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The Official Study Guide for CWNA Exam PW0-104
Prepare for Certified Wireless Network Administrator certification with this new official Study Guide from the CWNP Program. This comprehensive resource covers everything you need for the exam: the fundamentals of RF behavior; the features and functions of wireless LAN components; IEEE 802.11 standards; how to install, configure, and troubleshoot wireless LAN hardware and protocols; and many other essential topics and concepts. Inside you'll find:
Full coverage of all exam objectives in a systematic approach, so you can be confident you're getting the instruction you need for the exam
Practical hands-on exercises to reinforce critical skills
Real-world scenarios that put what you've learned in the context of actual job roles
Challenging review questions in each chapter to prepare you for exam day
Exam Essentials, a key feature in each chapter that identifies critical areas you must become proficient in before taking the exam
Special labs, white papers, videos, and demos on the CD to further facilitate your learning
A handy tear card that maps every official exam objective to the corresponding chapter in the book, so you can track your exam prep objective by objective
Look inside for complete coverage of all exam objectives.
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CD also includes numerous demo software, white papers, labs, and videos.
Study anywhere, any time, and approach the exam with confidence.
About the CWNP Program
CWNP is the industry standard for vendor-neutral, enterprise WLAN certifications. The focus is to educate IT professionals in the technology behind all enterprise WLAN products and to enable these professionals to manage wireless LAN enterprise infrastructures, regardless of the vendor solution utilized. CWNP is a privately held corporation based in Atlanta, Georgia. For more information, visit www.cwnp.com.
The book will cover all the exam objectives for the latest version of the CWNA, 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
• Performing Site Surveys
The book will include in-depth coverage of the exam objectives, as well as hands-on exercises, chapter review questions, a detailed glossary, and and a pre-assessment test. The CD will include a PDF of the book, as well as two bonus exams and over 150 flashcards.
The official study guide for the leading wireless network administration certification
li>Sybex is now the official publisher for Certified Wireless Network Professional, the certifying vendor for the CWNA program
- Covers all objectives for the newest version of the exam, 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; performing site surveys; and troubleshooting
- Also includes hands-on exercises, chapter review questions, a detailed glossary, and a pre-assessment test
- The CD-ROM features two bonus exams, over 150 flashcards, and numerous white papers and demo software
David D. Coleman, CWNA, CWSP, CWNT (Atlanta, GA) is an independent consultant and technical trainer. He is a Certified Wireless Network Trainer, Administrator, Security Professional, and Analysis Professional. David A. Westcott, CWNA, CWSP, CWNT (Concord, MA) is an independent consultant and technical trainer with more than 20 years of experience.
Sybex is now the official publisher for CWNP, the certifying vendor for the CWNA program. This valuable guide covers all objectives for the newest version of the PW0-104 exam, 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; performing site surveys; and troubleshooting. Also included are hands-on exercises, chapter review questions, a detailed glossary, and a pre-assessment test. The CD-ROM features two bonus exams, over 150 flashcards, and numerous White Papers and demo software.
Note: CD-ROM materials for eBook purchases can be downloaded from CWNP’s website at www.cwnp.com/sybex.
About the Author
David D. Coleman, CWNE, CWNA, CWSP, CWNT, is an independent consultant and technical trainer with over fifteen years of IT experience. David has consulted with CWNP on the hands-on labs used in the classroom programs. He also holds Microsoft and Cisco certifications. David A. Westcott, CWNE, CWNA, CWSP, CWNT, is an independent consultant and technical trainer with over twenty years of experience. David has been a certified trainer for over twelve years.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Overview of Wireless Standards, Organizations,and Fundamentals.
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 WLAN Deployment and Vertical Markets.
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.
Chapter 18 High Throughput (HT) and 802.11n.
Appendix A About the Companion CD.
Appendix B Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Regulations.