The bus ride home was uneventful for Saul. He was
There was the map of the area around the hospital and the propagation of its wireless network. He had the username and password of a hospital access point. The Nmap
The fact that the hospital was using AP-1000 hardware for their network
The choice of antennas was
So Knuth needed to know what Saul needed. He decided it wasn t prudent to tell Knuth all the details he had over e-mail, just in case the administrators at the hospital were nosey. Instead, he decided to keep it simple.
Knuth, The project is going well. Thank you. I need the following supplies to complete it. 5 Lucent AP-1000 access points 10 ORiNOCO Gold wireless PCMCIA cards 5 8dbi omni antennas that operate in the 2.400 2.440 Ghz range with N type female connections 5 pigtail connectors with an ORiNOCO connection on one end and an N type male connector on the other. Saul
He finished typing his e-mail to Knuth and hit Send. It had been a long day and Saul was ready for dinner. Contacting his
The next morning, Saul woke up early and got online. The plan was laid out and the equipment was ordered. Saul was satisfied with the way things were going up to this point. The
Saul decided to sell the idea to the group as a test of wireless network bridging. The fact that the hospital was in such an
His e-mail went out to the entire group and Saul spent the day in his house waiting for responses. He was surprised to find that he got four responses from his group members. Two individuals lived in the area because their parents worked at the hospital. Two other
The equipment showed up on his doorstep two days later and included everything that Saul had
Over the next two days, Saul worked with his friends to get the access points in place and ensure they were working. According to his rudimentary calculations, the range of the hospital s wireless network would be nearly
Saul sent an e-mail to everyone on the list giving them the information required to connect to the network. He told them that the SSID was stjames and the WEP key was st.james-hosp. Set up your network for DHCP because the hospital hands out IP addresses automatically, Saul told them in his e-mail. Please test the network as much as possible over the next couple of weeks.