Full Frame Captures with Ekahau Sidekick 2

Full Frame Captures with Ekahau Sidekick 2 The Sidekick 2 from Ekahau allows you to perform packet captures leveraging the four built-in Wi-Fi NICs. The only way to configure and gather the captures is by using the Analyzer app, available on iOS. There is an Analyzer app for Android; however, packet capture is not supported on Android with version…

Data Collected During an Active Survey

Data Collected During an Active Survey Overview This article details data that can be collected based on the configuration of active survey mode when using Ekahau. I’m skipping the debate over whether an active survey should be performed and assuming that a business decision requires one. With an active survey required, this article identifies the…

Which iOS device should I purchase for Wi-Fi Survey Projects

Which iOS device should I purchase for Wi-Fi Survey Projects I’m often asked to recommend an Apple device model to support wireless practitioners when performing a Wi-Fi survey or spot-check troubleshooting using Ekahau. This article summarizes the features that should weigh into your consideration of which model to purchase. I provide a table summarizing the…

Juniper’s Take on Real-World 6GHz Performance

Juniper’s Take on Real-World 6GHz Performance At Mobility Field Day 7, Juniper presented on Wi-Fi 6E (6GHz) design and its adoption in the real world based on several months of data collected from the field. One thing that stood out was the contrast between uplink and downlink for 6GHz devices. In the downstream direction, Juniper demonstrated…

Wall Attenuation Reporting

Wall Attenuation Reporting The recent release of AI Pro from Ekahau now supports wall types with the option to configure unique wall attenuation values per band.  This is a welcome feature addition, but immediately after seeing this feature I wondered how to include this information in custom template reports to document the configured wall type attenuation…

Where did “My APs” Go

Where did “My APs” Go You may have noticed that “My APs” and “Other APs” are no longer in Ekahau AI Pro. While true, the concept behind “My APs” and “Other APs” is still there. We can accomplish the same grouping using AP colour tags. Think of the old “My APs” tag as a colour……