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What could cause an 802.11n access point with multicast activity to crash when a wireless client goes out of range?

I have a Raspberry Pi (running Raspbian) and an LB-LINK wireless USB adapter serving as an 802.11n access point with WPA2, running with hostapd and isc-dhcp-server. On the Pi, I have a python script ...
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How to calculate the maximum throughput of a WiFi connection in RF shielded room?

I am trying to calculate the theoretical TCP throughput limit and protocol overhead of Wired and WiFi connection. The calculation for Wired connection is straight-forward. Assuming that we are ...
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1answer
42 views

What is the relation between number of WiFi antenna and number of spatial streams?

As far as I know, 802.11n WiFi uses MIMO to increase throughput. It uses multiple Tx and Rx antenna (at both the AP and the client side) to send multiple spatial streams at the same time. The number ...
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Can long range Wi-Fi work if one end of the connection is not using a high-gain antenna?

I am trying to understand how long range Wi-Fi works. As far as I know, Wi-Fi consists of Tx and Rx. When a laptop is connected to an access point (AP), the laptop is able to receive data from the AP ...
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32 views

How to distribute wifi internet through router and access points

I want to make a wireless internet connection with an adsl modem which has no wifi option. So I want to connect a wireless router with the adsl modem and then I want to distribute it by connecting one ...
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4answers
123 views

Will wireless clients connect to access points with the same SSID regardless of the wired network?

In reference to How can I get the same SSID for multiple access points?, particularly this line Wireless clients just assume that all APs with the same SSID are configured similarly and are all ...
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0answers
29 views

Indoor navigation Access Points or WDS (WiFi Repeater)

I want to attempt a small in-door WiFi navigation project I have no problems regarding programming but I'm lost on the Networking part. Basically what I need is WiFi routers under same network name ...
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0answers
17 views

Configuring two nearby WLANs: should I use the same ssid? [duplicate]

I'm configuring a home network for basic internet use (ie don't really need connectivity between workstations on the network). My brick walls mean a single wireless router doesn't provide good ...
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2answers
62 views

Wireless WLAN Transmitter for Desktop Computer? [closed]

I would like to know whether I can buy a Wireless WLAN Transmitter for my desktop computer in order to not use a internet cable to connect to the internet but rather via my router's wireless WLAN ...
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2answers
61 views

What hardware is necessary to provide WiFi for an outdoor business?

My in-laws own a campground and are looking to provide free WiFi for their guests. They are a small operation and are on a budget, so I have decided to help look into this. Here are some basic ...
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3answers
649 views

wifi usb adapter can connect to one, but can't connect to another wifi network

On the desktop computer I'm connecting to a wifi using usb wifi adapter. I have two available networks, my home network and the one from the neighbor. When I want to connect to my wifi network, it ...
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1answer
88 views

How to configure OpenDNS for Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter in Windows7?

I have created a wifi adapter & can connect. But I would like to enable OpenDNS settings. If I enable it for LAN, when accessing through wifi it does not use OpenDNS server. I also tried it on ...
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2answers
380 views

Linksys E2500 works as access point

I have 2 wireless routers: a Belkin ADSL router where I receive the internet from ISP via cable, and a Linksys E2500. Is there any way that I can make the Linksys router an access point? Or something ...
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4answers
126 views

Accessing router access point with dynamic IP

I added a Linksys wireless router and set it as an access point (which gets IP automaticall). How can I now access it's settings panel? I don't know the IP. I looked in the main router's devices ...
1
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1answer
55 views

Requirements for bridging LAN over WLAN

I need to connect a rear to a front house, cable is not possible. The front house has a Cisco WRVS4400n router, providing 2 SSIDs - SSID1 in VLAN1 and SSID2 in VLAN99. The rear house now needs VLAN1 ...
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59 views

FVG318 used as a Wireless Access Point

My apologies in advance: I am a software developer with just enough networking knowledge to get into trouble :) So I had a cable modem/router setup through my ISP right in my office. They sold me on ...
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0answers
28 views

mDNS Name Resolution: failing for certain routers

I recently wrote code for an 'embedded device' that resides on my local network. The code I wrote allows the device to respond to mDNS hostname resolution messages. I can use avahi command line tools ...
1
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0answers
67 views

Vlan with multiple switches

I have an Asus rt-N66U with Tomato 1.28 115-EN. My goal is to separate wired and wireless traffic, so what I would like to do is attach this router with two HP 24 port managed switches. So I have ...
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3answers
4k views

Which 5Ghz channel to use?

My "better" router has 5GHz channels - 36,40,44,48,149,153,157,161 My not so much better router has 5GHz channels 36,40,44,48,52,56,60,64,100,104,108,112,116,132,136,149,153,157,161 I am ...
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2answers
1k views

Router - How to set up User Portal Web page?

I'm really not sure if this is the correct place to ask this but here it goes (suggestions if this isn't the correct place): I was wondering if it was possible to to do the following with my router: ...
0
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1answer
45 views

Using two routers in one network

I have a TP-LINK WR740N. My neighbor is using my Wi-Fi network but the signal is weak, so now I am trying to connect a second router (D-Link DIR-615) to the network in order to boost the signal ...
0
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3answers
449 views

Arris DG860A and ASUS RT-AC66U to cover two floors [closed]

I have an Arris DG860A modem from my ISP with built in four port switch and wireless N. I also have my own ASUS RT-AC66U wireless router. How can I configure both of them to get the best wireless ...
0
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1answer
367 views

Router in front of Bell modem drops out TV

Ok, I live in Toronto, Canada and I signed up for Bell's FibeTV service (includes phone & internet ofc). They had their wireless router sit in my living room which is connected to their Modem in ...
0
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1answer
236 views

Why do my access points get disconnected randomly

I have a main wireless router which is provided by my broadband company. It had no problem but as the wireless could not cover the whole house I added two new routers which are connected by cable to ...
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2answers
1k views

Two (Netgear) access points - how to properly configure?

We have in our network wireless access point NETGEAR WNDAP350. It works well, but even with external antennas it does not cover the whole are we need. We have a room, where the NETGEAR WNDAP350 has a ...
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0answers
104 views

Are there any IEEE 802.11s wireless adapters in the market? [closed]

It's been more than one year since the IEEE 802.11s amendment has been released for mesh networking, however none of the existing wireless adapters in the market or Wi-Fi.org include the logo and ...
0
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0answers
573 views

Need to set a TL-WR1043ND as a client bridge - problematic

I want to use this setup: -- Cable connection ~~ Wireless connection Internet--WNDR3700~~TL-WR1043ND--PC Both routers have STOCK frimware. So I have followed this guide right here Note: I could not ...
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1answer
294 views

Router and WAP use same WiFi channel

I have a WiFi network setup with a router (with WiFi) and a WAP (Wireless Access Point). Specifically I use an ASUS-AC66U as router and as WAP I have an ASUS RT-N56U. As modern devices do, they ...
0
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2answers
3k views

Use Motorola NVG510 as wireless router only

I recently switched from AT&T DSL to Comcast cable, and I have a leftover Motorola NVG510 modem/router from AT&T. I bought a new modem for Comcast, and I want to use the NVG510 as a router ...
0
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1answer
34 views

Access Point Analysis

How is it possible for an AP (Access Point) to show 2 separate channels i.e. 6 and 4, when a survey is conducted. The SSID and BSSID are the same but the channels are different. Channel 4 appeared ...
0
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1answer
122 views

Strange router behavior — packet loss, truncated HTTP responses

I am encountering some strange behavior with a new home WiFi router. Pinging outside servers (i.e. google.com, amazon.com) has 30% packet loss, and HTTP requests with wget only give me the first 1-2kB ...
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2answers
231 views

I lose access to my router's config interface once I set it to “Access Point”

I have a Motorola WR850G wireless router that I'm trying to use not as a typical router (DSL in, one wired and wireless home network out), but as a box that extends a subrange of my home net ...
1
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3answers
69 views

Wireless Networking Options [closed]

I will be extending the Wi-fi coverage in my home. My first thought was to run an ethernet cable from my router to the uncovered area and connect it to a wireless access point device. However, ...
4
votes
1answer
152 views

Why does setting a fixed wireless network speed cause hosts to lose their connection?

Why do some of the hosts on our home network drop when I change the transmission rate from auto to 130Mbps or 270Mbps? Is it because their wireless NIC can not support such rate?
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1answer
222 views

Is there a way that I can see what direction surrounding wifi networks are coming from? [closed]

I have been messing around with inSSIDer 3 and it allows me to see the strength of surrounding wifi networks, but I was wondering if there is a program that allows me to the the actual directions the ...
1
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1answer
177 views

I need help extending wifi signal to six buildings

Here's my situation: I'd like to extend wireless signal to a large area that encompasses 3 large buildings and 3 cabins. From the router there are wires running to three access points. Two access ...
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2answers
166 views

how to connect only ethernet and only wireless hosts together

Here is my problem. I have an android tablet that have only WiFi for network connectivity and I have a windows server that have only Ethernet ports for network connection. Now I want to telnet to my ...
2
votes
1answer
90 views

Will a router broadcasting multiple virtual wireless networks cause channel clogging?

My router is broadcasting multiple virtual wireless networks (4 total) and I have seen a lot about multiple networks being on one channel causing clogging of that channel. Since I'm broadcasting ...
0
votes
1answer
179 views

How to setup DHCP only on the wireless side of a router or AP?

We are currently running a simple network with unmanaged switches. We already have a Internet feed with router and DHCP. Im looking to add in another separate internet feed, with a 2nd router (NO ...
0
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1answer
319 views

Transfer rates on wireless network?

First of all, sorry for my English What are the transfer rates of files between a network and a wireless AP? I have a home server connected to a wireless router via ethernet and i'm not able to get ...
0
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2answers
49 views

Multiple wireless routers and connected disc drive

I have a wireless ADSL router that came from my ISP installed, and it's working fine. However, there are two small issues that I would like to get resolved, and I hope that my D-Link DIR-655 router ...
2
votes
2answers
861 views

Wireless Latency/Packet Loss with multiple clients on same AP

I have a problem with multiple network cameras connecting via Wi-Fi to the same AP. I have an AP (TP-Link WA901N for now. I have tried others with same error.) and two cameras currently. One is ...
0
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1answer
125 views

Hotel Wi-Fi connection intermittently stops working

I'm at a hotel and they have wonderful, fast Wi-Fi. The only problem is that it stops working sometimes, and doesn't resume for minutes or sometimes hours. I only have this problem on my laptop, and ...
1
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1answer
2k views

Extend local network using a DSL wireless modem as an access point

Is it possible to convert a DSL modem to an access point in order to extend your network? I have a Linksys WAG54G-AU on the ground floor apartment and a spare LevelOne WBR-3460B which I hope could be ...
2
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3answers
1k views

How to extend my wireless network

I have a wireless router on the first floor of my building and I want to extend it to use the internet on the third floor of the same building, I am thinking to get a log network cable from it till ...
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1answer
56 views

Mission critical WLAN [closed]

I have a relatively simple need: to set up a WLAN with maybe one Windows 7 PC, and several iPads. The PC will be running a Socket Server, and the iPads will be communicating with the server via TCP ...
0
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2answers
2k views

How to extend wireless signal

In my house, I have the following setup: Ground floor: My ISP's wireless router and an 8-port switch. For wireless communication I use the ISP's Wifi and the 8-port switch is used for wired rj45 ...
0
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1answer
112 views

Connection Problems with multiple access points with single SSID

I have an android tablet from insignia running jelly bean. The campus center at my school has multiple routers in it with the same ssid. However when I attempt to connect to the internet the ...
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votes
1answer
2k views

Why is my Dreambox not on 192.168.0.107? [closed]

I have a Dreambox connected to my D-Link wireless router over a Netgear wireless bridge. The reason for this setup is that I don't want to lay out an Ethernet network cable to connect the Dreambox to ...
0
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1answer
415 views

NanoStation M2 wifi through walls

My question is similar to this one Wifi Range Singal Boost through walls I will like to know if a wifi signal from a NanoStation M2 can pass through walls? I am a newbie, and the reason I chose ...