4Designing Your Wireless Network—And Choosing Network Equipment

In this chapter

You don’t have to know how wireless networks work to set up your own home or small business network. You do need to know, however, what your network should look like—and what equipment you’ll need.

Planning Your Network

Let’s start by thinking through just what you need your network to look like. That’s right, we’re talking network planning—which is actually quite easy.

Making a List

The first step is to list all the devices that you want to connect to the network. I’ll make this step a little easier by providing ...

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