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Wireless networks for dummies

Author: Barry D Lewis; Peter T Davis
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley Pub., ©2004.
Series: --For dummies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An easy, practical guide to wireless networks, which allow users to roam wireless-enabled locations without being restricted by cables Shows step by step what it takes to plan a wireless network, set it up, make it work, and keep it safe Along the way, expert authors Davis and Lewis explain how to perform a site survey and explore issues such as selecting the right standard, mode, access point, channel, and antenna  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Handbooks and manuals
Amateurs' manuals
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lewis, Barry.
Wireless networks for dummies.
Hoboken, NJ : Wiley Pub., ©2004
(DLC) 2004107896
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barry D Lewis; Peter T Davis
ISBN: 0764575252 9780764575259 0764579770 9780764579776
OCLC Number: 70720200
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 388 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Wireless Networks For Dummies; About the Author; Dedication; Author's Acknowledgments; Contents at a Glance; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; How to Use This Book; How This Book Is Organized; Icons Used in This Book; Where to Go from Here; Chapter 1: Removing the Tethers: Entering the Wireless World; Chapter 2: If You Fail to Plan, You Plan to Fail; Chapter 3: Matching Wireless Technologies to Your Plan; Chapter 4: Getting a Quick Start with Wireless Personal Area Networks; Chapter 5: Moving On to a Wireless LAN: Your Wireless Access Point; Chapter 6: Connecting Your Clients. Chapter 7: Building the Multi-Zone NetworkChapter 8: Using Wireless on the Road to Connect to the Office; Chapter 9: Considering a Deadbolt: Understanding the Risks of Wireless Networks; Chapter 10: Designing a Secure Network; Chapter 11: Maintaining Network Security; Chapter 12: Secure Wireless Access with Virtual Private Networking; Chapter 13: Problems with Keeping on the Air; Chapter 14: Bridging Networks to Manage.
Series Title: --For dummies.
Responsibility: by Barry Lewis and Peter T. Davis.
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Guides you from design through implementation to protection of your system and your information. This book helps you: get off to a quick start and get mobile with IrDA and Bluetooth; perform a site  Read more...

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