Introduction


If want to set up a wireless computer networkspecifically a network based on Cisco devices and technologythis book gives you the quick-reference tools you need to design, construct, and maintain such a network.

This book examines Cisco wireless networking equipmentfrom APs to client adapters, and moreplus it covers some of the Cisco technologies that help develop and operate a first-class wireless network.

The book is aimed at more of an intermediate audience, but a beginner can get help too. The book assumes you have some experience with the command-line interface (CLI) and are comfortable navigating a given piece of hardware's graphical user interface (GUI).

In these pages, you'll find information about:

  • Specific Cisco products Cisco offers a variety of products including APs, wireless client adapters, wireless IP phones, and the company's newest line of Airespace thin APs.

  • Network design tips You learn the best places to locate your wireless devices and how to get the most out of your plan.

  • Configuration details After everything is in place, you learn how to set up the devices for optimal service.

  • Troubleshooting steps If your wireless network falters, you can determine what went wrong and follow the steps to fix it.

  • Network tuning information Although your network is up and running, you can still optimize it for best results.

  • Security Keeping networks safe is a huge concern and it's not less of a concern with WLANs. In fact, new issues are presented with WLANs.

As a quick-reference tool, this is a handy book you can keep with you and refer to for common wireless networking tasks, questions, and problems that might arise.




Cisco 802.11 Wireless Networking Quick Reference
Cisco 802.11 Wireless Networking Quick Reference
ISBN: 158705227X
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2005
Pages: 126

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