Turning of AP switching

Jouni Malinen j
Mon Mar 19 20:18:27 PDT 2007

On Sun, Mar 18, 2007 at 10:11:04PM +0100, Boh?k Andr?s wrote:

> We have a dormitory-wide WiFi network with about 20 APs with one SSID using 
> PEAP MSCHAPv2. Our problem is that whenever a microwave oven is turned on, 
> or something similar, the clients think that they should reassoc. to a 
> better AP, and while they do so, higher level connections are lost.
> Is there a way to turn off AP switching? I can set ap_scan to 1 (which means 
> that wpa_supplicant should take care of this), but how do I tell 
> wpa_supplicant to hold on to the original AP as long as possible?

This depends a bit on the driver, but you could try configuring the
BSSID of the AP you want to use in the wpa_supplicant network block
(e.g., bssid=02:11:22:33:44:55).

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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