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Wireless Question about a 3COM 8760 Access Point

diablo-26 asked
Last Modified: 2008-01-09

We're just installing wireless access in our high school and we bought 30 3COM POE Access Points Model 8760 11a/b/g

I understand how to set it up and protect it with a key.

What I'd also like to to is hide the SSID?  For example if the SSID is "schoolwireless" I want that to exist, but not be broadcast to devices.  I thought there might be a broadcast on or off, but there is only a radio on or off and if I turn that off then that is turning the wireless off essentially correct?

I just don't want kids to even know the SSID so they don't try hacking the WPA password.  Is there a way to do this and does anyone have the same model of access point that could shed some light on where to do this?


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Thanks Chris...

I don't see that version of firmware on their site though, I'll just get the latest one they have...

Thanks for the research!


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