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Link Layer Discovery Protocol

The Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) is a vendor-neutral protocol that is used to advertise capabilities and information about the device.  Every one of the

Roaming Test with the AirCheck™ G2

Good wireless doesn’t just happen. Using tools such as the Roaming Test on the NetAlly AirCheck™ G2 helps you ensure you are providing the Wi-Fi coverage required by your organization.

NetAlly Announces Cost-Effective Hardware-Based Wi-Fi Surveying Solution, with Major Enhancements and Interoperability Across Product Ecosystem

“I’m really excited about what the engineers at NetAlly are doing,” exclaims Dan Jones, mobility consultant and industry influencer (@UKDanJones). “This new functionality for AirCheck G2 takes an already great product to the next level, particularly when combined with the Link-Live online platform which provides great flexibility for data sharing both internally and with clients. By extending its use from an on-site troubleshooting tool to something that gives all the data your senior engineers need to assess and remediate remotely is especially valuable in today’s work environment.”

– Dan Jones

Accessorize Your NetAlly Tools

With Bluetooth support built into the EtherScope™ nXG and the addition of the Edimax Wi-Fi/Bluetooth adapter on the LinkRunner™ G2, you can add a number

PoE Issues… How to Find and Avoid Common Problems

Today, PoE is powering many mission-critical devices, including VoIP systems, Wi-Fi networks, surveillance systems, digital lighting, building access, IoT devices, digital signage, etc. As with bandwidth, PoE has also increased, evolving from 12W to 25W.

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Wi-Fi Connectivity Problems? Here is why…

As network professionals, we have all encountered, the dreaded Wi-Fi-is-not-working complaints. You’re peacefully getting some work done at the office and then out of nowhere someone comes in and starts complaining about not being able to connect to the wireless network, about getting disconnected from the wireless network all the time, about not being able to connect to the internet, and so on. These are very common complaints, and all of them are very annoying since figuring out the root cause of these common wireless network problems can be very time-consuming and sometimes difficult.

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Differences between Wi-Fi Throughput, Bandwidth and Data Rates

if you want to validate Wi-Fi network performance you should always measure your network’s throughput. The best way to do so is by using a test tool that will allow you to measure your throughput against an endpoint on your network. An example of a commonly used endpoint is iPerf, which is a software application that can be used to measure incoming traffic and generate outgoing traffic from any device on the network

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Validating Remote Worker Connectivity & Performance

Without remote technical staff and the inability to travel to troubleshoot, it’s difficult to isolate problems caused by bandwidth issues and packet loss. In this short video, we’re going to show how to use the Network Performance Test client software and the EtherScope nXG to diagnose the performance of links to/from remote sites.

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Remote Site Packet Capture & Analysis

Getting packet-level visibility is tough when trying to solve problems going on at remote sites, particularly when troubleshooting Wi-Fi issues. In this short video, learn how to use EtherScope nXG remotely and Link-Live Cloud Service to solve remote site problems. Includes a segment on setting filters in WireShark.

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