Wifi coverage and placement

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What is the best free tool to use to examine your facility to plan Access Point placement for best coverage and identify any interference in the area?
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Sam Lessley

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Posted 4 years ago

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David Coleman, Official Rep

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Good site survey tools for AP placement:

Ekahau Site Survey

AirMagnet Survey

 Good tool for RF interference analysis:

 MetaGeek WiSpy
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Bryan Harkins

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The best free tool is Aerohive's.  Go to Aerohive.com/planner to begin using it for free.  As for the paid tools, I agree with David.
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Sam Lessley

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Thanks guys, I appreciate the suggestions.  When we had a site survey done a few years back, I know the consultant was using Ekahau.  And later for troubleshooting, I purchased the MetaGeek WiSpy.  I will definitely check out the free Aerohive tool.  thanks again.