Wireshark I/O Graphs – Troubleshooting

If you work in the IT I am sure you have used, seen and/or heard of Wireshark. It is an awesome free packet capture tool and/or to view captured data. Before I got heavily involved in Wireless, I extensively used it on the wired side of the things sometimes to troubleshoot and sometimes to prove… Continue Reading Wireshark I/O Graphs – Troubleshooting

Frame Captures using WLANPi and AirTool2

I am pretty sure everyone knows how to do this but I am writing this anyways because I want to show some appreciation to WLANPi and AirTool 2. I had to capture some 2.4 GHz frames to troubleshoot some issues and I was trying to replicate the issues in my lab. Now I was able… Continue Reading Frame Captures using WLANPi and AirTool2

Our Wi-Fi is not working – Troubleshooting with Marvis

One of my customer called me this past week and told me that his guest Wi-Fi is down and not working. This site does not uses Mist/Juniper equipment so goal of my post is to provide a high level comparison on trouble shooting with Marvis and how fast I am able to find the root… Continue Reading Our Wi-Fi is not working – Troubleshooting with Marvis

Python: Adding description to Multiple Juniper Switch Ports

Adding descriptions to switch port is beneficial, I have always done it and it always helps when trying to troubleshoot, as long as those descriptions are up to date of course. I am new to programming and python and I think it is safe to say after seeing it in action and creating few of… Continue Reading Python: Adding description to Multiple Juniper Switch Ports

Mist – Dual 5 GHz Radio

Mist is continuing to impress. I really get excited when I log into my Mist Dashboard and there is an announcement for new features. I knew that AP43’s and AP63’s are able to do dual 5 GHz, however, that was not available in the dashboard until recently. A recent LinkedIn post from Sudheer Matta –… Continue Reading Mist – Dual 5 GHz Radio

Troubleshooting with Marvis – Throughput

On Friday after finishing my breakfast and coffee when I logged into my work and noticed that everything was moving at a slow pace. Websites were slow to load, OneDrive access was slow, my Slack and MS Teams was running slow. Initially, I did not pay much attention as I was busy responding to some… Continue Reading Troubleshooting with Marvis – Throughput

Adding SNMP to Juniper EX2300-C

Most of the Juniper switches are now cloud ready and have been integrated as part of the Mist/Juniper Wired Assurance into Mist Dashboard. There are still some features that are not configurable via web interface and require some good old CLI. Cool thing is that you can simply add the needed CLI commands to either… Continue Reading Adding SNMP to Juniper EX2300-C

Covid-19 and back to work – Thoughts from a Wireless Engineer

I have been working for my current company for a little over three years as a Wi-Fi engineer. During this time, I have had the pleasure to travel extensively for multiple Wi-Fi-related projects, to various destinations. I remember growing up; I always wanted a traveling job. Well, in April 2017, that became a reality. Since… Continue Reading Covid-19 and back to work – Thoughts from a Wireless Engineer

Disabling 802.11ax(Wi-Fi6) Ruckus APs/vSZ

Wi-Fi6/802.11ax is a newer standard in Wi-Fi, providing higher data rates, increase capacity, power efficiency. However, in a typical environment, there are not many Wi-Fi6/802.11ax clients just yet. With that being said, there may be times when we need to disable Wi-Fi6/802.11ax. I have two Wi-Fi6 access points in my home lab Ruckus R730 and… Continue Reading Disabling 802.11ax(Wi-Fi6) Ruckus APs/vSZ

DHCP stopped working – Ruckus ICX7150

I am using a Ruckus ICX 7150-C12 switch as a core switch for my home lab. It is running the routing code “SPR08092a.bin (UFI)”. There are two VLAN SVI’s(interfaces) and the switch is also acting as a DHCP server with following settings: Yesterday I was in the switch just looking at some show commands and… Continue Reading DHCP stopped working – Ruckus ICX7150

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