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    Securing Wireless LANs with PEAP and Passwords

    This solution shows you how to plan, deploy, and manage 802.1X wireless LAN security using Microsoft Windows Server 2003. This guidance provides step-by-step instructions for deploying wireless local access network (LAN) security for Microsoft Windows XP, and Pocket PC clients using the Protected Extensible Authentication Protocol (PEAP) and password authentication.
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        The Securing Wireless LANs with PEAP and Passwords solution guide is designed to help small- and medium-sized organizations protect their wireless local access network (LANs). This prescriptive guidance will assist you in planning, deploying, testing, and managing a wireless LAN security infrastructure using Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, and Pocket PC 2003. The guide is a companion to the earlier solution guide Securing Wireless LANs – a Certificate Services Solution. However, this updated guide uses passwords to authenticate users and computers to the LAN instead of digital certificates.
        The solution uses industry standards such as 802.1X to ensure broad interoperability. Windows XP Wireless Auto Configuration and the Microsoft Active Directory directory service help to minimize the complexity of installing and managing the solution—many of the more complex operations are automated in scripts that are provided with the guide. You can also install the solution entirely on existing servers in your environment to keep costs low.

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      Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

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