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Step 1: Verify connectivity between the computer and the multi-function device

a.  The computer used to configure the AP should be attached to one of the multi-function device’s switch ports.

b. On the computer, click the Start button and select Run. Type cmd and click OK or press Enter.

c. At the command prompt, ping the multi-function device using the default IP address or the IP that has been configured on the multi-function device’s port. Do not proceed until the ping succeeds.

d. Write down the command used to ping the multi-function device

Jawab:   ping

Step 2: Log in to the multi-function device and configure the wireless network

a. Open a web browser. In the address line, type http://ip_address, where ip_address is the IP address of the wireless router (default is At the prompt, leave the user name textbox empty, but type the password assigned to the router. The default password is admin. Click OK.

b. In the main menu, click on the Wireless option.

c. In the Basic Wireless Settings window, the Network Mode shows mixed by default, because the AP supports 802.11b, g, and n wireless devices. You can use any of these standards to connect to the AP. If the wireless portion of the multi-function device is NOT being used, the network mode would be set to Disabled. Leave the default of Mixed selected.

d. Delete the default SSID (linksys) in the Network Name (SSID) textbox. Enter a new SSID using your last name or name chosen by your instructor. SSIDs are case-sensitive.

e. Write down the exact SSID name that you are using.

Jawab: Informatika08

f. Click on the Radio Band drop-down menu and write down the two options.

Jawab: Auto and Standard

g. For a wireless network that can use 802.11b, g, or n client devices, the default is Auto. Auto allows the Wide Channel option to be chosen and gives the best performance. The Standard Channel option is used if the wireless client devices are 802.11b or g, or both b and g. The Wide Channel option is used if only 802.11n client devices are being used. Leave the default of Auto selected.

h. SSID Broadcast is set to enabled by default, which enables the AP to periodically send out the SSID using the wireless antenna. Any wireless devices in the area can detect this broadcast. This is how clients detect nearby wireless networks.

i. Click on the Save Settings button. When the settings have been successfully saved, click on Continue.

j. The AP is now configured for a wireless network with the name (SSID) that you gave it. It is important to write down this information before starting the next lab or attaching any wireless NICs to the wireless network.

Step 3: Reflection

a. How many wireless networks do you think could be configured in one classroom? What would limit this?

Jawab: 50 user

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b. What do you see as a potential security problem when you broadcast your SSID from the AP?


Jika kita tetap menggunakan setingan default pada SSID maka akses point kita akan mudah di serang oleh People attack, mereka akan mudah mengakses jaringn kita.


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