Installing the Access Point
When you purchase a wireless access point (WAP), you simply need to plug the power in and then connect the cable from your Internet service provider (ISP) to the WAN port (see Figure 10.1) on the WAP. This will typically leave four more ports available, which are the local ports for the network switch.
FIGURE 10.1   Looking at the physical ports on a wireless router
Once you have connected the Internet to the WAN port, you are up and running. By default, the wireless functions of the wireless router are preconfigured and enable anyone to connect to the wireless network and surf the Internet! But that is not really ...

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