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Offline MaxMaster

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CAPS - EP/EPS
« on: March 20, 2006, 12:48:30 pm »
Hallo!
Was heißt CAPS? Cable Access Point?
Und EP bzw. EPS?
Lerne gerne dazu.  ;)



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Re: CAPS - EP/EPS
« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2006, 01:44:55 pm »
Depending on the capabilities of the APs, the following flags can be included in the output:

E - Extended Service Set (ESS). Indicates that the station is part of an infrastructure network (in contrast to an IBSS/ad-hoc network).

I - IBSS/ad-hoc network. Indicates that the station is part of an ad-hoc network (in contrast to an ESS network).

P - Privacy. Data confidentiality is required for all data frames exchanged within the BSS. This means that this BSS requires the station to use cryptographic means such as WEP, TKIP or AES-CCMP to encrypt/decrypt data frames being exchanged with others.

S - Short Preamble. Indicates that the network is using short preambles (defined in 802.11b High Rate/DSSS PHY, short pre- amble utilizes a 56 bit sync field in contrast to a 128 bit field used in long preamble mode).

s - Short slot time. Indicates that the network is using a short slot time.

Please add this to FAQ and WIKI
-lsf