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L2_NOTIFICATION_DATA structure

The L2_NOTIFICATION_DATA structure is used by the IHV Extensions DLL to send notifications to any service or applications that has registered for the notification.

Syntax


typedef struct _L2_NOTIFICATION_DATA {
  DWORD NotificationSource;
  DWORD NotificationCode;
  GUID  InterfaceGuid;
  DWORD dwDataSize;
  PVOID pData;
} L2_NOTIFICATION_DATA, *PL2_NOTIFICATION_DATA;

Members

NotificationSource

This member specifies where the notification comes from. The IHV Extensions DLL must set this member to L2_NOTIFICATION_SOURCE_WLAN_IHV.

NotificationCode

This member specifies the notification code for the status indication. This notification code must not have the bit 0x10000 set.

InterfaceGuid

The globally unique identifier (GUID) for the wireless LAN (WLAN) adapter.

The operating system passes the GUID and other data related to the WLAN adapter through the pDot11Adapter parameter of the Dot11ExtIhvInitAdapter function, which the operating system calls when it detects the arrival of the WLAN adapter. For more information about this operation, see 802.11 WLAN Adapter Arrival.

dwDataSize

The length, in bytes, of the data within the buffer referenced by the pData member. The IHV Extensions DLL must set this member to zero if additional data is not required for the notification.

pData

The address of a caller-allocated buffer that contains additional data for the notification. The format of the data is defined by the independent hardware vendor (IHV).

The IHV Extensions DLL must set this member to NULL if additional data is not required for the notification.

Remarks

The application or service registers to receive notifications by calling the WlanRegisterNotification Auto Configuration Manager (ACM) function. For more information about this function, refer to the Microsoft Windows SDK documentation.

The IHV Extensions DLL sends notifications to registered services or applications by calling the Dot11ExtSendNotification function. The service or application must register to receive notifications from a source of L2_NOTIFICATION_SOURCE_WLAN_IHV.

Requirements

Version

Available in Windows Vista and later versions of the Windows operating systems.

Header

L2cmn.h (include Wlanihv.h)

See also

Dot11ExtIhvInitAdapter
Dot11ExtSendNotification

 

 

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