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Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN
Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG)
Installation and Configuration Guide for
Windows Vista
Software Release 1.0
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    Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista Software Release 1.0 Americas Headquarters Cisco Systems, Inc. 170 West Tasman Drive San Jose, CA 95134-1706 http://www.cisco.com Tel: 408 526-4000 800 553-NETS (6387)

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    You can determine whether your equipment is causing interference by turning it off. If the interference stops, it was probably caused by the Cisco equipment or one of its peripheral devices. If the equipment causes interference to radio or television reception, try to correct the interference by using one or more of the following measures: •...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    For Client Devices Inserting the Client Adapter 1-10 Inserting a PC-Cardbus Card 1-10 Inserting a PCI Card 1-11 Changing the Bracket 1-11 Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

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    Configuring EAP-FAST Settings in the Authentication Tab 3-13 Finding the Version of the EAP-FAST Module 3-16 Overview of LEAP 3-17 How LEAP Works 3-17 Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

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    C H A P T E R Removing a Client Adapter Removing a PC-Cardbus Card Removing a PCI Card Upgrading the Client Adapter Software Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

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    Administrative Rules for Cisco Aironet CB21AG and PI21AG Wireless LAN Client Adapters in Taiwan 2.4- and 5-GHz Client Adapters Chinese Translation English Translation 5-GHz Client Adapters Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

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    IEEE 802.11g Acknowledgments and Licensing A P P E N D I X Abbreviations A P P E N D I X Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

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    Contents Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista viii OL-16534-01...

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    Caution are running Window Vista. For information about the Cisco Aironet CB21AG and PI21AG on devices that are running Windows XP or Cisco Aironet 340, 350, and CB20A wireless LAN client adapters, refer to the appropriate guides at this URL: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/wireless/ps4555/tsd_products_support_series_home.html...

  • Page 10: Preface

    • Variables are in italics. • Configuration parameters are capitalized. • Notes, cautions, and warnings use the following conventions and symbols: • Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

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    La traduzione delle avvertenze riportate in questa pubblicazione si trova nell’appendice, “Translated Safety Warnings” (Traduzione delle avvertenze di sicurezza). Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 12: Related Publications

    Cisco documents, see the monthly What’s New in Cisco Product Documentation, which also lists all new and revised Cisco technical documentation, at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/general/whatsnew/whatsnew.html Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

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    Inserting the Client Adapter, page 1-10 • Obtaining Client Adapter Software, page 1-17 • Installing the Client Adapter Driver and Software, page 1-18 • Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 14: Product Overview And Installation

    LAN, such as an • access point, bridge, or base station. Throughout this document, access point is used to represent infrastructure devices in general. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 15: Hardware Components

    Client adapter has awakened from power save mode. Alternating blink: Client adapter is scanning for the wireless network for which it is configured. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 16: Software Components

    You can install both the driver for the CB21AG and PI21AG and the software that runs the adapter by running a single executable file that is available from Cisco.com. You must execute this file on devices that are running Windows Vista. This driver and softward can be used only with CB21AG and PI21AG client adapters.

  • Page 17: Wireless Infrastructure With Workstations Accessing A Wired Lan

    This process is referred to as seamless roaming. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 18: Safety Information

    Do not operate the radio or attempt to transmit data unless the antenna is connected; otherwise, the • radio may be damaged. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 19: Warnings

    Check Step 3 each item for damage. If any item is damaged or missing, notify your authorized Cisco sales representative. Note Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 20: Package Contents

    The following information from your system administrator: • Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 21: Site Requirements

    Install the client adapter away from microwave ovens. Microwave ovens operate on the same • frequency as the client adapter and can cause signal interference. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 22: Inserting The Client Adapter

    Turn on your computer and let the operating system boot up completely. Step 2 Hold the card with the Cisco label facing up and insert it into the Cardbus slot, applying just enough Step 3 pressure to make sure it is fully seated (see Figure 1-3).

  • Page 23: Inserting A Pci Card

    Remove the two screws that attach the bracket to the card. See Figure 1-4. Step 1 Figure 1-4 Changing the PCI Card Bracket Bracket screws Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 1-11 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 24: Inserting The Card

    Slip your card’s antenna through the opening near the empty expansion slot so that it is located outside Step 5 of the computer. See Figure 1-5. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 1-12 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 25: Assembling The Antenna

    Follow the steps below to assemble the PCI card’s antenna. Slide the antenna through the opening in the bottom of the antenna base. Step 1 Position the antenna so its notches are facing the Cisco label on the front of the base. See Figure 1-6.

  • Page 26: Mounting The Antenna

    Place the antenna away from microwave ovens and 2.4- and 5.8-GHz cordless phones. These • products can cause signal interference because they operate in the same frequency range as the PCI card. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 1-14 OL-16534-01...

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    Position the mounting holes on the bottom of the antenna base over the screws (see Figure 1-8) and pull Step 5 down to lock in place. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 1-15 OL-16534-01...

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    If the Found New Hardware Wizard window appears, click Cancel. Step 9 Go to the “Installing the Client Adapter Driver and Software” section on page 1-18. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 1-16 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 29: Obtaining Client Adapter Software

    Read and accept the terms and conditions of the Software License Agreement. Click Agree to accept the terms and condition, or click Decline not to accept. Save the file to your device. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 1-17...

  • Page 30: Installing The Client Adapter Driver And Software

    Allow the preparation sequence to finish . After the preparation sequence finishes, the next Cisco Aironet Installation Program window appears (see Figure 1-11). Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 1-18 OL-16534-01...

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    Cisco Aironet Installation Program Dialog Box—Driver Installation and Hardware Insertion Click OK. The Cisco Aironet Installation Program—Setup Status window appears (see Figure 1-13). Step 5 Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 1-19 OL-16534-01...

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    If this dialog box appears, double-click Install this driver software anyway. After the driver Step 7 installation finishes, the Cisco Aironet Installation Program—InstallShield Wizard Complete window appears (see Figure 1-15). Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 1-20 OL-16534-01...

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    Product Overview and Installation Installing the Client Adapter Driver and Software Figure 1-15 Cisco Aironet Installation Program—InstallShield Wizard Complete Window Step 8 Click Finish. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 1-21 OL-16534-01...

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    Chapter 1 Product Overview and Installation Installing the Client Adapter Driver and Software Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 1-22 OL-16534-01...

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    Creating a New Profile and Configuring Basic Settings, page 2-3 • Accessing a Profile That Was Created Previously, page 2-12 • Viewing and Changing the Settings of a Profile, page 2-13 Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 36: Overview Of Wireless Profiles

    Figure 2-1 Networking Icon in System Tray Click Network and Sharing Center. The Network and Sharing window appears (see Figure 2-2). Step 2 Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 37: Creating A New Profile And Configuring Basic Settings

    Click Set up a connection or network in the Tasks area. The Set up a connection or network dialog box Step 2 appears (see Figure 2-3). Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

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    Details to see which generic name corresponds with which client adapter. When you view the details of available network connections, the client adapter is identified in the Device Name column. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

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    Manually connect to a wireless network Dialog Box—Choose a wireless adapter Click Next. Another Manually connect to a wireless network dialog box appears (see Figure 2-5). Step 6 Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

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    2-1 lists and Step 7 describes general settings for the profile. Follow the instructions in the table to configure these settings. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

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    For more information about these security types, see the “Security and Encryption Types” section on page 2-10. Default: None. You must choose a security type to create a wireless profile. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

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    Security Key/Passphrase field. If you do not check this check box, the key or passphrase that you enter appears as black dots. Default: Not checked. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

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    Or click Change connection settings to change the profile settings. See the “Viewing and Changing the Settings of a Profile” section on page 2-13 for more information. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 44: Security And Encryption Types

    Using WPA or WPA2 passphrase, however, you configure a passphrase (or pre-shared key) on both the client and the access point, and that passphrase is used as the PMK. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 2-10...

  • Page 45: 802.1x With Dynamic Wep Keys

    Protected EAP (PEAP) LEAP • • PEAP-GTC EAP-FAST • For more information about EAP authentication methods, see Chapter 3, “Configuring EAP Types.” Note Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 2-11 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 46: Cckm Fast Secure Roaming

    2-2). In the Network and Sharing window (see Figure 2-7), click Manage wireless networks in the Tasks Step 2 area. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 2-12 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 47: Viewing And Changing The Settings Of A Profile

    Profile That Was Created Previously” section on page 2-12. To view or change the settings of a profile, follow these steps: Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 2-13 OL-16534-01...

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    In the Connection tab, check or uncheck the check boxes that are available. Table 2-2 lists and describes Step 2 these check boxes. Follow the instructions in the table to configure these settings. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 2-14 OL-16534-01...

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    Click the Security tab to change security settings. The security settings on the Security tab appear (see Step 3 Figure 2-9). Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 2-15 OL-16534-01...

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    In this dialog box, configure security settings that are available for this profile. Table 2-3 lists and Step 4 describes security settings. Follow the instructions in the table to configure these settings. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 2-16 OL-16534-01...

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    The Network security key field only appears when you choose Note No authentication (Open) with WEP encryption, Shared, WPA2-Personal, or WPA-Personal as the security type. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 2-17 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 52: Radio Measurement

    When you uncheck the Enable Radio Measurement check box, the client does not advertise the radio measurement information element. The client cannot service radio measurement requests that the network infrastructure sends. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 2-18 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 53: Advanced Roaming Setting

    Default—The default roaming policy is Normal. This roaming policy is set in the client driver. • Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 2-19 OL-16534-01...

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    Chapter 2 Configuring Wireless Profiles Viewing and Changing the Settings of a Profile Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 2-20 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 55: Overview Of Eap-fast

    An EAP server must be able to verify the identity and authenticity of the client, and the client must be able to verify the authenticity of the EAP server. • Immunity to passive dictionary attacks Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 56: How Eap-fast Works

    During this phase, the client and the server engage in EAP-FAST version negotiation to ensure that they are using a compatible version of the protocol. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 57: Protected Access Credentials

    PAC-issuing server to the client during PAC provisioning or refreshment. PACs are created and issued by a PAC authority, such as Cisco Secure ACS, and are identified by an ID. A user obtains his or her own copy of a PAC from a server, and the ID links the PAC to a profile.

  • Page 58: Configuring Eap-fast

    Step 4 Double-click the wireless network. Step 5 From the Wireless Network properties window, select the Security tab (see Figure 3-1). Step 6 Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 59: Configuring Eap-fast Settings In The Connection Tab

    (PAC), PAC provisioning, the use of authenticated server certificates to establish the tunnel, and the use of a Trusted Root Certificate Authority (CA) from a list of Trusted Root CA certificates. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

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    RFC 4282 for guidelines about what to enter in the outer identity field. Default: anonymous The maximum number of characters allowed in this field Note is 256. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

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    After you have selected and imported a valid PAC file, the PAC authority is added to the PAC authority drop-down list. Default: Enabled Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

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    Trusted Root CA certiticates that was selected. If this box is checked, the authentication fails. Default: Off Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 63: Overview Of The User Credentials Tab

    One-time password (OTP)—The user must manually enter a OTP. New PIN mode and next token • mode for OTP are supported. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 64: Configuring Eap-fast Settings In The User Credentials Tab

    Figure 3-3). Figure 3-3 User Credentials Tab in EAP-FAST Properties Window Table 3-2 lists and describes all options for user credentials. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 3-10 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 65

    Confirm password—Enter the password again to verify that it • was entered correctly. The maximum number of characters allowed for the username Note and password is 256. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 3-11 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 66: Understanding Pin Mode And Token Mode With Otp

    3-5). The user must get the next token from the OTP device or from the software and enter it in the prompt field. Figure 3-5 Next Token Prompt Window Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 3-12 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 67: Configuring Eap-fast Settings In The Authentication Tab

    Although other third-party EAP methods are registered with the EAPHost framework and can be selected in the administrator interface, these methods have not been officially tested. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 3-13...

  • Page 68

    You can choose settings for authentication in the Authentication tab (see Figure 3-6). Figure 3-6 Authentication Tab in EAP-FAST Properties Window Table 3-3 lists and describes options for authentication. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 3-14 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 69

    You must be reauthenticated. Enable posture validation Check this box to allow the health information of the host machine to be queried. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 3-15 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 70: Finding The Version Of The Eap-fast Module

    3-7). The version number, copyright information, and open-source Step 2 software information are in this tab. Figure 3-7 About Tab in EAP-FAST Properties Window Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 3-16 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 71: Overview Of Leap

    Overview of LEAP Overview of LEAP Cisco LEAP is an authentication protocol that is designed for use in IEEE 802.11 wireless local are networks (WLANs). Important features of LEAP include the following: Mutual authentication between the network infrastructure and the user.

  • Page 72: Configuring Leap

    Double-click the wireless network. Step 5 From the Wireless Network properties window, select the Security tab (see Figure 3-1). Step 6 Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 3-18 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 73: Configuring Leap Settings In The Network Credentials Tab

    • credentials are credentials that are separate from the Windows username and password, such as Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) credentials. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 3-19 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 74

    Click this radio button to use the Windows username and password as password the LEAP username and password for network authentication. Default: On Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 3-20 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 75: Finding The Version Of The Leap Module

    EAP was originally created for use with PPP, it has since been adopted for use with IEEE 802.1X, which is Network Port Authentication. Since its deployment, a number of weaknesses in EAP have become Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 3-21...

  • Page 76: How Peap-gtc Works

    Phase 2 is extensible. The client can authenticate by using the GTC method within the TLS tunnel. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 3-22...

  • Page 77: Configuring Peap-gtc

    Double-click the wireless network. Step 5 From the Wireless Network properties window, select the Security tab (see Figure 3-10). Step 6 Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 3-23 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 78

    Select PEAP-GTC or LEAP from the "Choose a network authentication method" drop down list. Step 7 Click the Settings button. You are now ready to configure settings for PEAP-GTC. Step 8 Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 3-24 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 79: Configuring Peap-gtc Settings In The Connection Tab

    You can configure connection settings from the PEAP-GTC Connection tab (see Figure 3-11). Figure 3-11 Connection Tab in PEAP-GTC Properties Window Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 3-25 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 80

    “.cisco.com.” If you put an asterisk anywhere else in the server name, it is not treated as a wildcard character. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 3-26 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 81: Configuring Peap-gtc Settings In The User Credentials Tab

    The user does not have to return to the configuration screen to change the old saved credentials. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 3-27...

  • Page 82

    Prompt automatically for username and password option. Default: On Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 3-28 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 83: Understanding Pin Mode And Token Mode With Otp

    3-13). The backend server might prompt the user twice to confirm the new PIN that the user entered. Figure 3-13 New PIN Prompt Window Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 3-29 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 84: Understanding Peap-gtc Authentication

    Finding the Version of the PEAP-GTC Module The PEAP-GTC module version number, copyright information, and open-source software information are in About tab (see Figure 3-12). Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 3-30 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 85: Performing Administrative Tasks

    • The PEAP-GTC XML Schema, page 4-17 • The LEAP XML Schema, page 4-23 • Logging for EAP Modules, page 4-26 • Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 86: Using Microsoft Tools To Perform Administrative Tasks

    You can also open an existing MMC console from another console in which you are working. To do this, click the File menu, and then click Open. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 87: Creating A Eap Group Policy Object In Windows Vista

    “Configuring Single Sign-On for PEAP-GTC and LEAP” section on page 4-5 You can configure settings for a wired network by selecting the Wired Network Policy object. Note Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 88: Configuring Machine Authentication For Eap-fast

    DHCP, machine-level GPO, and other related network services, are the responsibility of the operating system and the 802.1X supplicant. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 89: Configuring Single Sign-on For Eap-fast

    If network credentials are stored in the configuration, the module has access to these credentials • before the user logs in to Microsoft Windows Vista. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 90: The Eap-fast Xml Schema

    <xs:complexType> <xs:sequence> <xs:element name="allowUnauthPacProvisioning" type="xs:boolean" default="true"> <xs:annotation> <xs:documentation>Will accept a PAC from an unauthenticated server.</xs:documentation> </xs:annotation> </xs:element> <xs:element name="autoGrouping" type="xs:boolean" default="true"> <xs:annotation> Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 91

    PACs that are auto-provisioned to this profile when this profile is in use) shall be used for validation. </xs:documentation> </xs:annotation> </xs:element> </xs:choice> </xs:sequence> </xs:complexType> </xs:element> <xs:element name="doNotUsePac" type="Empty"> <xs:annotation> <xs:documentation>Will not utilize PAC for authentication.</xs:documentation> </xs:annotation> Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 92

    <xs:documentation>At least 1 child element is required.</xs:documentation> </xs:annotation> <xs:complexType> <xs:all> <xs:element name="eapMschapv2" type="Empty" minOccurs="0"/> <xs:element name="eapGtc" type="Empty" minOccurs="0"/> </xs:all> </xs:complexType> </xs:element> </xs:sequence> </xs:complexType> </xs:element> Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 93

    <xs:documentation>Format rules same as for unprotectedIdentityPattern. Typical pattern: [username]@[domain] </xs:documentation> </xs:annotation> </xs:element> <xs:element name="certificateSource" type="CertificateSource"/> <xs:choice> <xs:element name="doNotUseInnerMethod"> <xs:complexType> <xs:choice> <xs:element name="sendWheneverRequested" type="Empty"/> <xs:element name="sendSecurelyOnly" type="Empty"/> </xs:choice> </xs:complexType> Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 94

    <xs:documentation>this is defaulted to 'true' as an indication to the post-process tool that it should encrypt this element.</xs:documentation> </xs:annotation> </xs:attribute> </xs:extension> </xs:simpleContent> </xs:complexType> Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 4-10 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 95

    <xs:documentation>this will result in a prompt to user to obtain identity and otp from token</xs:documentation> </xs:annotation> </xs:element> </xs:choice> </xs:complexType> <xs:complexType name="CertificateSource"> <xs:choice> <xs:element name="certificateFromUser" type="Empty"> <xs:annotation> <xs:documentation> Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 4-11 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 96

    <xs:any namespace="##any" processContents="lax" minOccurs="0"/> </xs:sequence> </xs:complexType> <xs:complexType name="TunnelMethods"> <xs:sequence> <xs:choice> <xs:element name="validateServerCertificate" type="serverCertificateValidationParameters"/> <xs:element name="doNotValidateServerCertificate" type="Empty"/> </xs:choice> <xs:element name="unprotectedIdentityPattern" type="IdentityPattern" minOccurs="0"> <xs:annotation> Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 4-12 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 97

    <xs:documentation>This is a reference to an OS pre-stored certificate.</xs:documentation> </xs:annotation> </xs:element> </xs:choice> </xs:complexType> <xs:complexType name="CertificateContainer"> <xs:choice minOccurs="0" maxOccurs="unbounded"> <xs:element name="certificateId" type="CertificateIdentifier"> Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 4-13 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 98

    </xs:extension> </xs:simpleContent> </xs:complexType> <xs:complexType name="Empty"/> <xs:simpleType name="NonEmptyString"> <xs:restriction base="xs:string"> <xs:minLength value="1"/> </xs:restriction> </xs:simpleType> <xs:complexType name="ServerRuleFormat"> <xs:simpleContent> <xs:extension base="NonEmptyString"> <xs:attribute name="match" use="required"> Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 4-14 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 99

    Subject: DN (Domain Name) - a composite of a set of DC (Domain Component) attributes</xs:documentation> </xs:annotation> </xs:element> </xs:choice> </xs:complexType> <xs:complexType name="serverCertificateValidationParameters"> <xs:sequence> <xs:choice> <xs:element name="serverNameValidationRules" type="ServerValidationRules"/> Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 4-15 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 100

    PACs but that the PACs will be dynamically added by the end-user actions or via unauthenticated provisioning rather than being statically defined here in the profile.</xs:documentation> </xs:annotation> Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 4-16 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 101: The Peap-gtc Xml Schema

    <xs:element name="eapPeap" type="EapPeap"/> <xs:complexType name="EapPeap"> <xs:complexContent> <xs:extension base="TunnelMethods"> <xs:sequence> <xs:element name="authMethods"> <xs:complexType> <xs:choice> <xs:element name="builtinMethods"> <xs:complexType> <xs:choice> Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 4-17 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 102

    <xs:element name="methods"> <xs:complexType> <xs:all> <xs:element name="eapGtc" type="Empty"/> </xs:all> </xs:complexType> </xs:element> </xs:sequence> </xs:complexType> </xs:element> </xs:choice> </xs:complexType> </xs:element> </xs:choice> </xs:complexType> </xs:element> </xs:sequence> </xs:extension> Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 4-18 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 103

    (within an XML Security envelope).</xs:documentation> </xs:annotation> </xs:attribute> </xs:extension> </xs:simpleContent> </xs:complexType> <xs:complexType name="PasswordSource"> <xs:choice> <xs:element name="passwordFromLogon" type="Empty"/> <xs:element name="passwordFromUser" type="Empty"/> <xs:element name="passwordFromProfile" type="PasswordFromProfile"/> </xs:choice> </xs:complexType> Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 4-19 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 104

    </xs:annotation> </xs:element> <xs:choice> <xs:element name="enableFastReconnect"> <xs:complexType> <xs:complexContent> <xs:extension base="Empty"> <xs:choice> <xs:element name="alwaysAttempt" type="Empty"/> </xs:choice> </xs:extension> </xs:complexContent> </xs:complexType> </xs:element> <xs:element name="disableFastReconnect" type="Empty"/> Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 4-20 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 105

    </xs:annotation> </xs:attribute> </xs:extension> </xs:simpleContent> </xs:complexType> <xs:complexType name="Empty"/> <xs:simpleType name="NonEmptyString"> <xs:restriction base="xs:string"> <xs:minLength value="1"/> </xs:restriction> </xs:simpleType> <xs:complexType name="ServerRuleFormat"> <xs:simpleContent> Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 4-21 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 106

    <xs:element name="serverNameValidationRules" type="ServerValidationRules"/> <xs:element name="anyServerName" type="Empty"> <xs:annotation> <xs:documentation>the server name within the certificate will not be tested.</xs:documentation> </xs:annotation> </xs:element> </xs:choice> <xs:choice> <xs:element name="validateChainWithSpecificCa"> Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 4-22 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 107: The Leap Xml Schema

    The LEAP module stores all settings in the Native EAP method section of the network profile as XML by using the following schema: <?xml version="1.0"?> <xs:schema xmlns:xs="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns="http://www.cisco.com/CCX" targetNamespace="http://www.cisco.com/CCX" elementFormDefault="qualified" Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 4-23 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 108

    (within an XML Security envelope).</xs:documentation> </xs:annotation> </xs:attribute> </xs:extension> </xs:simpleContent> </xs:complexType> <xs:complexType name="PasswordSource"> Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 4-24 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 109

    <xs:sequence> <xs:element name="unprotectedIdentityPattern" type="IdentityPattern" minOccurs="0"/> <xs:element name="passwordSource" type="PasswordSource"/> </xs:sequence> </xs:complexType> <xs:complexType name="Empty"/> <xs:simpleType name="NonEmptyString"> <xs:restriction base="xs:string"> <xs:minLength value="1"/> </xs:restriction> </xs:simpleType> </xs:schema> Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 4-25 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 110: Logging For Eap Modules

    Cisco-EAP-FAST/Debug /e:true /k:category_mask /l:log_level For PEAP-GTC • wevtutil sl Cisco-EAP-PEAP/Debug /e:true /k:category_mask /l:log_level For LEAP • wevtutil sl Cisco-EAP-LEAP/Debug /e:true /k:category_mask /l:log_level Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 4-26 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 111: Disabling Logging And Flushing Internal Buffers

    Cisco-EAP-PEAP/Debug /e:false • For LEAP wevtutil sl Cisco-EAP-LEAP/Debug /e:false You must enter this command before you can analyze the .etl file. Note Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 4-27 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 112: Locating Log Files

    Cisco-EAP-FAST/Debug /e:true /lfn:“path_to_etl_log_file” • For PEAP-GTC wevtutil sl Cisco-EAP-PEAP/Debug /e:true /lfn:“path_to_etl_log_file” • For LEAP wevtutil sl Cisco-EAP-LEAP/Debug /e:true /lfn:“path_to_etl_log_file” Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista 4-28 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 113: Chapter 5 Routine Procedures

    The following topics are covered in this chapter: Removing a Client Adapter, page 5-2 • • Upgrading the Client Adapter Software, page 5-3 Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 114: Removing A Client Adapter

    Reinstall the screw on the CPU back panel and replace the computer cover. Step 6 Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 115: Upgrading The Client Adapter Software

    Before you upgrade the software, ensure that the client adapter is inserted properly. Note Follow these steps to upgrade your Cisco Aironet CB21AG or PI21AG client adapter software to a more recent release and maintain the settings that were selected during the previous installation.

  • Page 116

    Click Next. The Cisco Aironet Installation Program—Setup Status window appears (see Figure 5-3). Step 6 Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 117

    Allow the software installation to finish. After the installation finishes, the Cisco Aironet Installation Step 7 Program—InstallShield Wizard Complete window appears (see Figure 5-4). Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 118

    Chapter 5 Routine Procedures Upgrading the Client Adapter Software Figure 5-4 Cisco Aironet Installation Program—InstallShield Wizard Complete Window Step 8 Click Finish. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 119: Chapter 6 Troubleshooting And Diagnostics

    The following topics are covered in this chapter: Troubleshooting with Cisco Aironet Client Diagnostics, page 6-2 • Enabling Client Reporting, page 6-6 • Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 120: Troubleshooting With Cisco Aironet Client Diagnostics

    Network and Sharing Center Window Click Cisco Aironet Client Diagnostics. The Cisco Aironet Client Diagnostics dialog box appears (see Step 3 Figure 6-2). Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 121

    Cisco Aironet Client Diagnostics Dialog Box—Choose Adapter Choose the profile for diagnostics testing in the Network Profile filed (see Figure 6-4). Step 5 Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 122

    Cisco Aironet Client Diagnostics Dialog Box—Testing Delay Monitor the status of diagnostics testing in the Cisco Aironet Client Diagnostics Test Window (see Step 7 Figure 6-6). Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 123

    6-8). Your network administrator can then use the test results in this report to troubleshoot any issues between the client adapter and the infrastructure device. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 124: Enabling Client Reporting

    For more information about Microsoft Group Policy Objects, see the “Using Microsoft Tools to Perform Administrative Tasks” section of Chapter 4, “Performing Administrative Tasks.” Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 125: Appendix

    Use strong passwords in the future to reduce the chance of your password being compromised; see the “Creating Strong Passwords” section on page A-9 for tips on creating strong passwords. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 126

    – If you entered your EAP-FAST credentials incorrectly, re-enter your credentials at the Enter Wireless Network Password screen. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 127

    EAP-FAST and the Trusted Root Certificate Authority certificate are installed correctly. Ensure that EAP-FAST and the Trusted Root Certificate Authority certificate Recommended Action are installed correctly. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 128

    Try to import the PAC file again. If the same message appears, obtain a new Recommended Action PAC file from your system administrator and import it again. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 129

    Click Yes to replace the existing PAC with the new one from the imported file, Recommended Action or click No to cancel the operation. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 130: Peap-gtc And Leap Error Messages And Prompts

    Error Message The password that you entered in the Old password field does not match the password that was used previously. Re-enter your old password in the Old password field. Recommended Action Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 131

    If you want to connect to this server even though it may present a security risk, Recommended Action click Yes. Otherwise, click No. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 132

    “Creating Strong Passwords” section on page A-9. If the authentication attempt fails again, contact your system administrator to report a rogue access device. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 133: Creating Strong Passwords

    A predictable letter pattern or number pattern, such as aaabbb, qwerty, zyxwvuts, or 123321. – Any of the above spelled backwards. – Any of the above preceded or followed by a digit. – Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 134: Password Security Basics

    Never use characters from outside the standard ASCII character set. Some symbols, such the pound • sterling symbol (£), are known to cause login problems on some systems. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista A-10 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 135: Appendix

    Physical Specifications, page B-2 • Radio Specifications, page B-3 • • Power Specifications, page B-6 • Safety and Regulatory Compliance Specifications, page B-6 Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 136

    C to 70 Storage temperature F to 185 F (0 C to 85 Humidity (non-operational) 90% relative humidity 15 kV (human body model) Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 137

    Quaternary phase shift keying (QPSK) - 12 and 18 Mbps 16-quadrate amplitude modulation (16-QAM) - 24 and 36 Mbps 64-quadrate amplitude modulation (64-QAM) - 48 and 54 Mbps Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 138

    –86 dBm @ 6, 9, 12, and 18 Mbps –84 dBm @ 24 Mbps –80 dBm @ 36 Mbps –75 dBm @ 48 Mbps –71 dBm @ 54 Mbps Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 139

    1200 Series Access Point with a different antenna. Antennas PC-Cardbus card Integrated 0-dBi dual-band 2.4/5-GHz diversity antenna PCI card 1-dBi dual-band 2.4/5-GHz antenna, permanently attached by 6.6-ft (2-m) cable Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 140

    ARIB STD-33, ARIB STD-66, ARIB STD-T71 (Japan) AS 4268.2 (Australia) AS/NZS 3548 (Australia and New Zealand) RF exposure FCC Bulletin OET-65C Industry Canada RSS-102 Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 141: Appendix

    The following topics are covered in this appendix: Explosive Device Proximity Warning, page C-2 • Antenna Installation Warning, page C-3 • Warning for Laptop Users, page C-4 • Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 142: Explosive Device Proximity Warning

    Använd inte den trådlösa nätverksenheten i närheten av oskyddade tändhattar eller i en explosiv miljö om inte enheten modifierats för att kunna användas i sådana sammanhang. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 143: Antenna Installation Warning

    Varning! För att följa FCC-exponeringsgränserna för radiofrekvens (RF), bör antenner placeras på minst 20 cm avstånd från alla människor. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 144: Warning For Laptop Users

    FCC sur l'exposition aux RF. Cet appareil et son antenne ne doivent pas se trouver dans le même emplacement ou fonctionner conjointement avec une autre antenne ou un autre émetteur. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 145

    FCC sobre exposición a radiofrecuencia. Este dispositivo y la antena no deben situarse o accionarse junto con otra antena o transmisor. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 146

    FCC:s riktlinjer för radiofrekvens följs. Den här enheten och dess antenn får inte placeras tillsammans med eller användas i samband med någon annan antenn eller sändare/mottagare. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 147: Appendix

    Administrative Rules for Cisco Aironet CB21AG and PI21AG Wireless LAN Client Adapters in • Taiwan, page D-8 • Brazil/Anatel Approval, page D-9 Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 148: Manufacturer's Federal Communication Commission Declaration Of Conformity Statement

    Within the 5.15-to-5.25-GHz band, UNII devices are restricted to indoor operations to reduce any Caution potential for harmful interference to co-channel Mobile Satellite Systems (MSS) operations. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 149: Department Of Communications - Canada

    Þessi búnaður samrýmist lögboðnum kröfum og öðrum ákvæðum tilskipunar 1999/5/ESB. Italiano: Questo apparato é conforme ai requisiti essenziali ed agli altri principi sanciti dalla Direttiva 1999/5/EC. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 150

    This equipment is intended to be used in all EU and EFTA countries. Outdoor use may be restricted to certain frequencies and/or may require a license for operation. For more details, contact your customer service representative. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 151: Declaration Of Conformity Statement

    Declarations of Conformity and Regulatory Information European Community, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein Declaration of Conformity Statement Cisco Aironet CB21AG Wireless LAN Client Adapter Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 152: Cisco Aironet Pi21ag Wireless Lan Client Adapter

    Appendix D Declarations of Conformity and Regulatory Information European Community, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein Cisco Aironet PI21AG Wireless LAN Client Adapter Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 153: Declaration Of Conformity For Rf Exposure

    Before using this equipment, make sure that no premises radio stations or specified low-power radio stations of RF-ID are used in the vicinity. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 154: Taiwan

    For those low-power radio-frequency devices that have already received a type-approval, companies, business units or users should not change its frequencies, increase its power or change its original features and functions. Article 17 Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 155: 5-ghz Client Adapters

    This equipment is limited for indoor use. Brazil/Anatel Approval The following approval marks apply to the Cisco Aironet CB21AG and PI21AG Wireless LAN Client Adapters. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 156: Air-cb21ag-w-k9

    Appendix D Declarations of Conformity and Regulatory Information Brazil/Anatel Approval AIR-CB21AG-W-K9 Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista D-10 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 157: Air-pi21ag-w-k9

    Appendix D Declarations of Conformity and Regulatory Information Brazil/Anatel Approval AIR-PI21AG-W-K9 Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista D-11 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 158

    Appendix D Declarations of Conformity and Regulatory Information Brazil/Anatel Approval Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista D-12 OL-16534-01...

  • Page 159: Appendix

    The following topics are covered in this appendix: Channels, page E-2 • Maximum Power Levels and Antenna Gains, page E-4 • Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 160: Ieee 802.11a

    5680 — — 5700 — — 5745 — — — 5765 — — — 5785 — — — 5805 — — — Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 161: Ieee 802.11b/g

    Mexico. Note In Japan, channel 14 is not supported for 802.11g mode. Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 162: Maximum Power Levels And Antenna Gains

    Maximum EIRP for PC-Cardbus Card with 0-dBi Antenna Gain and PCI Card with 1-dBi Antenna Gain Data Rate 1 Mbps 2 Mbps 5.5 Mbps 11 Mbps Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 163: Ieee 802.11g

    1-dBi Antenna Gain Data Rate 6 Mbps 9 Mbps 12 Mbps 18 Mbps 24 Mbps 36 Mbps 48 Mbps 31.6 54 Mbps Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

  • Page 164

    Appendix E Channels, Power Levels, and Antenna Gains Maximum Power Levels and Antenna Gains Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

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    * THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE OpenSSL PROJECT ``AS IS'' AND ANY * EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

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    * IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE * ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHOR OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

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    * derivative of this code cannot be changed. i.e. this code cannot simply be * copied and put under another distribution licence * [including the GNU Public Licence.] Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

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    Appendix F Acknowledgments and Licensing Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

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    Microsoft Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol Version 2 one-time password organizational unit Protected Access Credential PEAP Protected Extensible Authentication Protocol personal identification number public-key infrastructure Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

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    Software Development Kit SSID Service Set Identifier single sign-on TKIP Temporal Key Integrity Protocol Transport Layer Security User Principal Name eXtensible Markup Language Cisco Aironet 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN Client Adapters (CB21AG and PI21AG) Installation and Configuration Guide for Windows Vista OL-16534-01...

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