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Transmitting an NIC to NIC Ethernet connection wirelessly 30-50ft

I work with a non-profit that has an Optec digital sign about 30 feet in front of the building. Our wireless transmitter(Outdoor Bridge?) has corroded beyond repair. After months of struggling for ...
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which command board can ensure 100 fps from 4synchronized cameras?

I am working on a project where I must take 100 fps from 4 cameras those 4 cameras must start recording at the same time. (or almost the same time) ans stop at the same time. the frames will be save ...
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networking ans VM consolidation

hi can any one have the idea about the Virtual machine(VM) consolidation. what are the input for VM consolidation, which is the best approach to perform the consolidation and the output in terms of ...
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USB WIreless adapter for Kali Linux VirtualBox

I am in desperate need of a wireless adapter for Kali Linux. I run Kali Linux version 2019.2 on VirtualBox on a MacBook Air. Any recommendations for a wireless adapter I can find (an have it shipped ...
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Wireless Router allows VPN routing per host/domain/ip

My current router (ASUS RT-AC658U) I'm quite happy with, however I want to configure it to direct most traffic through a VPN. It does support configuring a VPN connection on the router, but in an "all ...
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WiFi to Ethernet bridge that is not an extender or AP

I have a couple of systems that I need to connect to my WiFi that only have access via an Ethernet port. When looking around I see a ton of cheap WiFi extenders/APs that have built in Ethernet ports, ...
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which kind of WiFi adapter support PMF?

I want to connect with WPA3 network, but my wifi adapter doesn't support PMF (cipher suite: CMAC (00-0f-ac):6 CMAC-256(00-0f-ac):13 GMAC-128(00-0f-ac):11 GMAC-256(00-0f-ac):12, I want to know which ...
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Connecting 2 APs using PoE compatibility concerns [closed]

I would like to set up 2 access points that would be creating WiFi network for me. My preference was to buy MikroTik hAP ac lite TC (RB952Ui-5ac2nD-TC) with MikroTik mAP (RBmAP2nD). The 1st one would ...
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Questions about extending wifi to outside [closed]

My employer wants wifi on three sides of the building outside. First question: Would I be able to chain 2-3 routers with one modem plug and an Ethernet splitter? As long as the signals don't overlap ...
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What would the best hardware be for a network for a 6,250 square foot building with multiple users who need high speed connections?

Very soon me and 5 roommates will be moving into a large, 6,250 square foot home. It is an old home with thick walls. The house currently has a very dated apple wifi setup. All of us play PC games ...
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Looking for solution for gaming via remote desktop

So I have a TV in my room I'd like to able to use to remotely connect to my gaming PC from, but I am trying to find a solution for this that wont cost much. For context, I have the TV and PS4 in my ...
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GPON SFP ONT for receiving FTTH

I am looking for a SFP module that can authenticate to a OLT, to receive a FTTH connection. By looking at the current router specs, this is what the SFP module needs: Tx1310nm (Tx1.25G) Rx1490nm (...
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PCIe SFP card compatible with GPON ONT and Linux

I need a NIC for receiving FTTH in a computer, it just needs 1 port but it wouldn't hurt if the card has 2. The SFP module I'll be using in this card has the following specs: Tx1310nm (Tx1.25G) ...
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Industrial programmable radio transceiver

I have to create a wireless network of over 200 devices, placed in the same area. WiFi is not suitable here due to the limitation of the numbers of devices handled by the routers. Some time ago I've ...
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Trackers and gateway to track nearly 100 nodes

I need to track approximately a 100 nodes in a large farm of dimensions approximately 6 x 12Km. I'll need the GPS coordinates almost every 5 seconds per node. I plan on using around 10 gateways to ...
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Are there any 3G or 4G modems that can run cloud captive portals?

Right now, we're using the Tp-link - AC1350 Model Archer C60 to deploy the network and a 3G/4G modem to provide the internet connection. I was wondering if there was a modem that could do both in one ...
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Multiple networks over WiFi bridges?

I have three different networks, and three WLAN bridges from point A to point B. I´m having a problem with reliability. Is there a way to have all three networks send data through each bridge while ...
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Standalone wireless beacon

I was thinking of building a navigation system for a building. Obviously GPS cannot be a solution for such small distances. I was thinking maybe if I could place some stand alone access points which ...
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What router is best in price to 'convert' 5GHz signal into 2.4GHz as of March 2019 under $50

I have some hardware that runs horribly on 5GHz, so I need to 'force' a 2.4GHz. But we will be using hotspots that are 5GHz, so we need a router to 'convert' this from 5GHz to 2.4GHz. So we will ...
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What are some good 2G GSM modules that supports TLS 1.2?

I'm looking for a 2G GSM module that supports TLS 1.2 over TCP. I tried SIM900 but it only provide HTTPS (not TCP) and works with SSL 3.0 and TLS 1.0 (not TLS 1.2). SIM800 on the other hand provides ...
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Unmanaged vs managed network switch? [closed]

I am upgrading an 8 port, unmanaged network switch (3com 3CGSU08) for a lab because I need more ports and 10 Gbe connections. I am not a networking engineer by profession and this is the first time I ...
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Decently priced 10-Gigabit Ethernet switches?

Are there any decently priced 10-Gigabit Ethernet switches? Any 5-port ones under $100? I'm mostly asking out of curiosity, so this isn't an XY problem.
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Which type of patch panel for home network

Lots of information out there but hard to get some help! I need a patch panel (at least 16 ports) for a cat6a home network (shielded cables) but what type of patch panel! I don't expect to move the ...
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Windows 10, 10 Gbps Network Interface Card

We have a Windows 10 desktop system with the specifications listed below that has a 1 Gbps network interface card (NIC). We'd like to upgrade it with a 10 Gbps NIC. Any recommendations for a ...
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Cheap and flexible switch with MACSec / NIC with MACSec support

I am looking for MACSec hardware for an academic project (layer 2 encryption). The main requirements are simplicity and a flexible key exchange configuration (however, it is not yet specified how the ...
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Small LTE Router with built in IPsec VPN client

I am looking for small 4G router which has built-in (IPsec or SSL) client and can connect to Cisco ASA Firewall , Cisco ISR can work as IPsec VPN client but it is expensive and big
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Networking hardware that allows configuration of IP for each port

I regularly need to test our hardware products. Usually that consists of having ~50 devices sitting on a bench for some time from 1 day to 14 days. Often we have a wifi connection to the device, so we ...
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Can I connect two computers using a Thunderbolt 3 cable using ethernet?

I am trying to avoid the very expensive 10GBe approaches which would likely require me to get an expensive 10G switch to connect an iMac to my storage server. I wonder if I could use an iMac (not Pro)...
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Low Latency Packet Capture

I am looking for a solution for capturing live data (TCP and broadcast/multicast over UDP) with little latency impact (e.g. < 50 nanosecond) with timestamping in nano or in some stable clock cycle (...
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Multi-WAN gigabit Router

(Yes, I’ve seen this question which is very similar, however my specs include the word gigabit. Also the only current answer to that question was written by someone that didn’t understand the meaning ...
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Router that can support multiple wired and wireless networks/vlans

I'm looking to massively upgrade my home infrastructure. I have multiple wired and wireless devices - desktop computers, laptops, servers, tablets, phones, assistants (Alexa, Google Assistant, etc), ...
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Is there a WiFi “bridge” router (or device) that can make a permanent hotspot from a University wireless requires a username and password?

There have been similar questions that seem to offer a WiFi "bridge" solution but I have tried several of these bridge routers and none of them work to "bride" a University WiFi that requires a ...
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Phone with physical keypad and hotspot

Looking for the simplest possible cell-phone with following features: physical keypad (like the old phones before the iPhone era) simple phone-book - like old Nokia phones and like... allows phone ...
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Cheap router (dual-band, 802.11ac) for home network

My budget - 40€ I want a cheap router for my home. It has to be dual-band (2.4Ghz/5Ghz), norm 802.11ac and capable of handling 16 users simultaneously. I will use this router as a bridge because I ...
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Looking for dual-wan wifi router

I'm looking for the dual wan wifi router. The price is supposed to be ~100$. I'm using Asus RT-AC66U, but I'm somehow unlucky with Asus routers as the first one was just loosing wifi connectivity and ...
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COTS router as both wireless client and access point and separate SSIDs

I am searching for a commercial off the shelf device, or list of devices, or general name of the appliance, that perform(s) the following: Has at least two radios that can be configured such that one ...
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Ethernet to wifi converter?

I have a wired ethernet network connection and want to broadcast it as wifi. Does anyone know if there are any fairly cheap (<£50) ethernet to wifi converter? Something like http://www....
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Reliable computer for live streaming video to youtube 24/7

I have a live stream running that sends a 1080p video stream to Youtube. It receives the data from a camera in the network, converts the stream (using ffmpeg) and uploads it to the Youtube channel. ...
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Netgear XR500 vs ASUS ROG AC5300: Which is the better option with my configuration?

After agonizing for days and being an irritant all over Stack Exchange trying to sort out my networking woes, I've narrowed down my current purchase needs to fit one of two routers. One is the ...
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SYNOLOGY DS718+ NAS disk as shared folder for 30 people

In our office we use as a shared folder (we are 30 users). This older exists in a local server Windows Server 2008 R2. The problem is that the free disk space of our server is getting very low, so I ...
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Setting up home wireless network

I'm trying to set up wireless network at my home. I've been given a router Zyxel Keentic Extra for my birthday as I didn't have any. It looks like this router isn't enough to cover all my flat. It has ...
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Choosing module SIM for pushing data form car-mounted microcontroller to remote server

Assume that I have a box attached into a car and its function is receiving sensors data (GPS, temperature, speed) and push these data onto a remote sever through 2G/3G. Because I need this system be ...
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Access point for small business hotspot

I'd like to create a free hotspot wifi in my cafè to get email/phone number (previous agreement of the user) from my clients. In other words, I want an access point with costumizable captive portal. I ...
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Such a thing as a “subtitle screen”?

We have an auditorium used for classes. The classes are given in English. We have several international students who speak English, but have trouble keeping up with the pace of a lecture in English. ...
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Router supporting hierarchical prefix delegation

What options do I have if I need a router which can Run a DHCPv6 client on its WAN port to request a delegated prefix (in the range /48 to /60). Run a DHCPv6 server on the LAN and hand out subnets of ...
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What device can I get or configure that extends existing WiFi networks without creating new ones?

[This may be the wrong SE site for this question. Apologies if it is: it seems the best fit.] I have ongoing problems with WiFi connectivity in my house. Due to a combination of factors, my router ...
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Coax to CAT5 Converter?

My friend wanted to replace the cheapo router from Verizon with a good one she had previously bought, asked me to look at it for her. Turns out though, the ones from Verizon are all wired in to the ...
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Router that can connect to a wifi network and create a new wifi network

I’m looking for a router that can create a new wifi-network “B” with its own SSID and password but the router gains its internet access by connecting to another existing wifi-network “A” ...
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Dial-up hardware for server side

This question is probably 20 years too late. I have a requirement where a bunch of analog phone lines will connect using dialup modem to my linux/windows server, in order to communicate. Just like we ...
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DIY 4-Port Gbit and Wifi router

I want to setup my own router. My requirements are: Intel or AMD based Low power consumption min. 3x Gbit LAN + 1x GbitWAN Port Wifi (min. 802.11n) Optional: 4 SATA Ports for Backups The hardware ...