CSE5807 Wireless and Personal Communication Systems


Laboratory No:




Network Analysis



IEEE802.11 networks need management tools to support the network administrator’s task. This session will demonstrate some of the tools available.



§        To become familiar with the network analysis methods

§        To understand the need for network analysis

§        To become familiar with some of the common tools for network analysis



Tasks to be performed:

Class will observe common network analysis products.

Discussion will be conducted on problems associated with implementing network tools.

Benefits of using tools will be discussed.



Report (due by next laboratory period):

(Ensure that you provide Name ID and Lab Number)

Discuss the motivation for using network analysis tools.

Research and comment upon the desirable features of these tools (airopeek, ethereal, netstumbler).