Apple DESIGNING AIRPORT NETWORKS 10.5 Windows
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Designing

AirPort Networks

Using AirPort Utility

Mac OS X v10.5 + Windows

1 Contents

Chapter 1

3

Getting Started

 

5

Configuring an Apple Wireless Device for Internet Access Using AirPort Utility

 

6

Extending the Range of Your AirPort Network

 

6

Sharing a USB Hard Disk Connected to an AirPort Extreme Base Station or Time Capsule

 

6

Printing with an Apple Wireless Device

 

6

Sharing Your Computer’s Internet Connection

Chapter 2

9

AirPort Security

 

9

Security for AirPort Networks at Home

 

10

Security for AirPort Networks in Businesses and Classrooms

 

11

Wi-FiProtected Access (WPA) and WPA2

Chapter 3

14

AirPort Network Designs

 

15

Using AirPort Utility

 

17

Setting Up the AirPort Extreme Network

 

24

Configuring and Sharing Internet Access

 

40

Setting Advanced Options

 

42

Setting Up a Wireless Distribution System (WDS)

 

46

Extending the Range of an 802.11n Network

 

48

Setting up a Dual-Band(2.4 GHz and 5 GHz) Network

 

49

Keeping Your Network Secure

 

54

Directing Network Traffic to a Specific Computer on Your Network (Port Mapping)

 

56

Logging

 

57

Setting up IPv6

 

58

Sharing and Securing USB Hard Disks on Your Network

 

60

Using a Time Capsule in Your Network

 

60

Connecting a USB Printer to an Apple Wireless Device

 

61

Adding a Wireless Client to Your 802.11n Network

 

62

Solving Problems

Chapter 4

64

Behind the Scenes

 

64

Basic Networking

 

67

Items That Can Cause Interference with AirPort

Glossary

69

 

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