Association duration?

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Sun Feb 15 16:32:35 PST 2004

On Wed, Feb 04, 2004 at 08:52:32AM -0800, Vijay Raghunathan wrote:

> If I'm associated with an AP, and I move out of range, how long does it
> take for the AP to realize this and disassociate with me? So, technically,
> if I come back into the range of the AP before this interval expires, I
> don't have to re-associate with the AP.

That depends on the AP implementation.. Host AP default to five minutes
(AP_MAX_INACTIVITY in hostapd, AP_MAX_INACTIVITY_SEC in the driver).

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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