5.3. Identify the basic parameters to configure on a wireless network to ensure that devices connect to the correct access point

It's true that a wireless interface can really just be another interface on a router, and it looks just like that in the routing table as well, or a separate device called an access point. In order to bring up the wireless interface, more configurations are needed than for a simple Fast Ethernet interface.

So, check out the following output, and then I'll tell you about the special configuration needs for this wireless interface:

R2(config-if)#int dot11radio0/3/0
R2(config-if)#ip address 10.1.8.1 255.255.255.0
R2(config-if)#description Connection to Corp ISR Router
R2(config-if)#no shut
R2(config-if)#ssid ADMIN R2(config-if-ssid)# ...

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