Set Up a Network

In this chapter, I look at scenarios: pairing the kind of network that you want with an explanation of how to use AirPort Utility for a basic configuration of that scenario. (At the end of this chapter, I talk about two special options, Create Separately Named 2.4 and 5 GHz Networks and Configure IPv6 Networking. Most people can skip these topics.)

The next chapter helps you tweak your selection of channels and determine exactly where to place your base station.

Placing a Base Station

If you haven’t figured out where best to put your new base station or stations, you may wish to skip ahead and read Pick the Right Place. Note that you can configure a base station first, and then relocate it, using advice in that section to find ...

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