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CWTS™: Certified Wireless Technology Specialist Official Study Guide:Exam PW0-070 by Robert J. Bartz

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Chapter 7. WLAN Terminology and Technology

THE FOLLOWING CWTS EXAM OBJECTIVES ARE COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER:

  • Define basic characteristics of Wi-Fi technology

    • Active and passive scanning

    • Power saving operation

    • Data rates and throughput

    • Dynamic rate switching

    • Authentication and association

    • The distribution system and roaming

    • Infrastructure and ad hoc modes

    • BSSID, SSID, BSS, ESS

    • Protection mechanisms

WLAN Terminology and Technology

It is important to learn how IEEE 802.11 wireless LAN infrastructure devices such as access points are connected together using a common distribution system. This distribution system allows access points to communicate with each other and give the connected wireless ...

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