Question on 802.11r

Nicolas Cavallari Nicolas.Cavallari
Tue Nov 12 03:50:43 PST 2013

On 12/11/2013 12:34, Krishna Chaitanya wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 3:58 PM, Nicolas Cavallari
> <Nicolas.Cavallari at> wrote:
>> See 802.11-2012  Roaming must be transparent to the LLC layer.
> Dont change the wording :-).
> "STAs within an ESS may communicate and mobile STAs *may* move from
> one BSS to another (within the same ESS) transparently to LLC."
> It doesnt mandate, but it allows.

Which proves my point: STA are not mandated to do or support L2 roaming, but they are
(always) allowed to do it.  Your ESS must be able to handle them.

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