Fluke Networks - WLAN Troubleshooting Using AirCheck ™ Wi-Fi Tester

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AirCheck Troubleshooting Capabilities

AirCheck - Wi-Fi Tester is a powerful troubleshooting tool that can help you identify and resolve many Wi-Fi related problems.

The following guide steps you through four of the most common scenarios:

  1. Unable to Connect
  2. Network is Slow
  3. Detecting Security Risks in General
  4. Finding Unauthorized Access Points

To understand how best to use AirCheck for troubleshooting, it is important to understand what specific functions AirCheck has that will assist you. These include:

  • Viewing a complete list of available wireless networks in both 2.4 and 5 GHz bands and details about them.
  • Obtaining a list of access points.
  • Connecting to an access point (even secure ones), obtaining an IP address, and verifying IP-level communications.
  • Measuring signal and interference levels in every channel.
  • Measuring signal and interference levels for the channel used by a particular access point.
  • Determining whether a channel is congested.
  • Displaying whether interference in a channel permits or blocks WLAN operation.
  • Identifying authorized and unauthorized access points against a pre-established list.
  • Tracking down a rogue access point.

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