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70 Chapter 2 N Domain 2 Net work Installation and Configuration Know how to configure a wireless network. Your wireless network will most likely use channel 1, 6, or 11. You can further tweak the channel settings by adjusting the frequency if needed. Assure that your devices are compatible to each other. Remember that 802.11a is not compatible with 802.11b/g, although some devices support both. Configure your WA P not to advertise the SSID if your organizational policies dictate. 2.3 Explain the purpose and proper ties of DHCP Dyn amic Host Con figuration Protocol ( DHC P) lets you of fload a whole lot of work con- figuring I P addresses, subnet masks, default gateways, DNS ser ver addresses, and much more to a server that is relatively easy to set up and maintain. Is it for all of your computers on your net work? Probably not, but it's most likely the best solution for all of your clients. I n this section, I will discuss the properties of DHC P and the options that it provides. Static vs. dynamic IP addressing