Problems

Clients roam. It’s what they do. Today’s wireless networks are primarily about mobility, and rarely about portability. If clients roam, then troubleshooting tools must follow. For a long time, analysts have captured frames (aka packets) traversing a single channel, but what happens when a client roams to another channel as it is designed to do?

How do I troubleshoot VoFi when the user is moving from one location to another?

How do I troubleshoot VoFi when the user is moving from one location to another?

How do I capture packets on multiple channels?

How do I capture packets on multiple channels?

Solution

Not every protocol analyzer can perform multi-channel capture, aggregation, and analysis. Savvius Omnipeek is one of the few products on the market that does have this capability. But to accomplish multi-channel analysis several other components are handy. Here is what you will need:

• (3) Savvius WiFi Adapters for Omnipeek:

• (1) Savvius Omnipeek Enterprise Network Analyzer:

• Savvius Ralink drivers for the Savvius WiFi Adapters for
Omnipeek (included with Omnipeek)