Questions tagged [access-point]

A networking hardware device that allows a Wi-Fi compliant device to connect to a wired network.

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Possible issues on having separate Guest Access Points?

I'm sure one of you have done this before. So our company has decided to have a separate physical network for Guest WiFi. This means putting up a new Cisco Wireless Controller and Access Points. We ...
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sporadic connectivity drops on AP mesh

forgive me but i am a novice when it comes to network engineering, and may not be formulating the question to the standards here. i bought 5 edimax pro CAP1200 AP's. even when using a single one, and ...
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AP Management Vlan

I was wondering if it is possible to have guest WiFi network on subnet 192.168.1.0/24 and Access Points to that WiFi on subnet 10.0.0.0/24. What I am trying to do is to block WiFi users access to AP ...
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Creating an offline wireless network using UniFi UAP access points for use by iPads

I have to confess that I am by no means a network engineer I am a software engineer with a reasonable grasp of networking. Here is my dilemma... I have 20 iPads that I want to put onto a wireless ...
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Can access points recognize who passes by?

I was watching a Meraki AP presentation, and one of the features they showed was an analytic tab, which showed the number of devices that passed by, visitors, and connected to the AP, as well as many ...
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Problem while roaming between AP's [closed]

The problem Roaming from the RT-AC68U (we can’t roam between the WLR-4004, which may won’t work too) to the Archer C5 doesn’t work properly, but backwards it works properly. In this case, we have ...
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Securing my intranet [closed]

There are two parts to my question. First of all, I am a novice networking enthusiast at best. I studied programming in school so I have a technical backbone. However I am finding myself ...
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How do I stop %C4K_EBM-4-HOSTFLAPPING message for wireless ports, but leave on for STP issues?

I do not have a spanning tree loop. I work in a manufacturing environment and roaming is prevalent. I don't want to see mac flaps or host flap messages on the wireless ports, I only want them for STP. ...
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How well does 802.11k actually perform on large-scale networks?

As a student employee I've done some research on 802.11k and I understand that it's intended to help with devices roaming and also helping the client decide on the best (B)SSID to join. In practice ...
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Howto configure router to add to private network LAN? [closed]

first I'm gonna warn that I'm fairly bad at understanding networking so kinda nervous about posting this.... I'm using NetsimK to study setting up a network for a college assignment, I'm finding it ...
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Cisco 2504 Wireless Controller Setup [closed]

I'm attempting to set up a Cisco 2504 Wireless Controller for personal use (50+ connections to access point) and I'm having trouble accessing the configuration page. Before the wireless controller, ...
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Which channels are used by Wifi access points?

The list of wifi channels are presented here. My question: Let us assume that I have two Access points. which of the channels listed are used by which Access point? and how many users are supported ...
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Wireless Network Issues - Dropped Connections

I have inherited a network with significant wireless demands and it is having problems. My background is in application development so please understand if I have some erroneous assumptions. Problems:...
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Handheld Device Aruba AP Change Causes DHCP Renewal

Hi all hope you can help. Our Psion handheld devices used in the warehouse have been renewing their DHCP leases every time they change AP on our Aruba network. I have spoken to Psion and they say it ...
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Reading RSSI of a phone on a network with multiple access points

I have the following setup: A wifi network with four access points on it (ubiquiti APs). When I connect my phone to the network, the phone gets assigned to one of the access points, lets say AP_A. I ...
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Cisco Air-AP1252ag — 15.2 can't get multiple SSIDs advertising properly

I'm having an issue with an AIR-AP1252ag that won't advertise multiple SSIDs in Beacons. I'm trying to setup 3 SSIDs, 1 hidden (Controls), 1 Guest (works fine), 1 Internal Data-Wifi. The problem is ...

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