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CWNA Certified Wireless Network Administrator Study Guide: (Exam PW0-100)

CWNA Certified Wireless Network Administrator Study Guide: (Exam PW0-100)

David D. Coleman, David A. Westcott

ISBN: 978-0-470-09960-5

Nov 2006

526 pages

Select type: E-Book


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One of the fastest-growing certifications on the market, CWNA is rapidly becoming the premier professional wireless certification for network administrators. It is also the foundation-level exam for the complete Certified Wireless Network Professional program. Now you can join the move to Wi-Fi and prepare for your certification with this comprehensive and targeted study guide. This value-packed book includes:
  • Practical information on designing, installing, and managing wireless networks, including the new 802.11 standards
  • Challenging practice questions and hands-on exercises
  • A test engine with bonus exams and over 150 electronic flashcards
  • A pre-assessment test
  • A detailed glossary

Inside, find authoritative coverage of all exam PW0-100 objectives, including:

  • Radio Technologies
  • Antenna Concepts
  • Wireless LAN Hardware and Software
  • Network Design, Installation, and Management
  • Wireless Standards and Organizations
  • 802.11 Network Architecture
  • Wireless LAN Security
  • Troubleshooting
  • Performing Site Surveys

Featured on the CD
Test your knowledge with advanced testing software. Includes all chapter review questions and bonus exams.

Reinforce your understanding with flashcards that can run on your PC, Pocket PC, or Palm handheld.

Also on CD, you'll find the entire book in searchable and printable PDF, as well as valuable tools, demo software, and white papers that will supplement your certification preparation.


Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

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Assessment Test.

Chapter 1: Overview of Wireless Standards and Organizations.

Chapter 2: Radio Frequency Fundamentals.

Chapter 3: Radio Frequency Components, Measurements, and Mathematics.

Chapter 4: Radio Frequency Signal and Antenna Concepts.

Chapter 5: IEEE 802.11 Standards.

Chapter 6: Wireless Networks and Spread Spectrum Technologies.

Chapter 7: Wireless LAN Topologies.

Chapter 8: 802.11 Medium Access.

Chapter 9: 802.11 MAC Architecture.

Chapter 10: Wireless Devices.

Chapter 11: Network Design, Implementation, and Management.

Chapter 12: WLAN Troubleshooting.

Chapter 13: 802.11 Network Security Architecture.

Chapter 14: Wireless Attacks, Intrusion Monitoring, and Policy.

Chapter 15: Radio Frequency Site Survey Fundamentals.

Chapter 16: Site Survey Systems and Devices.



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