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Questions tagged [wlan]

wireless local area network (WLAN)

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Why is the Wi-Fi network in our store not working from 10 am to 12 pm? [on hold]

We have a Wi-Fi network in one of our stores and it is used for 4 iPads, 2-3 iPhones and one Mac desktop. The iPads are used for showing the products to our clients and one iPad is also used as a cash ...
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broadcast ping from wlan client - just 2 other clients respond? [on hold]

The question came up when trying to integrate my KNX-IP interface via the java Calimero library. My implementation (running on the Raspberry - via WLAN) did not find the KNX IP interface, so I started ...
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Windows 10 - Set metric on WLAN interface for specific destination

When running the command route add 172.217.18.3 172.20.10.1 metric 15 if 17 (Where first IP address in this sample is Google and second IP address is my GW) I do not get metric 15 but metric 65. ...
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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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Isolating traffic between devices connected to same AP

I have multiple access points. Every AP has two configured SSIDs: one for clients devices (open) and one for some utility devices that will be used by clients devices (secured). I would like the ...
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Wireless Hosted Network client isolation

I would like to know if there is an option to enable/disable client isolation when using the Wireless Hosted Network feature, present in most windows 7 laptops with a capable wireless adapter, and ...
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Can't install a chained SSL WebAuth certificate on Cisco WLC

I have a trouble with installing StartCom's SSL certificate for WebAuth on a Cisco WLC 2504 controller. It has 7.2.103.0 software version. I have done all the steps that are described in Cisco's ...
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How to know if someone is using VPN on my LAN network?

Is it possible to know is someone connected to my Wi-Fi network is using a VPN and block their connection?
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Warehouse WiFi Repeatedly Disconnecting Only When Standing Under AP with 'Preferred Site' Error

Here's a strange one, I'm commissioning some Motorola/Symbol MC40 Android scanners in a warehouse environment. They just installed new WiFi APs to cover the warehouse. They seem to work fine, except ...
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Should I keep using /etc/network/interfaces in the systemctl / journalctl era ?

I'm historically used to /etc/network/interfaces and I usually set everything up in that text file, both ethernet cable-based connections and wireless ones, but I'm having troubles in managing the ...
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WLAN profile GPO settings and saved user credentials

We are distributing wireless profiles in our Windows domain (AD servers are 2012, domain level is 2008, various client Windows versions - mostly Win7 and Win10). However, it seems we just cannot ...
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Expand wlan with a wlan router or access point [closed]

My wish is to expand the WLAN network, because of aborted connections. That means, the "central" router gives the internet connection in the LAN and the other router/access point uses the LAN ...
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Disable automatic Windows Update for WLAN Clients

I'm looking for a way to disable automatic Windows-Updates on Windows 7 when connected to the internet wirelessly. The clients are all connected to a 2008 R2 Domaincontroller. Doing a quick google ...
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D-LINK DSR-250N lan issues

I'm having problem with my DSR-250N router. I set-up local network with 10 computers. Some of them are connected through wire and some use wireless. The problem is, sometimes one computer cannot ...
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wlan interface is missing in ifconfig but present in the iwconfig

I have OrangePi Plus 2 with lubuntu installed and try to setup wifi there. Wlan interface is missing in the if config, but present in the iwconfig. ifconfig eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 1e:...
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Ping not echoed, but tcpdump sees it

I'm working on getting a Raspberry Pi setup on a WPA2-Enterprise network. Right now it gets an IP address from the DHCP server on both eth0 and wlan0. This pi is going somewhere where it can't reach ...
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Configuring Sonic wall tz 500 LAN interface with a internal dns and dhcp [closed]

I trying to configuring a sonicwall tz500. I have a internal AD server with DHCP and DNS for the domain. 10.0.0.5 is the address of dhcp and DNS. question is on the LAN 0X interface, do I assign it a ...
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Connect multiple times to the same wifi network [closed]

Is it possible to connect multiple times (with different MAC addresses) to the same wifi network with just one network card? Is there already a tool to do this?
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Extend wireless LAN with several access points?

To extend the area of my wireless LAN I thought on buying a couple of wireless access points and giving them the same SSID + Security (WPA2) + Channel and all connecting them by LAN with the same ...
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Cisco Aironet AP1260 can't reach FreeRADIUS server

I have a problem with a Cisco Aironet AP1260 standalone access point and a FreeRADIUS server. I'm trying to set up a 802.11x access point with authentication on a FreeRADIUS server. I have set up both ...
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How do I “connect” one wireless network interface to anothet [closed]

Basically I have two dd wrt routers(TP-LINK and ASUS) working in "LAN-WAN" infrastructure(so they both gateways, gateway-router infrastructure doesn't suit to me) and I want to somehow "connect" ...
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DHCP server - No IP for computers out of the domain

I would like to know if there is a way to deny leasing an IP address through my MS DHCP server to computers which are not registered in my domain. Thanks!
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Which Layer of the OSI model is responsible for encryption in WLANS?

Since WEP and WPA/WPA2 encrypt the payload of 802.11 MAC frames and we know that MAC goes under the Data Link Layer (Layer 2), can we also assume that encryption occurs in Layer 2 as well? At least ...
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Accessing LAN resources from WLAN using SonicWALL TZ 215 wireless-N

I'm trying to allow clients connected to my SonicWALL's wireless network to connect to computers on the wired LAN. I am aware that this is a security risk. I set up the firewall to allow the ...
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Optmize server access for LAN and WAN (Internet Access)

I am trying to optimize my server so that accessing the local network as well as the internet. The OS is Solaris 9 running on a SUN V210 Connecting outside takes a long time, with sometimes there is ...
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Transfer VLAN tagged packets over WLAN? [closed]

I have the following composition of devices: [selfmade router] - ethernet - [WLAN router 1] ----- wlan ------ [WLAN router 2] WLAN router 2 has 5 ethernet ports, each as an own VLAN, so 5 VLANs. I ...
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No NETSH WLAN context in Server 2008 Core install? [closed]

I installed Windows Server 2008 Core on a netbook and I'm trying to set it up as a wireless router. Took forever to find the right wifi drivers... But now I'm running into this problem that there ...
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how to change interface ip in ifconfig with /etc/network/interfaces

Hi everybody when modifiying /etc/network/interfaces, saving it and then executing ifconfig i can't see the modification i made..for example here is part of my /etc/network/interfaces: auto wlan1 ...
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802.11n router supporting 802.11n as WAN connection?

I have an existing 802.11n WLAN router with an Ethernet connection as its upstream WAN connection (router A). I would like to get another 802.11n WLAN router (router B) and have it use router A as ...
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How to split LAN into two separate LANs using same internet connection

I have a router ZyXEL P-660HN-T3A and Switch ZyXEL GS1100-24 and I need to separate 2 ports on switch so clients connected to this ports can't see/access the others. I need the same thing to do with ...
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Industry standard for minimum Wifi signal strength?

Is there an industry standard for how strong a Wifi signal needs to be in order to have a reliable connection? For example, maybe Wifi endpoints are designed to the specification that they connect ...
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Need to guarantee 99.9% network uptime for ~50 computers. Is WLAN feasible?

Our current setup in our office uses a single router with 13 computers connected through wired interfaces. We are out of free ports and we need to support an additional 30-50 computers. We need to ...
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Adjacent channel versus co-channel interference

What is the difference between the two in terms of affecting signal strength or performance? Where I work, everything is on channel 1 6 and 11 for the 2.4GHz spectrum and I've been told that co-...
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Cisco ISE Wlan user authentication fails for users with umlaut

We have setup a Cisco Identity Services Engine to manage WLAN access for our users. Access should be granted to users from a specific Windows Active Directory group. This works fine for users having a ...
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2 router network setup. Why does ping only work in one direction?

So the setup looks like this: There is a main WLAN-router/modem which is connected to the internet and serves the lower floor with WLAN. Now upstairs I have a second WLAN-router/modem (I will call it ...
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Using NPS to restrict access to WLAN

We currently have one WLAN that only domain users can connect to. We will be adding a guest WLAN and would like all non-domain machines to use this, even if a user has a domain account. We have set ...
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What information does a WLAN repeater need, to repeat a wireless signal?

Does a WLAN Repeater knows to repeat any signal data (whether it is encrypted or not), or are there requirenments, which this repeater has to fulfill, like knowing about encryption methods, protocols ...
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Can I extend an otherwise wireless network to a wired-only computer through a second wireless router? [closed]

This question is incredibly similar, but DIFFERENT. so before you vtc, please hear me out. I have my wireless router [router1] connected to my ISP. I have a wireless network being broadcast from ...
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How do I connect my dd-wrt router to another wireless network and ensure that all my clients connect only to the dd-wrt?

Here's my situation: I have my internet connection provided by a wireless network (we'll call it "A"). I don't have a lot of control over that network, though. I have a wrt610n flashed with dd-wrt, ...
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Setting up a Windows Server based Office LAN / WLAN environment

Okay so we wish to setup a small office LAN / WLAN. We have 10 desktop PC's and 5 Laptops. which makes around 20 users. Those with laptops will only connect via the wireless network, if needed they ...
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WLAN0 not coming up

if have recently installed OpenSuse 11.1 from a dvd and then, following this advice , upgraded to 11.2, 11.3, 11.4 and finally 12.1 (no comment on this one, please...). Now the problem is that my ...
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Cisco AP commands dissapeared after IOS downgrade

enter code hereAfter downgrading a Cisco 881w AP (WLAN-AP), something went weird. When I connect on the WLAN-AP interface using: service-module wlan-ap0 session I got this prompt: AP588d.09ba.156e&...
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Reloading Cisco 881w AP reloads the whole router?

This is about a Cisco router (881w) with the AP-WLAN interface. While on the AP interface (after having entered this command:) service-module wlan-ap 0 session If I enter this command: reload ...
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Setting up private and guest WiFi from Windows Server 2008 R2 for non profit (~20 users)

I'm about to set up a wireless network with a Active Directory domain. The problem is that the desktops they have at the office should connect via AD so they get access to shared resources, gp etc. ...
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WoWLAN under Linux 3.1 with N-1030

Linux 3.1 has added support for WoWLAN, and as far as I understand my card Intel Centrino N-1030 supports WoWLAN. However, ethtool for eth0 gives info: # ethtool eth0 Settings for eth0: Supported ...
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How do I create a certificate for WLAN users?

I would like to create a certificate system to add security to a small business wireless network. I understand that certificates can be used as authentication on a WLAN. Does anyone know how to do ...
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Creating a Static IP With wlan0

I am trying to figure out how to create a static IP address for my Ubuntu server. So far, I have scoured the internet and have only found how to do it with eth0, when I am using a PCI adapter for my ...
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Why i cannot access computer with apache on it via 'connectify hotspot' on same computer? [closed]

This is the situation: Computer running Windows XP Running Apache LAN: Internet connection WLAN (Wi-Fi): Hotspot with Connectify software (http://www.connectify.me/), FREE version iPhone 3G connected ...
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Slow W-Lan with 802.11n - Accesspoint Tp-Link WR1043ND + MacBook + iMac

i've got an access point WR1043ND from tp-link. I joined the wlan with two Macs (MacBook+iMac). The AP is configured als 802.11bgn mixed mode with encryption wpa/wpa2 automated. (Tests without ...
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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/...