Re: [WISPA] Hotel Chains IT contacts for Regions?

2014-02-17 Thread Joe Falaschi
Look into hotel management companies. We have a small handful of motel accounts and they have all come from the managment companies that own a bunch of properties of a variety of chains. We do not have any Hilton or Marriott accounts. Joe On Feb 16, 2014, at 10:12 AM, Mike Hammett wrote:

Re: [WISPA] Hotel Chains IT contacts for Regions?

2014-02-16 Thread Mike Hammett
Are you trying to get your services into hotels? I am as well and would appreciate any help I can get. - Mike Hammett Intelligent Computing Solutions http://www.ics-il.com - Original Message - From: Gino Villarini g...@aeronetpr.com To: WISPA General List

Re: [WISPA] Hotel Chains IT contacts for Regions?

2014-02-16 Thread timothy steele
In my experience hotels always want you to manage there network for free I would stay away.. Getting service to apartment complex buildings now that is something knowing how to sell would be useful— Sent from Mailbox for iPhone On Sun, Feb 16, 2014 at 11:12 AM, Mike Hammett

Re: [WISPA] Hotel Chains IT contacts for Regions?

2014-02-16 Thread ralph
Why shy away from a hotel? Sell them a managed service. Nothing wrong with that. From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of timothy steele Sent: Sunday, February 16, 2014 1:01 PM To: WISPA General List Cc: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Hotel

Re: [WISPA] Hotel Chains IT contacts for Regions?

2014-01-17 Thread Gino Villarini
, January 16, 2014 9:38 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Hotel Chains IT contacts for Regions? Hi Gino, Yes they do. Hilton has a corporate IT department that manages all properties, locally and worldwide. I worked at Starwood PR as IT Director back in the days. Marriott also has

Re: [WISPA] Hotel Chains IT contacts for Regions?

2014-01-17 Thread Rick Harnish
With a bribe! J From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Gino Villarini Sent: Friday, January 17, 2014 1:06 PM To: WISPA General List Cc: Jorge Santiago (jorge_santi...@otowfl.com) Subject: Re: [WISPA] Hotel Chains IT contacts for Regions? Jorge

Re: [WISPA] Hotel Chains IT contacts for Regions?

2014-01-16 Thread Jorge Santiago
Hi Gino, Yes they do. Hilton has a corporate IT department that manages all properties, locally and worldwide. I worked at Starwood PR as IT Director back in the days. Marriott also has a similar setup to Hilton. Are you looking at these properties in PR? On Thursday, January 16, 2014, Gino

Re: [WISPA] Hotel Redirect

2011-01-07 Thread Nick Olsen
@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] Hotel Redirect How about this? /ip firewall nat add chain=dstnat in-interface=ether2 protocol=tcp dst-port=80 action=accept src-address-list=proxy-bypass add chain=dstnat in-interface=ether2 protocol=tcp dst-port=80 action=add-src-to-address-list address-list=proxy

Re: [WISPA] Hotel Redirect

2011-01-06 Thread Robert West
I was doing the same thing but after so many calls about whatever device someone was trying to use that wouldn't go through the redirect, I turned it off. The final straw was some IBM people were having a meeting at the hotel and were trying to use the wireless access for every big shot wireless

Re: [WISPA] Hotel Redirect

2011-01-06 Thread Cameron Crum
What is the purpose? Is it just advertising for the hotel? If so, why not just creat a page that looks like their page. It doesn't have to have all the functionality of the real page, just a brochure page or something to say thanks for staying with us. Then you could add a button that logs them in

Re: [WISPA] Hotel Redirect

2011-01-06 Thread Cameron Crum
You could also put in a link to the real hotel page and put that url in the walled garden so they can hit it no matter what, even on the first try. Cameron On Thu, Jan 6, 2011 at 1:05 PM, Cameron Crum cc...@wispmon.com wrote: What is the purpose? Is it just advertising for the hotel? If so,

Re: [WISPA] Hotel Redirect

2011-01-06 Thread Nick Olsen
. Was hoping someone had a cleaner way. Nick Olsen Network Operations (855) FLSPEED x106 From: Cameron Crum cc...@wispmon.com Sent: Thursday, January 06, 2011 2:04 PM To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] Hotel Redirect What

Re: [WISPA] Hotel Redirect

2011-01-06 Thread Robert West
and sell ad's on the splash page. But it's gone now. Thankfully. From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Cameron Crum Sent: Thursday, January 06, 2011 2:05 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Hotel Redirect What

Re: [WISPA] Hotel Redirect

2011-01-06 Thread David E. Smith
On Thu, Jan 6, 2011 at 13:31, Nick Olsen n...@flhsi.com wrote: That would work for some of them, In this case, The hotel management company has a page that the hotel must redirect to. They get fined if it doesn't redirect to the companies specific page. I'm thinking maybe load it in a frame,

Re: [WISPA] Hotel Redirect

2011-01-06 Thread Robert West
systems to punch through a page like that? I never had the time to get the workaround. From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Nick Olsen Sent: Thursday, January 06, 2011 2:31 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Hotel Redirect

Re: [WISPA] Hotel Redirect

2011-01-06 Thread David E. Smith
On Thu, Jan 6, 2011 at 13:45, Robert West robert.w...@just-micro.comwrote: The problem that I was seeing was that there are many wireless devices now that don’t have any “screen” to see a login button. Game systems being the first on my mind. In hotels, some guests bring their kids game

Re: [WISPA] Hotel Redirect

2011-01-06 Thread Robert West
...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Robert West Sent: Thursday, January 06, 2011 2:46 PM To: n...@flhsi.com; 'WISPA General List' Subject: Re: [WISPA] Hotel Redirect The problem that I was seeing was that there are many wireless devices now that don't have any screen to see a login button. Game systems being

Re: [WISPA] Hotel Redirect

2011-01-06 Thread Nick Olsen
really change at all. Nick Olsen Network Operations (855) FLSPEED x106 From: Robert West robert.w...@just-micro.com Sent: Thursday, January 06, 2011 2:49 PM To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] Hotel Redirect Possibly

Re: [WISPA] Hotel Redirect

2011-01-06 Thread Robert West
I hear ya, brother. I hear ya. These hotel higher ups need to get with the Now on this wireless. From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Nick Olsen Sent: Thursday, January 06, 2011 3:21 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Hotel

Re: [WISPA] Hotel Redirect

2011-01-06 Thread David E. Smith
On Thu, Jan 6, 2011 at 14:20, Nick Olsen n...@flhsi.com wrote: Normally Hotspot works with a I accept button on a page, As thats what we have done in the past. I don't mind getting a call when a user has a tivo/gamesystem/* that can't login as they can read me the mac and I can bypass it.

Re: [WISPA] Hotel Redirect

2011-01-06 Thread Blake Covarrubias
How about this? /ip firewall nat add chain=dstnat in-interface=ether2 protocol=tcp dst-port=80 action=accept src-address-list=proxy-bypass add chain=dstnat in-interface=ether2 protocol=tcp dst-port=80 action=add-src-to-address-list address-list=proxy-bypass address-list-timeout=1d add

Re: [WISPA] Hotel Redirect

2011-01-06 Thread Sam Tetherow
Would something like this work? If you used a large enough pool of IPs. DHCP with a 24 hour expire time. Then basically: 1) src-address-list=SEEN and out-interface=INTERNET passthrough=no action=accept 2) action=add-to-address-list address-list=SEEN address-list-timeout=24h passthrough=yes

Re: [WISPA] Hotel

2010-03-06 Thread Robert West
Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of ralphlists Sent: Friday, March 05, 2010 1:17 PM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: Re: [WISPA] Hotel Direcway, as are just about all satellite services these days, is on Ku band- not 2.5 GHz

Re: [WISPA] Hotel

2010-03-05 Thread Robert West
of that yesterday.. Now we're clean and legal. Bob- -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of RickG Sent: Thursday, March 04, 2010 1:06 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Hotel How about doing the same with your towers

Re: [WISPA] Hotel

2010-03-05 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
I'd NOT use all of them on the same channel and the same ssid. Computers in boarder line coverage zones will flip flop between systems and you'll get complaints from the slow speeds etc. You'll also cause interference to the other systems when one ding bat downloads a movie and chews up a lot

Re: [WISPA] Hotel

2010-03-05 Thread Robert West
] On Behalf Of Marlon K. Schafer Sent: Friday, March 05, 2010 10:54 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Hotel I'd NOT use all of them on the same channel and the same ssid. Computers in boarder line coverage zones will flip flop between systems and you'll get complaints from the slow speeds

Re: [WISPA] Hotel

2010-03-05 Thread Josh Luthman
by the system, always the client PC. Bob- -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Marlon K. Schafer Sent: Friday, March 05, 2010 10:54 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Hotel I'd NOT use all of them on the same

Re: [WISPA] Hotel

2010-03-05 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
...@imaginenetworksllc.com To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, March 05, 2010 8:58 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Hotel Same ssid different channels...hotels anywhere from 2 to 12 APs. Never seen anyone flip between two of them too much so that it causes a complaint. Josh Luthman Office: 937-552

Re: [WISPA] Hotel

2010-03-05 Thread Josh Luthman
...@imaginenetworksllc.com To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Friday, March 05, 2010 8:58 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Hotel Same ssid different channels...hotels anywhere from 2 to 12 APs. Never seen anyone flip between two of them too much so that it causes a complaint. Josh Luthman Office

Re: [WISPA] Hotel

2010-03-05 Thread Robert West
...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Marlon K. Schafer Sent: Friday, March 05, 2010 12:24 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Hotel Hmmm. I guess I'm not surprised by that. When I'm at a hotel and the internet sucks I just figure that that's because I'm in a hotel. I've

Re: [WISPA] Hotel

2010-03-05 Thread ralphlists
...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Marlon K. Schafer Sent: Friday, March 05, 2010 12:24 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Hotel Hmmm. I guess I'm not surprised by that. When I'm at a hotel and the internet sucks I just figure that that's because I'm in a hotel

Re: [WISPA] Hotel

2010-03-05 Thread MDK
, 2010 8:58 AM To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] Hotel Same ssid different channels...hotels anywhere from 2 to 12 APs. Never seen anyone flip between two of them too much so that it causes a complaint. Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343 1100

Re: [WISPA] Hotel

2010-03-05 Thread Josh Luthman
remote desktop over it and even IRC, none of which would stay working. -- From: Josh Luthman j...@imaginenetworksllc.com Sent: Friday, March 05, 2010 8:58 AM To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] Hotel Same ssid

Re: [WISPA] Hotel

2010-03-04 Thread Greg Ihnen
Of RickG Sent: Wednesday, March 03, 2010 6:38 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Hotel Why not WDS? On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 5:41 PM, Jerry Richardson jrichard...@aircloud.com wrote: same ssid = yes same channel = no. use 1, 6, 11 wds = no Sent from my iPhone On Mar 3, 2010

Re: [WISPA] Hotel

2010-03-04 Thread Alan Long
-Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Kristian Hoffmann Sent: Wednesday, March 03, 2010 5:13 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Hotel We've gone back and forth between using the same SSID

Re: [WISPA] Hotel

2010-03-04 Thread Robert West
List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Hotel One reason to avoid WDS is to have some redundancy - each AP is an island. If you use WDS and have three AP's (A, B, and C) and they're all wired to the router and one AP goes down you still have all the others working. If you're using WDS and the topology

Re: [WISPA] Hotel

2010-03-04 Thread RickG
[mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of RickG Sent: Wednesday, March 03, 2010 9:40 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Hotel I've always numbered the AP SSID's. Never tried using same SSID's. Doesnt it cause issues if you do? On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 6:13 PM, Kristian Hoffmann kh

Re: [WISPA] Hotel

2010-03-03 Thread Josh Luthman
I'd use XR5s if you can, if not use R52H. Depending on your cost you might want to use Ubnt for APs. I have not used MT APs but enabling it a one command extra work but could save you down the road for whatever reason... Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343 1100 Wayne St Suite

Re: [WISPA] Hotel

2010-03-03 Thread Jerry Richardson
same ssid = yes same channel = no. use 1, 6, 11 wds = no Sent from my iPhone On Mar 3, 2010, at 2:30 PM, Steve Barnes st...@pcswin.com wrote: I have a hotel that it takes 3 AP to cover well. I am going to use 3 MT411 all wired back to a RB450 router for hotspot. I plan to set all the

Re: [WISPA] Hotel

2010-03-03 Thread Josh Luthman
Oops didn't notice that, definitely use Jerry's suggestion for channels. Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343 1100 Wayne St Suite 1337 Troy, OH 45373 “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” --- Winston Churchill On Wed, Mar 3,

Re: [WISPA] Hotel

2010-03-03 Thread Kristian Hoffmann
We've gone back and forth between using the same SSID and numbered SSIDs (e.g. Hotel Name 1, Hotel Name 2). The benefit to the latter is that it's easier to troubleshoot a broken AP, given that you have a map of room and AP locations. If people in room X can't see the AP with the SSID Hotel Name

Re: [WISPA] Hotel

2010-03-03 Thread Josh Luthman
It's uncommon for me to have broken APs, but when a guest can't connect to them 99.99% of the time my laptop and other guests can. Should you need to replace one use inssider or netstumbler. I wouldn't doubt guests prefer the 1 bar hotel 1 because it's better then the 5 bar hotel 2. Maybe I

Re: [WISPA] Hotel

2010-03-03 Thread Robert West
Luthman Sent: Wednesday, March 03, 2010 6:16 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Hotel It's uncommon for me to have broken APs, but when a guest can't connect to them 99.99% of the time my laptop and other guests can. Should you need to replace one use inssider or netstumbler. I

Re: [WISPA] Hotel

2010-03-03 Thread Josh Luthman
... Bob- -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Josh Luthman Sent: Wednesday, March 03, 2010 6:16 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Hotel It's uncommon for me to have broken APs, but when a guest can't connect

Re: [WISPA] Hotel

2010-03-03 Thread RickG
The Pico2's are sweet! On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 5:40 PM, Josh Luthman j...@imaginenetworksllc.com wrote: I'd use XR5s if you can, if not use R52H.  Depending on your cost you might want to use Ubnt for APs. I have not used MT APs but enabling it a one command extra work but could save you down

Re: [WISPA] Hotel

2010-03-03 Thread RickG
Why not WDS? On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 5:41 PM, Jerry Richardson jrichard...@aircloud.com wrote: same ssid = yes same channel = no. use 1, 6, 11 wds = no Sent from my iPhone On Mar 3, 2010, at 2:30 PM, Steve Barnes st...@pcswin.com wrote: I have a hotel that it takes 3 AP to cover well.  I

Re: [WISPA] Hotel

2010-03-03 Thread RickG
I've always numbered the AP SSID's. Never tried using same SSID's. Doesnt it cause issues if you do? On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 6:13 PM, Kristian Hoffmann kh...@fire2wire.com wrote: We've gone back and forth between using the same SSID and numbered SSIDs (e.g. Hotel Name 1, Hotel Name 2).  The

Re: [WISPA] Hotel

2010-03-03 Thread Josh Luthman
Every device I've used picks the best AP. It jumps between APs decently with Intel (lose some packets here or there but you maintain your connections as it's on the same network) and Atheros is flawless. YMMV. Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343 1100 Wayne St Suite 1337 Troy,

Re: [WISPA] Hotel

2010-03-03 Thread Jerry Richardson
General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Hotel Why not WDS? On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 5:41 PM, Jerry Richardson jrichard...@aircloud.com wrote: same ssid = yes same channel = no. use 1, 6, 11 wds = no Sent from my iPhone On Mar 3, 2010, at 2:30 PM, Steve Barnes st...@pcswin.com wrote: I have a hotel

Re: [WISPA] Hotel

2010-03-03 Thread Josh Luthman
are hardwiring each AP (best), there is no need for WDS. -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of RickG Sent: Wednesday, March 03, 2010 6:38 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Hotel Why not WDS? On Wed, Mar 3, 2010

Re: [WISPA] Hotel

2010-03-03 Thread Jerry Richardson
: Wednesday, March 03, 2010 6:59 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Hotel The idea I had in mind was if you used a MT in station-wds mode to bridge the customer's laptop. Several properties we have offer bridges so that people with no wireless cards or those who have problems with them

Re: [WISPA] Hotel

2010-03-03 Thread RickG
So, any reason not to use the same SSID then? On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 9:42 PM, Josh Luthman j...@imaginenetworksllc.com wrote: Every device I've used picks the best AP.  It jumps between APs decently with Intel (lose some packets here or there but you maintain your connections as it's on the

Re: [WISPA] Hotel

2010-03-03 Thread RickG
are hardwiring each AP (best), there is no need for WDS. -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of RickG Sent: Wednesday, March 03, 2010 6:38 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Hotel Why not WDS? On Wed, Mar 3

Re: [WISPA] Hotel

2010-03-03 Thread Dennis Burgess
On-Line Mikrotik Training - Author of Learn RouterOS -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Jerry Richardson Sent: Wednesday, March 03, 2010 9:08 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Hotel Maybe I'm missing something

Re: [WISPA] Hotel

2010-03-03 Thread Dennis Burgess
Training - Author of Learn RouterOS -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of RickG Sent: Wednesday, March 03, 2010 9:53 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Hotel How about saving all the effort of hardwiring and use WDS

Re: [WISPA] Hotel

2010-03-03 Thread RickG
...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of RickG Sent: Wednesday, March 03, 2010 9:53 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Hotel How about saving all the effort of hardwiring and use WDS and not hardwire - any drawbacks? (I've never used WDS and looking

Re: [WISPA] Hotel

2010-03-03 Thread Josh Luthman
-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of RickG Sent: Wednesday, March 03, 2010 9:53 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Hotel How about saving all the effort of hardwiring and use WDS and not hardwire - any drawbacks? (I've never used WDS and looking for an excuse :) On Wed, Mar 3

Re: [WISPA] Hotel

2010-03-03 Thread Robert West
General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Hotel According to the call center tickets (which are EXCELLENTLY kept up) that accounted for 75% of all calls the month I checked. Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343 1100 Wayne St Suite 1337 Troy, OH 45373 Success is not final, failure

Re: [WISPA] Hotel

2010-03-03 Thread Robert West
I've always used WDS and the same SSIDs in the hotels. Never had an issue with it. Bob- -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of RickG Sent: Wednesday, March 03, 2010 9:40 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Hotel

Re: [WISPA] Hotel

2010-03-03 Thread Robert West
That's what I do. WDS, plug it in, Velcro it to the wall. Done. Bob- -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of RickG Sent: Wednesday, March 03, 2010 10:53 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Hotel How about saving

Re: [WISPA] Hotel HotSpot/Gateway Support

2007-05-30 Thread Sam Tetherow
We provide tier 1.5 support (the front desk tries to answer questions but it depends on who is working). Of the 6 motels and hotels we offer service for we probably get 2-3 calls a month total usually within normal support hours 8am to 9pm but occasionally the phone rings around 6am or 10pm.

Re: [WISPA] Hotel HotSpot/Gateway Support

2007-05-30 Thread Mike Hammett
: [WISPA] Hotel HotSpot/Gateway Support We provide tier 1.5 support (the front desk tries to answer questions but it depends on who is working). Of the 6 motels and hotels we offer service for we probably get 2-3 calls a month total usually within normal support hours 8am to 9pm

RE: [WISPA] Hotel HotSpot/Gateway Support

2007-05-30 Thread Mac Dearman
Cliff, The individual people in the hotel will be calling you - - not the hotel staff. The hotels we carry on this service do their own support and I couldn't be happier! The first hotel we hooked up tried passing on their support calls to us for a short time and there were some real idiots -

Re: [WISPA] Hotel HotSpot/Gateway Support

2007-05-29 Thread Blair Davis
Let them do the teir one support. Else you will get calls from people who can't turn on the wireless switch on the laptop or who forgot to bring a cat5 cable with them. ;) Cliff Leboeuf wrote: I have been approached by a local Hotel to provide Internet access and control for their