Bandsteering (was: "Re: Feature request: use random MAC addresses when scanning")

Jouni Malinen j
Wed Jun 18 08:33:46 PDT 2014

On Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 05:11:43PM +0200, Antonio Quartulli wrote:
> What kind of co-operation can be established between AP and STA at the
> moment? I am not sure that the standard provides any technique to
> accomplish this task. Woudln't you agree? Or is there something less
> ugly that could be done?

There are some limited items that the IEEE 802.11 standard includes
today (e.g., BSS Load), but there is an ongoing effort to enable more
complete solution for improving channel selection based on shared
network and client side knowledge.
Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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