CompTIA® Network+ Lab Exercise : Configuring Wep On A Wireless Access Point

7. Configure WEP on a Wireless Access Point

Your task is to configure WEP on AP1 with a password "cert1" . Also verify that the SSID is set to "CertExams".

Instructions:

1. Open AP1 properties by clicking on the icon. Click Wireless tab and in Basic Wireless Settings enter Network Name(SSID) as "CertExams" , click Wireless Security tab and select WEP from Security Mode drop down and enter "cert1" as password and click "Save Settings" button.

Configure WEP on a Wireless Access Point Step 1
Configure WEP on a Wireless Access Point Step 2

Notes: WEP stands for Wireless Equivalent Privacy. There are several other security mechanisms available for securing wireless networks. These include WPA, MAC filtering, Authentication.

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