Re: [WISPA] WISP locator

2006-11-10 Thread Brian Rohrbacher
http://map.wirelessinternetcoverage.com/ http://www.wispdirectory.com/component/option,com_mtree/task,listcats/cat_id,73/Itemid,42/ http://www.onelasvegas.com/wireless/ www.dslreports.com/gmaps/localisp http://www.part-15.org/maps/WISPSearch.asp I thought this was one, but no matter what I try I

Re: [WISPA] DHCP with a twist

2006-11-10 Thread David E. Smith
Ryan Langseth wrote: Why not have the AP run a DHCP relay instead of a full server, have everything relayed to a central server of your choice that way IP management becomes a one stop shop. Reservations would take care of setting IPs for specific mac addresses. That one could go either

Re: [WISPA] on call staff

2006-11-10 Thread John Scrivner
I prefer to speak for myself regarding MVN policy on overtime since I run the company. We do not work our salaried staff like sled dogs regardless of the way Dave may have been misunderstood in his message. Dave did include a smiley face which was supposed to indicate he was joking. I have

RE: [WISPA] on call staff

2006-11-10 Thread chris cooper
So how do you handle the guys on call over a weekend? They may not get dispatched, but they are the tech responsible for responding in case of an outage, thus avoiding management having to hunt someone down on a sat. nite to work an outage. c -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: [WISPA] DHCP with a twist

2006-11-10 Thread Pete Davis
I know a nearby WISP that gives his customers IP space and his CPE space on the same last 3 octets. Makes figuring out who's CPE belongs to who's equipmnent much easier: For example: Customer addr = 64.123.105.33, CPE addr: 10.123.105.33 We keep out CPE private, and customer addr public, but

RE: [WISPA] DHCP with a twist

2006-11-10 Thread Dennis Burgess - 2K Wireless
I just stick with all private addressing. The radios, high gain antennas and TenXs we use all do NAT in them, so we just leave it at that. Dennis Burgess, MCP, CCNA, A+, N+, Mikrotik Certified [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.2kwireless.com 2K Wireless provides high-speed internet access, along with

Re: [WISPA] DHCP with a twist

2006-11-10 Thread Blair Davis
All private here as well Static and routed... NAT to true public as needed... Only DHCP is for public access hotspot's... Track and manage it all thru my MikroTiks.. Dennis Burgess - 2K Wireless wrote: I just stick with all private addressing. The radios, high gain antennas and

Re: [WISPA] on call staff

2006-11-10 Thread John Scrivner
We call people out if we need them. That is management's job. Maybe I am not understanding the question or concern fully. Scriv chris cooper wrote: So how do you handle the guys on call over a weekend? They may not get dispatched, but they are the tech responsible for responding in case of

Re: [WISPA] on call staff

2006-11-10 Thread Brian Rohrbacher
Lets say you have 4 employees. You rotate them 1 week per month of on call duty for off hours. I think what he's getting at is how are they compensated for their week? But also, do you schedule the on call person? If not, then how do you make sure that every person in the company didn't

Re: [WISPA] Alvarion is Back!!!

2006-11-10 Thread Tom DeReggi
Sorry, I have not responded sooner guy, but I kept missing opportunities to connect to the Internet. The reason I did not post details on the List, is that the pricing and program is a deal designed and offered ONLY to WISPs, and I was not sure what part of it was suppsoed to be confidential or

Re: [WISPA] DHCP with a twist

2006-11-10 Thread David E. Smith
Pete Davis wrote: I know a nearby WISP that gives his customers IP space and his CPE space on the same last 3 octets. Makes figuring out who's CPE belongs to who's equipmnent much easier: For example: Customer addr = 64.123.105.33, CPE addr: 10.123.105.33 We keep out CPE private, and

Re: [WISPA] on call staff

2006-11-10 Thread David E. Smith
Brian Rohrbacher wrote: Lets say you have 4 employees. You rotate them 1 week per month of on call duty for off hours. Oh, okay, I get the question. Not applicable, I've been the on-call guy for three and a half years straight. :) David Smith MVN.net -- WISPA Wireless List:

RE: [WISPA] Alvarion is Back!!!

2006-11-10 Thread Patrick Leary
On Monday morning a mail will hit the WISPA list (sent via WISPA's ad mechanism, not as a post) that will have a letter from me. Within that will be a link to a jump page where you can get access to the detailed pdf. This version of pdf will have more price details than the one distributed at the

Re: [WISPA] DHCP with a twist

2006-11-10 Thread Blair Davis
With our private IP's we do w.x.y.z for the cust router and w.x.y+1.z for the cust radio gear using a subnet of 255.255.254.0 We have also laid out our IP's so that the second octet describes the radio tech, (17 for 802.11b/g, 18 for TurboCell, 19 for NetStream 5.8GHz, 20 for Netstream

Re: [WISPA] on call staff

2006-11-10 Thread Brian Rohrbacher
David E. Smith wrote: Brian Rohrbacher wrote: Lets say you have 4 employees. You rotate them 1 week per month of on call duty for off hours. Oh, okay, I get the question. Not applicable, I've been the on-call guy for three and a half years straight. :) Me too. Maybe someday

Re: [WISPA] on call staff

2006-11-10 Thread George Rogato
When I was a service call electrician in the 70's. My boss required that we all shared the pager. There was 4, 5 or 6 of us. Everyone that was hired was required to join the rotation. We had it scheduled out well in advance. Each week we took the pager from the last guy and we were the ones who

Re: [WISPA] on call staff

2006-11-10 Thread George Rogato
Not applicable, I've been the on-call guy for three and a half years straight. :) David Smith MVN.net I actually give out my cell phone number to my broadband subs so they can call me if they are out. I just recently started doing this. We don't have 24/7 tech support. -- George Rogato

Re: [WISPA] on call staff

2006-11-10 Thread Brian Rohrbacher
George Rogato wrote: Not applicable, I've been the on-call guy for three and a half years straight. :) David Smith MVN.net I actually give out my cell phone number to my broadband subs so they can call me if they are out. I just recently started doing this. We don't have 24/7 tech

Re: [WISPA] on call staff

2006-11-10 Thread George Rogato
Been there, do that. My cell is my only companys only line. There are some days that I am so pissed at my phone. I hear it ring and lose it, almost. :) Brian Well that Pager I told you about, there was times as I was driving by the ocean, that I wanted to see how far I could throw

Re: [WISPA] DHCP with a twist

2006-11-10 Thread Butch Evans
On Thu, 9 Nov 2006, David E. Smith wrote: My ideal scenario would be something like this: * The AP runs a DHCP server and talks to a RADIUS server (that's easy) Yup. (assuming Mikrotik) * When a client associates, do a RADIUS lookup to see if they should be allowed to associate (that's

Re: [WISPA] on call staff

2006-11-10 Thread David E. Smith
George Rogato wrote: I actually give out my cell phone number to my broadband subs so they can call me if they are out. I just recently started doing this. We don't have 24/7 tech support. Gah, not even I got THAT far... A few of our biggest customers have either my cell number, or the lead

Re: [WISPA] on call staff

2006-11-10 Thread Pete Davis
When we started out, we got the phone number 277-FAST and published it everywhere. It was a land-based line with call forwarding that forwarded to my cell phone. If I needed to be out of town, or needed a day off, we would forward it to my brother's phone. When I called back customers, they