Episode 19 – Wireless Control and Management

WLC ConnectionIn episode 19 of the Wi-Fi For Beginners podcast we begin module 6 of the series, taking a look at Wireless Control and Management [Slides: Module 6: 1 – 15].
In this episode we look at:

  • The need for control and management
  • An updated network reference model
  • A brief history of wireless LAN controllers
  • The concepts of the control, management and data planes

A copy of the slides that accompany module six can be found here

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Episode 18 – Wi-Fi Clients

DonglesIn episode 18 of the Wi-Fi For Beginners podcast we conclude module 5 of the series, taking a look at Wi-Fi Clients [Slides: Module 5: 45 – 53].
In this episode we look at:

  • Wireless NICs
  • Drivers & Setup Utilities
  • Client behaviour review questions

A copy of the slides that accompany module five can be found here

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Episode 17 – Wi-Fi Clients

ipadIn episode 17 of the Wi-Fi For Beginners podcast we continue module 5 of the series, taking a look at Wi-Fi Clients [Slides: Module 5: 35 – 44].
In this episode we look at:

  • Factors affecting client characteristics: size, radio components, 802.11 amendment support
  • Methods for finding client capabilities
  • Characteristics of 4 typical WLAN clients

In the podcast I mentioned a blog post I created to help you find client capabilities. You can find the post here: http://bit.ly/how_fast_clients

A copy of the slides that accompany module five can be found here

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