Wireless Network Administration A Beginner's Guide, Paperback / softback Book

Wireless Network Administration A Beginner's Guide Paperback / softback


Learn the essentials of wireless networkingConfigure, manage, and secure wireless networks using the step-by-step details in this practical resource.

Wireless Network Administration: A Beginner's Guide shows you how to work with the latest wireless networking standards, including the 802.11x family, on Windows, Mac, and Linux platforms.

The book covers wireless network planning, design, hardware, services, protocols, device configuration, security, troubleshooting, and more.

This hands-on guide will get you started administering wireless networks in no time. Get details on regulatory and technical organizationsLearn about different wireless standards and the basics of RF technologiesUnderstand and determine client-side hardware requirements, including chipsets and various wireless interfacesSelect infrastructure-side wireless hardware, such as antennas, wireless access points (WAPs), residential gateways, switches/controllers, routers, and bridgesLearn about WLANs, WWANs, WMANs, and WPANsWork with standard wireless network protocols--TCP/IP (IPv4 and IPv6)Understand DNS, DHCP, and other supporting infrastructure servicesSecure wireless networks using cryptographyConfigure infrastructure devices, including a wireless access point device and wireless network switches and controllersConfigure and manage wireless Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux clientsPlan, design, survey, deploy, and troubleshoot your wireless network


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 336 pages
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Network programming
  • ISBN: 9780071639217

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