AP not forwarding on LAN port in Power Save mode

ramprasad.rajendran at wipro.com ramprasad.rajendran
Wed Mar 7 20:17:13 PST 2007

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>From: hostap-bounces+ramprasad.rajendran=wipro.com at shmoo.com 
>[mailto:hostap-bounces+ramprasad.rajendran=wipro.com at shmoo.com]
> On Behalf Of Jouni Malinen
>Sent: Thursday, March 08, 2007 8:48 AM
>To: hostap at shmoo.com
>Subject: Re: AP not forwarding on LAN port in Power Save mode
>On Wed, Mar 07, 2007 at 10:43:47PM +0530, 
>ramprasad.rajendran at wipro.com wrote:
>> Our device is supposed to be in standby mode(the device would be 
>> powered off to conserve power).
>What do you mean with standby mode? Is the wlan card moving to 
>power managed mode while remaining associated?

Yeah. The device moves to power management mode while it is still being

>> We wake up after about 5 seconds, and we send out the same data, we 
>> are able to see the data in the sniffer, but the AP does not seem to 
>> forward it on the LAN port. We are not deauthenticated during this. 
>> Any explanations on the behaviour ?
>Does the AP send any 802.11 frame in response to the frames 
>from the client?

No. But we see the Management level Acknowledgements for the frames

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