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This post will show the list of equipment and software required to implement a wireless network project using Cisco access points and offer a quick access to the playlist on our youtube channel.

EQUIPMENT LIST

Here is the list of the hardware that I used to create my wireless network project:

 Cisco WAP 321

 Cisco WAP 371

 Cisco Power Supply

 Cisco PoE Injector

 Network Cabling (CAT6)

 Patch cable (CAT6)

 RJ45 Ethernet Connectors 

 Crimp, Cut, and Strip Tool

 UTP Cable Tester

 Wire Tracker

All pieces of equipment listed above are available on Amazon's website all over the world.



SOFTWARE LIST

Here is the list of the software that I used to create my wireless network project:

 Putty

Windows 10

Most of these software are available for free and some are sold on Amazon.

PLAYLIST - Cisco ACCESS POINT 

Here are the playlist available on our youtube channel showing how to start your configuration.

 Cisco WAP321

 Cisco WAP371



POWER SUPPLY

An important observation that affected the time of implantation of my wireless network project was the fact that the power cable is not included by default when purchasing a Cisco access point.

Network planning

Here are some tips to help you with your wireless network planning.

Use one access point for every 20 wireless users

Use one access point for every 50 meters

Enables SNMP on access points

Use network monitoring software to verify network usage 

CONCLUSION

This post did show the list of equipment required to implement a network project using Cisco Access Points.