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Lab Manual for CWNA Guide to Wireless LANs, Second Edition Lab Manual Solutions 10-

Chapter 10 Solutions
Activity Questions, Lab 10-1
1. One end has a proprietary connector and the other has an industry-
standard connector.
Answer: Pigtail
2. May be used to keep track of power output by connecting a power meter
to one output and an RF antenna to the other.
Answer: Slitter
3. Used to introduce gain into an RF system.
Answer: A!lifier
. Used to switch from one fre!uency range to another.
Answer: "re#uenc$ con%erter
". #hunts transient current to ground.
Answer: Lig&tning arrestor
$. Used to introduce %oss into an RF system.
Answer: Attenuator
&. 'specia%%y usefu% when no power out%et is %ocated in the area where you
want to p%ace your access point.
Answer: PoE
(. )as a sing%e input connector and mu%tip%e output connectors.
Answer: Slitter
*. +his system re!uires an acti,e switch or a power in-ector.
Answer: PoE
1.. 'specia%%y usefu% when the fre!uency range you are using is congested.
Answer: "re#uenc$ con%erter
11. May be necessary if your power output is abo,e F// regu%ations.
Answer: Attenuator
12. +ypica%%y 0%ter on M1/ addresses to put a user in an assigned !ueue with
particu%ar properties.
Answer: 'and(idt& control unit
13. 2i%% not protect your system from a direct %ightning strike.
Answer: Lig&tning arrestor
1. 3ndustry-standard connectors used on wire%ess 415s.
Answer: 'NC, )NC, SMA
1". 1 type of adapter.
Answer: Pigtail
1$. Used to conser,e and protect bandwidth.
Answer: 'and(idt& control unit
Review Questions, Lab 10-1
1. Under what conditions wou%d you need a pigtai% cab%e6
Answer: W&en $ou need to connect a rorietar$ cable end to an industr$-standard cable end
2. 2hich two accessories are used to contro% the power output in a wire%ess
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Answer: A!lifiers and attenuators
3. 2hat is the purpose of using 7o'6
Answer: )o facilitate utting access oints in laces suc& as t&e ceiling, (&ere t&ere are t$icall$ no
o(er outlets
. 2hy is it important that a%% accessories added to a wire%ess system ha,e
the same impedance6
Answer: So t&at $ou don*t increase t&e +SW,
". 2hat types of prob%ems are caused by 8#2R6
Answer: -nstable o(er le%els and radio trans!itter burnout
Activity Questions, Lab 10-2
. 2ere you ab%e to gain access without %ogging on as a speci0c user6
Answer: .es
". 2ere you ab%e to te%net without a username6
Answer: No
&. 2hat is the system name for your access point6
Answer: +aries
13. 9id it work6
Answer: No
1. 2ere you successfu%6
Answer: .es
1&. 2hat message do you get6
Answer: Error in aut&entication
1(. 9id it work6
Answer: No
1*. 9id it work6
Answer: .es
2.. 2ere you re!uired to enter an enab%e mode password to get to pri,i%eged
mode6
Answer: No
Review Questions, Lab 10-2
1. 2hat is the defau%t administrator username and password on the /isco
12.. series access point6
Answer: An$ userna!e (it& t&e ass(ord Cisco
2. 2hat is the defau%t +e%net username and password on the /isco 12..
series access point6
Answer: -serna!e Cisco and ass(ord Cisco
3. )ow does user management ,ia the 4oca% User 4ist On%y option increase
security6
Answer: Allo(s $ou to disable t&e default ad!inistrator account and force users to log on (it& t&eir
o(n userna!e and ass(ord/ -sers can be gi%en ,0 or ,W access/
. 3n terms of security %e,e%s on /isco switches and access points: what is
4e,e% 1"6
Answer: Le%el 11 is t&e &ig&est le%el of securit$/ 2t is e#ui%alent to ad!inistrator access/
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". 3n pre,ious %abs: you were ab%e to con0gure the access point using +e%net
when %ogged on as /isco with the password /isco. 3n this %ab you cou%d
not. 2hat changed6
Answer: '$ default t&e userna!e Cisco and ass(ord Cisco (as an ad!inistrator-le%el account/ We
disabled t&at account and created ne( ad!inistrator-le%el local user accounts using tea!!ate na!es/
)&e local user account na!ed Cisco onl$ &as ,0 access/
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Activity Questions, Lab 10-3
". 9o routers and switches disp%ay in the network map6 2hat types of
de,ices disp%ay in the network map6
Answer: No5 Access oints5 +aries
$. 3s /97 enab%ed by defau%t6 2hat is the packet ho%d time6 /97 packets
are sent at inter,a%s of how many seconds6 1ccording to /97: who is
your neighbor6 9o the other access points disp%ay as neighbors6 2hy or
why not6
Answer: .es5 160 seconds5 70 seconds5 )&e s(itc&5 No5 )&e ot&er access oints are not directl$
connected and C8P onl$ reorts de%ices t&at are directl$ connected
&. 2hat are the capabi%ity codes for your neighbor6 2hat do the codes
stand for6 +o what port on the switch is your access point connected6
Answer: ) and S5 )ransarent bridge and s(itc&5 +aries
1.. 1re the defau%t ho%d time and packet inter,a% the same for the switch as
they are for the access points6
Answer: .es
13. +he switch wi%% e,entua%%y be ;ushed from the neighbor tab%e. 2hy6
Answer: .ou disabled C8P on t&e s(itc& ort to (&ic& t&e access oint is connected/
Review Questions, Lab 10-3
1. 2hat is the purpose of /976
Answer: )o ro%ide de%ice infor!ation on directl$ connected neig&bors
2. 1%% /isco de,ices run /97 by defau%t. +rue or Fa%se6
Answer: )rue
3. 2hat is an ad,antage to using /976
Answer: .ou can get infor!ation on connected de%ices (it&out &$sicall$ attac&ing to t&e!/
. 2hat are two disad,antages of using /976
Answer: 2t uses band(idt& and can be considered a securit$ &ole/
". )ow cou%d the network map feature be used to manage the wire%ess
4156
Answer: 2t s&o(s needed !anage!ent infor!ation suc& as MAC and 2P addresses, de%ice t$e,
s$ste! na!e, and 20S %ersion/
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