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CCNA Wireless 640-722 Official Cert Guide by David Hucaby

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Configuring the AP

By default, any autonomous AP running IOS Release 12.3(4)JA or later has its radios disabled and does not have any SSIDs configured. This is done to prevent the new AP from interfering with any existing signals before you have a chance to configure it. This also prevents anyone from inadvertently discovering a wireless signal coming from the AP before you can secure it.

Perhaps the easiest method you can use to configure an autonomous AP is to use its web interface. Once you know the AP’s IP address, you can open a web browser to it. By default, you can leave the username blank and enter the password as Cisco. The home page, as shown in Figure 8-5, displays a summary of associated clients, the AP’s Ethernet and radio interfaces, ...

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