Re: How to get station statistics from the AP side?

From: Jouni Malinen (
Date: 2002-09-13 16:35:43 UTC

On Thu, Sep 12, 2002 at 01:36:50PM +0200, Victor Aleo wrote:

> In my AP (running hostpad) I want to get the same statistics that I can
> get from the AP (/proc/net/prism2/wlan#/stats) but from each station
> that is currently associated with the AP. Is this possible without
> polling the station (thus, with the information that the AP can fetch)?

No, it requires that the station provides that information for the AP. You can get things like signal quality and number of frames TX/RX with various rates (i.e., the values available in /proc/net/hostap/wlan#/<sta hwaddr>), but rest of the values would require co-operation from the station side.  

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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