188.8.131.52 Packet Tracer – Configure Basic Wireless Security Answers
Packet Tracer – Configure Basic Wireless Security (Answers Version)
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Configure basic wireless security using WPA2 Personal.
Background / Scenario
A small business owner learns that the wireless network should be secured from unauthorized access. He has decided to use WPA2 Personal for his network.
Step 1: Verify connectivity.
- Access the Desktop > Web Browser on the laptop.
- Enter www.cisco.pka into the URL. The web page should display.
Step 2: Configure basic wireless security.
- Enter 192.168.1.1 in the web browser to access the wireless router. Enter admin as the username and password.
- Click Wireless menu. Select Wireless Security menu.
- The security mode is disabled currently. Change the security mode to WPA2 Personal.
- In the Passphrase field, enter Network123.
- Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click Save Settings. Close the web browser.
Step 3: Update the wireless settings on Laptop.
- Click PC Wireless in the Desktop tab.
- Click Connect tab. Select the Academy and click Connect.
- Enter Network123 as the pre-shared key. Click Connect.
- Close the PC Wireless window.
Step 4: Verify connectivity.
- Access the Web Browser.
- Enter www.cisco.pka into the URL. Verify that the web page displays after the addition of basic wireless configuration.
- If you are unable to access the web page, verify your wireless settings on the wireless router and the laptop. Also verify that laptop is connected to the wireless router.