.Associate Method

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Function:

Causes the Wi-Fi interface to attempt association with the specified wireless network.

Syntax:

wln.associate(byref bssid as string, byref ssid as string, channel as byte, bssmode as pl_wln_bss_modes) as accepted_rejected

Returns:

One of accepted_rejected constants:

0- ACCEPTED.

1- REJECTED.

See Also:

Associating With Selected Network, Setting Wi-Fi Security, Wln Tasks

wln.disassociate

 


Part

Description

bssid

The BSSID ("MAC address") of the network with which to associate.

ssid

The name of the target network with which to associate.

channel

Channel on which the target network is operating.

bssmode

Network mode:

0- PL_WLN_BSS_MODE_INFRASTRUCTURE: This is an infrastructure network (access point).

1- PL_WLN_BSS_MODE_ADHOC: This is an ad-hoc (device-to-device) network.

Details

The association process is a task and there is a certain correct way of handling tasks. Task completion does not imply success — association result has to be verified by reading the state of the wln.associationstate read-only property after the task is completed.