This chapter covers the following subjects:
The Wireless Network Road Trip: A look at the packet delivery process on a wireless-to-wired network.
Using VLANs to Add Control: How VLANs are used in wireless networks to separate subnets.
Configuring VLANs and Trunks: How to apply a configuration of VLANs and trunks on a Cisco switch.
Much coordination is involved with the delivery of wireless packets to and from the wireless networks. This chapter focuses on delivery of packets to the wired network and the path that traffic will traverse. It is intended to give you a good understanding of what devices are involved and how they manipulate packets as they are transmitted.
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