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CCNA Wireless 200-355 Official Cert Guide by David Hucaby

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Key Terms Glossary

802.11w An 802.11 amendment that focuses on protecting management frames.

802.1x An IEEE standard that defines port-based access control for wired and wireless networks.

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absorption The effect of an RF signal meeting a material that absorbs or attenuates the signal strength by some amount.

access point (AP) A device that provides wireless service for clients within its coverage area or cell.

active scanning A method used by wireless clients to actively scan for available APs by sending probe request frames.

active site survey A method used to measure wireless LAN coverage and performance by analyzing the survey device itself as it interacts with the APs as it is moved throughout an area.

ad hoc network See independent basic ...

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