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

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

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

Ruckus vSZ-D Tunneling

Ruckus Virtual Smart Zone – Data plane (vSZ-D) works with vSZ-H or vSZ-E and provides data plane services and tunneled WLANs. In simple terms if we want all the WLAN traffic from a remote/branch location tunneled back to the data center instead of locally switched we would need to deploy Ruckus vSZ-D and integrate is… Continue Reading Ruckus vSZ-D Tunneling

Mist – Claiming and Renaming Access Points

Previously I have talked about how to claim and add access points to the site. In this post, I want to talk about claiming/provisioning/naming Mist access points from the web dashboard. Very simple and easy process. Using templates I can literally set-up and provision a site with 100’s of access points in a matter of… Continue Reading Mist – Claiming and Renaming Access Points

Mist AP43 Access Point

Back in February, I attended my very first Wireless LAN Professionals Conference. I was a lucky winner of 3 Mist AP43 Access Points. I was extremely impressed by the demo/presentation. Wes Purvis, Bryan Ward, Jussi Kiviniemi, Ryan Adzima, and Sudheer Matta provided some amazing information related to their products, dashboards, Marvis (AI) and along with… Continue Reading Mist AP43 Access Point

Ruckus R750 Access Point

Ruckus R750 is one of the 802.11ax access point from Ruckus. It is thinner and smaller than R730. It is about 11″ diagonally. It can be a good fit for Small businesses, hospitals, hospitality, offices, classrooms. This access point also supports IoT via the USB port. It can be powered up using 802.11af however it… Continue Reading Ruckus R750 Access Point

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