A wireless network is any kind of computer network that is connected through a wireless medium, primarily known as using a wireless router creating a WLAN (Wireless Local Area Network).

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Why filtering on udp port in TCPDUMP gives only fragmented IP frames

I've a device capturing traffic with Tcpdump filtering on "upd dst port" then it creates a pcap file to be read in wireshark. what I obtain from running: tcpdump udp dst port 5201 -qUns 0 -i wlan0 ...
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Can't connect to Wi-Fi after Sleep/Hibernate

I start my computer normally and the Wi-Fi adapter works just fine. However, once I sleep or hibernate, and resume, I am no longer connected to any network. I scan for a network and the list displays ...
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Calculate required transmit power of Wi-Fi-router

Is there a way to calculate required transmit power of Wi-Fi router if it should cover area of radius N meters? Supposing area is without any barriers.
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Linksys WRT54G DD-WRT web UI inaccessible now that browsers block SSLv3?

I can telnet in, but even setting about:flags in Chrome to allow SSLv3 I can no longer access the web interface. It just times out with a blank page or loads a little bit of text and is unable to ...
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Interference due to SSID broadcasting

I'm not connected to the 2,4 GHz network, only to the 5GHz. But the 2,4 GHz network cannot be turned off(apple airport) so although not being used it keeps broadcasting it's SSID. I'd like to know how ...
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Proper network architecture for fault tolerant multi WAN multi building WLAN setup

I need help with deciding the correct network architecture for a guest WLAN deployment. We have 3 buildings, and each of them has its own LTE router (Mikrotik RB411U) connected to an Ubiquiti ...
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Could this be blamed on the router?

The network is as follows: there is a 400MBit connection coming into the floor which is being shared by a Cisco EPC3825 over wifi only (no cable access) to up to 8 people (currently 3). The internet ...
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Split Wireless Card For Fake Access Point? [on hold]

I'm trying to make a fake access point. Here are the steps I'm taking. How can I split my wireless card, so I have one half being the Access Point, and the other half leading to the internet. Is this ...
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How to enhance wireless signal on 3rd floor?

Scenario: 3 floor townhouse (top floor, middle floor, first floor AND basement) Verizon Fios Wireless Modem/Router in basement The 4 ethernet ports on the router are connected to various ethernet ...
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Strange intermittent lag phenomenon over wireless LAN

I'm connecting to computer Y on my wireless LAN at home. Y is a newly-assembled machine running Kubuntu 14.04; it's wireless adapter is "Realtek RTL8192CE PCIe (rev 01)". Between other machines on the ...
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Accessing bridged VM from within VPN

I'm trying to get a torrent remote (Transdroid) on Android to connect with a torrent client within a bridged VM. All traffic from the VM goes through a VPN. Problem is, when I attempt to connect with ...
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DD-WRT Client Bridge: Hosts can't find eachother by name

My LAN is set up like so: lol you need rep to post images guilmon, gabumon are both running Arch Linux A200, phone are running Android laptop is running Windows 7 The problem: I can't seem to find ...
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Lan printing issue HP 8600 pro

I'm having random issues with lan printing. Network composition: 2 PCs (Windows 8) are connected by Ethernet 2 Macs (10.9 & 10.10) are connected by Wi-Fi 1 PC (Windows 8) is connected by Wi-Fi ...
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Disable internet connection permanently windows 8.1 [on hold]

I have used "Ipconfig/release" command to disable internet but it allows to connect to internet after I restart my PC. Is there anyway to disable internet permanently, and a method to restore it ...
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why am I not seeing traffic using TCPDUMP while sniffing on wireless interface with the station in WDS mode

I've 2 wireless interfaces one has the type of AP and the other has the type monitor. the AP is attached to a bridge br-lan. When I run for example: tcpdump port 5201 -s 0 -ni wlan0 TCPdump is ...
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Cannot connect to WiFi network on Windows 8 / 8.1

I see about 12 other WiFi networks in the WiFi list displayed by Windows and can even connect to them (one of them I know), so WiFi is basically working. However, I cannot find the network I usually ...
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what is this orange ball over my wireless network icon in windows 7?

What is the orange ball on the wireless icon And why does it have no green ticks in the icon at the very bottom(with the orange ball on it). But it has green ticks in the popup for Network R8 (the ...
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Does the Atheros AR956X WLAN adapter support WoWLAN (Wake on Wireless LAN)?

Some friends want to be able to access files on their WiFi network, even when one of their computers is asleep. To accomplish this, they probably need WoWLAN (Wake on Wireless LAN) working. Does ...
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Are these wireless NIC integrated or not?

By integrated wireless adapter, does it mean it is integrated to motherboard? By discrete wireless adapter, does it mean it is a standalone card? Are the following wireless adapters integrated or ...
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Automatically prefer interface with internet connection in Windows 7

It's fairly often that I have hardline internet and am programming devices over wifi; or am on the university wifi and am programming devices on an off-grid LAN. There is lots of Q&A here about ...
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How can I set up routes on my iPhone to use both the wifi connection and the cellular data connection? [on hold]

I have a wifi router that has no upstream Internet connection (serving as a strictly local area network), and an iPhone 6+ with a cellular data connection (LTE). After connecting the iPhone to the ...
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Tweaking the WiFi Router [on hold]

Please pardon my complete non-tech background. I have a list of Mac Ids of the users to whom I want to provide internet access which is stored on a local computer (local server). How can I tweak the ...
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How to raise my wifi sharing speed? [on hold]

I am trying to send a big file (about 8 GB) from a computer to another using wifi sharing in Windows 7 , but it's too slow to copy the shared file to my hard ( 21 hours to complete transfer process ) ...
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Monitor who's connecting to your wifi connection on Kali Linux [on hold]

I'm wondering if there's a software/tool which can manage the accesses to my wi-fi connection. I'm using the modem dashboard now, but it's slow and complex, as it's not direct as a software and I ...
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Does connecting to a VPN always provide a secure environment over unencrypted WiFI connections?

Sometimes I have to use public WiFi connections. I always connect to a VPN thinking it will provide the security of encryption. However, I don't know any details about how the VPN I use is ...
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In Ubuntu 14.04, how to disable wpa_supplicant looking for peer to peer (p2p) networks?

CVE-2015-1863 - people can maybe break into your computer from anywhere in radio range, by sending specially crafted P2P network management packets. The disclosure says you can mitigate the ...
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How can I download a single file with two or more adapters? [duplicate]

I have two modems which connected to separated ADSL line and in other hand, I have a desktop PC and a laptop. I want to download a single file using these two modems so I can use both of them at the ...
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Windows 8.1 - Add an unavailable network

In Win8.1 it seems like I can only connect to SSIDs that are within my range of access. Say I had a computer that I needed to set up to connect to a network with wifi somewhere else. How do I set up ...
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How can I create an isolated network with 2nd NIC on Win 7?

Here is my situation: My test PC has an existing NIC, wired connecting to our internal network, no internet access. the ip range is 172.16. Now I need to create an isolated wifi network, also no ...
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Why does TV interfere with WiFi?

In my home, we get internet and TV both over an optical fibre. The setup is, this Optical terminator -----Router----Switch---Set top box---TV--Wii U | | ...
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upgrade TP-Link TL-WR841ND v7 to DD-WRT v24-sp2 (12/22/14) is not working

before tplink was working fine but i want to try dd-wrt coz i heard of wireless stability and more features so i upgrade TP-Link TL-WR841ND v7 to dd-wrt-tp-link-tl-wr841n/ after doing that ...
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Using a USB wireless adapter to secretly share wifi: would anyone know? [closed]

there's no wifi in our office so I'm planning to use a usb wifi adapter to share my computer's internet to my phone. However, I'm afraid our company's IT department might know. Would they? I mean, is ...
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How do I repair Android DHCP issues? [migrated]

My phone plan comes standard with a lot of data and as a result, I've been regularly using the Mobile Hotspot feature built into it, on my laptop. The phone is a Samsung Galaxy S5 and is rooted on a ...
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A network within a network [closed]

I moved into a new place, there is a 1 Gbps internet connection shared between the 8 apartments on the floor (configured so that each can get a minimum of 1/8th of the bandwidth). The problem is that ...
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How do I add laptop to DC through wifi?

I have a desktop running a few VMs, one which is a domain controller. I'm wondering if there's anyway for my laptop to connect to the domain controller over wifi? Is what I'm looking for possible?
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How can I tell if a device supports Wi-Fi Direct?

For example, how can I tell if a WiFi adapter supports WiFi Direct? Is there any standard that makes it explicit that WiFi Direct is supported? I see devices support 802.11ac or 802.11n, but not sure ...
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Internet connection issues on Yosemite

I'm having troubles with internet connectivity on Yosemite, MacBook Pro (late 2014). When I'm at home internet works great. I'm connected through wifi to a standard modem/router. The problem is when ...
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windows drops wifi to limited while other devices work fine

The WiFi connection on my Windows laptop randomly drops to Limited. I haven't been able to diagnose what causes the drop. I have checked the internet connection on my iPad, usually beside me, each ...
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wifi troubles 11dbi not enough range

I'm using an 11dbi omni directional antenna with a tplink tl-wr841hp router and 20ft of L400 cable. The antenna is mounted on a 20ft pole. Line of sight care. I'm trying to send the signal 200 ...
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Centralized Captive Portal [closed]

I have a client want to do captive portal on their hotel, where when user connect to their wifi, they will be redirect to their hotel website before can start using wifi. The problem is, their ...
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Is the Mercury router dropping PPTP packets?

I managed to connect my PPTP VPN server with Huawei router + Asus Ap at work. When I get home with my Mercury router, I can establish connection to the server which means at the server side, has ppp0 ...
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Setting up wifi network with OpenWrt

I have router MR3020 with OpenWrt. I need wifi network with access to an admin panel of the router and the Internet from the another network. I have another network "BigWifi" (not mine), and I ...
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NFS activity locks desktop during any user initiated file activity

This is a funny little issue that has been happening for a while and I have learnt to work around but would prefer to resolve completely. My desktop PC is running linux mint 17.1 cinnamon. Core I5, ...
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Listen to Mac audio in a PC

I have a $200 Apogee MiC that I want to plug into my PC for Skype, but it is only usable through a Mac (I have a 2009 iMac and a gaming PC I built, side-by-side). So, I plugged my MiC into the iMac ...
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Windows 8.1 Enterprise - Driver Issues

We have Wifi internet connection used by multiple devices(Laptop, Smartphones) with multiple OS(Windows XP, Windows 7, Android). Till here all fine. I got new laptop with Windows 8.1 Enterprise using ...
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How do I make sure my local area connection never goes down?

I've made a local area connection with the netsh wlan commands, but found that either after a restart or just an extended period of time the connection just wasn't there anymore, nor did it show up as ...
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wpa_supplicant - detecting that my password is incorrect?

If I specify the wrong password for an SSID is there anyway to detect this is the issue when switching to a network? E.g. here I add a network but deliberately specify the wrong password. If I check ...
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Network issues when connecting to certain people/networks [closed]

My problem is pretty unique to say the least. Me and my friend noticed this problem a couple months back but i didnt really care about it. Okay so the problem is that im only laggin to certain ...
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Why can't I reconnect to WiFi without reenabling “plane mode” in WIndows 8.1?

If I connected to any network, I should enable and disable "plane mode" to connect to other network or reconnect to the same. If I try to connect without this, I see monitor with red cross in tray for ...
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atk9k cannot setup virtual device on ap + client with wpa_supplicant

I'm trying to use a beagle bone black running ubuntu 14.04 act as an access point and a wireless client at the same time the goal is to use the access point to allow a client to connect, open a page ...