Re: [WISPA] UBNT APs: can they do UAM + DHCP on one fat AP?

2012-07-06 Thread Rogelio
in the unifi controller. The unifi controller can be run anywhere that is reachable from the UniFi units (the UniFi's do not have to be reachable from the controller though, so then can be behind a NAT). On 07/04/2012 05:17 PM, Rogelio wrote: (Apologies if my questions are a bit naive, I'm still

[WISPA] UBNT APs: can they do UAM + DHCP on one fat AP?

2012-07-04 Thread Rogelio
(Apologies if my questions are a bit naive, I'm still getting used to how Ubiquiti does things. I've always done things the traditional way in carrier networks, i.e. tunneling everything back to the core and then breaking out traffic accordingly). I have some questions about Ubiquiti's ability to

[WISPA] Kazaa / Skype Founder wants to offer free FreedomPop 4G mobile broadband

2011-12-11 Thread Rogelio
Lots of fluff, but if they pull this off, this could be to mobile broadband what Skype was to telephony and Kazaa was to music business. http://www.fiercemobilecontent.com/press-releases/lightsquared-and-skype-co-founders-freedompop-partner-offer-free-broadband- Nothing on their web page

[WISPA] opinion on Yellow Jackets?

2011-11-29 Thread Rogelio
What do others here think about the Yellow Jacket tablets / hand helds? AirMagnet is very buggy (crashes all the time, finicky with WiFi cards), and I'm looking for something easy to use in the field that outputs data that is easy to post process later.

[WISPA] carrier grade label on WiFi products

2011-11-22 Thread Rogelio
Every vendor now uses the term carrier grade WiFi, and I'm curious what others think that means. To me, it's something like... high level --features that help increase ARPU --features that let it be operationalized easily lower level --ruggedized --interface to existing provisioning systems

[WISPA] wall plate style AP

2011-11-05 Thread Rogelio
Has anyone used or deployed these style access points? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izV6UnNSEyU And are there any other brands that do this sort of thing? I would imagine that there has to be cheaper versions out there -- Also on LinkedIn?  Feel free to connect if you too are an open

[WISPA] Guam tower project

2011-11-05 Thread Rogelio
Friend of mine is looking for tower climbers and microwave surveyors for a project in Guam, If anyone is interested, I'd be happy to forward their contact info to him. -- Also on LinkedIn?  Feel free to connect if you too are an open networker: scubac...@gmail.com

[WISPA] Vivato website is back up

2011-07-25 Thread Rogelio
A friend just sent me the URL and said that they've put up a real looking page now http://www.vivato.com I don't know enough about their gear to know if these are new products or not. I'm curious which chipset they use. -- Also on LinkedIn?  Feel free to connect if you too are an open

Re: [WISPA] OT: Linux Virtualization

2011-07-25 Thread Rogelio
On Mon, Jul 25, 2011 at 8:34 AM, Matt lm7...@gmail.com wrote: I have worked with Linux quite a little mainly with CentOS as an email server etc.  I was curious about trying to do some virtualization now.  Leaning towards FOSS.  Seems like OpenVZ is easiest to implement but also looking at KVM

[WISPA] just installed a Huawei...

2011-07-25 Thread Rogelio
Not sure if it's any interest of this group, but I just installed a Huawei CX600 router this last week. It's like Cisco quality (garbage!) for the price that Cisco should be (low!). The commands are very similar (e.g. switchport - portswitch, no shut - undo shut, etc), and you configure it

Re: [WISPA] [WISPA Members] Paetec drives Ethernet-over-copper to 100 Mb/s

2011-05-14 Thread Rogelio
On Tue, May 3, 2011 at 7:33 PM, Leon Zetekoff wa4...@backwoodswireless.net wrote: On 5/3/2011 6:29 PM, Brian Webster wrote: http://connectedplanetonline.com/business_services/news/paetec-drives-copper-over-ethernet-to-100mbs-0503/ I have worked with Paetec on dozens of circuits, and they are

[WISPA] Is Vivato back in the game?

2011-05-08 Thread Rogelio
A friend sent me a note saying that Vivato's website has changed from a landing page to something that suggests that they might rise from the dead http://www.vivato.com Perhaps the mobility market picked up enough since they died in 2005 to make their expensive APs worthwhile (like $10-15K, if I

Re: [WISPA] pf / ALTQ for controlling torrent deluge

2011-05-08 Thread Rogelio
On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 8:09 PM, Jerry Richardson jrichard...@aircloud.com wrote: MikroTik RouterOS will give you quite a bit of QoS control. However if the traffic is on prot 80, it's a little trickier as you need to manage traffic based on patterns rather than any specific port. For what

[WISPA] connection for cheap splitters?

2011-04-29 Thread Rogelio
I am looking for an extremely inexpensive n connector splitter to use on several wireless projects here in Africa. Does anyone have any good suggestions? Since this is a rural area, price point is key here. -- Also on LinkedIn?  Feel free to connect if you too are an open networker:

[WISPA] pf / ALTQ for controlling torrent deluge

2011-04-29 Thread Rogelio
I'm looking for a simple (and FREE) solution to deprioritize torrent traffic for several work environments, and looking around, I'm thinking of using something like BSD's pf/ALTQ. Any feedback on this particular tool for this purpose? This isn't to throttle subscribers' networks, as much as it

Re: [WISPA] Internet service in Austin TX

2011-03-15 Thread Rogelio
On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 6:08 PM, Charles N Wyble char...@knownelement.com wrote: Hello, I'm going to be relocating to Austin TX (northeast. Anderson Springs apartment complex). Anyone out there providing net access? Several friends of mine in Austin use Clear, and they seem very happy with

Re: [WISPA] Bandwidth Hog or Hippo ?

2011-03-15 Thread Rogelio
On Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 1:47 AM, Kevin R. Battersby ke...@battersby.net wrote: We use both fees as a deterrent. The worst cause for abuse is Bittorrent in our case. It's always good fun to get the parents on the line and let them in on a few facts about copyright violations and usage

[WISPA] band pass filters

2011-03-14 Thread Rogelio
For what it's worth, I had a super noisy Wi-Fi noise environment (hundreds of clients, dozens of APs, little to no channel coordination, etc) and got a handle on the situation by putting these band pass filters http://www.rflinx.com/products/filters/2400/bpf/ I got several of each, but I ended

[WISPA] nearby Cisco APs suspected of not playing nicely

2011-03-08 Thread Rogelio
A wireless network was working fine until around the time a dozen or so Cisco APs went up nearby, and I suspect that they are doing some sort of rogue detection on other APs. My questions to the group is... (1) What type rogue detection does the new Cisco controller have? (I don't have one

Re: [WISPA] non-802.3 rackmount poe switch

2011-03-08 Thread Rogelio
On Fri, Feb 25, 2011 at 5:52 PM, Jason Bailey j284...@yahoo.com wrote: Anyone have a good vendor for a rackmount poe switch for ubnt gear?Getting kinda messy with all the zip-ties and double-sided tape ;) Thanks! Jason While this isn't probably what you're looking for, I recently found this

[WISPA] where is Meraki a good fit?

2010-12-01 Thread Rogelio
A friend of mine has Meraki through a provider here in CA, and I'm curious what others think about them and their niche (particularly those who have found a great niche). Personally, I don't see a solution like this taking off unless there is the right demographic (poorer areas, underserved

Re: [WISPA] UBNT GPS

2010-11-30 Thread Rogelio
RickG wrote: Anyone test this yet? http://www.ubnt.com/rocketmgps Excuse my ignorance, but what exactly does the GPS part do? I'm assuming it doesn't tell its location but rather helps coordinate where it is so that it minimizes the collision / crosstalk of other neighbor radios? (Just

Re: [WISPA] OT Laptops....

2010-11-30 Thread Rogelio
bmoldas...@gmail.com wrote: Anyone have a source for new netbooks or small laptops with Win XP operating system? Looking for something sub $600. Using it strictly for programming equipment and running diagnostics. Not doing anything CPU intensive. Unfortunately we are running quite a few

[WISPA] affordable outdoor/indoor CPE devices

2010-11-30 Thread Rogelio
I've got a situation in several non-US countries where various restaurants would like to hop on to a public network. In these cases, the public network covers, say, 50% of an outdoor area (for handhelds and computers) but isn't quite enough to reach indoors. In these situations I'm looking for

Re: [WISPA] UBNT GPS

2010-11-30 Thread Rogelio
Jerry Richardson wrote: The GPS synchronizes the RF Tx/Rx across all of the AP's similar to Canopy. Cool, that's what I thought (but wasn't sure, as I haven't used Canopy). How do devices like this deal with other devices in the area chatting on the same channel? Is there some sort of CSMA/CA

Re: [WISPA] affordable outdoor/indoor CPE devices

2010-11-30 Thread Rogelio
Josh Luthman wrote: Have you tried one of those Picostations and AP WDS? So, if I set them in WDS mode, then they can connect to an existing SSID and re-transmit the signal? (Sorry, haven't tried this yet) Or does the originating AP radio have to support WDS also?

[WISPA] chipset vs standard based beam forming?

2010-10-25 Thread Rogelio
I see lots of discussion about the new 802.11n standard supporting beam forming, and I'm trying to wade through the chipset ones (e.g. Ruckus, Extricom, Meru, etc) and other solutions that claim to be more standards based. From what I gather from the marketing literature, the various vendor

[WISPA] expected goodput of Motorola's WiMAX 3.5 GHz access radios?

2010-09-30 Thread Rogelio
I am working with someone who inherited a ton of towers with Motorola WiMAX 3.5 GHz access radios on them. They want to get a bridge on the other end and then connect a Wi-Fi server on the other end (connected through an Ethernet cable). Assuming perfect receive RSSI and modulation, what is the

[WISPA] Climbing a 1768' tower

2010-09-18 Thread Rogelio
http://www.instructables.com/community/How-to-climb-a-1768-foot-tower/ Wow... WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/

[WISPA] Recommendation on Redline's PtP line?

2010-09-08 Thread Rogelio
I've got a project where I need some affordable PtP links with as little latency as possible, and a friend recommended Redline http://www.tessco.com/products/displayProducts.do?skus=344025%2C344476WT.mc_id=enewscontactID=13579320gwkey=SVRE3SHRV3

Re: [WISPA] Mesh

2010-08-18 Thread Rogelio
On Mon, Aug 9, 2010 at 10:42 AM, RickG rgunder...@gmail.com wrote: Are there any Munis using Ruckus? They have a city in India, I believe. (Can anyone else confirm this? I can't remember the city) WISPA Wants

[WISPA] Best iPhone 4 reception fix I've seen

2010-07-23 Thread Rogelio
http://www.socalevo.net/gallery/displayimage.php?album=7pos=13 WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/ WISPA Wireless

[WISPA] SAN recommendations for large CCTV projects?

2010-07-16 Thread Rogelio
Since others here sometimes deal with CCTV as a wireless application, I was hoping for some insight on the best *simple* (no frills, really) raw storage solution for 100 - 500 TBs. Right now, I've been looking at Hitachi, EMC, and Compellent (all fairly expensive). I also started looking at

Re: [WISPA] yet another WiMAX vs LTE article

2010-07-02 Thread Rogelio
On Fri, Jul 2, 2010 at 9:24 AM, Chuck Profito cprof...@cv-access.com wrote: Actually we have found Ruckus to do very well with multipath! i.e.  boat docks, moving water, moving boats, moving rolled tin structure, generating killer multipath, kills EVERY OTHER ROUTER/AP EXCEPT RUCKUS.  try it ,

[WISPA] yet another WiMAX vs LTE article

2010-07-01 Thread Rogelio
I'm still getting my feet wet with the whole 4G thing and found this interesting http://www.maravedis-bwa.com/Issues/5.29/Readmore3.html (Sorry if it's old news to many...) Almost everyone I know is betting (and betting big!) on LTE. The only ones I know holding out on WiMAX 2 are niche

Re: [WISPA] yet another WiMAX vs LTE article

2010-07-01 Thread Rogelio
On Thu, Jul 1, 2010 at 6:57 AM, Fred Goldstein fgoldst...@ionary.com wrote: It's not a fair comparison.  Some people (is this especially an American disease?) treat everything as a one-on-one death match, and in this case act as if there were a WiMAX Corp. duking it out with LTE Corp. for

Re: [WISPA] sprint 4g reviews?

2010-06-06 Thread Rogelio
On Sat, Jun 5, 2010 at 7:30 AM, Rubens Kuhl rube...@gmail.com wrote: I know they call it 4G, but it's not 4G. See http://www.wirelessweek.com/Archives/2007/10/WiMAX-is-3G/ Even LTE (when deployed) won't be 4G, only LTE Advanced will, but LTE will be much closer to 4G than WiMAX 802.16e, see

[WISPA] 2.4/5.x GHz load balancing

2010-03-31 Thread Rogelio
As more and more devices support 5.x GHz access, is there solutions to auto optimize clients on the best 2.4 GHz or 5.x GHz channel? That is to say, 2.4 GHz goes farther, but 5.x GHz has more capacity and is less cluttered. Say a new iPad sees both signals, is there an access point that could

Re: [WISPA] 2.4/5.x GHz load balancing

2010-03-31 Thread Rogelio
On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 7:55 AM, Justin Wilson li...@mtin.net wrote:    You can use connect lists in Mikrotik to force clients to connect at minimum levels. This way you don’t have to worry so much about the band, but meeting those minimum levels.  I am assuming you are working this into a

[WISPA] NEC 400.8 compliant access points

2010-03-26 Thread Rogelio
I'm kind of an idiot when it comes to power-related stuff, and I'm hoping someone here knows the answer or can point me in the right direction. I have to put some access points in the plenum space of a hospital environment, and I'm told that it's got to be NEC 400.8 compliant, which means (as I

[WISPA] suggestions on 2.4 GHz cavity filters?

2010-02-22 Thread Rogelio
Anyone have any luck using cavity filters to limit coupling interference problems on poorly built cell sites with lots of co-channel interference between sector antennas? (If so, I'd love to know which brands you use)

Re: [WISPA] suggestions on 2.4 GHz cavity filters?

2010-02-22 Thread Rogelio
On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 8:57 AM, Bob Moldashel lakel...@gbcx.net wrote: Are you sure you are seeing interference from cell systems and not from a 2.4 Ghz backhaul for T1's at this or an adjacent site or something else?  I have never seen any 2.4 Ghz interference from any cell site equipment.  

[WISPA] PtP partnering

2010-02-22 Thread Rogelio
Some clients and customers of mine have PtP needs, and it's an area where I'm admittedly not very strong in (and thus not wanting to own the project). I'm looking for partners who I can work with, and in return for various leads I pass on, I'd like to get some pointers on various technologies and

[WISPA] power management tools for cell sites

2009-12-24 Thread Rogelio
I'm hoping someone on this list might recommend me some power management options for cell sites. Ideally, I would like something that does the following: --auto-reboots a device when an IP address does not ping --is ruggedized for outdoor environments (or is easy to stuff in a NEMA 4X box)

[WISPA] budget friendly set top boxes

2009-10-26 Thread Rogelio
Do you have any suggestions for budget friendly set top boxes? e.g. TV - set top box - wireless CPE -- wireless stuff outside (mpeg-2 is most likely what they're looking for, not mpeg-4, as it's in South America and they're looking for something very low cost) Any suggestions would be

[WISPA] so-called PCI issue with PtP links

2009-10-08 Thread Rogelio
I was talking to an associate, and he said he had a PCI compliance issue with a PtP link that was like 7 miles. If each end is encrypted with an AES key (along with a ton of other stuff, including a 2nd node of the same time as the 1st end), what is the issue? Does PCI need something additional?

[WISPA] Motorola 802.11n position paper

2009-10-02 Thread Rogelio
While googling for various companies' stragies on using 802.11n, I stumbled across this MOTO PDF http://tinyurl.com/ydd4l48 Nothing too earth shattering, but an interesting read for those new to 802.11n. WISPA

[WISPA] leaky coax

2009-09-26 Thread Rogelio
I've got an area of a college football stadium (100K+ people) that has a student section with an expected 50% iPhone usage rate, so I'm considering a leaky coax solution. Does anyone have any experience (good or bad) with such a solution? Also, say I want the leaky coax to work on both 2.4 and

[WISPA] NCIC, FIPS, and wireless

2009-07-22 Thread Rogelio
I'm planning out a wireless network, and the police want a piece of the action. I'm also guessing that FIPS compliancy addresses NCIC concerns, and I was wondering if anyone could comment on that being sufficient. I'm also wondering if a dual form of authentication adequately addresses the

[WISPA] stimulus money for wind farms to build wireless

2009-07-20 Thread Rogelio
I recently met someone who told me that wind farm projects are awesome wireless opportunities, particularly now that they're becoming eligible for stimulus money. Those I've been talking to from the wind farms say that they're looking for something fast, reliable, and cheaper than fiber,

[WISPA] opinions on Gigabeam?

2009-07-03 Thread Rogelio
I'd be curious as to what others' opinions are of Gigabeam's product line (particular microwave PtP). Not having a lot of high capacity PtP experience, I only really worked with Bridgewave (and they seemed to do really well for what I needed), but on some projects that have little to no budget

Re: [WISPA] IRC channel

2009-07-03 Thread Rogelio
Josh Luthman wrote: On Freenode it seems pointless to have #routeros when we have ##mikrotik I joined irc.mvn.net #wispa as well I just tried to connect to this, and it didn't work. Anyone else on here? WISPA

Re: [WISPA] LACP + Wi-Fi = ghettofabulous big wireless pipes?

2009-06-13 Thread Rogelio
jree...@18-30chat.net wrote: Yes that will work. I am not sure if the link layer fault detect will work correctly so you might need to run Spanning Tree also. Something that can be a issue is if say you have 4 links and one is running 24mbit modulation and the rest are 54, your going to have

[WISPA] LACP + Wi-Fi = ghettofabulous big wireless pipes?

2009-06-12 Thread Rogelio
I've got several outdoor Wi-Fi radios that I would like to configure in a PtP configuration on multiple 802.11a channels. My question to the list is, Can I use LACP on each end (via a network switch) to aggregate those PtP connections into one virtual connection? e.g.

[WISPA] DOCSIS resources

2009-06-11 Thread Rogelio
Several upcoming large Wi-Fi deployments are going to get their power and egress connection DOCSIS strand, and I unfortunately know very little about that medium. Can anyone recommend me any good resources for getting up to speed, particularly on DOCSIS 3.0? Right now, I'm just looking

[WISPA] CVI (and other federal clearances) for various wireless projects

2009-06-11 Thread Rogelio
I'm working with ADT on some wireless projects, and in addition to TWIC, they told me I need to get this CVI thing for some of the port projects we're doing http://www.dhs.gov/xprevprot/programs/gc_1185556876884.shtm I'm curious if anyone else here has had to do this for any wireless

[WISPA] document version control? (e.g. web-based solution to check out KMZ files)

2009-06-05 Thread Rogelio
I've got a question that tangentially pertains to wireless stuff, but isn't really related to wireless technology, per se. We sometimes have several people working on KMZ files, and the different versions that we have gets really out of hand, and I'm hoping for a web-based (LAMP?) solution

Re: [WISPA] Cost of 900 MHZ CPE

2009-06-05 Thread Rogelio
Forbes Mercy wrote: I am curious if anyone can tell me the technical reason why 900MHZ has no reasonable cost CPE. Here I am paying $70 for CPE on 2.4 gear, $90 for 5.8 but the best price I can find is $290 for 900 MHZ. Just curious as to why? This is a good question, as I have not had to

Re: [WISPA] document version control? (e.g. web-based solution to check out KMZ files)

2009-06-05 Thread Rogelio
Charles Wyble wrote: KMZ is a binary file format? KMZ is an XML-ish format you use for Google Earth locations, which are insanely handy when planning out wi-fi spots http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keyhole_Markup_Language (While reading the wikipedia page just now, I found this interesting

Re: [WISPA] document version control? (e.g. web-based solution to check out KMZ files)

2009-06-05 Thread Rogelio
Charles Wyble wrote: Well then if it's text, git may be useful. Trac is a good frontend, that I use on a regular basis. Or something more along the lines of sharepoint I really like http://www.knowledgetree.com/ http://www.knowledgetree.com/opensource I've heard great things about

Re: [WISPA] document version control? (e.g. web-based solution to check out KMZ files)

2009-06-05 Thread Rogelio
On Fri, Jun 5, 2009 at 9:27 PM, D. Ryan Spott rsp...@cspott.com wrote: Subversion. ;) Bitch to setup but then easy. Thanks, I'll look into possibly doing that also. WISPA Wants You! Join today!

Re: [WISPA] OT: Cisco 7200 Gigabit Ethernet Cards?

2009-06-04 Thread Rogelio
Mike Hammett wrote: Agreed. I don't intend on buying anything Cisco. Over priced, under performing, and their we will screw you whether you like it or not policies. No thanks, someone else, please. One of my clients (a big cable company) just bought hundreds of thousands of dollars of

Re: [WISPA] OT: Cisco 7200 Gigabit Ethernet Cards?

2009-06-04 Thread Rogelio
Travis Johnson wrote: I have about 80 Cisco 2900 and 3500 switches servicing our fiber ring. Most of them are 5+ years old and were purchased used on ebay for $400, and some are older. Some of these have uptimes of over 4 years right now. :) Cisco hardware just works. It's expensive, and

Re: [WISPA] OT: Cisco 7200 Gigabit Ethernet Cards?

2009-06-03 Thread Rogelio
Charles Wyble wrote: Uh. No. It's not. It's been stated to me by Cisco personnel. To everyone who believes what Cisco has told them, I have some land to sell you in Florida! WISPA Wants You! Join today!

Re: [WISPA] OT: Cisco 7200 Gigabit Ethernet Cards?

2009-06-03 Thread Rogelio
Matt Liotta wrote: That is FUD from competing vendors. Or possibly it's FUD from Cisco (my favorite kind of FUD, next to FUD from Microsoft, Red Hat, SCO, and IBM). WISPA Wants You! Join today!

Re: [WISPA] OT: Cisco 7200 Gigabit Ethernet Cards?

2009-06-03 Thread Rogelio
Charles Wyble wrote: That is FUD from competing vendors. Uh. No. It's not. It's been stated to me by Cisco personnel. I've understood the same, Charles. Cisco people have told me (something like), You gotta buy new software and/or SmartNET for that used gear you just got used or donated. I

[WISPA] Cisco MAR 3200 series end of life?

2009-05-31 Thread Rogelio
I've heard here in San Jose that Cisco MAR will soon be end of life. I have yet to confirm, but their webpage does not seem to indicate so. http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/routers/ps272/index.html Can anyone confirm or deny this?

[WISPA] Longterm outlook of Aruba and Proxim?

2009-05-24 Thread Rogelio
I'd like to solicit the advice of the wireless community to help me determine whether Proxim or Aruba is the best fit for my friend. As luck would have it, he is very likely have the opportunity to work at once of them (just finished some interviews), but because he is very family-oriented, he

Re: [WISPA] marine interference problem on 2.4 GHz

2009-05-24 Thread Rogelio
Jack Unger wrote: I respectfully suggest you hire an expert to address this problem. In light of Jack's comment, I thought I'd share with everyone my non-expert opinion on what the ultimate problem is/was (I was out there last week): --poorly placed radios, --poorly placed antennas, and

Re: [WISPA] Wireless visualization

2009-05-24 Thread Rogelio
I see Etherape running more often in coffee shops than I do in NOCs. :) On May 24, 2009, at 11:56 AM, Charles Wyble char...@thewybles.com wrote: http://www.ittc.ku.edu/wlan/ Also is anyone using visualization tools in your noc? such as ethereape or http://www.rumint.org/ etc? ---

[WISPA] suggestions on lower end PC appliances?

2009-05-13 Thread Rogelio
I'm looking for some sort of small *nix friendly appliance that I can put at the edge of certain wireless mesh networks. That way, I can integrate some open source monitoring tools there and test bandwidth / connectivity. Nothing fancy, just maybe the likes of iperf or Nagios ncsa that can

[WISPA] wireshark for finding unknown IPs

2009-05-10 Thread Rogelio
For what it's worth, Wireshark has been a lifesaver for me when I have to go out in the field and get an unknown IP address of certain types of units, particularly ones without easy-to-access console ports. (Sometimes this is my only option, as the unit is in production, ARP broadcasts are on

Re: [WISPA] wireshark for finding unknown IPs

2009-05-10 Thread Rogelio
? On 5/10/09, Rogelio scubac...@gmail.com wrote: For what it's worth, Wireshark has been a lifesaver for me when I have to go out in the field and get an unknown IP address of certain types of units, particularly ones without easy-to-access console ports. (Sometimes this is my only

Re: [WISPA] Handling Non-paying Subs

2009-05-04 Thread Rogelio
Chuck Hogg wrote: I've got a few non-paying subs, that we would like to get payment on. It has reached over $1k from 4 subs over the past 6 months. Do you just cut your losses and move on or what do you do? I'm contemplating small claims court as it should be an open and shut case, but it's

Re: [WISPA] marine interference problem on 2.4 GHz

2009-05-02 Thread Rogelio
Jack Unger wrote: I respectfully suggest you hire an expert to address this problem. That's the most polite way I've been told that my idea for a solution sucks! I suppose that until I find an expert, Google is my friend. :)

Re: [WISPA] Crude dictionary attack via ssh

2009-05-02 Thread Rogelio
Tom Sharples wrote: It's a flavor of Slack Linux. Don't have Python on these boxes so am writing a bash script to do essentially the same thing as DenyHosts. You run iptables on this box? You might have some options there, as well.

Re: [WISPA] Crude dictionary attack via ssh

2009-05-02 Thread Rogelio
Tom Sharples wrote: It's a flavor of Slack Linux. Don't have Python on these boxes so am writing a bash script to do essentially the same thing as DenyHosts. Here's an idea that might work too, assuming you have iptables on that box http://www.e18.physik.tu-muenchen.de/~tnagel/ipt_recent/

Re: [WISPA] Free Radius Servers

2009-05-02 Thread Rogelio
3-dB Networks wrote: Anyone have any recommendations for a free Radius server? Specifically interested in credit card processing for a hotspot application. Which OS? Is this a pay for internet access thing? e.g. People are authenticated after they pay for access?

[WISPA] marine interference problem on 2.4 GHz

2009-05-01 Thread Rogelio
I've got an interesting interference problem in a marine area, and I was hoping to get some feedback on it. Every week or so, something evil on 2.4 GHz comes through and drastically raises the noise floor for about a day (an analysis showed me like -50 dBm), thus knocking off everyone in the

Re: [WISPA] Crude dictionary attack via ssh

2009-05-01 Thread Rogelio
Josh Luthman wrote: Install DenyHosts and those go away. ditto http://denyhosts.sourceforge.net/ http://denyhosts.sourceforge.net/faq.html http://www.howtoforge.com/preventing_ssh_dictionary_attacks_with_denyhosts DenyHosts is a script intended to be run by Linux system administrators to help

Re: [WISPA] Crude dictionary attack via ssh

2009-05-01 Thread Rogelio
Tom Sharples wrote: Spotted this a few minutes ago on one of our back-end servers. Didn't work, but worth noting. Which OS are you running? WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/

[WISPA] affordable 2.4 GHz repeaters

2009-04-24 Thread Rogelio
I've got a situation where I need some lower end affordable 2.4 GHz repeaters, and the itch can't really be scratched with a customer CPE device (such as a Ruckus or Tranzeo). Anyone have any 2.4 GHz repeaters that they can recommend? There won't be many people connecting in that area, so I'm

[WISPA] wifi-based communication devices

2009-04-22 Thread Rogelio
A resort I'm working with would like to cut down on walkie talkies and use wifi instead. Does anyone have any recommendations? I've seen Vocera, but I think that's a bit more than what they need. WISPA Wants

[WISPA] room jack switch / AP

2009-04-21 Thread Rogelio
Have any of you guys used those wall plates that are both a switch and an access point? I heard that Colubrius (now HP) makes a good line, although I haven't used them. I've seen the 3comm ones, but haven't implemented them yet.

[WISPA] billing system to integrate with wi-fi

2009-04-16 Thread Rogelio
A coworker is looking at this solution to possibly be a billing system at a fair http://www.allcity-wireless.com/ Has anyone played with it? Or can they recommend something with these types of features? Simple Plug Play Network Deployment Built in network services: RADIUS, DNS, DHCP,

Re: [WISPA] Fwd: Fiber cut in SF area

2009-04-12 Thread Rogelio
Gino Villarini wrote: Someone should be using this example in a way to push wireless as a 2nd option for bup and redundancy If I remember right, they had redundant fiber there already. I also remember something about the person doing it knowing that and cutting both sides of the ring.

Re: [WISPA] Time Warner Tests $150-Per-Month Unlimited Internet

2009-04-12 Thread Rogelio
On a somewhat related note, does anyone here use open source packet shaping solutions? I've only used Packeteer in production (enterprise environment), but I'm always on the lookout for good other solutions. Right now, I'm using BSD-based pfSense at home, and that seems to be working great.

Re: [WISPA] 10 GigE

2009-04-12 Thread Rogelio
Jon Auer wrote: http://mailman.nanog.org/mailman/listinfo/nanog Also join Cisco-NSP if you are interested in Cisco gear: http://puck.nether.net/mailman/listinfo/cisco-nsp And the Outages list occasionally informative: https://puck.nether.net/mailman/listinfo/outages Ditto on both lists.

Re: [WISPA] Dumb question?

2009-04-12 Thread Rogelio
Gino Villarini wrote:p Easy, the current Wimax MAC (802.16d and e) was designed for licensed frequencies, noise is not well handled by the protocol I'll have to admit believing some of the WiMAX hype until I heard this fact several months ago. The only people I see taking WiMAX seriously are

[WISPA] 5.9 GHz ITS

2009-04-12 Thread Rogelio
Has anyone here implemented the 5.9 GHz band for ITS (Intelligent Transportation Services)? I'm looking at some projects that might be a good fit and have recently started researching vendors that do it, as well as some of the regulatory characteristics of the band.

[WISPA] STP for redundancy on two panels horiz/vert oriented?

2009-04-12 Thread Rogelio
Using a dual 5.8 GHz radio solution, could I conceivably give myself some sort of redundancy by doing the following: --two 23 dBi panels, one on each radio --on panel for horizontal orientation; the other, for vertical --put a switch on both sides that supports spanning tree I have LOS between

Re: [WISPA] 10 GigE

2009-04-09 Thread Rogelio
Travis Johnson wrote: Ya... I'm not sure an X86 based system is going to handle 10 GigE x 4 you are probably looking at Cisco, etc. where the switching can happen in dedicated hardware rather than software. I'd take a serious look at Juniper. e.g.

Re: [WISPA] getting up to speed on various PtP microwave solutions

2009-04-06 Thread Rogelio
Charles Wu wrote: Attached is an article that gives Licensed Backhaul 101 Overview that was written several years ago in Broadband Wireless Magazine -- obviously, pricing for licensed links have fallen dramatically...but the concepts are still the same Thanks, this is helpful also. I like

[WISPA] economics of backhaul

2009-04-05 Thread Rogelio
I found this URL on the economics of backhaul while surfing for microwave resources. http://www.exaltcom.com/landing.aspx?id=422 Nothing earth shattering, but a good read for those getting their feet wet (like me)

Re: [WISPA] getting up to speed on various PtP microwave solutions

2009-04-05 Thread Rogelio
Charles Wu wrote: What specifically are you looking for? The only difference from micro/milli-meter wave (e.g., 10+ GHz) and standard unlicensed wireless is rain fade Do you want an explanation on that? Thanks, Charles. I'm fairly up-to-speed on that. Once I knew a little bit about it,

[WISPA] getting up to speed on various PtP microwave solutions

2009-04-04 Thread Rogelio
I've just recently started becoming familiar with the various microwave e band PtP solutions (Bridgewave, Dragonwave, Gigabeam, Loea, Trango, Proxim, etc). Before this, I knew nothing about things like rain fade or the various characteristics of bands in that range. Does anyone know of any

[WISPA] tower cert question

2009-04-01 Thread Rogelio
A friend is considering getting his tower certification, and it's something I've been considering also. I googled tower certification, but couldn't find the cert(s) that one would need to get to safely/legally do so. Any pointers?

[WISPA] 11n CPE?

2009-04-01 Thread Rogelio
Are there 802.11n CPE devices? (I haven't seen any) WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/ WISPA Wireless List:

Re: [WISPA] 11n CPE?

2009-04-01 Thread Rogelio
tonyl...@demarctech.com wrote: Rogelio We will have one ready very soon, are you looking for 2.4Ghz or 5Ghz? Very cool. Most likely 5 GHz 802.11a. WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org

Re: [WISPA] 11n CPE?

2009-04-01 Thread Rogelio
Mike Hammett wrote: A or N? :-p I'd like 11n (both 2.4/5), but if I had to pick one or the other, 11a is probably what we'll go with. WISPA Wants You! Join today! http://signup.wispa.org/

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