3.5 Summary

In order to maintain maximum compatibility with available 802.11b client hardware and yet still provide responsible access to the Internet, you can apply a combination of inexpensive hardware and freely available software to strike an acceptable balance between access and security.

In the following chapters, I'll show you how to set up basic wireless access to augment your existing wired network. I'll describe a workable method for providing wireless services to your local community, for minimal cost, while promoting community participation and individual responsibility.