WLAN Configurations

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WLAN Configurations Basic Service Set Extended Service Set Independent Service Set
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Basic Service Set This configuration is served by a single AP It is also known as infrastructure mode
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Pro’s and Cons Pro to this set is that it is easy to set up and cost efficient. The con is there is only one AP so user amount is restricted to preserve throughput rates. This would be used in a home network or a small office environment.
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Extended Service Set Comprised of two or more BSS networks. Using multiple access points increases the amount of user on the network.
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Pro’s and Cons With this network configuration you can accommodate more users. How handoffs are handled isn’t specified. This could be used in a medium to large one story office building.
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Independent Basic Service Set There is no AP for this wireless configuration. It is also known as peer to peer or ad hoc mode.
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Pro’s and Cons Easily share files between computers, without connecting to the internet
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