Creating Your Own Network

Rather than associate with another network, the Wi-Fi interface can start (create) its own network. This is done using the wln.networkstart method. Note that wln.networkstart is a task and there is a certain correct way of handling tasks. To start a network, you only need to supply the name (SSID) of the future network and a channel on which you will want your network to operate.

The wln.networkstart method will be rejected (return 1 — REJECTED) if:

To start a network, you only need to make up your mind regarding its name and operating channel:

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While wln.task<>PL_WLN_TASK_IDLE

Wi-Fi security (WPA or WEP) must be set prior to starting the network.

There is a significant difference between the GA1000 and the WA2000, WM2000, and WS1102 in the kind of a network they can start: