Wireless Networking

Last Updated on 13 March 2014, Total: 29 Articles and Tutorials

The term wireless networking refers to technology that enables two or more computers to communicate using standard network protocols, but without network cabling. The computers connect to the network using radio signals.

The articles in this section give an overview on how wireless networking functions, the different types of wireless networks available, and the new technologies being developed in the field.

  1. Configuring Windows Server 2008 & Windows Vista Wireless connections from the CLI using netsh wlan

    How to configure wireless networking connections from the command line using netsh wlan... Read More

  2. 4 Hidden Wi-Fi Security Threats

    In this article the author points out some lesser known wireless security vulnerabilities and how you discover what they are, how they can affect your network, and how to protect against them... Read More

  3. 802.11b vs. Bluetooth

    The match is on! Which technology will come out on top, or will the points be shared? In this article we’ll take a look at 802.11b as opposed to Bluetooth. I’ll give you a background and point out the advantages and disadvantages of each so that you can make a decision for yourself. Once you have read this article you... Read More

  4. An Introduction to Wireless Networking (Part 1) - 802.11 Overview

    This article will act as the first of a two part series on wireless networking. In part one we will look at the basics and get a general overview of what wireless networking involves... Read More

  5. An Introduction to Wireless Networking (Part 2) - Requirements and Setup

    Welcome to the second of a two part series on wireless networking. In this section we will look at the what and how to of setting up a wireless network, as well as what Windows 2003 has to offer in this sector... Read More

  6. An Overview of Wireless Network Security

    In this article I will point out what sort of threats there are, give you some considerations when planning for the implementation of network security, and also a list of tips that will help to strengthen the security of your network... Read More

  7. Deploying WPA2-Enterprise Wi-Fi Security in Small Businesses

    This article discusses the main concerns small businesses should have when setting up enterprise Wi-Fi security. It includes tips that help you understand, setup, and manage enterprise Wi-Fi security in small businesses... Read More

  8. Diagnosing Wireless Issues with inSSIDer and other tools

    Various ways and tools to diagnose Windows Wireless networking issues including the free inSSIDer... Read More

  9. Distributing Wi-Fi and 802 1X Client Settings

    In this article the author discusses some solutions to help distribute and configure Wireless clients in WPA2-Enterprise with 802.1X authentication implementations... Read More

  10. Firmware Replacements for Wireless Routers

    In this article we'll discuss how replacing your router’s stock firmware with a third-party firmware can add more functionality... Read More

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