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MAC Modeling

Functions and configuration objects for 802.11™ MAC frame generation and parsing

WLAN Toolbox™ provides functions to create and parse 802.11 medium access control (MAC) frames. Use these functions to generate and decode control, management, data, and trigger frames.


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wlanMACFrameGenerate WLAN MAC frame (MPDU or A-MPDU)
wlanMACFrameConfigConfigure WLAN MAC frame
wlanMACManagementConfigConfigure WLAN MAC management frame
wlanMACTriggerConfigConfigure WLAN MAC trigger frame
wlanMACTriggerUserConfigConfigure User Info field of WLAN MAC trigger frame
addIE Update MAC management frame with IE
addUserInfoAdd User Info field to WLAN MAC trigger frame
wlanMSDULengthsCalculate MSDU lengths
wlanAPEPLengthCalculate APEP length in octets
wlanPSDULengthCalculate PSDU length in octets
wlanAMPDUDeaggregateDeaggregate A-MPDU and extract MPDUs
wlanMPDUDecodeDecode MPDU
displayIEsDisplay list of IEs in MAC management frame
pcapWriterPCAP file writer of protocol packets
pcapngWriterPCAPNG file writer of protocol packets
wlanPCAPWriterPCAP or PCAPNG file writer of WLAN MAC packets