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Wireless networking is a method by which homes, telecommunications networks and enterprise (business) installations avoid the costly process of introducing cables into a building, or as a connection between various equipment locations. Wireless telecommunications networks are generally implemented and administered using radio communication. This implementation takes place at the physical level (layer) of the OSI model network structure. The key hardware components of a wireless computer network include adapters, routers and access points, antennas and repeaters.

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Has anyone seen this error happening on their AP's? A restart of the AP appears to fix the issue and it randomly moves around my AP's.

Each AP is a Radius Trusted Client as well as the controller. And is impacting a range of devices.
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A small conferencing center needs help boosting their AT&T cell phone signal.
They are in a wooded area, and it's an old building, with metal mesh in the exterior walls, and several fireplaces with stone walls. There's a big kitchen at one end.
The building is long, maybe 200 feet from end to end.

Can a building have more than one booster?
Which one should I get?

I saw a pretty persuasive web page from Wilson Amplifiers, that placed high on a DuckDuckGo search.

Thanks.
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I have Extreme controller..I need to read its running configuration.
sh run-config command output is like linix.

Is there any way to read it in cisco format?
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Hi,

Our customer has one room which has router in it and another room which has a PC and printer in it, but in this room the WiFi internet connection is not great.

To solve this issue, we installed AV2000 Gigabit Powerline ac Wi-Fi Kit TL-WPA9610 KIT in the room with PC and printer which has boosted internet connection and signal in that room.

We plugged in one PowerLine WiFi adapter near the router and WiFi extender in room beside printer and PC.

The WiFi was connected and two PowerLines paired.

We would like that if any problems happen where internet connection is lost and comes back, that these PowerLines reconnect themselves.

1. Will these PowerLine devices reconnect to WiFi if:
    - WiFi extender is relocated
    - Router loses WiFi connection and reconnects after few minutes
    - Both adapter or extender are plugged out and plugged back in after few minutes
    - Adapter is plugged out and plugged back in after few minutes

2. We have heard that one day, a few people tried to connect to internet where WiFi extender was but internet connection was lost. The next day we reconnected fine to the internet. What could be the reason for this?

Thanks,
Robbie
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hi,
got dws 3160- dlink wireless controller.
it is something a new device which i came across. all dlink access points are managed from this controller.

i found all access points are 2 or 3 firmwares behind. i want to update firmwares in all access points.
is it something anyone knows here how to update firmwares for access points from dws3160 controller?  ??   i can see the access points ip address from controller, but cannot get to web page of access points with ip address . think that is how it works.

so any ideas or steps to upgrade firmwares in access points through dws3160 ? ?
i checked for youtube videos, could not find any video
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My home has Verizon Fios connection with the FIOS G1100 wifi router. I tried to block some websites from my kids and found it is not very effective. Can you recommend some please?

Your input shall be highly appreciated.
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Hi,

We have a Motorola security camera that we are trying to setup and connect to our WiFi.

This device needs WiFi but when we go to connect it to our WiFi, the camera does not pick our WiFi up.

The supplier has said that the camera can't connect to WiFI if it is not secure (has no password).

We do not wish to secure our WiFi at this moment as doing so would effect all devices connected to it and take time to connect with secure passwords.

Is there anything we could put between our WiFi and our camera as it needs secure WiFi.

Thanks,
Robbie
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Within a public school that is using Aruba AP-105 access points that are about six/seven years old, a one to one environment of 300 Windows laptops is setup for student use.  Presently, I am trying to reimage these laptops with an updated Windows 10 version 1903.  For some reason, the laptops for reimaging which are connecting wirelessly will disconnect from the Internet, lose DNS connectivity and ping response temporarily stops then goes back on at random along with Internet connectivity and DNS connectivity.  Are there any tools that might give us a bearing on what is happening?  Problem seems to be with wireless access points and not with ethernet and it still persists even when additional access points are added.   Can the problem be with some sort of network attack to the firewall appliance?   In this case it is a Smoothwall.
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Hi,

I am trying to help our local parish with their IT equipment.

They have a Windows 10 Pro laptop in one room beside where their router is located, an empty room beside that and a room beside the empty room which has a Windows 10 Pro PC and HP Multifunction printer in it.

All devices are connected to the internet wirelessly through the one router.

As the walls are quite thick, the PC and printer have a harder time connecting wirelessly to the router.

What would be the best device to put in the middle of these devices to connect them better wirelessly over the internet.

Thanks,
Robbie
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In a business that is spread over three buildings, I am trying to connect Unify NanoStations to extend wireless access from the first building in which the ISP comes into.  From the ISP's router, I have an unmanaged switch connecting to a Nano mounted on the outside of the building where the ISP comes into.  From there I have it pointed to a second Nano mounted on the second building through another unmanaged switch and a Unify AP is also connected to that same switch within the second building.  Internet is working fine in the second building.  A third Nano is mounted on the second building with another unamanged switch connected to it.  The fourth Nano is mounted on building 3 with a fourth unmanaged switch and a Unify AP connected to it.  Initially, building 3 connected fine and also connected without the third Nano's help for a short period of time.  Recently and presently, I get a blinking light on the AP and no Internet connectivity.  All devices are setup to talk on a 192.168.2.x network.
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WIn7 Pro, windows, whether it's via windows explorer or Internet, using different browsers, windows are scrolling by themselves.
Using Logitec M705, reinstalled the latest software & drivers, & still same issue.
Any suggestions?
Thanks!
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Trying to use Trendnet Wireless Bridge with an Aruba IAP-205-US as the AP.

I have a small office in a warehouse that we want to run a few desktops off of using  Trendnet TEW-740APBO connecting to a ceiling mounted Aruba IAP-205-US.

The Trendnet connects and If I assign a static IP to the devices, it passes traffic, but DHCP does not work.

I can't find anything in either side Trendnet or Aruba that should block or allow this.
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Using the Cisco WLC, how do you adjust the noise floor from near by waps that a Cisco WAP could hear?
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Cisco Wireless help for a customer.  They are install a new nurse call that identifies location and using their Wireless infrastructure that is dated.  I am guessing the direction is going to change when they find out what the cost is to add what is needed, but I need help identifying the correct hardware needed to get pricing.  
Current Environment
50 - 1142N Access Points
2 - 5508 WLC
We are being told that they will need the following:
Cisco Prime Appliance that is compatible with controller.  Not sure what how the licensing works, so need help with that.
They also need CMX or MSE as well and they really don't have anything to run this virtual.
Can someone point in the right direction on what the correct appliances are to get pricing and licensing needed?
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Hi All,

I'm having a heck of a time trying to get my Bluetooth headphones to connect to my desktop PC and was hoping somewhere here can offer some insight on what I need to do.

I have a desktop running Windows 7 Pro, which supports BT connections (I also have a wireless keyboard/mouse connected vie BT.

The headphones in question are AudioMX-HB-8B. The weird part is that they actually worked in the past, but ever since I rebuilt my computer, I haven't been able to get them working, and I remember I had difficulties setting them up originally, but eventually I did the right combination of steps to get them working.

When I go through the pairing process, my computer finds it, and says it's all set up properly, as indicated below:

device-properties.png
However, I don't see it in the Device Manager:

Device-Manager.png
Or in the Playback Devices list:

playback-properties.png
This leads me to think it may be a driver issue, but I can't seem to find a specific driver for the make/model. I've tried disabling all other BT devices, same thing. I've connected it to my phone with no problems (I always disconnect and "forget" the device on my phone to avoid any conflicts. I've even tried with another generic USB receiver, same thing.

Any ideas/suggestions would be most appreciated :)

Cheers
Josh
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Hello Experts
I need to install WIFI Hotspot system in our Hotel, we have more that 1000 rooms, which means more than 2000 guest used internet in same time
the question is, can i use Mikrotik hotspot system for more than 2000 user simultaneously.
If yes, which model do you suggest?
If the answer is no, what other system can I use?
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Hi Experts,

I was wondering if someone could guide me on configuring Cisco WLC 5508 as High Availability? My client has an existing 5508 WLC, and now purchased another 5508 as HA SKU and would like to set up the new 5508 as HA. Both WLCs are in the same location (same rack even). I read some guides online but maybe someone has done it recently or has concise instructions on the best way of doing this.

All tips and comments are appreciated!

Thank You!
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Since last year, we have been using Ubiquiti radios to connect for internet connectivity from one point of our new office to the other.

However, now we are considering to use point to point, directional antenna WiFi transmitters. Kindly recommend the radio to use for video feed of 4k of up to 16 camera https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01N0B6KSA/ref=cm_sw_r_wa_api_ysh-BbDAEKWAS   from same distance.

I recently got the recommendation for Cambium Force 300. Is this advisable or something else ?
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Within Cisco ISE...we're trying to figure out why a particular user keeps getting denied by locking his account.  I'm not very familiar with this tool and need to know where to look for this audit/log.  I've looked around and seems like it maybe coming from the AD side, but not 100% sure.  Also need to know exactly which device is doing the denying.
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I have several schools we run an after school program with some are hard wired the others have Hotspots with VOIP phones. Anyhow the end user is using tablets or laptops. I need to setup the Hotspot and router but was looking for any ideas on spreading the signal? I was also considering some sort of Antennas?

 I'm unable to run wires, everything goes in our office and then from there. I need a stronger signal that can go 40-60 feet. I thought about using the hotspot and then using powerline to where the router will go? If that makes any sense. Hook the Hotspot to router, that will need a wire to get the router into the other room.

I have disabled the wireless on the hotspots so I can use my equipment. I have 2 schools I need to set this up at. I'm not sure what to buy or get yet? I'm going for a powerful router but to get from point A to B and then out to tablets. The kids could have 2-3 rooms to use.

Any ideas or anyone with experience that can suggest. I'll get Netgear 3200 unless someone has a better option. I wanted to get Ubiquiti's but I cant run a POE setup on the power adapters....

Any suggestions are greatly appreciated. I need to order equiptment soon... Thank You All...
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I have an office with a very basic network, maybe 8 people max.

Comcast
       |
SonicWall TZ300
       |
Unmanaged Switch---CloudTrax AP
       |
    LAN

We are having issues with intermittent wireless issues. Maybe once or twice a week, wireless will completely lose internet access. They will still be connected to wireless, but cannot reach certain internet locations, such as 8.8.8.8. Pinging 8.8.8.8 fails, but something like 75.75.75.75 will work fine. I run a tracert to 8.8.8.8, and the connection seems to drop about 8 jumps out of our Firewall at some random Comcast hop. At this time, wired devices work fine, no issues. And they take the same path as wireless. The only resolution we have found is to reboot the AP.

I have checked the Firewall, no issues I can find there. I've checked the packet makeup of both wired and wireless devices leaving the Firewall, and they are exactly the same except source MAC.
We have replaced the AP, brought the troublesome AP to our office and it works fine, the new AP has the same issues.
Comcast has replaced the modem, this didn't do anything.
I played around with the CloudTrax's settings, they are pretty basic but it hasn't fixed anything.
I've looked for loops, there is about 8 PCs in this office so it wasn't hard, nothing there.
The issue exists on phones and laptops, running anything from Win7 to Win10 and iOS/Android.
We replaced the Firewall(it was due to be replaced anyways)

It's worth noting, that while a …
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Maybe I'm overthinking this, but how can I mirror a PC screen (or extend) to a TV across the room without using an HDMI cable or similar and without using WiFi? The PC is a regular wired desktop PC. I believe I've seen products in the past that could do this without wifi, but everything I find now requires wifi. While I could perhaps purchase a wifi USB dongle for the PC, I've seen this cause network issues when a wired and wireless network are both active on a single PC, so I'd prefer to avoid that.

Thanks.
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Hello
We had a power outage over the weekend and the server room did not switch over to the generator so we lost power to everything.
One of the things that didn't come back right was the wireless controller.

We have two Cisco 5508 in HA configuration.
The Primary did not come back so everything is running off the secondary, which is working fine and everyone has wifi.

When I connect to the Primary with a console cable I can see that it's asking me to give the system a name, making me think the WLC is wiped.

What is the best way to add a "blank" WLC to the existing WLC so they work in HA again?

Thank you
/Mats
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Trying to configure WCCP on Cisco ASA Running 9.x.
Added ACL's, Service Groups and Redirects.

Show WCCP is still showing "Router Identifier - Not Yet Determined", whereas this should actually be the public IP address on my outside interface.

The old command "ip wccp source-interface" is not recognized in this release (9.x)
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Hello,

Have the following Scenario and need your advice for the best technical solution to be used.

- We have customer who is working with Oil Shale
- Mine Dimension : 3 KM x 1.8 KM x 80 Meter Depth  
- Around 15 machines working in the mine
- Machines need to be connected to the internet to send data either WIFI or GSM.
- The Customer Offices has Internet connection (Microwave)
- Distance Between Offices and Mine is around 3 - 4 KM
- One the Mine Surface - There is GSM Data Coverage (Still weak) but as the machines go down it looses connection

Our Issue we need a internet coverage for the machines, what do you recommend ?

Thank You
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Wireless Hardware

11K

Solutions

15K

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Wireless networking is a method by which homes, telecommunications networks and enterprise (business) installations avoid the costly process of introducing cables into a building, or as a connection between various equipment locations. Wireless telecommunications networks are generally implemented and administered using radio communication. This implementation takes place at the physical level (layer) of the OSI model network structure. The key hardware components of a wireless computer network include adapters, routers and access points, antennas and repeaters.