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Cisco Aironet Wireless LAN Client Adapters

Mac OS Support for 5GHz Mbps Client Adapters

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Product Bulletin No.2099


Product Bulletin No.2099


Mac OS Support Now Available
for Cisco Aironet 5 GHz 54 Mbps Client Adapters

Cisco Systems® is pleased to announce that Mac operating system (OS) driver and utilities software release 3.0 for Mac OS 9.X and Mac OS X (10.2) provides support for Cisco® Aironet® 5 GHz 54 Mbps 802.11a client adapters and delivers two new end user features.

Cisco Aironet wireless LAN client adapter driver and utilities release version 3.0 for Mac OS provides support for the following new features:

Cisco Aironet Client Adapter Support —This release supports both 2.4 GHz IEEE 802.11b and 5 GHz IEEE 802.11a client adapters:

Cisco Aironet 5 GHz 54 Mbps Cardbus 20A IEEE 802.11a wireless LAN client adapter support for Mac OS 9.X and Mac OS X (10.2 or later) when client adapter Firmware version 5.01.02 or later is installed.

Cisco Aironet 350, 340, and 4800 Series PCMCIA, LMC, and PCI IEEE 802.11b wireless LAN client adapter support for Mac OS 9.X and Mac OS X (10.1 or later) when client adapter Firmware version 4.25.30 or later is installed.

The client adapter software automatically detects the type of client adapter installed.

New Aironet Desktop Controls—New desktop controls are now automatically installed with the client utility. Desktop controls provide a convenient way for end users to view client adapter status and initiate common client adapter tasks, such as location selection or Cisco LEAP logon.

Multiuser Support—Multiple users may now easily share a single computer with the new multiuser feature available with this release.

Download this software release from the Cisco Wireless Software Center.