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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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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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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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 ...
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VPN across cellular routers

Let me preface this by saying that I'm not a networking guy. I am outside my element on this project, so any advice, suggestions, or buzzwords are appreciated. I want to design a network where ...
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Wireless clients disconnected from router when PS4 traffic begins

I consider myself pretty good at networking, but this one has me stumped. My brother-in-law has a PS4 connected by wire to his router. All other (three or four) clients are connected wirelessly (one ...
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Wifi bridge doesn't work on OpenWrt->ZyXEL Keenetic Giga II

Here's the situation: main router ZyXEL Keenetic Giga II which provider's wire plugged into. another router (TP-Link TL-WR1043ND) flashed with OpenWRT Barrier Breaker 14.07. a Samsung Smart TV which ...
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Debian can't connect to Wi-Fi network after upgrade from Wheezy to Jessie

After upgrading my Thinkpad T420 from Wheezy to Jessie today, the integrated Wi-Fi stopped working. After countless hours of searching, I still can't seem to find what the issue is. In the GNOME ...
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3G Router supports port-forwarding, but it does not work

My Linux workstation is using an MTS 3G Wifi USB dongle to get onto the Internet - this workstation has no other network connection. This Router's Port Forwarding admin page does let me specify the ...
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Wireless dongle driver don't work(Debian)

I have a WiFi dongle that said to support GNU/Linux, however no drivers were found on the CD, after hours of research i found this https://wiki.debian.org/rt2800usb and installed the driver, I'm ...
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Chromecast not connecting when TP - Link modem has password for wifi

My Google Chromecast connects to wifi only when i put no password to the wifi. The moment i put wifi with password, it refuses to connect. I am using TP-Link model no. TD-W89551ND wi-fi modem. I ...
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Wireless internet has 10 minute periods of lag

I have a windows 8.1 asus desktop computer that connects to the wireless router and gets an ip address (dhcp) and is able to surf the internet. After about 2-5 minutes of using the internet, it ...
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Setup website for home which works offline (No Internet)

I know that though I don't have internet, I can access and set my router configuration via http://192.168.0.1 (or other similar IP addresses). I want to know if I can set my website same way like ...
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Why does my Linksys WRT54G have three MAC addresses?

I am using a wireless network created from Linksys WRT54G. From 192.168.1.1 (the web for configuring WRT54G), I saw an MAC Address: xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:20 From the bottom of the WRT54G device, I saw ...
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Which device can create a new network?

An example: I connect a Linksys WRT54G to my ISP's cable port on the wall. Each machine connected to the router has an internal IP. I think that I have created a new internal network (both wired and ...
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Logging wifi login attempts with a virtual router or a normal one

Can I log the login attempts to my WiFi network? It can be hosted from my notebook (running windows or any linux, for example BT5) or a router (tplink). And I would like to save the mac address, the ...
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Hyper-V Wireless Bridge Disappears After Sleep

I'm running Windows 8.1 Pro x64 on a MacBook Pro via bootcamp. I've setup a Hyper-V for a Windows Server 2012 R2 VM. For networking I've setup a Hyper-V External Switch to my wifi, which creates a ...
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I am connected to a single network but two connections are shown

Okay so I was trying to assign a static IP for my pc just with normal procedure but after I did so I got this. Can anyone enlighten me what is wrong or if everything is right? But amazingly the ...
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Wi-Fi soft handoff using more antennas and long cables?

I have to organize a show in an underground car park. I have: 1 car running fast in the parking lot; 1 Android smartphone in the car; the Android smartphone has to connect with a PC in real time, ...
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What might cause high latency when bandwidth is saturated?

I've been having network problems for a while and I'm trying to track down the source of the issue. Yesterday, I was transferring a file from my laptop to my desktop with SCP, over my wifi ...
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Disable Windows from automatically connect to a network when network is lost by option or setting the auto-connection option to off (by default) [duplicate]

I work with different routers, I want my laptop to stop connecting to various wireless networks when a wireless connection is lost. Is there a way to prevent my computer from doing this? Bonus: If ...
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VPN over seperate instance OpenWRT

I am trying for a few days to get this going but so far i have not mamaged to. My situation is pretty much alike VPN on SSID #2 (OpenWRT) however slightly different. In my situation i am using ...
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How to use QOS (quality of service) on windows 7

i have 15 computers on LAN and other clients who connect through wifi. all connections pass through a windows 7 computer. i want to give high priority for some applications, urls, ip addresses using ...
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Network Adapter occasionally not able to connect

Sometimes my network adapter will require that I disable it and then reenable in order for it to work again. The problem is that it gives no indication that there is a problem with the network until ...
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DHCP and connection problems on cascade switches and routers

I have the following configuration (one switch at a building floor): The workstations are all DHCP enabled to get IP automatically. When I power up everything works fine. After some time (2 hs) I ...
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Can a wifi repeater connect to a wifi with sign-in access?

I'm currently staying in a hotel and will be staying there for more than a month. The hotel free wifi has a sign-in access, but the signal is weak. I was wondering if a travel wifi repeater will be ...
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Does increasing the complexity of a PSK passphrase mitigate the risks of WPA-TKIP?

I'm responsible for configuring a small business network (50-60 devices) and we have some ancient devices that must connect wirelessly to the network. Our regular wireless accepts AES WPA and WPA2 ...
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Mikrotik hotspot login page without internet access

Good day. I created hotspot on Mikrotik device (RouterOS v. 6.27) When I plug in internet cable, everything works - any url opened by client is redirected to the login page. When logged in then no ...
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Two different Wi-Fi networks—public and private—with different SSIDs from two different routers, but using the same Internet connection

We are looking to provide public Wi-Fi in an area that currently isn’t covered by any Wi-Fi network. However, nearby there is another Wi-Fi network of ours consisting of a DHCP router—with incoming ...
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Debian can't communicate with network printer

We have working Konica Minolta Bizhub C224e connected to Wi-Fi. Windows computers don't have problems with it, so I assume that it's configured properly. On my Debian Wheezy I can see this printer ...
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Wi-Fi Direct Frame Exchange

In a working Wi-FI Direct Scenario, I have read that after three way handshake of GO negotiation, the GO starts sending the beacon and the client sends the probe request and then the authentication ...
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Can't view a certain website on my PC but can on my phone (same network)

My PC and phone is connected on the same network and internet source but for some strange reason I can't view a certain website on my PC but it works on my mobile phone. I tried flushing DNS, checking ...
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How can I retrieve the ip of my access point?

Originally I had my network as follows. I had a first router creating the 192.168.0.X network, one creating the subnetwork 192.168.1.X and another creating another subnet of 1.X, namely 2.X. The 0 ...
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Debian wlan0 interface not found

I have troubles to configure my wireless card in Debian Wheezy. I followed the instruction from: https://wiki.debian.org/iwlwifi It is a fresh debian install, before this i ran Ubuntu but because I ...
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Home internet: ISP-->Switch--> WiFi Router

Currently, cable internet (WAN) from ISP enters my house through a junction box and runs to the WiFi router in one of the rooms. However, I have quite a few devices (TV, Consoles) that do not have ...
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Under Mac OS X, can I choose to use the Wireless connection for some specific traffic and the Wired connection for the rest?

Background: I am currently using Mac OS X Mavericks in a professional network where there is a difference in access between the Ethernet and WiFi networks. Specific to my case, when using the WiFi ...
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No route between clients until pinged from one of them (and not from another)

3 items of hardware involved: Netgear R7000 router with DD-WRT v24-sp2 (08/15/14) kongac (24865M) - it's dual band. Raspberry Pi model B based print server, with Raspbian (Debian for Raspberry). ...
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Can't set Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 card power on laptop under Linux

I've been trying to set the power management on my wireless card. I looked at PowerTOP and I tried setting power management on the wireless card, but it doesn't work. When I tried using the command ...
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Combining 3 AT&T U-verse modems to form 1 Aggregate Connection? [duplicate]

I need a faster internet connection. I am thinking about getting 3 AT&T U-verse modems, each providing me 18x1mbps. Is there an effective way to combine all 3 modems to form 1 aggregated ...
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wireless network cannot see wired network until reboot

We keep having an issue in a small office, most users on a wired network, but some connect to the wireless router. The network setup is pretty small consists of: 1 16 port switch 1 8 port wifi ...
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configuring port forwarding on multiple routers

Alright, so I have 2 routers. My secondary router (netis) is connected to the primary router(ZTE) (through which the internet connection is coming) via LAN. All the devices directly connect to the ...
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Routers with ap, client and ad-hoc mode at the same time

I would like to modify my Freifunk Gluon firmware so it connects as client into an existing WiFi (client) and still serves as a Freifunk node with mesh (adhoc) and client SSID. Which kernel drivers ...
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Relation between wireless network's frequency, speed, and range? [closed]

Wireless network standards: 802.11a This definition provides wireless access on the 5 GHz band. It offers speeds of up to 54 MBps, but has not caught on, perhaps due to relatively higher ...
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Manage NAT using a tool

I have a Raspberry Pi on which I had previously installed Raspbian and am now installing another version on again. It is mainly used to be a test maschine for small programs and primarily as a NAT ...
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what is RouterOS used for in my network?

I can access my Linksys router's configuration at http://192.168.1.1. At http://192.168.0.2/ to http://192.168.0.7/, they show the configuration pages for different versions of RouterOS. The username ...