Wi-Fi Survey Estimator

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I use this tool to estimate how many hours I will need to perform a Wi-Fi Site Survey. If you work like me you might be able to use it. It’s VERY important that the correct and complete blueprint of the buildings involved in the survey is delivered up front. Changes to blueprints or what is […]

Namebench DNS server test tool

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A good wireless user experience not only requires a low latency connection. If the DNS server is responding slow to name lookups the user will experience slow page loads and other strange experience. This free tool that is available to both Mac and PC can test your DNS server. https://code.google.com/archive/p/namebench/downloads

WifiHistoryView from NirSoft

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NirSoft has some nice little tools. Among them WifiHistoryView that does a fine job of extracting the history for a clients wifi connection. Very handy when working on a Wi-Fi trouble shoot. The tool can be started by a normal user without admin rights. http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/wifi_history_view.html

Revolution WIFI Capacity Planner

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How many Access Points is needed? Difficult question that Revolution WIFI is trying to answers with the Capacity Planner Excel spread sheet. Have a look. It’s very nice. http://www.revolutionwifi.net/capacity-planner/

CPI virtual server performance

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I have from time to time seen CPI servers that was bad performing due to bad VMware design. This very small script  runs a quick cpu test. Use the root/shell command on the CPI cli to access the Linux command pompt and run the vi editor to get the script on the server. A normal […]