Wireless Networking

Last Updated on 27 March 2015, Total: 34 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. The New Philosophy for Server Management in Windows Server 8 (Part 1)

    This article discusses the ways in which the very nature of server management will change in Windows Server 8... Read More

  2. Security Vulnerabilities of Enterprise (802.1X) Wi-Fi Security

    In this article the author will briefly introduce the enterprise mode (for those not familiar with it) and discuss one of the exploits hackers could use, and also show you how to protect against it and other vulnerabilities... Read More

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Diagnosing Wireless Issues with inSSIDer and other tools

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

  6. 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

  7. Wireless Networking - Your questions answered!

    This article is dedicated to answering a selection of the questions I received from WindowsNetworking.com readers by e-mail. Unfortunately I do not have time to answer all of your e-mails individually so I have decided to do so here in the form of an article for everyone's benefit. I have left out all the unnecessary information and just extracted the... Read More

  8. 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

  9. Wireless Networking in Windows 2003

    In Part 2 of my Introduction to Wireless Networking series I briefly touched on the subject of IAS in Windows 2003. Here we will look at the Internet Authentication Service in a bit more detail and also see what Windows 2003, and SP1, have to offer when it comes to Wireless Networking. I’ll also show you how to setup 802.1X... Read More

  10. Introduction to Wireless Networking Part 3 - Security, General Tips and Tricks

    Welcome to part three of what was originally meant to be a two part series on ‘An Introduction to Wireless Networking’. We’ll take a closer look at the types of security that wireless networking offers, I’ll give you some general tips and tricks and update you on some of the latest news and statistics... Read More

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