disable roaming

Reinoud Koornstra reinoudkoornstra at gmail.com
Thu Sep 22 16:05:48 PDT 2016

I understand the reasoning behind it.
Question: the struct wpa_supplicant contains the integer scan_internal.
If this one is set to zero we would just return right away from the
wpa_supplicant_start_bgscan function all together?


On Thu, Sep 22, 2016 at 1:05 PM, Jouni Malinen <j at w1.fi> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 22, 2016 at 11:11:18AM -0700, Reinoud Koornstra wrote:
>> I didn't find an option to disable scanning after we're connected to an AP.
>> Meaning, once I'm connected, I never want to go to another AP, i'll
>> stay on this one and don't need to scan anymore once I'm connected.
>> Is there such an option already?
> What would you expect to happen if the current AP disconnects the
> station or goes out of radio range? There is unlikely to be an existing
> parameter that does exactly what you might be thinking of here, but if
> you want to force a single AP to be used, you can use the bssid
> parameter in a network profile to allow only a single BSS (AP) to be
> used. You could set that even after the initial connection, if needed,
> to set the parameter to the BSSID of that initial BSS.
> --
> Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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