan0 brouter bridging IPv6, not forwarding/bridging IPv4, with DHCPv4 client *and* server

Please note: this is not the already-answered "IPv6 bridging+IPv4 NATing" question, but instead a "IPv6 bridging+DHCPv4 client on eth0+DHCPv4 server on wlan0" question. For IPv4/IPv6 Dual Stack and ...
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Connecting two network (two router with both dhcp server enabled) [closed]

Im new to networking. I have 2 separate network that spans across 2 building, only one of the network has access to internet. My question is how do i get those two connected while keeping both dhcp ...
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Bridge networks via Wi-FI

I've bridged networks before using wired bridges but just want to check that this is also possible via Wi-Fi. In the attached diagram on the left there is the pretty common laptop connected via Wi-Fi ...
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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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Extending Optimum WiFi range

How would one go about extending an optimum wifi connection? I would assume a bridge would be better than a repeater so the network wouldn't suffer from reduced bandwidth, however I have learned I ...
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Use Access Point to extend network to remote computer without a wireless card

I am trying to set up a computer on a rolling cart so it can be move around the office to be wireless without actually having a wireless card in it. So I need to go from NIC to ethernet cable to ...
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Mikrotik RB951G-2HnD - wi-fi drops or hangs connections [closed]

We've bought Mikrotik RB951G-2HnD in our company (about 20 - 25 clients in network) with 50 Mbps channel from the ISP-side. Mikrotik Wireless drops connection or getting very low speed often as more ...
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Inter-Controller roaming between Juniper and Cisco AP

Corporate network is mainly composed of Cisco WLC and Lightweight APs. They are all using Wireless G and N. The office is asking to deploy Juniper WLC and APs to a new space in the office. I'm ...
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Server talks to one group but not other, both groups talk to each other

I've been trying to figure this out for a couple of days now and no luck so I thought I'd ask here. We have two buildings connected via a line of sight wireless network bridge. We have two routers, ...
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MikroTik Wireless Bridge - Bad Ping With Load

A technician has set me up the wireless bridge between two houses but I have problem with ping under load. I have two MikroTik RB/SXTG devices in server/clint mode. They see each other (no obstacle) ...
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Blindly bridging wireless client with MAC NAT

This is the usual "I want to bridge wifi with ethernet" question, but I need something specific here. My Linux box has a wlan0 interface which is in station mode, with MAC aa:aa:aa:aa:aa:aa, and a ...
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how to let a user change network settings without admin rights, hostednetwork mode change, runas

I look forward to make it possible for ordinary users, without admin rights, so that they can switch the local wireless card to a hostednetwork (windows softAP mode). the netsh command here is clear ...
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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 ...
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Linksys WRT120N as a Wireless Acess Point

I have a Cisco EPC3925 as main modem/router in one side of the office. The office has a long shape, and some of the computers in the other side can't reach the EPC3925 signal. So I want to use an ...
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Switch to switch encryption over a wireless bridge (TrustSec?)

I am planning to connect an existing Cisco 3750 switch to a 3560C switch over a wireless PTP bridge. The bridge will be WPA2 protected, but I am looking for an additional measure of security between ...
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How to setup two ssids on an asus rt-ac66u: one bridged to lan (no dhcp/nat), other dhcp/nat via wan

I was wondering if it's possible with asus rt-ac66u wireless router to create a configuration where the router provides two SSIDs as follows: The first ("intranet") should be bridged (with no DHCP or ...
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How can I get QoS over a WDS bridge on Cisco WAP551

I have two Cisco WAP551 devices bridging two physical locations wirelessly across the street from each other (200 feet, line-of-sight through a window). This is replacing a much, much older wireless ...
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AirPort Extreme - LAN ports active in range-extender mode?

I've got a 5th gen Airport Extreme (MD031LL/A) working well in the back room. If I install a 2nd in the front room as a repeater/extender, will the front room LAN ports be active and participate in ...
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Client Router Causing Wireless Bridge Connectivity Issues [closed]

I have an issue that I can't seem to figure out on my own. Whenever I power on a client router, it causes connectivity issues with another router, which functions as a wireless bridge. The ...
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Connect two buldings wireless

The scenario is that, Main office has got a domain and 80 user already joined it.the other office is in another building 200 meters apart.I want to make connection between them and need bandwidth like ...
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Wireless link frequency choice (900Mhz vs 5.8Ghz) for 2-3km distance

I have recently been contracted by a client of mine to facilitate the wireless communication of his "home" offices and a secondary site. The primary site is the top two floors of a 5-story office ...
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Wireless Bridging two Sonicwall Firewalls

We have two sites (essentially two small buildings side by side but we are unable to run CAT5 cable between them) which are currently linked via a wireless bridge. We will be splitting the sites so ...
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Need to "extend" wireless signal to conference room

We have a network set up using an ASUS RT-N66U for our office with the following configuration: Private SSID (one for 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz) Guest SSID (one for 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz) Unfortunately, we've ...
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Bridging eth0 to wlan0

I'm trying to create the followig setup: +----------+ | Wi-Fi | +----------+ ...
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Convert wifi to wired using wireless router [closed]

I have a TP-Link WR740N, a Raspberry Pi (With only an ethernet port for Network), and a Wifi connection. Is it possible to use the wireless router to bridge the Pi with the Wifi connection?
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connecting 2 routers wireless [closed]

we have two independent networks in 2 offices...one in LG and one in 16th floor: USERS----LINKSYS RV082 router-----+ISP+DHCP enabled ==on 16th floor ++(INTERNET) and same on LG(lower ground) USERS-...
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Accessing WRT54G admin through WET610N bridge

I am using a WRT54G router to host a few computers and servers. I have another computer that is wired to a wireless bridge, which is a WET610N. How do I access the admin page of my WRT54G through my ...
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Wireless LAN Bridge with WAN VPN Failover

My network is below, it's currently just an ordinary 192.168.0.0/24, the branch offices needs to have access to resources on the main site. Currently all internet traffic go across the bridge and ...
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Wireless AP on different routers

I have a Linksys WAG320N Wireless N router and a Belkin Wireless N router. The Linksys is acting as a modem and DHCP server, and I want to set up the Belkin as an AP. Is there any reason this shouldn'...
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Is there a router for "personal wireless" space at my office connected to a hardline? [closed]

I have a wireless system; however, in my office the signal is week. The internet company will hardwire a connection but I am using my iPad thus needing the wireless. I understand there is a device (...
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wireless between 2 buildings

I am setting up a wireless LAN between two buildings -- one with Internet and one without. The distance between the buildings is about 900 feet. This goes across a 4 lane street and up/down a hill. ...
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Sharing Internet connection between people in apartment blocks

I am currently trying to choose hardware for two projects. The first project: there is a five-storey apartment block, which receives Internet connection through Wi-Fi. It is planned to place a grid ...
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network bridge+nat on ubuntu maverick

I've got three ubuntu maverick machines and an access point. I want to be able to set up the following scenario: The setup is as follows: 192.168.0.1 is an access point 192.168.0.2 is a wireless ...
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How can I use a gateway (or proxy) situated at the other end of a wifi layer 3 bridge?

I have a main and branch office. The branch office has a flaky internet connection and I'd like to let users in that office surf the internet using gateway (or proxy) in our main office. I have a 192....
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Bridging two Ethernet networks /w DHCP over WiFi

What I am looking for is a bridge. WiFi cannot handle normal bridging, so how can I route two IP Ethernet networks using WiFi? (Under Linux) How do I set up IP routing under Linux? It must forward ...
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how do I create a bidirectional bridge using iptables

Setup: I have a samsung LCD TV that is connected via eth0 to a T41 Thinkpad running Ubuntu 10.10 which is wirelessly connected to the home router. I am trying to get Samsung's remote control app ...
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Continuous Bandwidth / Throughput Meter

I am building a wireless link between two points using Wireless-N standard. To determine the best position of the antennas, there is a signal strength indicator on the antennas. The problem is the ...
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How do I diagnose problems of dropped packets on a wireless network?

I have a wireless network between two buildings that seems to work fine but when I ping across the networks I see an average of about 10% dropped packets (over several days or however long the ping in ...
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config a router to act as a client and access another wireless router/network, wag120n

I currently have a WAG120N( http://www.linksysbycisco.com/EU/en/support/WAG120N) router and I would like to know if it's possible to configure it to connect to a different wireless network(WEP with no ...
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How strict is line of sight?

The college where I work is wanting to expand our network connection out to the field house building, located about 1/2 to 3/4 mile away from the rest of campus. I'm looking at one of these as a ...
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wireless router on LAN

Can I put a wireless router (for a laptop to talk to) which is configured to use DHCP on our work LAN? I just need the laptop to be able to talk to the internet. Will it automatically get the gateway ...
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