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The proof of the pudding is in the eating! 1-6-11 is often worse in moderately congested areas The 1-6-11 recommendation contained in Cisco's whitepaper about IEEE 802.11 deployment in the corporate environment certainly does not apply to all circumstances! For example, in moderately congested neighbourhoods, one stands a very good chance to benefit from ...


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Based on the fact that the web interface says the router is broadcasting at 2.4GHz I assume it doesn't support 5GHz. The 2.4GHz band is more susceptible to interference then the 5GHz band because of the total number of devices (laptops, microwaves, etc) and technologies (bluetooth, etc) that use this band and the limited number of usable channels. I would do ...


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Turn the UPnP services in your router OFF. UPnP is a service that allows devices internal to your LAN to configure the router without your interaction. It isn't necessary, only convenient. It is also a security risk. Also if you are getting lots of traffic from that single IP address and you have multiple devices hooked up, try and run a malware scan on ...


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will wireless devices such as laptops and phones roam freely from one network to the other? Yes, your device (laptop, phone or any wi-fi equipped device) will search for SSID's that you saved. If one is found (wether its from Jane Doe or John Doe), it attempts to connect. Once either networks has some security measures like MAC-filtering, you will get into ...


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Wi-Fi clients can't tell, before they connect, what wired network a given AP will connect them to. So if you have two APs publishing the same SSID with the same security type and password (or no security at all), clients will roam to it thinking it's part of the same underlying network. If the two APs actually connect to two different underlying IP ...


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At first ,i'll sure that where you live have the 4g coverage?if so,i'd recommend you the 4g router,regardless of how fast the 4G download speed, even there have no 4G network temporary, it can also automatically connect to the 3G network.Huawei e8278 is a good choice´╝îat least,it also a modem.


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Sounds like an issue with either the SSID broadcasting, or the channel. Set the "SSID Broadcasting" to 'Disable', apply the settings and then change it back to "Enable". Also enable the "Auto Channel Scan". This will tell the router to look for an empty channel to use for WIFI instead. There could be a lot of interference on the default channel 6. ...


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You should be able to do this by signing into your router admin page, going to advanced > Filter and drop int he mac address as well as the start and end times/days for the filter. If you block the mac 7 days a week from 00:01 to 23:59 - it should accomplish what you want.


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Just to be clear, that card can use either band, but it can't use both at the same time. That is, it's not "simultaneous dual-band" which is also called "dual-band concurrent". I'm not aware of any client card that is. Simultaneous dual-band support is something only APs do, in order to support legacy 2.4GHz clients and more modern 5GHz clients at the same ...


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Since both your AP and your card support both bands, you are free to select whichever one you want. However, you cannot connect both bands simultaneously. WiFi just doesn't work that way. If you configured the SSID for both the 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands to have the same name, your laptop would only see one SSID, and you would only have one entry to connect ...


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From your last comment I take it you try to build a WLAN network. With the right equipment (which you should have if you have 2000 users) this would still be only one network. Maybe you would be best served, if you try to build this in a simulated environment with http://www.gns3.net/ or the https://www.netacad.com/web/about-us/cisco-packet-tracer Anyhow, ...


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I am not even sure if this is within the scope of Super User. However if I try to address the actual problem then what you want to achieve is called jamming the signal. You don't use high tech hardware that transmits valid signal on the same channel in order to jam someone else's signal. This is both not cost-efficient and not effective. If you really want ...


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I would first recommend isolating which side of the access is truly dropping (or both). Clients (and by clients I mean your servers, desktops/laptops, etc.) should be able to connect to your internal network and the router, even if you are unable to access the internet. If this is the case then you have at least isolated the issue is between the router and ...


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I am not a network specialist, but I would throw out two things to look at. You seem to be using POE devices. I've seen something similar happen at a hospital and it was due to the two areas not sharing a common ground. The ground was described as "floating" and zero voltage at one side of the campus was higher than the other. Power as a result flowed ...


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You need a router that will combine the multiple WAN connections - well, really, share the multiple WAN connections - they cannot actually be "Combined" unless your provider gives a way to "Bond" them - essentially meaning that you can get an aggregate (3x the top speed of each) but you can't get more than (the top speed of each) for any individual ...


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I've seen this problem with a number of routers that proxy DNS lookups. If you go to a command prompt and run ipconfig /all , you should get a list of your current DNS servers. If you see a private IP address such as 192.168.something.something, chances are your router is not passing your requests out to the Internet properly. The solution to this problem ...


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Rather than setting static IP addresses on the wired machines, you should use MAC address reservations on the TP-Link router. This will have the same effect - static IP addresses - but without the added secondary IP addresses.


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I haven't worked with Arch Linux yet, but from what I understand, you would like to configure static addresses for both of your wired hosts. You can take a look at the network configuration guide for arch linux. Like most linux systems, you can set the IP address for an interface with the command line : ip addr add 192.168.1.2/24 broadcast 192.168.1.255 ...



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