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Wireless Clients Using Default Configuration Tools
Linux NetworkManager <ul><ul><li>GUI to configure wireless connection for Linux </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Distribution- a...
Profiles with NetworkManager <ul><li>Clicking Create New Wireless Network creates a home or ad hoc type of profile. The sy...
Enterprise Type of Profile <ul><ul><li>Clicking Connect to Other Wireless Network makes password and server-based authenti...
Enterprise Type of Profile (Cont.) <ul><li>If chosen option implies EAP, the window auto-extends to input authentication d...
MAC AirPort Extreme
 
Connecting to a Network
 
Configuring an Ad Hoc Profile <ul><ul><li>Only name and channel can be defined </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creates the firs...
Infrastructure Profile <ul><li>If enterprise type, security parameters can be configured when needed or in the Advanced ta...
Advanced Configuration
 
Advanced Parameters Defines the advanced parameters for 802.1X at a global level or per wireless profile
Wireless Connection Details <ul><ul><li>Detailed view: Option + Click the Airport icon in  the menu bar provides additiona...
Diagnostic
Windows Wireless Zero Configuration (WZC) Overview <ul><li>Integrated in Windows </li></ul>Detects broadcast networks Clic...
Windows Wireless Zero Configuration (WZC) Overview (Cont.) <ul><li>Association to detected network can be: </li></ul>Autom...
Windows Wireless Zero Configuration (WZC) Overview (Cont.) <ul><li>Double-click   to connect </li></ul>Click to connect Cl...
Connecting to Preferred WLANs using WZC <ul><li>Use Windows or third-party tool </li></ul>The tool will try to connect to ...
Configuring a Profile Using the Wireless Zero Configuration Tool <ul><li>Creates a profile for an undetected network </li>...
<ul><li>Creates a profile for an undetected network </li></ul>PSK or 802.1x authentication Connect when in range Associati...
Configuring a Profile Using the WZC— PSK Authentication <ul><li>Network type </li></ul>If PSK, you can enter the key here ...
<ul><li>Network type </li></ul>If PSK, you can enter the key here And this tab becomes inactive
Configuring a Profile Using the Wireless Zero Configuration Tool (Cont.) <ul><li>If “Association” doesn’t show PSK </li></...
<ul><li>If “Association” doesn’t show PSK </li></ul>Then “Authentication” can be configured
Profile Configuration Example <ul><li>For example, WPA/TKIP with PEAP </li></ul>Use computer name or guest?
Profile Configuration Example (Cont.) <ul><li>Checks if server is valid </li></ul>Use default windows ID? If no defaults, ...
State Table
Summary <ul><ul><li>NetworkManager is a wireless configuration GUI for Linux </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NetworkManager all...
Summary (Cont.) <ul><ul><li>AirPort Extreme associated menus can help configure advanced parameters or troubleshoot the co...
 
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  1. 1. Wireless Clients Using Default Configuration Tools
  2. 2. Linux NetworkManager <ul><ul><li>GUI to configure wireless connection for Linux </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Distribution- and desktop-independent </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Profiles with NetworkManager <ul><li>Clicking Create New Wireless Network creates a home or ad hoc type of profile. The system will store the profile. Credentials will be requested upon first connection or injected via a script. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Enterprise Type of Profile <ul><ul><li>Clicking Connect to Other Wireless Network makes password and server-based authentication available. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Selecting one of the options will open a new window. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Enterprise Type of Profile (Cont.) <ul><li>If chosen option implies EAP, the window auto-extends to input authentication details </li></ul>Fields show only if applicable
  6. 6. MAC AirPort Extreme
  7. 8. Connecting to a Network
  8. 10. Configuring an Ad Hoc Profile <ul><ul><li>Only name and channel can be defined </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creates the first node of a peer-to-peer network on the given channel </li></ul></ul>
  9. 11. Infrastructure Profile <ul><li>If enterprise type, security parameters can be configured when needed or in the Advanced tab </li></ul>
  10. 12. Advanced Configuration
  11. 14. Advanced Parameters Defines the advanced parameters for 802.1X at a global level or per wireless profile
  12. 15. Wireless Connection Details <ul><ul><li>Detailed view: Option + Click the Airport icon in the menu bar provides additional information </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The information provided are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>AP MAC address </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Channel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RSSI </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transmit rate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Basic view: Clicking Airport icon in Menu Bar provides summarized information about connection </li></ul></ul>
  13. 16. Diagnostic
  14. 17. Windows Wireless Zero Configuration (WZC) Overview <ul><li>Integrated in Windows </li></ul>Detects broadcast networks Click to access the tool interface
  15. 18. Windows Wireless Zero Configuration (WZC) Overview (Cont.) <ul><li>Association to detected network can be: </li></ul>Automatic Manual or Manual if the network is new or Automatic Connection When Network Is in Range is disabled. Automatic if a profile for it exists and allows connection when in range. To be detected, a WLAN needs to be in range and broadcasting.
  16. 19. Windows Wireless Zero Configuration (WZC) Overview (Cont.) <ul><li>Double-click to connect </li></ul>Click to connect Click to change settings or
  17. 20. Connecting to Preferred WLANs using WZC <ul><li>Use Windows or third-party tool </li></ul>The tool will try to connect to these automatically By default, Windows tries to manage wireless adapters and connections itself. Use WZC or your WLAN adapter vendor provided utility, but not both. WZC will keep, under Preferred networks, the WLANs to which you have connected at least once. It will try to connect to the “automatic” first, and then will give a list of the “available networks.” On Advanced tab, you can configure what type of network the utility should try to connect to.
  18. 21. Configuring a Profile Using the Wireless Zero Configuration Tool <ul><li>Creates a profile for an undetected network </li></ul>Association and part of authentication PSK or 802.1x authentication Connect when in range
  19. 22. <ul><li>Creates a profile for an undetected network </li></ul>PSK or 802.1x authentication Connect when in range Association and part of authentication
  20. 23. Configuring a Profile Using the WZC— PSK Authentication <ul><li>Network type </li></ul>If PSK, you can enter the key here And this tab becomes inactive
  21. 24. <ul><li>Network type </li></ul>If PSK, you can enter the key here And this tab becomes inactive
  22. 25. Configuring a Profile Using the Wireless Zero Configuration Tool (Cont.) <ul><li>If “Association” doesn’t show PSK </li></ul>Then “Authentication” can be configured
  23. 26. <ul><li>If “Association” doesn’t show PSK </li></ul>Then “Authentication” can be configured
  24. 27. Profile Configuration Example <ul><li>For example, WPA/TKIP with PEAP </li></ul>Use computer name or guest?
  25. 28. Profile Configuration Example (Cont.) <ul><li>Checks if server is valid </li></ul>Use default windows ID? If no defaults, you will be prompted
  26. 29. State Table
  27. 30. Summary <ul><ul><li>NetworkManager is a wireless configuration GUI for Linux </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NetworkManager allows creation of simple password-based profiles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enterprise class of profiles offer richer configuration parameters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AirPort Extreme is the default wireless configuration utility for Mac </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Connection parameters can be entered for networks in range </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ad hoc or more advanced profiles can also be created </li></ul></ul>
  28. 31. Summary (Cont.) <ul><ul><li>AirPort Extreme associated menus can help configure advanced parameters or troubleshoot the connection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Windows WZC utility is the integrated wireless configuration tool </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It automatically tries to connect to “preferred networks” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You can create a basic profile to be added to the “preferred networks” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WZC detects broadcasting networks and saves them automatically </li></ul></ul>

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