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You can get splitters that split one CAT 5 cable carrying two streams into two seperate streams or vice versa. You wont lose noticable home network speed or bandwidth from running a single cable to do the job of two cables as long as you make sure of a few things. First make sure that the devices at the ends of the cables each is rated to send and receive ...


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Yes, perform an internet search for Multi-pair Cat 6 cable.


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Your problem doesn't have anything to do with checking or unchecking that box. That option only tries to keep you connected even when the router's SSID is hidden. On Windows, there is always an option to "connect automatically" whenever you want to connect to a wireless network. That should be your best option. This attempts to connect whenever the ...


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The new router you are looking at does have several performance gains over your current router, even for some 802.11n clients. Unfortunately, your current client will not be able to take advantage of most of them. It is single band and only provides support for two spatial streams (max 300Mbps data rates under ideal situations, typically less in the only ...


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Cincinnati Bell set my new router up like this. The only way to get it unlocked was to call premium support at $14.95 a month to have them unlock it. I feel your frustration. I spent two months battling and even filing complaints with the BBB and State Attorney General office. Bottom line, no one cares - take the advice of someone above, find out which ...


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It seems that zoredache's comment was the way to go. Ignore the Interface. Perform the configuration reset procedure that is documented for your device. Then reinstall it as a new device. When the IP is lost, it doesn't seem like you can find it back. So I guess I should have backed up the settings before attempting to change the router into an Access ...


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Make sure you are power cycling the equipment between switching connection. Cable Modems typically do not like the connected MAC addresses changing. I'd recommend unplugging both from power, connecting them, connecting the cable to the modem, then applying power the router before applying power the modem. See if that works.


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There is one free Linux distribution that matches your requirements and that's ZeroShell. It provides the main LAN services for small-to-medium-sized networks, similar to the commercial solution RouterOS. It's offered on a Linux LiveCD, so it doesn't have to be installed. It just needs a small drive to save the configuration. ZeroShell can perform as a ...


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pfSense should absolutely work. My immediate response was going to be to get a cheap router capable of OpenWRT (Neatgear WNDR3700) and connect to the WiFi though Luci... but that was before I saw that you already have hardware. It is absolutely do-able and I encourage you to try it. As to whether it'll cause NAT related issues, that largely depends on how ...


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I used the WPA2-PSK authentication type. And changed encryption to AES from TKIP/AES. Its connected to the wifi with password now! Yay! :)


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The configuration panel uses the following function to check if the entered string is safe in terms of a potential SQL injection attack: var checkInjection = function(str) { var len = str.length; for (var i = 0; i < str.length; i++) { if (str.charAt(i) == ';' || str.charAt(i) == ',' || str.charAt(i) == '\r' || ...


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It might be worth a phone call to your provider to find out if you're allowed to have more than one WAN IP. If you are, and as long as you don't mind the two networks being completely separate, then you just need a dumb switch inside your modem. Connect two routers inside the switch, both configured for WAN DHCP, and they should both pull unique IPs from the ...


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You want to isolate the open Wi-Fi from your LAN. Your diagram leaves your local network wide-open. One way to do this cheaply is by building your own firewall: set up a computer with 3 LAN cards: 2 Ethernet, and one Wi-Fi. You would use firewall software like (free) Smoothwall, and assign the wifi card as a PURPLE interface. The other two ethernet cards ...


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No, it is not the correct setup. In fact, it might outright not work, since you'll be trying to pull 4 IP addresses from your ISP, and they won't like that. You can keep your switch and wifi router where they are. You just need to run an extra cable. Run some Cat5e (or 5, or 6, or 6e if you're feeling fancy) from the modem to your router WAN port, and ...


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running nmap to some external IP OR running: route should display the gateway /ap addresses (assuming they are up)


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as long as the switch can act as a firewall then you should be find. if it does not what I would recommend is picking up a Linksys or Netgear router that can be flashed with DD-WRT. My setup goes ISP->DD-WRT->WiFi ˫-> Switch in Office ˪-> Switch at DMARK (For PBX) This works well and makes isolating connectivity issues ...


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After some test and ping to the internet provider too, I saw the latency was higher and same time, the problem was in my Cablemodem. After disconnecting Wi-fi, using only ethernet and PLA, the extra long latencies dissapear, so this model has a problem with the Wifi. After that, I connected again the Wi-fi, the problem didn't appear anymore. I don't know ...


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On behalf of Gandalf's Beard, solution from comment: I had to forward my secondary's router IP (192.168.1.3).


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I have DSL and i would just run the speedtest.net by ookla. This may not give you your modem capability max, but will give you the speed your receiving and sending data through your combined connections,


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You find out by looking up the DSL standards that the modem supports. DSL standards give you a theoretical maximum speed the link can offer. Note that there are different variants of DSL, such as ADSL and VDSL. A list of ADSL standards is available on Wikipedia, for example. You'll find VDSL2 speeds here. Of course, in reality, those speeds may be lower ...


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The WiFi on my iMac kept disconnecting each time the computer went to sleep, about 15 min when computer was not used. I solved it by going to energy saver in system preferences to extend the computer sleep time and unselected the "put the hard disk/s to sleep when possible" The display sleep time doesn't matter, it's the hard drives that should stay awake ...


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Para entrar en la configuración debes ingresar a la configuración del adaptador de red en Panel de Control - Centro de Redes y Recursos Compartidos - Luego en el panel derecho clic en Cambiar Configuración del Adaptador - Por ultimo en el adaptador de red lan hacer clic en propiedades en la ventana que te aparece doble clic en Protocolo de Internet version 4 ...


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There is something called wireless privacy you might want to check. It is a good thing for a public wifi net, you cannot get access to your nieghbours laptop. Some routers have this configurable, if not then wireless privacy is probably always enabled.


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The fix was to enable QoS WMM and ensure that the encryption/security option used is WPA2-PSK with AES. I'm not getting symmetric ~40MBps connections ETA: Additional notes: I get ~30 MBps Internet speeds on 2.4 GHz and ~40 MBps on 5GHz (Assuming both on the 11n channel)


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The best way would be to bridge the two (upstairs and downstairs) networks together, so that they are on the same flat network (same router, same IP address range). It is weird that you say that your downstairs router does not support this mode... If bridging is not an option, you should put your two subnets (upstairs and downstairs) into different IP ...


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What you are describing is commonly referred to as a captive portal, similar to the ones you may have seen at hotels or restaurants where they require you to enter a room number or click through a usage agreement page. There are many products which offer this capability, commercial and open source. I can't find any information on Microtech routers. There ...


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You need captive portal to be configured on your router. For your setup you will have your ESSID configured without any authentication (Open access) and Captive portal configured for that ESSID. Now when a user tries to access internet then user will be redirected to a landing page instead where he/she will be asked to authenticate themselves using username ...


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You could use capture software. This would involve setting up your DHCP to use your router as server A and then install capture software on server A so only computers who are authenticated are allowed through. This allows for the classic coffee shop-style flow.


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Wireless radio signals from your router will do not utilize any bandwidth by themselves. Turning off wireless communications if there are no users will not increase your bandwidth. Wireless communications use RTS (Ready--to-Send)/RTR (Ready-to-Receive) signals and are therefore not as efficient as a wired communication, because the device cannot send and ...


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My question is if I turn off the wireless signal will it affect the upload/download speed on the LAN cable? As presented in your example, yes. If—as you state—three people actively using the wireless Internet they are not “magically” connected to a different Internet than your wired LAN. A four (4) users—the three (3) wireless users and the one (1) ...


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The typical stick-shaped rigid plastic-covered antennas on consumer Wi-Fi routers are typically half-wavelength dipoles (each element is a quarter wavelength for a total antenna that's a half-wavelength long). They are not technically rubber duck antennas; rubber duck antennas are very flexible because they have a springy helical antenna covered in flexible ...



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