ISO Overview

The Cisco Aironet 1100 and 1200 Series GUI introduces the next level of intuitive, browser-based management for an improved user experience. A menu-based organization simplifies navigation and configuration for easy setup and ongoing management with out compromised security. The Cisco Aironet 1100 1200 Series can also be managed using Cisco IOS Software CLI, which is familiar to IT professionals and makes use of their existing skills. There are new 802.11 commands added to IOS (e.g.) commands...

Aironet Client Utility Loading Firmware

Loading new firmware is as easy as copying a file under Windows. From the Aironet Client Utility (ACU) main window, click the Firmware button. Then simply select the path to the location of the new firmware image file, highlight the file, and click Open. The ACU allows the wireless client to use different profiles to connect to different wireless local-area networks (WLANs). Each profile will allow the user to selectively configure all parameters on the client card. The profile manager can then...

Enabling Broadcast WEP Key Rotation

All rights re 2003, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights re Broadcast WEP Key rotation interval (sec) Broadcast key rotation is an excellent alternative to WEP key hashing if the WLAN supports wireless client devices that are not Cisco devices or that cannot be upgraded to the latest firmware for Cisco client devices. Note When broadcast key rotation is enabled, only wireless client devices using LEAP or EAP- TLS authentication can use the access point. Client devices using...

Access Point Radio Internal Advanced Cont

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Air Snort Weak IV Attack

IffTITITTITITl II III III II III II III IIIII III II III II III III II III II III III II III II Hi Cisco.com Attack is based on Fluhrer Mantin Shamir paper Initialization vector (IV) is 24-bit field that changes with each packet RC4 Key Scheduling Algorithm creates IV from base key Flaw in WEP implementation of RC4 allows creation of weak IVs that give insight into base key More packets more weak IVs better chance to determine base key To break key, hacker needs 100,000-1,000,000 packets 2003,...

Aironet Client Utility and Drivers

This module explores the Aironet Client Utility and the drivers available for the Cisco Aironet products. Supported Operating Systems This section lists the module's objectives. Upon completion of this module, you will be able to perform the following tasks Identify which client operating systems are supported. Determine the status of a client card by observing the indicator lights. Install and configure a Cisco Aironet PC Card. 2003, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. AWLF v3.1 7-4 Upon...

AP Radio Module 5 GHz

Service Set ID (SSID) A unique identifier that stations must use to be able to communicate with an access point. The SSID can be any alphanumeric entry up to a maximum of 32 characters. Role in Radio Network Specifies what role the device will play in the WLAN. Settings available will be dependant upon whether the device is an access point or bridge. Optimize Radio Network For This field offers three choices for optimizing the performance of the network. Selecting either throughput or range...

Series vs 1200 Series

2.4 GHz antenna Integrated 2 dBi gain omni antenna 2.4 GHz antenna Choose among a variety of antennas that connect to AP's external antenna connectors 5 GHz antenna Integrated 6 dBi gain combo omni patch antenna Line Power-over-Ethernet Field-upgradable to .11 g Plenum-rated Part of Structured Wireless-Aware Network 5 GHz antenna Integrated 6 dBi gain combo omni patch antenna Line Power-over-Ethernet Field-upgradable to .11 g Plenum-rated Part of Structured Wireless-Aware Network With the...

Main Setup

To change the Ethernet and access point radio parameters from the Main Menu, you can access the menus by clicking on the links, as shown above. Note Ethernet Access Point's internal 10 100 Mbps Ethernet card. Note AP Radio Internal Access Point's internal 2.4 GHz radio. Note AP Radio Module Access Point's external 5 GHz CardBus radio module. The IOS AP's interfaces may be accessed from the NETWORK INTERFACES tab on the left menu bar. Statistics and configuration options are available for each...

Statistics Ethernet Port

L . -.l. 1 -1, k 1 2003, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. AWLF v3.1 8-61 2003, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. AWLF v3.1 8-61 This page presents key information on the access point's Ethernet port. The Ethernet port is the wired connection to the Ethernet network. The top four cells report the operational status, maximum data rate and the identifying addresses of the Ethernet port. See the Express Setup page for information on device and port...

Windows 95 Version B

For Windows 95 Version B, follow these steps to install you client adapter card. Step 1 Insert the driver CD into your laptop. Step 2 Open the Windows 95 directory. Step 3 Copy the Win95Driver.exe file to a directory (other than the root directory) on your PC. Step 4 Remove the driver CD from your laptop. Step 5 Locate the Win95Driver.exe on your PC and double-click the file. This will start the extraction process. Step 6 You will be prompter for a location for the files. By default this is the...

Cisco Aironet Access Point Quality of Service Feature

Same Class of Service (CoS) as Cisco routers Only downstream Quality of Service (QoS) With future 802.11e, QoS upstream and downstream Voice traffic Highest data priority 2003, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights re Time critical data like voice and video benefit from Quality of Service (QoS) because the QoS feature can be configured to give voice and video higher priority. This allows for smooth voice communication, jitter free video and reliable delivery of E-Mail configured with a lower priority....

Antenna Alignment Tool

All lights reserved. AWLF v3.1 4-57 2003, Cisco Systems, Inc. All lights reserved. AWLF v3.1 4-57 The Cisco Aironet Bridge also contains a utility to assist in the alignment of the antennas between two bridges. The antenna alignment utility will report back the following results This allows the installer to connect to a bridge, start the utility, and then make adjustments to the antenna to obtain the best results and the best link possible. The installer should be...

Enterprise Topologies Channel Reuse and Multi Rate Shifting

Channel overlap decreased to minimum 2003, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights re In this particular example the goal was to cover the whole office area with wireless coverage. Some items to note Full 11 Mbps coverage due to the density of users Cell size can be controlled by the use of radio power settings Since there are only three non-overlapping channels, access point placement was made to reduce the overlap of same channel 14 users per access points with no conference rooms provides .48 Mbps...

Access Point WEP Setup

All rights re From the Security Setup screen, click on Radio Data Encryption (WEP) to launch the WEP configuration screen. 2003, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights re 2003, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights re To configure WEP, an encryption type must be chosen by checking the appropriate box. Open (default) Allows any device, regardless of its WEP settings, to authenticate and then attempt to communicate with the access point. Shared Key The access point sends a plain text,...

Cisco Aironet 1200 Series Dual Band Access Point

Today 802.11b + 802.11a 4Q03 802.11 b g + 802.11a Field-upgradable radio and software Rugged design and plenum rated Multiple mounting options wall, ceiling, desktop Secure with cable lock or padlock Inline and local power High performance 2003, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Aironet 1200 Series Access Points set the standard for secure, manageable, and reliable wireless connectivity. With simultaneous support for both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radios, the Cisco Aironet 1200 Series...

Cisco Aironet Structured Wireless Aware Network SWAN

Managing up to 2500 of APs is as easy as managing a few APs For medium to large enterprise campus, vertical (retail and healthcare) and branch office WLANs. Simplifies complex, time consuming, and expensive WLAN operations Interference detection and mitigation Enhances Security IEEE Local Authentication Service Effective troubleshooting and diagnostic tools Proactive performance and fault monitoring 2003, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. AWLF v3.1 3-47 The Cisco Structured Wireless...

Wireless Bridge Alternatives

All rights re Cisco Aironet Bridges offer many advantages over other more costly alternative connections. Some alternatives include T1 lines, cabling, and microwave connections. A T-1 line typically costs between 200 to over 1,000 per month. For a site with four buildings, that could cost anywhere from 10,000 to 36,000 per year. If such sites were connected via Cisco Aironet Bridges the payback for the hardware costs incurred could actually be realized in less than a...

VLAN Summary Status

Click the link to access the VLAN Summary Status page, which lists the VLANs created on VLAN (802.1Q) Tagging This setting determines whether the IEEE 802.1Q protocol is used to tag VLAN packets. IEEE 802.1Q protocol is used to connect multiple switches and routers and for defining VLAN topologies. 802.1Q Encapsulation Mode This setting indicates the presence of VLANs on the access point. When you create and enable a VLAN, this setting changes from Disabled to Hybrid Trunk. Maximum Number of...

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3rd party interoperability testing Superset to existing standards Security VLAN Support Mobility Voice 2003, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights re WLAN Security 802.1X Authentication EAP-Transport Layer Security Mutual authentication implementation Used in WPA interoperability testing LEAP Nearly all major OS's supported WinXP 2K NT ME 98 95 CE, Linux, Mac, DOS Protected EAP Uses certificates Supported by Cisco, Microsoft, and RSA GTC (Cisco) and MSCHAPv2 (Microsoft) versions The Cisco Wireless...

SWAN Wireless LAN Solution Engine WLSE 1130 v 20 Management Server

Managing up to 2500 of APs is as easy as managing a few APs Rogue AP detection and location Fast roaming with secure authentication - < 150msec total latency (roaming latency plus LEAP re-authentication latency) - Designed for the demands of voice applications IEEE 802.1x local authentication service Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) support Extends the Security and Reliability of the Wired LAN to the Wireless LAN The Cisco Structured Wireless-Aware Network provides intuitive and comprehensive...