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Iwconfig obsolete, is there a sensitivity setting for IW?

Older versions of linux used: iwconfig dev sens -80 To set the roam sensitivity, after the signal dropped below the set threshold, the card/adapter would initiate a scan looking for another AP to ...
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Which software or settings to manage hot swap between ethernet and wifi? [Roaming]

My problem: on Windows 10, when I switch between Wifi and Ethernet and back, my computer changes it's IP address (IPv4). Several software doesn't tolerate it and fail. I wish to have some roaming ...
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Multi AP Wifi Network: Get list of connections on particular access point

My university maintains a wifi network with the same SSID throughout campus. Obviously, this network uses several routers. I am curious if it is possible to count the connections to a specific router. ...
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Under what conditions does a wifi client switch to a different AP with same SSID?

I've extended the wifi in my home with a second wifi access point (AP) router, wired to the main one. The two routers are configured with the same encryption settings, same subnet, and same dhcp pool. ...
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Is it okay to mix 802.11n and 802.11ac access points?

My parents' house currently has a single 802.11b/g/n/ac access point. It covers about 2/3 of their first floor and 1/3 of their second floor. The rest is lacking signal. They want me to close this gap ...
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Windows 7 : GSM modem auto-connect fails when Roaming

We have several (15) PCs which we use for data collection and send the data back to our server. Each of these PCs has an internal GSM modem which works great (most of the time). For economic reasons ...
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Windows 10 + Roaming Aggressiveness to highest but not wireless network switch?

Windows 10, Realtek latest driver, Roaming Aggressiveness to highest, I can see in wifi network status that the signal goes down and down, and I've another wireless network with stronger signal, and ...
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Multi-point WiFi configuration options

I have a property which contains a significant amount of metal structure between the floors, but not between rooms on each floor. Currently because of this to achieve a decent WiFi signal throughout ...
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How to merge access points without problems

I live in a two story house, my main router is upstairs and whenever I am downstairs I can't seem to get a proper signal. So I've decided to hardwire a second router downstairs and now the problem is ...
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Multiple Wi-Fi routers and seamless roaming

I live in a quite large house. It's on four floors, and it has thick walls; having a reliable Wi-Fi connection everywhere is a struggle. At the moment, I'm using several independent routers, each one ...
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wpa_supplicant roaming to better signal

I have a router (with access pont) and an access point connected using an ethernet cable. Both access points have the same SSID, password, encryption,... I tried to use the wpa_supplicant package. ...
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Highly unstable WLAN / Roaming does not work with Debian 8

When using mobile devices in large buildings WLAN connection fails forever or longer periods of time when roaming from one access points to another occurs. The WLAN link is always up but no network ...
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How to know which of two APs I am connected to?

I have two acess points on my LAN. I suspect that sometimes, when I am far from one AP and close to another, my computer is connected to the furthest one. I judge this by very low signal quality. How ...