How to control station to associate special AP?

Joachim Schiele js at dune2.de
Fri Jul 15 06:02:55 EDT 2005


On Friday 15 July 2005 11:32, 张 yf wrote:
> hi, would anyone pls give me some suggestion about realization the function
> below:
>
>      AP1(hostap) &              & AP2(hostap)
>                  \              /
>                   \            /
>                    \         /
>                     \      /
>                       & STA1(hostap as the driver)
>
> AP1 and AP2 use the same ESSID, and works in different channels, such as
> AP1 with channel 1 and ap2 with channel6. In this case, Can I program to
> control STA1 (also driven with hostap driver) to associate with the special
> AP?  and when STA1 is associated with AP1, can I program to make STA1
> handover to AP2? if it is possible, should it be realized in user daemon or
> hostap driver?

As far as I understand it, wpa_supplicant does automatic roaming, so you 
usually don't have to care about that. You might want to use radius and dhcp 
for this setup ;-)

greets,
joachim

> Thands and regards, and I will appreciate your any suggestion.

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