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CCNA Wireless Official Exam Certification Guide

First Edition
Copyright 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc.
ISBN-10: 1-58720-211-5
ISBN-13: 978-1-58720-211-7
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First Printing: October 2008
Corrections for all Printings Chapter 2 thro!gh "ppendi# C
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9' -hat does BSS stand for
d' Bas! S*na# Server
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9' -hat does BSS stand for
!' Bas! Serv!e Set
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/09 +ha"ter 20% se!ond b$##et "ont
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+he!k that serv!e set dentfers 6SSI,s7 are
not n!orre!t#y !onf*$red'
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+he!k that serv!e set dentfers 6SSI,s7 are
!orre!t#y !onf*$red'
/09 +ha"ter 20% fo$rth and ffth b$##et "onts
3eads:
8erfy &hether the 90+ address of the !#ent s
ben* :b#a!k#sted; on the net&ork'
If $sn* 802'11% verfy &hether the !#ent sde
s !onf*$red to s$""ort the net&ork method%
s$!h as E1tensb#e 0$thent!aton <roto!o#-
(rans"ort 4ayer Se!$rty 6E0<-(4S7 &th
!ertf!ates'
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8erfy &hether the 90+ address of the !#ent s
ben* e1!#$ded or dsab#ed on the net&ork'
If $sn* 802'1=% verfy &hether the !#ent sde s
!onf*$red to s$""ort the net&ork method
6!onf*$red at the 30,I>S server7% s$!h as
E1tensb#e 0$thent!aton <roto!o#-(rans"ort 4ayer
Se!$rty 6E0<-(4S7 &th !ertf!ates'
/10 +ha"ter 20% thrd "ara*ra"h n ?ey (o"!% ffth and
s1th senten!es
,e#ete and re"#a!e
3e"#a!e &th:
(he *oa# s to ether *et the !#ents to hear ea!h other%
or to for!e them to re.$est a!!ess to the med$m
thro$*h 3(S@+(S% so they do not sent at the same tme%
or to *et them onto dfferent 0<s and o"eratn* on
dfferent !hanne#s' By shrnkn* the !e##% yo$ may *et
the !#ents on dfferent a!!ess "onts% b$t by #o&ern*
the transmt "o&er% yo$ m*ht need to add more 0<s to
f$##y !over the area'
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se!ond senten!es
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0nother !ommon ss$e s !a##ed the Exposed Node
issue% &h!h o!!$rs &hen yo$ have t&o &re#ess !e##s
on the same !hanne# and they are too !#ose to ea!h
other' (hs ha""ens often n -re#ess B@A net&orks
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0nother !ommon ss$e s !a##ed the E1"osed Node ss$e%
&h!h o!!$rs &hen yo$ have t&o &re#ess !e##s on the
same !hanne# and they over#a"' (hs ha""ens often n
-re#ess 802'11b@* net&orks be!a$se on#y three non-
over#a""n* !hanne#s e1st'
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be!a$se on#y three nonover#a""n* !hanne#s e1st'
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senten!e
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(he !ontro##er !an he#" montor the !#ent s*na# and
adB$st the rado reso$r!es as needed'
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(he !ontro##er !an $se transmt "o&er !ontro#
me!hansms 6enab#e ,CS-(<+ $nder -re#essD
Net&orkD 802'11a@n or 802'11b@*@n7 to nstr$!t ++=v2
and above !#ents to f1 ths ss$e'
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,e#ete and re"#a!e
3e"#a!e &th:
0ddtona##y% as yo$ m*ht have been e1"e!tn*%
ba!k&ard !om"atb#ty s an ss$e' (hs ss$e o!!$rs
&hen an 802'11b !#ent Bons the 802'11* !e## and &hen
an 802'11a@b@* !#ent enters an 802'11n !e##' (he
norma# sym"tom s overa## de*raded data rates' (hs
ss$e !an never tr$#y be "revented $n#ess yo$ !an kee"
802'11b !#ents o$t of ran*e of yo$r 802'11* a!!ess
"onts' In the !ase of an 802'11n net&ork% yo$ &o$#d
have to make s$re a## !#ents &ere 802'11n !a"ab#e'
/2/ +ha"ter 20% se!ond "ara*ra"h after b$##et "onts
3eads:
+s!o S"e!tr$m E1"ert "rovdes a !om"rehensve #st
of a## a!!ess "onts% ad ho! net&orks% and nterferer
dev!es 6for e1am"#e% m!ro&ave ovens% !ord#ess
"hones% &re#ess se!$rty !ameras% B#$etooth
dev!es% and 3C Bammers7'
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+s!o S"e!tr$m E1"ert "rovdes a !om"rehensve #st of
a## a!!ess "onts% ad ho! net&orks% and nterferer
dev!es 6for e1am"#e% m!ro&ave ovens% !ord#ess
"hones% &re#ess se!$rty !ameras% B#$etooth dev!es%
and 3C Bammers7 o"eratn* n the 2'/ and 5 AEF
fre.$en!y ran*es'
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8' B
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//2 0""end1 0% +ha"ter G% 0ns&er 11
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11' 0 and B
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11' 0% B% and +
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5' 0 and B' 0 840N s $sed to defne a #o*!a#
broad!ast doman and so#ate a s$bnet'
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5' 0 and ,' 0 840N s $sed to defne a #o*!a# broad!ast
doman and so#ate a s$bnet'
//5 0""end1 0% +ha"ter 13% 0ns&er G
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G' 0
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G' ,
//5 0""end1 0% +ha"ter 1/% 0ns&ers 5 and G
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5' B
G' B
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5' 0
G' 0
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2' 0 and +
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2' B and +
//G 0""end1 0% +ha"ter 1G% 0ns&er 11
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11' 0 and B
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11'0
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5' 0 and B
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5' B
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7' +
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7' B and +
/51 A#ossary% N$mbers% frst t&o #nes
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802.$ 0n IEEE form of tr$nkn*'
802.# 0n IEEE defnton of "ort-based
a$thent!aton'
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802.% 0n IEEE form of tr$nkn*'
802.& 0n IEEE defnton of "ort-based a$thent!aton'
/51 A#ossary%0
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ac'no(ledged )"C*+
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ac'no(ledgement )"C*+
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/51 A#ossary% 0
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"dapti,e -re$!ency .opping Spread Spectr!m
/echnology 0 s"read s"e!tr$m method $sed to
m"rove resstan!e to 3C% often $sed n B#$etooth
te!hno#o*y'
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"dapti,e -re$!ency .opping Spread Spectr!m
/echnology 0 s"read s"e!tr$m method $sed to
m"rove resstan!e to 3C nterferen!e% often $sed n
B#$etooth te!hno#o*y'
/51 A#ossary% 0
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"d,anced 0ncryption Standard )"0S+ 0#so
kno&n as the 3Bndae#' 0 b#o!k !"her ado"ted as an
en!ry"ton standard by the >'S' *overnment'
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"d,anced 0ncryption Standard )"0S+ 0#so kno&n
as the 3Bndae# +"her' 0 b#o!k !"her ado"ted as an
en!ry"ton standard by the >'S' *overnment'
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3eads:
"ironet Des'top 1tility )"D1+ +s!o soft&are
$sed to mana*e a sn*#e a@b@* &re#ess !ard'
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"ironet Des'top 1tility )"D1+ +s!o soft&are $sed to
mana*e a sn*#e +s!o a@b@* &re#ess !ard'
This errata sheet is intended to provide updated technical information !pelling and grammar misprints are updated
during the reprint process" but are not listed on this errata sheet
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