My First Design

This summer I had an opportunity to do a total redesign, which was my first complete WLAN design from scratch. One of my schools was having some renovations done so we recabled and got rid of the hallway-fi. This post will go over the steps I took during my design process, look at a few […]

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Fixing Hallway-Fi™, Vol.1: Single Story Building

The school networks I look after have a common problem: the access points are all in the hallway, leading to massive co-channel interference (CCI). The only way to really fix this is a complete redesign, so my title might be a little misleading. For now, budget and time restraints dictate that I must make them […]

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Quick Network Fix with WiFi Explorer

A month ago or so I visited a school on a Hutterite colony to have a look at their wireless network. The school division I work for partners with this colony on some of their technology and other parts of their school system. The complaint was “the WiFi hasn’t worked in the library all year”. […]

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Juniper’s RingMaster and RRM

This past week was spring break so I took advantage of the fact that there were no users around, and fiddled with Trapeze/Juniper’s RingMaster management software and the RRM configuration. This post will be an introduction to Juniper’s RRM, it’s defaults, and some options, and will lead to more posts on testing it. My network […]

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