Re: Wireless Router Question

From: Lee Higdon (lthigdon_at_raytheon.dotcom)
Date: 10/08/03


Date: Wed, 8 Oct 2003 14:04:22 -0500


"Leythos" <void@nowhere.com> wrote in message
news:MPG.19ee19132840618c989d35@news-server.columbus.rr.com...
> There are a lot of ways to keep people from using your signal, but not
> from detecting it (the actual signal).
>
> In most WAP's there are settings for SSID (change the SSID Name),
> Disable the broadcasting of the SSID, change the default CHANNEL, enable
> WEP 128 Bit encryption, setup and use MAC filtering. Disable DHCP and
> use a non-standard subnet - this way if they can't guess your subnet -
> try 192.168.37.X/24 or something other than 192.168.0.X/24 or
> 192.168.1.X/24.
>
Thanks. Question:

1) If I disable broadcast of SSID, does that affect my ability to share an
internet connection and share files on my LAN?

Have taken care of the other items, except DHCP. Hadn't thought of that.
I'll take care of it.