CWAP Certified Wireless Analysis Professional Official Study Guide: Exam PW0-270

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 21, 2011 - Computers - 696 pages
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The official study guide for the Certified Wireless Analysis Professional certification from CWNP

Four leading wireless experts thoroughly prepare you for the vendor-neutral CWAP exam administered by CWNP, the industry leader for enterprise Wi-Fi training and certification.  This official study guide not only covers all exam objectives for the CWAP exam, it also prepares you to administer and troubleshoot complex enterprise WLAN environments.

  • Covers all exam objectives for the Certified Wireless Analysis Professional (CWAP) exam
  • Covers 802.11 physical (PHY) and 802.11 MAC layer frame formats and technologies
  • Also covers 802.11 operation and frame exchanges, spectrum analysis and troubleshooting, and protocol analysis and troubleshooting
  • Includes hands-on exercises using the Wireshark protocol analyzer and Fluke Network’s Spectrum analyzer software
  • Companion CD includes two practice exams and over 150 electronic flashcards

Advancing your skills as a wireless administrator professional? Start by passing the CWAP exam with the complete test prep you’ll find in this practical study guide and CD.

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It's a good book for WLAN Engineers and also for those who are interested in to know about Layer2 (Data Link) and Layer1 (Application) of the OSI layers.
Very useful for IEEE 802.11 2007 frame format.

Contents

Assessment Test xli
41
802 11 Overview 1
1
Station Service
8
802 11 Physical PHY Layer Frame Format 35
35
Carrier SenseClear Channel Assessment CSCCA
37
4
45
GHz Communications
49
DSSS
56
802 11 Security
291
1 Viewing Open System and Shared Key Authentication Frames
295
3 CCMPEncrypted Frames
310
4 802 1XEAP Frame Exchanges
332
802 11n HT Analysis
357
Frequency Spectrum
360
HT Control Field
374
HT Operation Element
418

Exam Essentials
64
802 11 MAC Sublayer Frame Format
73
11 MPDU Format
74
Sequence Control Field
101
Exam Essentials
110
802 11 Management Frames
123
Management Frame Types
124
Table of Exercises
145
Information Elements and Fields
147
Action Frames
165
802 11 Control Frames
187
Key Terms
207
Data Frames
215
Summary
230
802 11 Medium Contention
241
Summary
261
Power Management
269
11e Unscheduled Automatic Power Save Delivery
281
Spectrum Analysis
439
1 Identifying Noise and WiFi Cards
471
Exam Essentials
497
Protocol Analyzer Operation and Troubleshooting
511
Protocol Analyzer Features
517
1 EAP Conversation Analyses
535
35
554
39
561
Appendix About the Companion CD
577
Glossary
581
Index
617
187
622
73
626
439
634
511
635
165
636
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David A. Westcott, CWNE #7, is an independent consultant and technical trainer with over 25 years of experience. He has been a certified trainer and course developer for over 17 years, working with government agencies, corporations, and universities. David D. Coleman, CWNE #4, is the Global Training Manager for Aerohive Networks, creators of the award-winning cooperative control wireless LAN (WLAN) architecture. He is the author of numerous white papers and books about Wi-Fi technology. Peter Mackenzie, CWNE #33, is the Head of Technical Operations at MarQuest, and has many years of experience providing wireless network training and consultancy specializing in network analysis and troubleshooting. Ben Miller, CWNE #12, is Course Director for the Global Knowledge Wireless Curriculum, where he oversees course development, instructor readiness, and equipment testing for vendor-neutral wireless training.

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