Access Point is a device in a wireless network that performs the interconnection between all mobile devices.

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Is a longer WiFi antenna better?

Is a longer wifi antenna better? Why do WiFi antennas have different length? I have read that the length of a usual (rubber duck) 2.4GHz antenna is to be 12 cm, the waive length (yes, inside it is a ...
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hostapd + Ubuntu 14.04 Driver Issue for TL-WN725N v2

I recently purchased a TL-WN725N v2 usb dongle so that it may be used for my Ubuntu virtual machine. My Ubuntu installation seemed to install the correct drivers when plugging in the usb dongle ...
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Cannot access windows7 hosted network from lumia 630

I have created a hosted network in my windows7 system. But my Lumia 630 but my phone can't connect to this except once(when I started the hosted network first time). Every time when i try to connect I ...
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Access point redirect

I've got a Raspberry Pi and I want to create Wi-Fi hotspot, but I need it to do this: when a user visits a specific site (any page or subdomain: *.google.com/* ) for the first time, he should be ...
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Accessing AP in a network

Do you have to reset AP to factory default to access it? We have several AP throughout the building. All goes to the same server (pfSense firewall). Now through Netstumbler I notice that some are ...
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Connectify-adhoc with signal strength of No signal?

I'm not sure if there is something wrong with my laptop's wifi adapter. It seems to function OK (can detect and connect to a wifi network. I can even use the aircrack-ng suit to DOS other APs, which ...
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Wireless Testing - Unable to change mon0 channel & mdk3 issue

I am currently learning about Wireless testing and have stumbled across a couple of little issues. The system setup I am working on is as outlined below: Kali Linux - 64-Bit (GNOME v3.4.2) Virtual ...
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Creating a big WiFi network with restrictions [on hold]

I want to setup a WiFi network in a shopping mall that I work for. I think it will require about 5 access points (never worked with these). I want to limit the downloading to max 3GB/visitor and ...
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How to find the MAC address of access point that working on a roaming system

I’m working in very big oil and gas company. We have many many access points in our offices, each access point broadcasts 3 SSID’s. The access points with roaming system. On the back of each access ...
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Creating a public wifi hotspot from an existing ethernet network [closed]

I want to install public wifi hotspot in a restaurant setting feeding off of a ethernet network. I want the customer to be presented with a welcome page where they get access to the internet. Can ...
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WiFi Transmit Rate Fluctuates

I'm trying to figure this one out and I'm a bit confused. We've got a WiFi access point in a specific room in the office where we have about 3-4 people working and we'll see a large fluctuation in the ...
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Sharing between 5GHz and 2.4GHz on same network

I just got an access point by EnGenius (ESR1750) which is dual-band. At my office, we use IP Messenger to share files. Most of the devices are Mac Minis but there are a few Windows PCs as well. The ...
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Is there any way to log incorrect password attempts on WiFi networks

I'd like to monitor if clients attempt to connect to a WiFi network using an incorrect WPA key. Are there any access points that log such attempts? Is this something that could be observed with a ...
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Why does network go down when access point reboots?

I've added an Asus RT-AC68U set up in Access Point (AP) mode on to a gigabit network. Everything works fine until I reboot the AP. The reboot causes a 45 second disruption, when the AP initializes, ...
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Why can't I connect an Access Point to this Network?

A client hired me to install an Access Point to make his home network available via WiFi. The modem/router is a Motorola with the following specs (the list is based on observation as I don't have ...
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Using two wireless adapters windows 7 one to connect to internet other as an Ad-Hoc network

I have two network card. One is built in Intel Chipset on the motherboard. The other is an ALFA AWUS036NHV. I was wondering if it is possible for me to use the Intel Chipset for normal connecting to ...
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Does wireless traffic from a wireless access point have to go through a router?

Say that I have a wireless access point connected to a wired router and that there are two computers connected to the access point by wifi. If those two computers communicate with each other (e.g. I ...
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Turned wlan router into access point cannot connect to GUI anymore

I turned my Netgear WLAN router into an access point by turning of DHCP, creating this situation: Cablemodem > Router > Homenetwork > AP(WLAN) > MAC Since I did a lot of testing in the process I ...
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How to link hostapd to a physical wifi card via ethernet?

I want to separate the software and physical part of an access point into two different equipments. As a first step, I have installed hostapd in a ubuntu server machine. How can we link hostapd to a ...
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Need help creating an extra access point with second router

I recently upgraded my internet to 40mb/s. This meant I had to get a new modem (I had an adsl2 modem before that), and where I live you can only get them from your Infrastructure provider. I got a new ...
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How can I automatically connect to a wireless network with the strongest signal

Short background: I work at a manufacturing company and my users aren't the brightest when it comes to computers, when they lose connection to the wireless network they don't know what to do. We have ...
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Cisco VEN501-AT wireless access point password

I just got DSL from AT&T, and their gateway (router + modem, model 3801HGV) only supports 802.11b/g wifi -- which is kind of pokey at this point. (It's faster than the internet connection, but I'm ...
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Extend home network via wireless bridge

I'm trying to set things up so that devices can print wirelessly from anywhere in the house. However, they seem unable to find the network printer when connected to the downstairs access point. Any ...
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Will using my router as an AP cause slow file transfer on the network?

Will using a second wireless router as a wireless AP LAN-LAN cause a bottleneck at the LAN port, since my router is capable of wireless transfer speeds of up to 300 Mbps and my LAN port is only 100 ...
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Devices connected to TP-LINK AP not getting IP address from main router

Having issues with access point connecting my devices to the AP's wifi. Wanted to have better wifi coverage in my house, so I've extended ADSL router with AP LAN-LAN using ethernet cable. All devices ...
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Bully stuck on same pin?

BUlly is trying the same pin again and again why is that. Should i try differnet option suggest me. THE AP i'm bruteforcing has wps lock turned off i check it several times using wash. Command used ...
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Have to Disable and Enable Adapter Every 60 seconds to use internet

I used to have a normal wireless modem that worked perfectly with high speed on my desktop playing PC games online. Now I have a Clear Spot Hot Spot thing, basically a 4G portable hotspot. It ...
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Add access point without ethernet connection?

I have a TP-Link wireless access point that I would like to set up so I can access WiFi at both ends of the building. The issue is I don't want to have an ethernet cable running across the floor. Is ...
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Extend WiFi range with a wired AP

My brother has a router with wireless connections in his cellar/ground floor. His range is bad on the top floor. He already has physical CAT cables running through his house so he could easily ...
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Securing a Nintendo Homepass Network

Some Nintendo 3DS users have been setting up wireless access points to trick their handheld console into treating the AP as an official "Nintendo Zone" AP. This has become known as a "Homepass" setup. ...
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BCM4360 5Ghz AP-mode on Linux

I want to setup an access point on Linux on the 5Ghz band. However the current card I have doesn't support this (the Intel Wireless-AC 7260), so I want to buy another one. I thought of an Asus ...
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Wireless connection: Link Quality: What does “31/70” indicate?

I know that the link quality indicates the packet drops, errors etc. But when it tells me that link quality is "31/70", what is '31' and what is '70'?
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Serial to Wifi AP module (Hilink RM-04) not visible when connected to works network

I m using Hi-link RM04 serial to wifi, ethernet module for embedded development. I also use the same as WIFI AP for my internet connection for my laptop when at work in office. Earlier i was able to ...
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Wifi interference because of same channels?

I am absolutely frustrated right now. Although I usually help others solving problems with their networks, I am stuck here. So here is the problem: I am working in a very large office, with many ...
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Asus EA-N66 in Access Point Mode wont accept connections with an Asus router RT-AC87U, worked perfectly on RT-AC66U

As the title describes I'm having trouble connecting to access points with the new router. I have tried with APs in both Repeater Mode and Access Point(AP) mode. With my old router i could use the ...
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Using wireless lans with vlans on dd-wrt

i'm using a Buffalo WHR-HP-G300N with DD-WRT v24-sp2 (12/22/14) std - build 25697 and want to setup three different WLans which are mapped to different VLans. The box itself only acts as acesspoint ...
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Can I share my wireless Internet network to Win7's hostednetwork and wired network at the same time?

I know how to setup hostednetwork as a SoftAP on my Win7 laptop, but I want to share the same Internet connection to another workstation, which is connected to this laptop via wired network. According ...
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Cisco 2504 WLC setup questions

I have been asked to set up a Cisco 2504 Wireless LAN Controller (WLC) but have never done so before. I have a few quick questions that I am hoping you guys can help me with. Why can't you directly ...
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What properties does a new antenna change in a router/access point?

If I buy new antennas for my wireless router or for an access point what properties can I expect to be improved and worsen? I expect the antenna's range to be improved but does the antenna itself has ...
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Wireless access point invalid password

I’m trying to set up a wireless access point to extend the range of my router but I ran into some problems. What I did was the following: Check main router IP address and wireless channel: ...
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Does changing second router from Access Point to extender improve performance for an entire house?

I've got a main router in the living room and one in the attic, where my personal office room is. I've set them up both as different access points. When I'm downstairs, I (of course) have 100% signal ...
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Which wireless configuration is more efficient for a high density network? [closed]

I recently asked about the difference between a MIMO-capable access point and a multi-band one, and I am clear on that, now the question is: Which configuration would be more efficient on a wireless ...
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Is a MIMO 2x2 wireless access point the same as a dual-band access point?

I am looking for an enterprise-grade access point for our company and looking through some information came up to the conclusion that I'll need at least a dual or even tri-band wireless access point ...
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Wifi tethering using PC not working

I have a WiFi adapter(TP Link TL-WN721 N), I have enabled the SoftAP mode and connect my tablet to it. I am giving the details of the connection which I got from the tab(runs on Android Jellybean): ...
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How can I monitor signal strength of an access point?

Is there a way to monitor the signal strength of an access point? I'd like to monitor the strength of signals the AP is "hearing". I want to monitor from a workstation on the same LAN, connected ...
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Wireless Repeaters all Connecting to the Main Router Instead of Closest AP

I have 3 Buffalo WZR-HP-AG300H Routers running DD-WRT firmware to extend a wireless network on a job site. Router 1 has the device I need access to plugged into one of the ports physical ports and ...
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Using an old router as a secondary access point?

I have recently acquired a new router and wish to extend my "WiFi coverage" by utilizing my old router as another access point somewhere in the house. I have followed a number of tutorials and i'm ...
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802.11g high latency spikes

Average pings from 1-14ms with 98% signal quality (less than a few meters from AP) Once I start using any bandwidth (start a download, or upload. Especially a healthy linux iso torrent) average ...
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Wireless adapter issues

System: HP pavilion g6 laptop. Windows 8 x64, Ralink RT3290 802.11bgn Wi-Fi Adapter Problem : Wifi is switched on, but shows no networks found. None of the wireless networks created by a wireless ...
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Calculating SNR and EIRP

I'm really stuck here, and can't figure a thing. 1 have 2 Wi-Fi(5Mhz) antennas, they are installed in 500 meters between each other, i can see the 1st antenna but the signal is very poor, i was ...