I'd like to find a way to disable the Wireless connection if a wired connection is present.
We have several Dell Latitude E series laptops in my office. They are usually docked in the user's office but frequently, the user will work in a conference room or alongside another user in their office. When that happens, the non-docked user will use wireless. Our WLAN is the same IP subnet as the wired as to keep connectivity as simple as possible. Problem I am having is that users forget to turn off their wireless when docked and as a result, every laptop pulls 2 IP addresses from my DHCP server causing me to run out of address rather quickly.
I'd like to have a script that fixes this as I found a possible solution:
- Open Network Connections and right click on the Wireless Network Connection and select Properties.
- Beside the Connect Using box is a Configure button. Click the button.
- Click on the Advanced tab and in the Property box, select Disable Upon Wired Connection. In the Value box, select Enabled and click OK.
I believe this only works on Broadcom (Dell) nics. Now when you are wired, the wireless is disabled.
Is there a way to script this in my K1000? I'm not sure even where to start.
Thanks for any and all help!