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Understanding 802.11 Frame Types

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By Jim Geier When analyzing or troubleshooting the operation of a wireless LAN, you ll likely be using an 802.11 packet analyzer (e.g., AiroPeek or Sniffer Wireless ) to monitor the communications between radio network interface cards (NICs) and access points. After capturing the packets, you need to understand the different 802.11 frame types as a basis for deciphering what the network is or isn t doing. In this tutorial, I ll give you an overview of the more common 802.11 frames to...n


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