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Raspberry Pi

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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Turn your Raspberry Pi into a wireless monitoring sensor

By | Network Monitoring, Product, Raspberry Pi, Wireless monitoring | 5 Comments

Wireless is connecting the world. 802.11 networks are not just providing connectivity to our laptops and smartphones, but are also allowing us to interact with IoT devices like refrigerators, light bulbs, and cars. When complemented with Internet access, wireless connectivity is, in the end, a utility, a service that is…

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Home ISP performance monitoring with BISmark

By | Distributed network monitoring, End user monitoring, Network Engineering, Raspberry Pi, Uncategorized | No Comments

A couple of months ago I blogged about using Raspberry Pi’s as home network monitoring agents. The idea was to collect data from home networks and compare the performance of different ISP’s as well as detect outages and get notified about them. Guess what? There is nothing new under the…

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Iperf WiFi Comparison on Raspberry Pi: Raspberry Pi 3, ASUS, Hawking, LinkSys & TP-LINK

By | Network Engineering, Network Monitoring, Raspberry Pi, Wireless monitoring | 2 Comments

The Raspberry Pi platform has been established as a reliable and, most importantly, low-cost and easy-to-use Linux box. At its launch, nobody could imagine that so many people, from tinkerers to professionals, would find use for it. In the networking space, it didn’t take a long for engineers to put…

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Do you have a Raspberry Pi? Use it to monitor your parents’ home network!

By | End user monitoring, Network Engineering, Raspberry Pi, Troubleshooting | 2 Comments

Disclaimer: As of 2/28/18, the NetBeez ‘Free Plan’ has been replaced with a 30-day free trial. When you troubleshoot your network, Ping, DNS, HTTP, and Traceroute are the simplest and probably the most useful tests you could use. For example, if you run these tests on google.com and all of…

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