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Background Reading on 802.11

Developers of NDIS 802.11 miniport drivers should be familiar with the following specifications:

IEEE Documents

  • IEEE Standard 802.11-1999, Part 11: Wireless LAN Medium Access Control (MAC) and Physical Layer (PHY) Specifications, IEEE, 1999.

  • IEEE Draft Amendment 802.11i, Supplement to Part 11: Wireless Medium Access Control (MAC) and Physical Layer (PHY) Specifications: Medium Access Control (MAC) Security Enhancements, IEEE, 2003.

  • IEEE Technical Report and Guidelines 802.1h, Part 5: Media Access Control (MAC) Bridging of Ethernet V2.0 in Local Area Networks, IEEE, 1997.

  • IEEE Standard 802.1X-2001, Standards for Local and Metropolitan Area Networks: Port Based Network Access Control, IEEE, 2001

Wi-Fi Alliance Documents

  • Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA), Version 2.0, Wi-Fi Alliance, 2003.

FIPS Documents

  • Advanced Encryption Standard (AES), FIPS PUB 197, 2001.

IETF RFC Documents

  • A Standard for the Transmission of IP Datagrams over IEEE 802 Networks , IETF RFC 1042, 1988.

  • Counter with CBC-MAC (CCM) , IETF RFC 3610, 2003.



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