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Describe the components and operations of basic wireless LAN topologies.
Describe the components and operations of basic wireless LAN security. Configure and verify basic wireless LAN access. Configure and troubleshoot wireless client access.

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Explain the Components and Operations of Basic Wireless LAN Topologies  Describe why wireless LANs are a popular choice for small business LAN implementations ITE 1 Chapter 6 © 2006 Cisco Systems. Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 3 .

Inc.11 wireless standards ITE 1 Chapter 6 © 2006 Cisco Systems. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 4 .Explain the Components and Operations of Basic Wireless LAN Topologies  Describe the 802.

Cisco Public 5 . All rights reserved.11-based wireless infrastructure ITE 1 Chapter 6 © 2006 Cisco Systems.Explain the Components and Operations of Basic Wireless LAN Topologies  Describe the components of a 802. Inc.

Cisco Public 6 . All rights reserved.Explain the Components and Operations of Basic Wireless LAN Topologies  Describe how wireless networks operate ITE 1 Chapter 6 © 2006 Cisco Systems. Inc.

Cisco Public 7 . All rights reserved. Inc.Explain the Components and Operations of Basic Wireless LAN Topologies  Describe how to plan a wireless LAN ITE 1 Chapter 6 © 2006 Cisco Systems.

Cisco Public 8 .Explain the Components and Operations of Basic Wireless LAN Security  Describe the threats to wireless LAN security ITE 1 Chapter 6 © 2006 Cisco Systems. All rights reserved. Inc.

All rights reserved.1x. a comparison of WPA and WPA2 as well as comparison of TKIP and AES ITE 1 Chapter 6 © 2006 Cisco Systems.Explain the Components and Operations of Basic Wireless LAN Security  Describe the wireless protocols. Inc. Cisco Public 9 . The description will include a description of 802.

All rights reserved. Inc. Cisco Public 10 .Explain the Components and Operations of Basic Wireless LAN Security  Describe how to secure a wireless LAN from the key security threats ITE 1 Chapter 6 © 2006 Cisco Systems.

All rights reserved. Cisco Public 11 .Configure and Verify Basic Wireless LAN Access  Configure a wireless access point ITE 1 Chapter 6 © 2006 Cisco Systems. Inc.

Inc. Cisco Public 12 .Configure and Verify Basic Wireless LAN Access  Configure a wireless NIC ITE 1 Chapter 6 © 2006 Cisco Systems. All rights reserved.

All rights reserved.Configure and Troubleshoot Wireless Client Access  Describe how to solve access point firmware issues ITE 1 Chapter 6 © 2006 Cisco Systems. Inc. Cisco Public 13 .

Inc.Configure and Troubleshoot Wireless Client Access  Describe how to solve incorrect channel settings ITE 1 Chapter 6 © 2006 Cisco Systems. Cisco Public 14 . All rights reserved.

Configure and Troubleshoot Wireless Client Access  Describe how to solve common RF interference issues ITE 1 Chapter 6 © 2006 Cisco Systems. All rights reserved. Inc. Cisco Public 15 .

All rights reserved. Cisco Public 16 . Inc.Configure and Troubleshoot Wireless Client Access  Describe how to correct antenna misplacement ITE 1 Chapter 6 © 2006 Cisco Systems.

Configure and Troubleshoot Wireless Client Access  Describe how to solve the common problems associated with wireless LAN encryption types ITE 1 Chapter 6 © 2006 Cisco Systems. All rights reserved. Cisco Public 17 . Inc.

Inc. Cisco Public 18 . All rights reserved.Configure and Troubleshoot Wireless Client Access  Describe how to solve authentication problems associated with wireless LANs ITE 1 Chapter 6 © 2006 Cisco Systems.

11a IEEE 802. Cisco Public 19 . All rights reserved.11b IEEE 802.11n  Basic Service set –Mobile clients use a single access point for connectivity  Extended service set –Multiple access point that share an SSID ITE 1 Chapter 6 © 2006 Cisco Systems. Inc.Summary  Wireless LANs use standards such as IEEE 802.11g IEEE 802.

Summary  WLAN security practices/methods include –MAC address filtering –SSID making –Implementing WPA2  Configuration of wireless NIC and access point –Configure both of them the same way •SSID –Ensure that the latest firmware is installed  Troubleshooting WLANs include doing the following: –Check channel setting –Check for interference ITE 1 Chapter 6 © 2006 Cisco Systems. Inc. Cisco Public 20 . All rights reserved.

Cisco Public 21 .ITE 1 Chapter 6 © 2006 Cisco Systems. All rights reserved. Inc.