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We are thinking about setting up a wireless connection across the school and i thought about buying the HP ...
7th November 2008, 01:54 PM #1
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We are thinking about setting up a wireless connection across the school and i thought about buying the HP Procurve 420 AP.
My question is do i have to set this up using RADIUS or can i just use a WEP key and connect all laptops using that?
I don't really want to mess around with the server as we only have one as it has exchange and SIMS on it already. What is the best option for security here?
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7th November 2008, 02:06 PM #2
If you're going to use wep then you might as well not bother and just leave it as an open system.
wpa/wpa2 is the way forward.
Unmanaged systems are a pain and then so are some managed systems.
7th November 2008, 02:07 PM #3
If you really want to install wireless around the school then a managed system is needed but for that you need smt involvement and money.
If you can't afford to put in a decent system then I wouldn't bother as all you will end up with is headaches.
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