[ap-utils] DWL-1000AP+

Roman Festchook roma at polesye.net
Mon Apr 19 19:52:28 EEST 2004

No way to do it - its a AP reservation protocol packets - firmware doesnt 
allow  to disable it

On Monday 19 April 2004 19:12, Papp Márton wrote:
> I see. Since it is not supported by ap-utils, my next question doesn't
> really belong here, still, i'm asking it, maybe someone can tell me
> where to find the answer.
> So.
> The DWL-AP1000+ I'm using is the only wireless ap on the lan. It has
> some leds for indicating network traffic. But even if there's nothing
> really going on on the network, the leds are blinking a few times in
> every seconds. I found that the AP is broadcasting UDP packets on the
> network to all hosts to port number 2313. This port is used by the IAPP
> (Inter Access Point Protocol). I guess that the AP is searching for
> other AP's on the network to cooperate with. But it won't find any,
> since there aren't any. Only this one. So I think brodcasting packets to
> all hosts on the network is pointless. It's not really a big problem to
> me, I'm just curious if there is any way to tell the AP to stop sending
> those packets?
> iptraf says in every second:
> UDP (76 bytes) from to on eth0
> Where is the ip adress of the AP.
> Marci
> Roman Festchook wrote:
> >On Monday 19 April 2004 02:32, Papp Márton wrote:
> >>Dear List!
> >>
> >>I have a DWL-1000AP+ access point at home. I would like to use ap-utils
> >>to configure it, but yet I couldn't.
> >>
> >>First, I dont't know, if it is supported, at all. It is not listed on
> >>the supported hardware page (http://ap-utils.polesye.net/?hardware), but
> >>DWL-1000AP is, if it means anything.
> >
> >ap-utils support only older model DWL-1000AP without of + and based on
> > non-TI chipset
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Roman Festchook
Network Engineer

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