From: PinkFreud (pf-hostap_at_mirkwood.net)
Date: 2002-09-13 17:03:52 UTC
root_at_edoras:~# iwlist eth0 ap
eth0 Interface doesn't have a list of Access Points
The client is supposed to be able to, but the hostap driver doesn't seem to support it, at least. Not sure about other drivers. (Yes, that says eth0 - I modified my client's copy of hostap to get that interface name).
On Fri, Sep 13, 2002 at 11:07:15AM +0200, Victor Aleo babbled thus:
> Date: Fri, 13 Sep 2002 11:07:15 +0200
> From: Victor Aleo <victor.aleo_at_estudiant.upc.es>
> X-Mailer: Mozilla 4.79 [en] (Windows NT 5.0; U)
> To: Hostap <hostap_at_lists.ssh.com>
> Subject: Re: How to find out the candidate APs of an associated station?
> I've forgot an important detail: I only can manipulate the AP, thus I cannot
> run a program in the station side (such a scanning program) and transmit the
> information to the AP. However, I am able to ask the station (via SNMP). Do
> you know if the stations have a list of the candidate APs? Thus, if the
> stations keep the list of the APs that can reach in a MIB and it is possible
> to access to it.
> Victor Aleo wrote:
> > Hi everybody!
> > Do you know if it is possible to find out, from the AP side, the
> > candidate APs that a station can reach? Maybe in the capabilities field?
> > The problem I have is that I cannot kick a station (from an AP) if I do
> > not previously know if this station will be able to reassociate with
> > another AP in the ESS. Of course, it is possible to do it but in my case
> > I "need" to be sure that the station will be able to reassociate with
> > another AP before rejecting it.
> > Anyone have an idea about how to implement this with Prism2 driver? Any
> > comment or suggestion will be appreciated!
> > Thanks,
> > ----
> > Victor
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