wifi tools

WN Video 015 – The Forgotten Feature in Ekahau


In this short video I talk to you about a really nice feature inside of Ekahau that I often forget about!

I show you what it is, how you use & why it can come in handy!

WN Video 009 – Matt’s Number one Ekahau Tip

In this video we share with you our number 1 Ekahau tip ๐Ÿ™‚ย 

WN Video 007 – WiFi Explorer Pro

In this video Matt from WiFi Ninjas takes you through the amazing piece of software from Adrian Granados – WiFi Explorer Pro.

Matt shows you how he has his WiFi Explorer Pro set up with his columns, what external WiFi devices/ adapters you can plug into WiFi Explorer Pro and much more!

You can download your copy of WiFi Explorer from Adrians new website: https://www.intuitibits.com

Matt referred to the Wireless Adjuster class from Devin Akin that he sat quite recently and learnt how to unlock and use even more features of WiFi Explorer Pro – we highly recommended this class. You can find out more about the Wireless Adjust class here: http://divdyn.com/wireless-adjuster-course-level-ii/

WN Video 006 – Ekahau Pro

In this video Matt from WiFi Ninjas gives you a brief overview of one of his favourite WiFi tools – Ekahau Pro.

He takes a look at the WiFi data on his MacBook that he collected on the Ekahau App for iOS on his iPhone.

You can see how Matt use the Ekahau iOS App in this video: https://youtu.be/XgS3avplip8

You can find out more about Ekahau and their products at: https://www.ekahau.com

If you want to learn more about WiFi and how to use the suite of Ekahau design tools you can find out more here: https://www.ekahau.com/training/ecse-design/

WN Video 005 – Ekahau Survey App

In this video Matt from WiFi Ninjas shows you how to use the Ekahau Survey App for iOS & the multiple ways that you can carry out a WiFi Survey using the application.

Matt also shows you the different heat map visualisations that you can see on the app and how you sync your project files with the Ekahau cloud.

Find out more about Ekahau over at their website: https://www.ekahau.com

WN Video 004 – Ekahau Analyser

Matt shows you one of the WiFi tools he uses when on customer sites – the Ekahau analyser app on iOS.

This WiFi tool is great for on the go troubleshooting and spectrum analysis. You can find out more about Ekahau from here: https://www.ekahau.com

This video was made using Ecamm Live, you can find out more about Ecamm live from our referral link: https://www.ecamm.com/mac/ecammlive/?fp_ref=matt37

(you don’t get money off but we will get a small commission if you use our link)

WN Video 003 – How to get WiFi info on iOS Devices

In this video Matt from WiFi Ninjas shows you how you can get WiFi information on your iOS mobile devices for free!

It is a question we get asked a lot of the time – if there is anyway we can do some quick basic checks on our iOS devices whilst we are out and about.

ย This video was made using Ecamm Live, you can find out more about Ecamm live from our referral link: https://www.ecamm.com/mac/ecammlive/?fp_ref=matt37

(you don’t get money off but we will get a small commission if you use our link)

Link to Apple WiFi diagnostics profile (scroll to bottom of the page) https://developer.apple.com/bug-reporting/profiles-and-logs/

Airport Utility App: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/airport-utility/id427276530

WN Podcast 043 – WiFi Tools by Adrian Granados

Welcome to the latest WiFi Ninjas podcast!

Today we have a total pleasure to speak with a legendary developer, creator of the WiFi Explorer Pro and many other mind blasting MacOS tools, Adrian Granados!

You can download WiFi Explorer Pro from clicking here

Tons of love, 

WiFi Ninjas xxx

WN Podcast 002 – Wireless Professional Tools

Hello and welcome to our second WiFi Ninjas Podcast episode ๐Ÿ™‚

Today we’re going to discuss wireless professional tools that we use everyday to deliver our work while having some proper fun while doing it.

Mac has moved to Boughton (outskirts of Northampton) and has some wireless coverage issues at home due to BT box sitting 2 floors below the home office. Sorry for the lower than expected quality while the home production network is being looked at ๐Ÿ™‚ Situation should improve in two weeks! Thankfully Matt is sounding as great as ever so we hope it will help with positive reception of this recording :]

Download link for WiFi Explorer: Here

Structure of today’s episode:

  • Survey Software
    • Ekahau Site Survey ProSurvey Software
    • 4P
  • 802.11 WiFi Scanning Tools
    • Scanning wifi (802.11) vs non-wifi (spectrum) – both wireless
    • Ekahau with built in WNICs, dongles or Sidekick
    • Metageek inSSIDer (with free version now available)
    • Metageek Eye P.A. (focus on airtime based on captures and tshooting, but also good for basic scanning)
    • Mobile tools (Aruba Utilities on Android, etc.)
    • Wireless controllers
    • Cloud dashboards
  • Wireless Spectrum Analysis Tools
    • Ekahau with dongles (Wi-Spy DBx)
    • Ekahau with Sidekick
    • Cisco AP in SE-connect mode and Cisco Spectrum Expert (free) or MetaGeek Chanalyzer (paid)
    • Metageek Chanalyzer
    • Cloud dashboards
  • Wireless (and wired) Packet Capturing Tools
    • Wireless
      • Cisco AP in sniffer mode
      • Apple laptop
      • Windows laptop with dongle and drivers supporting monitoring mode
      • Savvius Omnipeek with own dongles
      • MetaGeek Eye P.A. with own dongles
      • Wireshark with all above
      • WLANPi (similar to Rasberry Pi) with Comfast dongle – great article by Nigel Bowden
      • 40MHz / 2SS only
      • Ekahau Sidekick soon
    • Wired
      • Wired computer with Wireshark
      • SPAN and RSPAN
      • In-line passive and active packet capture devices
  • Wireless Sensors
    • Cisco Aironet Sensor (requires Cisco DNAC)
    • 7 Signal (vendor agnostic)
    • Others
  • Other tools
    • Cloud dashboards
      • Tshooting
      • Intelligence
      • Historic view
    • Wireless controllers
      • stats, graphs, client debugs, etc.
    • Windows CMD:
      • Run ‘netsh wlan show wlanreport’ in admin CMD and then
      • Go to ‘C:/ProgramData/Microsoft/Windows/WlanReport/wlan-report-latest.html’
      • netsh wlan show interfaces (must be associated)
    • SDA
      • Cisco DNAC
      • Fabric vs non-fabric
      • More intelligence plus automation
    • API
      • Create in house tools
    • More hardware tools
      • DFS logs captures
      • Laser tool
      • Attenuation measure
        • mobile AP (better accuracy)
        • mobile phone (good enough)
      • Laptop harness, gun mouse, comfortable shoes, seagway ๐Ÿ™‚

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