The following section is a summary of the major points you should be aware of in this chapter.
- Wireless networks use radio waves to transmit data and connect devices
- WLANs are meant to augment, not replace, wired LAN infrastructure
IEEE 802.11 Components
- IEEE 802.11 components include the following:
- Client or Station (STA)
- Access Point (AP)
- Independent Basic Service Set (IBSS)
- Basic Service Set (BSS)
- Extended Service Set (ESS)
- Distribution System (DS)
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