How to configure a Google Chromebook to use a school/corporate proxy server.
Configuring a Windows Server IP address hasn’t really changed much in the last 15 years, albeit Microsoft did try to make it super complicated to get to during the Windows Vista and Windows 7 period. However the designers behind Windows Server 2012 R2 have made it a lot easier to update IP address settings. The […]
Radius is a method of authenticating users and computers that are connected to a host system or network remotely or using wireless networking. It can be used to control authentication and data encryption protocols on a wireless network system.
When installing a wireless network that is going to be used all around your school, it is important to survey the buildings and map out where each wireless access point will be placed. It will also allow you to find the best positions to place new cabling and to help stretch your budget a little […]
A MAC address is a unique identifying number that works in a similar way to a TCP/IP address, however this magic number is usually assigned to a network device when it is manufactured. If your network uses TCP/IP, IPX or even NetBeui then all of these protocols will rely on the MAC address.
Anyone looking into installing a wireless system will eventually ask the question "Which protocol do I go for?" The answer to this question can be worked out by assessing the equipment that you already have in the school and the type of equipment you will be getting. You will also need to know about your […]
WPSK or WPA-PSK uses a pre-shared Key for authentication on a wireless system, so you don’t need a Radius Server. In order to access a WPA/WPA2 protected network all Wireless devices such as laptops, tables and smartphones would use the same pre-shared Key (PSK) to access a particular SSID. Data on a wireless network is usually […]
WEP is an acronym for Wired Equivalent Privacy. This basically means that all data that is to be transmitted over a wireless local area network (WLAN) is encrypted using a 64bit or 128bit encryption key.
Have you ever wondered how you can prevent unauthorized people from accessing your school ? s network if you have a wireless network infrastructure at your school. Wireless Access Points have several different ways that you can employ to secure your wireless network . This article will give you information about the ways to help […]
More and more schools are seeing wireless networking as the future for making better use of ICT in the classroom. With the competitive pricing of laptops and wireless kit there is a big market for this type of technology. However, as with any major project, planning is vital. This article aims to point you in […]