What does an SSID represent?
A) The type of 802.11 standard in use
B) The manufacturer of a wireless access point
C) The logical name of the wireless network
D) The strength of the wireless signal
E) It’s a new musical group that only talks in abbreviations
The answer: C) The logical name of the wireless network
A wireless Service Set Identification is the name of the wireless network. This is the name that appears when browsing for wireless networks, so it usually is a name that is familiar to people who are looking to connect.
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