Installing a Wireless Network You need two things to go wireless: Two modes (service sets)
Infrastructure Mode (BSS) NICs only communicate with_____, not with ______. All communication goes through ___. Wireless clients appear to other clients as if they were ________. DS = connection between __ and __.
Ad hoc Mode (IBSS) NICs only communicate with_____, not with ______. Not recommended today. Why not?
Important Terms SSID – 32-character identifier that represents ________. ESS – when all WAPs are set to the same ______. APs should overlap by __% or more and be set to a different ___. (Channel 1, 6, 11 for b/g. Huh?)
AP Configuration Default IP address will likely be _______. You many want to reset it. Why? Define the subnet mask and host IPs. Access Point Mode or Bridging Mode? Password – uhhh, do we really need to discuss this? Channel – like a television set
Wireless Security War driving – remember Captain Zap? Open access mode – why does it even exist? Use SSIDs to “join” a network (p.407)
Better Methods of Security RADIUS – set up through ______. WEP vs WPA – which is better? WPA vs WPA2 – which is better? WPA can use TKIP or AES – which is better?