Wireless security advice

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Oct 13th, 2008
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Hey everyone,


I have inherited a unsecured wireless network with the following setup -


1x WLSE express (v2.13.1)

28x AP 1210

10x AP 1130

Windows 2003 Active Directory


I was wondering what would be the best security / encryption solution to implement without spending a dime. I have reading alot about PEAP as well.


Any suggestions / advice would be appreciated.


Regards,


Mark


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amritpatek Mon, 10/20/2008 - 13:26
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PEAP uses Transport Level Security (TLS) to create an encrypted channel between an authenticating PEAP client, such as a Wireless laptop, and a PEAP authenticator, such as Microsoft Internet Authentication Service (IAS) or any RADIUS server. PEAP does not specify an authentication method, but provides additional security for other EAP authentication protocols, such as EAP-MSCHAPv2, that can operate through the TLS encrypted channel provided by PEAP. The PEAP authentication process consists of two main phases:


Here is the URL for the PEAP Under Unified Wireless Networks with Microsoft Internet Authentication Service. It may help you

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps6366/products_configuration_example09186a0080921f67.shtml


Follwing URL contains Different types of Authentication which are use in wireless.

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/wireless/access_point/1300/12.3_7_JA/configuration/guide/b37auth.html#wp1035193



mark_Bayliss Tue, 10/21/2008 - 02:14
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Hey,


Thanks for the reply.


We dont have WLC but can WLSE express used instead? If so, is there any recommended articles you know of?


Thanks again.


Regards,


Mark Bayliss

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