From: Nigel Ballard (joejava_at_attbi.com)
Date: 2002-10-01 17:43:07 UTC
I thought Proxim/Orinoco were really close to the release of their Hot-Spot AP with multiple SSID support? Maybe I heard that wrong.
Joejava Wireless Consultancy
From: Jim Thompson [mailto:jim_at_netgate.com] Sent: Tuesday, October 01, 2002 7:33 AM To: Mody Sachin (Princeton)
Cc: 'Mark Kelly'; Martin Whitlock; Hostap_at_Lists. Ssh. Com Subject: Re: Multiple SSID support
No commercial AP does (yet) in a standard release.
Symbol and Cisco are working on it. Others may too.
On Tuesday, October 1, 2002, at 08:01 AM, Mody Sachin (Princeton) wrote:
Could post those links (to APs that support mmultiple SSIDs) on the mailiing list. Alo what changes would be nedded in the hostap code to support this kind of feature?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Kelly [mailto:wireless2025_at_yahoo.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, October 01, 2002 2:09 AM
> To: Jim Thompson; Martin Whitlock
> Cc: Hostap_at_Lists. Ssh. Com
> Subject: Re: Multiple SSID support
> HI Jim / Martin ,
> Can you please name the company whose AP's
> are supporting Multiple SSID . I would like to look
> into it . Please forward me documents / website link
> related to Multiple SSID support if u have .
> --- Jim Thompson <jim_at_netgate.com> wrote:
> > requires control over association, beacon and probe
> > response frames.
> > likely requires f/w changes.
> > its really amusing to me, since I developed the idea
> > back in 1997, and
> > Cisco/Symbol/Lucent/Intermec/...
> > were all introduced to it by either me, or someone
> > after me @
> > Wayport... and for the longest time, they didn't
> > 'get it'.
> > Jim
> > On Monday, September 30, 2002, at 11:27 AM, Martin
> > Whitlock wrote:
> > > There are a few AP's coming up that supports
> > multiple SSID. What are
> > > the possibilities for HostAP to manage this? Could
> > for example be a
> > > cool feature if you want separate networks with
> > different rules
> > > regarding access control.
> > >
> > > /Martin
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