Assignment #2 - Configure a laptop to access a Wireless Access Point

Due Date: October 3

Value: 12 points total


  • Post to the appropriate forum with the URLs your upload to the system
  • Post to the forum containing the written part of the assignment (part 2).

Part 1 (6 pts)
  • Configure and use a laptop over a wireless access point (AP).
  • Write up the process
    • What it took to do?
    • Any steps?
    • What problems or issues did you face?
    • How did it work?
  • Provide a diagram of the wireless network and the network the AP is connected that allows your connection to the Internet.
  • Upload to the system (which is an exercise in the use of SFTP).

Part 2 (6 pts)
  • Locate and read, from any professional conference, journal, article, online source, two articles relevant to the the importance and/or impact of wireless networking in todays society. Write a two paragraph review for each article. The 1st paragraph should describe the contents of the article. The 2nd paragraph should be your reaction to the article. Do not forget to include the reference cite. Use APA format.
  • Post class forum the written part of the assignment.
  • Reply to at least two postings in a meaningful manner.