802.11 Wireless Networks: The Definitive Guide (O'Reilly Networking)
Matthew S. GastISBN: 0596001835; 9780596001834;
As a network administrator, architect, or security professional, you need to understand the capabilities, limitations, and risks associated with integrating wireless LAN technology into your current infrastructure. 802.11 Wireless Networks: The Definitive Guide provides all the information necessary to analyze and deploy wireless networks with confidence. After a general introduction to wireless networks, this practical book moves quickly into the gory details of the 802.11 standard. Author Matthew Gast offers a clear, no-nonsense guide for using 802.11 on Windows and Linux, using and selecting access points, making deployment considerations, and seeing to 802.11 network monitoring and performance tuning. The final section of the book summarizes the standardization work pending in the 802.11 working group. If you're looking for one source that provides a full spectrum view of 802.11, from the minute details of the specification, to deployment, monitoring, and...