Deploying Wireless Networks
This Handbook chapter describes how to configure wireless networks with FortiWiFi, FortiGate, and FortiAP units. This document also introduces some concepts you should understand before working with wireless networks, describes Fortinet’s wireless equipment, and then describes the factors you need to consider in planning deployment of a wireless network.
Wireless networking is radio technology, subject to the same characteristics and limitations as the familiar audio and video radio communications. Various techniques are used to modulate the radio signal with a data stream.