select accesspoint with use of bssid

wlan wlan at zaragozawireless.org
Mon Jan 20 00:05:34 EST 2003


On Mon, 2003-01-20 at 03:23, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 20, 2003 at 02:18:00AM +0000, wlan wrote:
> > "When the quality of  the  connection goes  too low, the driver may
> > revert back to automatic mode (the card finds the best Access Point in
> > range)"
> > 
> > it is possible to turn off this feature and force the driver to connect
> > ONLY to the preselected AP?
> 
> Do you mean that the card should associate only to the selected AP, even
> if that would mean losing connection? 

Yes, maybe it is not a really common requirement but could be useful in
some situations, for example: avoiding fake Aps for "stealing" your
connection, or to force to register to an AP that maybe signal is weaker
but it has less clients.

I guest should not be very difficult to implement if you think it is
worth.

Thanks Jouni for you great work!
.





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