By Gast

As we know by way of now, instant networks supply many merits over mounted (or stressed) networks. most desirable on that checklist is mobility, on account that going instant frees you from the tether of an Ethernet cable at a table. yet that is simply the top of the cable-free iceberg. instant networks also are extra versatile, swifter and more straightforward so that you can use, and cheaper to install and maintain.The de facto ordinary for instant networking is the 802.11 protocol, such as wireless (the instant common often called 802.11b) and its swifter cousin, 802.11g. With easy-to-install 802.11 community to be had all over you switch, the alternative turns out uncomplicated, and lots of humans dive into instant computing with much less notion and making plans than they might supply to a stressed out community. yet it really is clever to be acquainted with either the functions and dangers linked to the 802.11 protocols. And 802.11 instant Networks: The Definitive consultant, 2d version is the best position to start.This up-to-date version covers every little thing you will ever want to know approximately instant expertise. Designed with the method administrator or critical domestic person in brain, it is a no-nonsense consultant for establishing 802.11 on home windows and Linux. one of the wide variety of subject matters coated are discussions on:deployment concerns community tracking and function tuning instant protection matters tips to use and choose entry issues community tracking necessities instant card configuration safety matters distinct to instant networks With instant know-how, the benefits to its clients are certainly abundant. businesses now not need to take care of the effort and cost of wiring structures, and families with a number of desktops can stay away from fights over who is on-line. And now, with 802.11 instant Networks: The Definitive consultant, 2d version, you could combine instant know-how into your present infrastructure with the maximum self assurance.

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11 parameters. 11 working group. After summarizing the work in progress, I get to prognosticate and hope that I don't have to revise this too extensively in future editions. Major Changes from the First Edition The three years between 2002 and 2005 saw a great deal of change in wireless LANs. The standards themselves continued to evolve to provide greater security and interoperability. 11g. 11g, even if it has limitations when used for large-scale networks. 11n is set to boost speeds even farther.

11 Network Analysis, teaches administrators how to recognize what's going on with their wireless LANs. Network analyzers have proven their worth time and time again on wired networks. 11 networks. This chapter discusses how to use wireless network analyzers and what certain symptoms may indicate. It also describes how to build an analyzer using Ethereal, and what to look for to troubleshoot common problems. 11 Performance Tuning, describes how network administrators can increase throughput. It begins by describing how to calculate overall throughput for payload data, and common ways of increasing performance.

Setting up a wireless bridge requires some initial capital cost in terms of outdoor equipment, access points, and wireless interfaces. 11-based, line-of-sight network will have only a negligible recurring monthly operating cost. Over time, point-to-point wireless links are far cheaper than leasing capacity from the telephone company. 11 standard in 1997, however, users wanting to take advantage of these attributes were forced to adopt single-vendor solutions with all of the risk that entailed. 11 started the ball rolling, speeds quickly increased from 2 Mbps to 11 Mbps to 54 Mbps.

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