Chapter 3

Wireless LAN Infrastructure Devices

The following CWTS exam objectives are covered in this chapter:

  • 2.1: Identify the purpose, features, and functions of the following wireless network components. Choose the appropriate installation or configuration steps in a given scenario.
    • Access Points
      • Controller-based
      • Autonomous
      • Cooperative
    • Mesh
    • Wireless LAN Routers
    • Wireless Bridges
    • Wireless Repeaters
    • WLAN Controllers
      • Distributed and centralized data forwarding
    • Power over Ethernet (PoE) Devices
      • 802.3af and 802.3at
      • Midspan
      • Endpoint

Choosing the correct wireless LAN infrastructure devices to be installed as part of a computer network is a critical element of a successful wireless LAN deployment. In this chapter, we will look at a variety of ...

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