Scan in AP mode

Antonio Quartulli ordex
Fri Jul 19 02:23:24 PDT 2013

On Tue, Jul 16, 2013 at 11:38:26AM +0200, Drasko DRASKOVIC wrote:
> Hi all,
> Is possible to scan the network for oter APs when card is in AP mode?

yes it is. But you need a recent kernel and iw tool.
If I am not wrong you need both linux and iw 3.8 (at least).

And in the iw help output you will see:
"	dev <devname> scan [-u] [freq <freq>*] [ies <hex as 00:11:..>]
[lowpri,flush,ap-force] [ssid <ssid>*|passive]"

ap-force is what you are looking for.


Antonio Quartulli

..each of us alone is worth nothing..
Ernesto "Che" Guevara
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