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Wireless monitoring

Wireless Network Monitoring From The Client Perspective

By | Distributed network monitoring, Network Monitoring, Wireless monitoring | No Comments

 Recently our team received word that several clients in a classroom where disconnecting while doing online benchmark tests.  The clients will rename nameless but were of the “lower end” variety.  These clients were single band 802.11n devices which have had a bad track record of reliability, no matter what the…

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Remote WiFi Packet Capturing with HORST on Raspberry Pi and Odroid

By | Network Monitoring, Troubleshooting, Wireless monitoring | No Comments

The Highly Optimized Radio Scanning Tool (HORST) is a lightweight IEEE802.11 WLAN analyzer. It was built for troubleshooting WLAN networks, and although it’s not as advanced as other tools (Kismet, Wireshark, tcpdump) it’s very easy to use, free, and can run very efficiently even on a Raspberry Pi. For the…

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WLPC TEN Talk: Turn your Odroids or Raspberry Pis into Remote WiFi Monitoring Sensors

By | Network Engineering, Network Monitoring, Raspberry Pi, Wireless monitoring | No Comments

On Thursday, February 23rd, I will present at the WirelessLAN Professional Conference on how to Turn your Odroids or Raspberry Pis into Remote WiFi Monitoring Sensors. This is part of the WLPC TEN talk series, in which presenters have ten minutes for their talks. It takes less than ten minutes…

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