Wireless Networks For Research

Current survey group: 9 people

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  • Frequency / standard

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802.11 a ... b ... g ... n ...

other:

Answers:

n: 2

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  • Access control / Encryption

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How do we wish to see access control / encryption implemented?

  • No encryption / control
  • Mac address based
  • WEP
  • WPA/WPA2/802.1x
Answers:

WEP: 1
best unprotected for small devices, etc (protected only by means of bandwidth control, network limits) 
WPA2 for personal (but that s not sope of this survey)

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  • Range / Coverage

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In what locations would you use such a network?

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Answers:

everywhere: 2 :)

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  • Bandwidth / Data Rates

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What Bandwidth / Data Rates would you expect to need?

Answers:

fit for HD video
"a lot better than" now (which is 2-6 kbps in relevant rooms)

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  • IPv6

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  • Need for IPv6?
Answers:

yes: 1
no: 1

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  • What network segments have to be reachable from this network?

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e.g.

  • External ("the internet out there")
  • Staff / Admin
  • Other?
Answers:

everything: 2

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  • Other requirements /comments

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Answers:

many machines per person, and the same machine used by many persons