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Title : Light Weight Access Point Protocol (LWAPP)
Author(s) : P. Calhoun et al.
Filename : draft-calhoun-seamoby-lwapp-03.txt
Pages : 67
Date : 2003-7-3
While conventional wisdom has it that wireless Access Points are
strictly Layer 2 bridges, such devices today perform some higher
functions that are performed by routers or switches in wired networks
in addition to bridging between wired and wireless networks. For
example, in 802.11 networks, Access Points can function as Network
Access Servers. For this reason, Access Points have IP addresses and
can function as IP devices.
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