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From: jan.muenther at (
Subject: Wireless Security

> > of the time.   Although policy could dictate that when a wireless
> > card is given out, the MAC address in added to the AP, however if
> > you have multiple APs in different areas of building, being
> > administered by different IT depts then this could soon become be
> > a problem.

You should be aware that MAC addresses can be forged as well. Just to give
you a quick example, the -m parameter of the ancontrol(1) utility on FreeBSD
allows this modification for Aironet cards. 

While it raises the bar of course, I wouldn't rely on this alone as an
access restriction. 

Cheers, J.

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