Apparatus and method to dynamically handover master functionality to another peer in a wireless network

Apparatus and method to dynamically handover master functionality to another peer in a wireless network

  • CN 101,815,309 A
  • Filed: 08/20/2009
  • Published: 08/25/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/20/2008
  • Status: Active Application
First Claim
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1. device comprises:

  • In wireless network, be configured to operate and when leaving described wireless network, master function is transferred to the wireless station (STA) of client stations by following steps as main website;

    Find the master/access point ability of described client stations;

    Select described client stations as new main website based on predefined parameter;

    Before transition, transmit Basic Service Set (BSS) context from described main website to described new main website with the role of main website request message;

    Notify described new main website to activate the role of its main website by the described role of main website request message;

    AndBe transformed into the role of new main website by described client stations when activating message receiving the access point role, and begin to send beacon, described beacon has the identical BSSID that uses in the beacon with described previous main website.

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