CWNA Summary Notes: Procedures for Performing a Site Survey

Gather background data for the site survey Examine business requirements Why do they need a WLAN is mobility required What devices will be connecting What apps will be used What is the amount of bandwidth required by the user Conduct interviews with personnel One-on-one interviews Group interviews Facilitated sessions - a much larger group consisting of … Continue reading CWNA Summary Notes: Procedures for Performing a Site Survey

CWNA Summary Notes: Specialized Site Survey Tools

These tools include: dedicated site survey applications spectrum analyzers protocol analyzers documentation tools Voice over WiFi (VoWiFi) Tools and Surveys Dedicated Applications eg. Site Survey Analyzer These applications can send packets and then analyze both transmitting and receiving data. Settings included in  dedicated applications include: Destination MAC Address of the AP that will be tested Continuous Link Test … Continue reading CWNA Summary Notes: Specialized Site Survey Tools

Cisco Wireless: Upgrading Cisco Prime Infrastructure (CPI) 2.0 to 2.1

Situation I hate it when Cisco comes up with a feature or new release of the WLC or the APs, and we have to wait forever to get support for MSE, CPI etc!! How are they supposed to function in the meantime?? The issue is that I have the new 3700 APs and now that … Continue reading Cisco Wireless: Upgrading Cisco Prime Infrastructure (CPI) 2.0 to 2.1

CWNA Summary Notes: What is a Site Survey

A Site Survey is an in-depth examination and analysis of a WLAN site. Purpose of a Site Survey Achieve the best possible performance from the WLAN Certify that the installation will operate as promised Determine the best location for APs Develop networks optimized for a variety of applications Ensure that the coverage will fulfill the … Continue reading CWNA Summary Notes: What is a Site Survey