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We have a new Aruba virtual controller for new wireless access points: I've added two new access points, for a total of 13. Two don't show up under active access points, only 11 show up. The switches are set up the same as all the others: vlan 5 for AP Management, vlan 3 for Guest, and vlan 10 for secure wireless.  One of the access points is on a switch that has 9 other APs that do show up and work. When I look in the Maintenance option on the controller, and then the Configuration tab, I can see the information that says "Allow-new-APs" and 13 access points show up in the list, but only 11 show up under Access Points. They all have lights, cables, and power.
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In a network environment, is it possible to configure a wireless router which uses a different network structure address than the rest of the wired network?
The reason for this request is that several IP addresses are being used, therefore another set of different IP address is required for wireless internet access.
Devices connected to the wireless do not need to be connected to the network which is on the hardwired network.  The wireless router is simply for internet access.
The current internet from the modem is going directly into an existing VPN, and so there is not an option to connect the internet from then modem directly into the wireless router.
Is there a way to perhaps use an ethernet connection from the existing wired network into a wireless router, and then transmit a different set of possible IP addresses for wireless internet access only?   For instance if the wired network starts with 191.... but the wireless network starts with 10.... is this possible?
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Need 400 to 600 people to be able to access wifi. I was going to use ubiquiti access points but I understand each unit can handle about 40 connections. How do I accomplish this?

The unifi access points have a hard limit of 127 users but recommend no more than 40. So I would need more than 10 access points to balance the load for 600.
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Can someone tell me where I can find autonomous code for a 3800 series Cisco access point?
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I am trying to switch a Cisco Wireless Access Point AIR-CAP2702I-B-K9 from Lightweight (controller-based) to Autonomous (standalone) mode.  I am consoled to the device, but I've been unable to deactivate the periodic reboot and DHCP search.  The result is, even uploading the Autonomous IOS image via a directly connected TFTP server, is impossible as the WAP reboots before the file uploads.  I haven't even gotten to the part where I extract the image.  I don't have physical access to the device so I'm not able to press the "mode" button which I've read elsewhere would help.  Is there any way to deactivate the periodic reboot via CLI?
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Connecting a Mac to a Large flat screen TV?

I use High Sierra and hope to make a presentation using a Large flat screen TV in a rented conference room.

So, I need to connect my PC to the monitor using Wifi, which I have not done before.

What steps are involved? Clearly, I need to use the Wifi network of the location.

Then what?

Thanks
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Trying to connect Netgear WNDA3400 to act as a wireless access point behind a SonicWALL SOHO. I read post from other users about same issue. I tried but no success. Can anyone help me figure this out?
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We have two wifi networks at our house and the one we use as back up has somehow become the default, and randomly takes over throughout the day. Besides physically unplugging it, what is the best way to prevent this from continuing?
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Hi,

I wish to deploy a dozen wifi points plus 6 hard wired points.
Hardwired points will access to a 192.168.20. subnet
Wifi will have 2 SSIDS - guest and office.
Guest will be 192.168.1 subnet and office will be 192.168.20 subnet as hard wired
Guest ought not to be able to speak to Office subnet

Each of the subnets will then be routed to one of 2 broadband lines where differnet restrictions will apply.
Budget is constrained so I plan on using  Ubiquiti AC Lite APs and a used draytek 2860 router .

Looking for advice on the sensibility of this approach. Or alternatives.

Many thanks in advance
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Hi all, look to setup a "nanny cam" type of setup - i need wireless home cameras that dont require power - any suggestions?

I think i'd need about 8.
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hello experts
i have some autonomous Cisco wireless AP, i need update them to lightweight, i did it from remote and successful, but i can't access it after update, neither telnet or ssh, i could only ping it, for the reason of controller located in another subnet, so i have to climb to the roof via ladder connect console to each device configure it connect to controller, that is not convince, for have so many devices.
my question is how i can access it after update.

thank you
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The user is unable to see 5G Wifi networks on their Dell Laptop.
It's a Dell Latitude 6430U - Windows 7 Pro
I checked, and the latest WiFi driver for this model is installed.

Device Manager General Tab says:   Dell Wireless  1504  802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz)
Drive Tab adds  Driver Date of 12/13/2013,  Driver Version  6.30.223.215

The computer is 5 years old - is it possible that there was no support for 5G at that time?

Thanks.
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Looking for a firewall/router that will let me blacklist all sites but 1 and allow app store and google play updates for less than $300 that will allow 50+ users
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2nd home wireless computer is connected to Sonicwall SOHO wireless -n, but has no internet
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Windows 10 connects to Cisco WAP - says secured - but No Internet. Turned off Firewall but no affect. Pls help! : )
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Please can anyone help
We moved office and installed our wireless router and a wireless access point.
The internet and wired network are working perfectly.
However if we try and connect wirelessly to the router or the access point we can connect but both say "no internet"
If I reboot the router we may get wireless internet for about one or two minutes before it goes back to saying "no internet"

Help please
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Is an open wireless connection more prone to receiving interference, than one that is closed with an encryption key? I am not referring to the fact that anyone can just connect to an open connection, but will an open connection receive more interference from maybe the environment in general?
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Dear Experts

We have DHCP server in the LAN please suggest on the following
1. would like to reserve few IP's to few users and we allow only those IP's to access the internal application web based server, please suggest the best practice considering the security controls for the dhcp,
2. is there a way that even though the wifi network password is known to the users still there should be one more level of authentication or some controls only if that is accepted then only  the users device gets IP assigned
please suggest, thanks.
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We monitor more than 100 AP via WLC. Sometimes one or two AP are down, but we do not know it immediately. Do we have a way to be notified by this accident? Thank you
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Hi Everyone,

With regards to second strongest signal on the Ekahau tool, I've seen places whereby the second strongest signal is measured at -70 whilst the primary is set to -65. Why is this? I mean if drops below -65 say -69 whilst roaming between two access points then surely the VoWLAN call would drop. Would it not be best to have both primary and second signals to be at -65?

Thanks,

JIm
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Hello People,

This is kinda engineering question. Its about the hardware and power knowledge.

I have a Ubiquiti Loco M5 which is connected to a public access point (No encryption required)
Everything is working, except random disconnection which I'm pretty sure its because of the range. Its connected with -80
I am 1 Km away from the AP - but the signal is poor because Loco doesnt have enough power!!

How can I boost the receiving on Loco M5. I mean HARDWARE. not configuration within the Loco which I tried EVERYTHING.

I need something to add to the device in order to make it more powerful for receiving signal! like changing the adaptor? or PoE? I've heard if I changed the power supply, it'll help. But I have no idea about the power and what should I buy.

Any ideas?

Thanks
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I've setup a NPS server with certificate authentication for our wireless clients. I have the policy deployed to the PC's to connect to the SSID but they do not auto connect. If I manually click the wifi bars and hit connect it works but the policy doesn't seem to force it to auto connect. I know its possible but cannot find where that setting is or where I missed it
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I have a refurbished AIR-AP1852I-B-K9 that I am trying to join to a 2500 WLC. This is number 2 of the 2   we ordered. The first one joined on its own no problem without any intervention from me, this one is being stubborn.

I keep seeing this message:

[*12/18/2017 12:50:19.8397] Discovery Request sent to X.X.X.X, discovery type STATIC_CONFIG(1)
[*12/18/2017 12:50:19.8497] Discovery Request sent to 255.255.255.255, discovery type UNKNOWN(0)

I set the first IP (capwap ap primary-base <wlc name> <wlc ip>) but do not know where the other one came from. I see the clock is off and am not sure if that is contributing to the issue or not.

I have tried just about everything I can think of including multiple factory resets, statically assigning an IP and updating code. (which failed) I am now am out of ideas unfortunately.

I can see the AP as a CDP neighbor on my switch so we make it that far. It also pulls a DHCP address. We do not use option 43 so pointing the AP to the WLC should work.The CLI is limited on these compared to what I am used to working with also.

Any ideas?
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UNIFI AP/AC-Pro is disconnected and UNIFI Discover tools is not finding units. I had to switch IP providers, after they installed their modem I am no longer able to connect the Unifi Pro AP. I've turned off the two units and back on, no change. The Setup shows the 1923168.1.x IP address. And the Dashboard shows 2 devices inactive.
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I have 6 AP's that are AP2802I-B-K9 - they are duel band.  This is connected to my controller a 5500 software version 8.2.141.0   I'm running Prime 3.1  These AP are grayed out on my maps and I've tried to reload them with no luck.  The error is Interference threshold violation reported by 802.11 a/n/ac with the AP name and what controller it's connected to.  I've tried to change the settings but I can't.
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Wireless Networking

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Wireless networking is anything related to the transfer of data between two (or more) devices without the use of a physical connection, ranging from getting advice on a new Bluetooth headset to configuring sophisticated enterprise level networks.