Proxim's ScanTool discovery software found the AP-2000 on the network and indicated the IP address as assigned by the DHCP server. I logged into the unit through its Web configuration pages. After giving the AP-2000 a static address, I assigned it an SSID (Service Set ID). Although the AP-2000 automatically chooses a channel based on surrounding interference, in my tests it consistently selected channels that overlapped with the channel of another AP in the building, so I set the AP-2000 to an interference-free channel.
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To get a feel for how the AP-2000 handles traffic in a mixed-mode environment, and how it handles the traffic load of multiple nodes transmitting concurrently, I conducted throughput testing using 11b and 11g clients separately and then simultaneously. Using NetIQ's Chariot 4.3 network-performance tester,