Chapter 5. Installing and Configuring Access Points

Chapter 5 Contents

Site Survey pg 81

AP Location for Site Survey pg 81

Performing the Survey pg 82

Analyzing Your Site pg 84

Cabling pg 85

Encryption and Authentication pg 86

40/64-Bit Versus 104/128-Bit Encryption pg 86

Setting WEP Keys Using the CLI pg 88

802.1X Configuration pg 89

802.1X CLI Configuration pg 90

Antenna Placement pg 92

Initial Settings pg 93

Express Set-Up pg 93

Express Security Set-Up pg 94

APs as Repeaters pg 95

Repeater Overview pg 95

Configuring Repeater APs pg 95

Configuring a Repeater Using the CLI pg 97

Other Resources pg 99

The largest hurdle toward getting your wireless LAN (WLAN) up and running is the configuration of your access points (APs) and wireless clients. The next two chapters examine how you can install and configure both devices. First, let's consider the AP.

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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