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RE: Wireless range limiting
From: "Patterson, Michael" <mpatterson () susquehannahealth org>
Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2008 13:12:24 -0400

We ran into the issue of finding gaps of wireless coverage and viewing our coverage with floor plans that we loaded.  
It's also nice to test the shaping of directional antennas and signal shaping.  Air magnet seemed to do the trick, but 
that's just one of the better products that I have been exposed to, so remember there could be something better.
http://www.airmagnet.com/products/survey/

For spectrum analyzing we use Cognio Spectrum Analyzer with a Cognio card (which was acquired by Cisco now I believe)

Disclaimer:
Once again this is just one person's suggestion so please use your best judgment.

Hope that helps!

Michael Patterson

Susquehanna Health
Information Technology
mpatterson () susquehannahealth org

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-----Original Message-----
From: listbounce () securityfocus com [mailto:listbounce () securityfocus com] On Behalf Of Charles Hardin
Sent: Wednesday, April 16, 2008 11:41 AM
To: wifisec () securityfocus com; security-basics
Subject: Wireless range limiting

A co-worker of mine was recently telling me of a tool he had seen
several years ago. A utility where you could upload a floor plan of
your building and specify where your access points are located. You
could then walk around your perimeter with a wireless client with an
agent on it that would allow you to marcate the physical boundries of
where you want the wireless signal to reach and it would reject
clients outside this range based on the signal.

Has anyone ever heard of anything remotely like this?


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