Wi-Fi For The Enterprise / Edition 1

Wi-Fi For The Enterprise / Edition 1

by Nathan Muller
     
 

This book is designed to drill down to the practical aspects of building the network to interoperate with the technology your company has already deployed.See more details below

Overview

This book is designed to drill down to the practical aspects of building the network to interoperate with the technology your company has already deployed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071412520
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
03/14/2003
Pages:
324
Product dimensions:
0.68(w) x 7.50(h) x 9.25(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1: Wireless in Perspective
Introduction
Bluetooth
Infrared
HomeRF
Wi-Fi
General Packet Radio Service
Fixed Wireless Access
Laser Transmission
Conclusion
Chapter 2: Wireless Network Components
Introduction
PC Cards for Notebooks
PCI Cards for Desktops
Mini PCI Cards
USB Adapters
Compact Flash Cards
Secure Digital Cards
PDA Modules
Soft Wi-Fi
Access Points
Wireless Print Server
Wireless Bridges
Wireless Routers
Wireless Gateways
Conclusion
Chapter 3: Setting up the Network
Introduction
Types of Networks
Setting Up Computers for Networking
Configuration Details
Hub
Cabling
Verifying Network Connectivity
Conclusion
Chapter 4: Preparing for Wireless Deployment
Introduction
Needs Assessment
Performance Baselining
Asset Management
Security
Site Survey
The Design Process
Equipment Considerations
Deployment
Conclusion
Chapter 5: Access Points and Clients
Introduction
Access Point Setup
Using a Terminal Emulator
Client Setup
Conclusion
Chapter 6: Wireless Bridges
Introduction
Configuration
Mobile IP
Spanning Tree Protocol
Performance Monitoring
Applying Filters
Logs
Setting SNMP Traps
Conclusion
Chapter 7: Wireless Security
Introduction
Wireless LAN Security
Authentication Mechanisms
Addressing Security Threats
Hardening the Wireless LAN
Conclusion
Chapter 8: Troubleshooting the Wireless LAN
Introduction
Role of Protocol Analyzers
Basic Connectivity Issues
Client Adapters
Access Points
Bridges
Problem Diagnosis
Role of Management Systems
Conclusion
Chapter 9: Network Management
Introduction
Automatic Discovery
Topographical Views
Group Configuration
Performance Monitoring
Automated Software Updates
Remote Reboot
Troubleshooting
Alarms and Reporting
Integration with Platforms
Conclusion
Chapter 10: Selecting a Wireless Internet Service Provider
Introduction
Market Landscape
Types of Providers
Wireless Application Service Providers
Conclusion
Acronyms
Appendix
About the Author

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