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Wireless Status

The Wireless Status screen (Status > Wireless Status) shows a list of access points within range of the wireless radio, along with various statistics about the access points detected.

If a wireless card is acting as an access point, a list of associated clients is displayed along with related information.

This page is only available when a wireless interface is detected in the firewall.

Access Point/Ad-Hoc Peer Capabilities

Name

Description

WME

Wireless Multimedia Extensions (QoS)

WPA

Wi-Fi Protected Access

WPS

Wi-Fi Protected Setup

RSN

802.11i - Robust Secure Network

HTCAP

802.11n - High Throughput (HT)

ATH

Atheros protocol extensions

VEN

Unknown vendor-specific extensions

Access Point/Ad-Hoc Peer Flags

Flag

Description

E

ESS Mode (Access Point)

I

IBSS Mode (Infrastructure/Client)

c

CF Pollable

C

CF Poll Request

P

Privacy

S

Short Preamble

B

PBCC

A

Channel Agility

s

Short Slot Time

R

RSN

D

DSSSOFDM

Peer Status Flags

Flag

Description

A

Authorized for Data

Q

QoS (WME)

E

Extended Rate (ERP), 802.11g

P

Power Save Mode

H

High Throughput (HT)

H+

HT Compat mode (Setup with vendor OUIs)

W

Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)

N

Transitional Security Network (TSN) association

T

Aggregated MAC Protocol Data Unit (AMPDU) Transmit

R

AMPDU Receive

M

MIMO Power Save

M+

MIMO Power Save with RTS

I

Reduced Interframe Space (RIFS)

S

Short GI in HT40

S+

Short GI in HT40 and HT20

s

Short GI in HT20

t

Aggregated MAC Service Data Unit (AMSDU) Transmit

r

AMSDU Receive