reassociation

Paresh Sawant paresh.sawant at gmail.com
Mon Nov 5 23:36:59 EST 2007


I'm looking at wpa supplicant implementation on windows. I fail to
understand adding pmkids in association/reassociation request.

Cheers
- Paresh

On Nov 6, 2007 12:19 AM, Puneet Batta <puneetbatta at gmail.com> wrote:

> I am sorry I still did not get the exact thing: are you trying to
> understand how sending the PMKID results in faster roam?
> meaning the messaging and protocol for fast-roam, or are you looking at
> the implementation in wpa-supplicant?
>
> Puneet
>
>
> On 11/5/07, Paresh Sawant <paresh.sawant at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Thanks for the answer. I'm looking for a way to do association OR
> > reassociation with multiple APs using WPA supplicant on windows. I'm not
> > able to understand how wpa-supp uses the PMK ids in
> > association/reassociation requests to facilitate the fast RSNA.
> >
> > Cheers
> > - Paresh
> >
> > On 11/4/07, Puneet Batta < puneetbatta at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > What exactly are you looking for?
> > > Depending on various implementations STAs either send a disassociate
> > > to previous AP and a reassociation request to the new one (good), or just
> > > send the association/reassociation request to a new AP and assume the older
> > > AP will time it out (bad). The current APs address (BSSID) is included in
> > > the reassociation request to the new AP.
> > >
> > > -Puneet
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > On 11/1/07, Paresh Sawant < paresh.sawant at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > Hi,
> > > >          How does the reassociation primitive work? As per IEEE
> > > > standard it needs current AP address, so how it uses this information to
> > > > dissociate with current AP and associate with new AP?
> > > >
> > > > Regards
> > > > - Paresh
> > > >
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