This chapter will introduce you to:
The 802.11 standard specifies details on how wireless LANs (WLANs) operate, with emphasis on stations (often referred to as client radios or cards) and access points which form ad hoc and infrastructure types of WLANs. This chapter defines each of these primary configuration types and components, and others.
It is possible to configure WLANs into different architectures, depending on requirements of the system. These physical architectures include the following:
• Ad hoc
Ad hoc WLANs (sometimes referred ...