CN104519517B - The method and system that wireless access point AP automatically configures in WLAN - Google Patents

The method and system that wireless access point AP automatically configures in WLAN Download PDF

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CN104519517B
CN104519517B CN201310465654.7A CN201310465654A CN104519517B CN 104519517 B CN104519517 B CN 104519517B CN 201310465654 A CN201310465654 A CN 201310465654A CN 104519517 B CN104519517 B CN 104519517B
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The present invention provides the method and systems that wireless access point AP in a kind of WLAN automatically configures, the WLAN includes microcontroller MiniAC, female wireless access point AP, sub- wireless access point AP, wherein, the microcontroller MiniAC is integrated with female wireless access point AP, the process that the process and sub- wireless access point AP automatically configured the method includes female wireless access point AP automatically configures, the process that mother's wireless access point AP automatically configures include:Mother's wireless access point AP obtains the configuration information of the microcontroller MiniAC generations;The parameter of itself is configured according to the configuration information by the mother AP;The process that the sub- AP is automatically configured includes:The sub- AP receives the configuration information that female wireless access point AP is sent;The parameter of itself is configured according to the configuration information by the sub- AP.The present invention can solve the problems, such as medium-sized and small enterprises' wireless network covering, simplify the workload of equipment installation, save user cost.

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The method and system that wireless access point AP automatically configures in WLAN
Technical field
The present invention relates to fields of communication technology, are automatically configured more particularly to wireless access point AP in a kind of WLAN Method and, the system that wireless access point AP automatically configures in a kind of WLAN.
Background technology
With the high speed development of internet, LAN(Local Area Network, abbreviation LAN)It is also more and more universal, Not only company and enterprise, public institution establish LAN, and the Small-scale LAN that many is established as unit of family also goes out one after another It is existing.Computer LAN is that the computer equipment for the different physical locations being distributed in several kilometer ranges is connected together, in net The network system with resource-sharing can be mutually communicated under the support of network software.
LAN can be divided into cable LAN and WLAN, and the transmission medium of construction of computer network relies primarily on copper cable Or during optical cable, cable LAN is formed.But cable LAN will be limited in certain occasions by connecting up, particularly when phase When getting up from node connection farther out, special communication circuit is laid with there are cable wiring manufacture difficulty is big, expense takes the problems such as more, These problems all form serious bottlenecks to the networking requirement expanded rapidly, limit user's networking.Therefore, nothing Line LAN(Wireless Local Area Networks, abbreviation WLAN)Development and application become inexorable trend.
Traditional wlan network is all the access for mobile subscriber a small amount of in enterprise or family and sets up, this kind of network allusion quotation The networking mode of type is using fat AP(Access Point, wireless access point)The distributed WLAN networking mould of+cable convertor Formula completes the wireless access of user, user right certification, user safety strategy implementation, to the pipe of wlan network equipment by AP Reason is also distributed.With the maturation of WLAN technologies and popularizing for application, more and more enterprises start large scale deployment Wlan network, the number of users of access and the scale of wireless device are all being doubled and redoubled, and network maintenance staff is building and safeguarding Find using traditional WLAN networkings and management mode to be difficult to adapt to existing wlan network scale during wlan network.Cause This, AC(Access Controller, wireless controller)The wireless coverage development side that the centralized management framework of+thin AP becomes To.
AC+ is thin, and AP controls framework repartitions the function of equipment, and wherein AC is responsible for the access control of wireless network System, forwarding and statistics, the configuration monitoring of AP, roaming management, the network management agent of AP, security control;Thin AP is responsible for 802.11 messages Encryption and decryption, 802.11 physical layer PHY functions, the management for receiving AC, RF(Radio Frequency, radio frequency)The system eated dishes without rice or wine The simple functions such as meter.
However, the centralized management framework of the thin AP of AC+ is applied in large enterprise more, and the cost of AC products compares It is high(Members up to up to ten thousand), two are more than for AP quantity but is not achieved for the medium-sized and small enterprises of large enterprise AP requirements, May not have the ability purchase so high cost AC products, and if AC be applied to medium-sized and small enterprises in will obviously cause the wasting of resources, Its demand cannot be met again using traditional fat AP wireless networks, therefore, the wireless network covering problem of medium-sized and small enterprises becomes Bottleneck.
Invention content
The technical problems to be solved by the invention are to provide what wireless access point AP in a kind of WLAN automatically configured Method for solving the problems, such as the covering of medium-sized and small enterprises wireless networks, simplifies the workload of equipment installation, save user into This.
Correspondingly, the present invention also provides the system that wireless access point AP in a kind of WLAN automatically configures, to Ensure the realization and application of the above method.
To solve the above-mentioned problems, the invention discloses the sides that wireless access point AP in a kind of WLAN automatically configures Method, the WLAN include microcontroller MiniAC, female wireless access point AP, sub- wireless access point AP, wherein, it is described Microcontroller MiniAC is integrated with female wireless access point AP, is automatically configured the method includes female wireless access point AP The process that process and sub- wireless access point AP automatically configure,
The process that mother's wireless access point AP automatically configures includes:
Mother's wireless access point AP obtains the configuration information of the microcontroller MiniAC generations;
The parameter of itself is configured according to the configuration information for mother's wireless access point AP;
The process that the sub- wireless access point AP automatically configures includes:
The sub- wireless access point AP receives the configuration information that female wireless access point AP is sent;The sub- wireless access The parameter of itself is configured according to the configuration information by point AP.
The invention also discloses the system that wireless access point AP in a kind of WLAN automatically configures, the wireless locals Net includes microcontroller MiniAC, female wireless access point AP, sub- wireless access point AP, wherein, the microcontroller MiniAC is integrated with female wireless access point AP, and the system comprises female wireless access point APs to automatically configure module and sub- nothing Line access point AP automatically configures module,
Mother's wireless access point AP automatically configures module and includes:
First configuration information acquisition submodule, for obtaining the configuration information of the microcontroller MiniAC generations;
First configuration submodule, for the parameter of itself to be configured according to the configuration information;
The sub- wireless access point AP automatically configures module and includes:
Second configuration information acquisition submodule, for receiving the configuration information that female wireless access point AP is sent;
Second configuration submodule, for the parameter of itself to be configured according to the configuration information.
Compared with prior art, the present invention includes advantages below:
First, the microcontroller MiniAC are integrated with female wireless access point AP, and female AP has shared biography The part work of the AC of system alleviates the work load and data delay of AC;
Second, compared with the AC equipment of common members up to ten thousand easily in the industry at present, the MiniAC and mother AP of the embodiment of the present invention Integration is also greatly reduced the purchase cost and O&M cost of enterprise, so as to efficiently solve medium-sized and small enterprises' wireless network The problem of covering;
Third, when group AP is run using AP+Client modes, sub- AP can carry out wireless connection with female AP, sub- AP's Client functions are established with the mother AP and are connected, and the interaction for making sub- AP and mother AP is more convenient;
The configuration information that 4th, sub- AP and mother AP can be generated according to MiniAC carries out automatically configuring for inherent parameters, uses Family only needs terminal device connecting power cord near MiniAC, and sub- AP can just connect MiniAC and receive MiniAC's automatically Management, whole process simplify the workload of installation configuration MiniAC, mother AP and sub- AP, save user cost.
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Fig. 1 is the step flow chart of embodiment of the method that mother AP is automatically configured in a kind of WLAN of the present invention;
Fig. 2 is the step flow chart of embodiment of the method one that a kind of WLAN neutron AP of the present invention is automatically configured;
Fig. 3 is a kind of based on WLAN communication means neutron AP of the present invention and the step of mother's AP wireless connection embodiments Rapid flow chart;
Fig. 4 is the step flow chart of embodiment of the method two that a kind of WLAN neutron AP of the present invention is automatically configured;
Fig. 5 is a kind of based on WLAN communication means neutron AP of the present invention and the step of mother's AP wired connection embodiments Rapid flow chart;
Fig. 6 is that wireless lan network implementation topological structure shows in a kind of based on WLAN communication means of the present invention It is intended to;
Fig. 7 is the structure diagram of system embodiment that mother AP is automatically configured in a kind of WLAN of the present invention.
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In order to make the foregoing objectives, features and advantages of the present invention clearer and more comprehensible, it is below in conjunction with the accompanying drawings and specific real Applying mode, the present invention is described in further detail.
The WLAN in the method that wireless access point AP automatically configures in a kind of WLAN of the present invention It can include microcontroller MiniAC, female wireless access point AP, sub- wireless access point AP, wireless site STA and gateway, In, the microcontroller MiniAC is integrated with female wireless access point AP, and the microcontroller MiniAC passes through described Female wireless access point AP communicates with the sub- wireless access point AP, and female AP has shared the part work of traditional AC, makes biography System AC has achieved the effect that " to reduce weight ", alleviates the work load and data delay of AC;It is and common dynamic in the industry compared at present The often AC equipment of members up to ten thousand, the MiniAC purchase costs for being also greatly reduced enterprise integrated with mother AP of the embodiment of the present invention and O&M cost, so as to efficiently solve the problems, such as medium-sized and small enterprises' wireless network covering.
In the WLAN of the present invention, AP(Including sub- AP and mother AP)The configuration information that can be generated according to MiniAC Automatically configuring for inherent parameters is carried out, user only needs terminal device connecting power cord near MiniAC, and sub- AP just can be certainly Dynamic connection MiniAC and the management for receiving MiniAC, whole process simplify the work of installation configuration MiniAC, mother AP and sub- AP Amount saves user cost.Specifically, the method for automatic configuration of the embodiment of the present invention can include the process that mother AP is automatically configured And the process that sub- AP is automatically configured.
With reference to Fig. 1, the step of showing the embodiment of the method that mother AP is automatically configured in a kind of WLAN of the present invention, flows Cheng Tu, the method may include following steps:
Step 101, female wireless access point AP obtains the configuration information of the microcontroller MiniAC generations;
Step 102, the parameter of itself is configured according to the configuration information for female wireless access point AP.
In embodiments of the present invention, it after MiniAC generates configuration information, is issued to first in female AP, female AP is first according to institute It states configuration information configuration inherent parameters and runs, start service set SSID.
After female AP is run according to configuration information, by configuration information by being issued in sub- AP with the control channel of sub- AP, son After AP receives configuration information, inherent parameters are configured according to configuration information.In embodiments of the present invention, female AP and sub- AP can lead to Wired or wireless mode is crossed to be attached, according to the difference of connection mode, the control channel to establish mode also different, from And the process that sub- AP is caused to receive the configuration information that the mother AP is sent is different.
With reference to figure 2, the step of showing embodiment of the method one that a kind of WLAN neutron AP of the present invention is automatically configured Flow chart, in embodiments of the present invention, the mother AP and the sub- AP by wireless connection, the sub- AP have ap mode and Client patterns, the method may include following steps:
Step 201, the client Client patterns of the sub- wireless access point AP are sent to female wireless access point AP Discovery request;
Wherein, female wireless access point AP be used for according to the corresponding request response concurrent of discovery request generation send to The client Client patterns of sub- wireless access point AP;
In one preferred embodiment of the invention, the step 201 can include following sub-step:
Sub-step S21, female wireless access point AP described in the client Client Mode scans of the sub- wireless access point AP The service set SSID of publication;
Sub-step S22, when scanning is to the service set SSID, the client of the sub- wireless access point AP Client patterns send discovery request to female wireless access point AP.
Step 202, the client Client patterns of the sub- wireless access point AP are established and mother according to the request response The communication port of wireless access point AP, the communication port include control channel;
Step 203, the sub- wireless access point AP receives configuration information from the communication port;
Wherein, the configuration information is generated and sent by microcontroller MiniAC into female wireless access point AP, Mother's wireless access point AP is used to the configuration information being sent to the sub- wireless access point AP;
Step 204, the parameter of itself is configured according to the configuration information for the sub- wireless access point AP.
In the concrete realization, after female AP starts, start the SSID that an internal configuration uses first:MiniACAP, sub- AP It after startup, can start according to AP+Client modes, utilize the SSID of Client scanning mothers AP:MiniACAP is connected after discovery It connects, after the sub- AP Client of successful connection establish the control channel with mother AP, female AP will be handed down to by control channel configuration information Sub- AP, sub- AP start ap mode, and various parameters are configured according to the configuration information that female AP is issued, which is included in management by female AP Range.In addition, by the control channel, MiniAC can also issue various management instructions to sub- AP and be performed by sub- AP.
Wherein, as a kind of preferable example of the present embodiment, the configuration information can include wireless access title or clothes The various network informations such as business set identifier SSID, password, black and white lists, IP address, gateway.
It is right below in order to which those skilled in the art is made more to understand the communication process of the WLAN in the embodiment of the present invention Communication process when sub- AP and mother AP carries out wireless connection is described in detail:
With reference to Fig. 3, a kind of based on WLAN communication means neutron AP of the present invention and mother's AP wireless connections are shown The step flow chart of embodiment, the present invention may include steps of:
Step 301, the client Client patterns of the sub- wireless access point AP are sent to female wireless access point AP Discovery request;
In embodiments of the present invention, sub- AP is run using AP+Client modes, and sub- AP passes through Client functions(Or pattern) It establishes and connects with female AP.Specifically, since sub- AP and mother AP carries out wireless connection, sub- AP connects because not established with MiniAC also It connects, therefore the ap mode of sub- AP not yet starts, the Client functions of promoter AP are equivalent to a STA(Station stands Point, the equipment for including wireless interface).A privately owned SSID can be announced outward in electrifying startup or after restarting due to female AP (Service Set Identifier, service set), the privately owned SSID of the Client functionality scan mothers AP of sub- AP works as scanning Then, the Client functions of sub- AP send discovery request, application connection mother AP to the mother AP.
As a kind of preferable example of the embodiment of the present invention, the discovery request can include the unified labels of sub- AP(It represents This equipment is sub- AP equipment), authentication command(It is the authentication command found mother AP and receive management to represent present instruction), sub- AP MAC Address(Mark the unique identifier of this AP)Etc. sub- AP parameter informations.
Step 302, female wireless access point AP according to the corresponding request response concurrent of discovery request generation send to The client Client patterns of sub- wireless access point AP;
Step 303, the client Client patterns of the sub- wireless access point AP are established and mother according to the request response The communication port of wireless access point AP, the communication port include control channel and data channel;
In the concrete realization, after female AP receives discovery request, the discovery request is authenticated, is returned after certification success It returns hospitality and asks in response to the Client patterns of sub- AP, the Client patterns of sub- AP connect mother AP according to the request response, so as to Establish the communication port of sub- AP and mother AP.In practice, the communication port can include control channel and data channel, described Control channel is used for transmission control message and facility information, the data channel are used for transmission data message.
In addition, after mother AP is to discovery request certification success, the parameter informations such as the MAC Address of the sub- AP are sent to MiniAC, MiniAC record the parameter information, in order to the management subsequently to the sub- AP.
Step 304, the configuration information is sent to mother and wirelessly connect by the microcontroller MiniAC generations configuration information The configuration information is sent to sub- wireless access point AP by access point AP by female wireless access point AP by the control channel;
Step 305, the ap mode of the sub- wireless access point AP starts, and receives and is generated by the microcontroller MiniAC Configuration information, and according to the configuration information be configured inherent parameters;
In the concrete realization, after communication port is established, the configuration information of generation is issued to female AP by MiniAC, and female AP passes through The configuration information is forwarded in sub- AP by the control channel, and the ap mode of sub- AP starts, itself is configured according to configuration information Parameter so that the sub- AP is included in range of management by MiniAC.
Step 306, the ap mode of the sub- wireless access point AP receives the datagram of one or more wireless site STA Text, and the data message is sent in female wireless access point AP, by female wireless access point AP by the data message It is sent in the gateway;
Step 307, the gateway handles the data message, obtains handling result and is sent to female wireless access point AP is sent to by female wireless access point AP in sub- wireless access point AP;
Step 308, the handling result is sent to corresponding wireless site STA by the sub- wireless access point AP.
In embodiments of the present invention, after the ap mode of sub- AP starts, start user data delivery.Specifically, sub- AP Ap mode receives the access request of one or more wireless site STA, and the ap mode of sub- wireless access point AP is according to inherent parameters The one or more of access requests of configuration certification whether meet access conditions;Wherein, STA is equipped with the cooperation present invention and implements Example in MiniAC it is integrated with mother AP use answer APP, carried in the access request of STA the STA such as the MAC Address of STA oneself The parameter configuration of body, sub- AP can obtain the facility information of the STA from the access request.
Sub- AP is after the data message of wireless site STA for meeting the access conditions is received, by the data message It is sent in female AP by data channel, and the parameter information of the STA and the sub- AP parameter informations of itself is believed by controlling Road is transmitted in female AP.Then, the data message is sent to by cable (HUB) in gateway by female AP, by gateway processes, net Pass handles the data message, obtains handling result and is sent to female AP, is sent to by female AP by the data channel In sub- AP;The handling result is forwarded in corresponding STA by sub- AP again, is communicated so as to complete STA with the data of gateway.
In addition, the parameter information of the STA and sub- AP parameter informations of itself are sent to MiniAC by mother AP, by MiniAC It is recorded and is managed.
With reference to figure 4, the step of showing embodiment of the method two that a kind of WLAN neutron AP of the present invention is automatically configured Flow chart, in embodiments of the present invention, the mother AP are connect with the sub- AP by cable, and the method may include following steps Suddenly:
Step 401, the sub- wireless access point AP sends discovery request to female wireless access point AP;
Specifically, after the sub- AP sends discovery request, the discovery request is turned by female wireless access point AP The microcontroller MiniAC is sent to, the microcontroller MiniAC is used to generate corresponding ask according to the discovery request Response concurrent is asked to send to female wireless access point AP, the request response is forwarded to corresponding son by female wireless access point AP Wireless access point AP.
In embodiments of the present invention, the sub- AP sends discovery request to the mother AP, is specifically as follows, the sub- AP leads to Cross preset network port broadcast discovery request.
Step 402, the sub- wireless access point AP establishes the communication with female wireless access point AP according to the request response Channel, the communication port include control channel;
Step 403, the sub- wireless access point AP receives configuration information from the communication port;
Wherein, the configuration information is generated and sent by microcontroller MiniAC into female wireless access point AP, Mother's wireless access point AP is used to the configuration information being sent to the sub- wireless access point AP.
Step 404, the parameter of itself is configured according to the configuration information for the sub- wireless access point AP.
In the concrete realization, after female AP starts, broadcast prison is carried out in one udp broadcast port 2999 of LAN mouthfuls of fixed startups It listens, all sub- AP can also start udp port 2998 upon actuation, and broadcast discovery request to 2999 ports of the whole network, to find Female AP.When female AP receive heat ask and confirm the discovery request for sub- AP send out after, just directly by UDP2999 ports into Row connection establishes communication port, and the MAC Address of the sub- AP is carried out pipe as the indications record for identifying the sub- AP with sub- AP Reason.Configuration information is issued to the sub- AP by female AP by the communication port, and the sub- AP is included in management.
It is right below in order to which those skilled in the art is made more to understand the communication process of the WLAN in the embodiment of the present invention Communication process when sub- AP and mother AP carries out wired connection is described in detail:
With reference to Fig. 5, a kind of based on WLAN communication means neutron AP of the present invention and mother's AP wired connections are shown The step flow chart of embodiment, the present invention may include steps of:
Step 501, the sub- wireless access point AP sends discovery request to female wireless access point AP, by female nothing The discovery request is forwarded to the microcontroller MiniAC by line access point AP;
In the concrete realization, after female AP starts, broadcast listening is carried out in LAN mouthfuls of fixed one Broadcast Port 2999 of startup. Sub- AP also starts a udp port 2998 upon actuation, and broadcasts discovery request to 2999 ports of the whole network, to find female AP. Female AP forwards it to the MiniAC after receiving the discovery request.
As a kind of preferable example of the embodiment of the present invention, the discovery request can include the unified labels of sub- AP(It represents This equipment is sub- AP equipment), authentication command(It is the authentication command found mother AP and receive management to represent present instruction), sub- AP MAC Address(Mark the unique identifier of this AP)Etc. sub- AP parameter informations.
Step 502, the microcontroller MiniAC is sent according to the corresponding request response concurrent of discovery request generation To female wireless access point AP, the request response is forwarded to corresponding sub- wireless access point by female wireless access point AP AP;
Step 503, the sub- wireless access point AP establishes the communication with female wireless access point AP according to the request response Channel, the communication port include control channel;
In the concrete realization, after MiniAC receives discovery request, loading condition and pre-set AP according to itself List is authenticated the discovery request, returns after certification success in request response to female AP, is forwarded in sub- AP by female AP. Sub- AP is according to the request response connection mother AP, so as to establish the communication port of sub- AP and mother AP.In practice, the communication is logical Road can include control channel, and the control channel is used for transmission control message, facility information etc..
In addition, after MiniAC is to discovery request certification success, the parameter informations such as the MAC Address of the sub- AP are recorded Get off, in order to the management subsequently to the sub- AP.
Step 504, the configuration information is sent to mother and wirelessly connect by the microcontroller MiniAC generations configuration information The configuration information is sent to sub- wireless access point AP by access point AP by female wireless access point AP by the control channel;
Step 505, inherent parameters are configured according to the configuration information in the sub- wireless access point AP;
In the concrete realization, after communication port is established, the configuration information of generation is issued to female AP by MiniAC, and female AP passes through The configuration information is forwarded in sub- AP by the control channel, and inherent parameters are configured according to configuration information in the ap mode of sub- AP, So that the sub- AP is included in range of management by MiniAC.
Step 506, the sub- wireless access point AP receives the data message of one or more wireless site STA, and by institute Data message is stated to be sent in the gateway;
Step 507, the gateway handles the data message, obtains handling result and be sent to the son wirelessly connecing In access point AP;
Step 508, the handling result is sent to corresponding wireless site STA by the sub- wireless access point AP.
In embodiments of the present invention, sub- AP completes, with postponing, to start user data delivery.Specifically, the AP moulds of sub- AP Formula receives the access request of one or more wireless site STA, ap mode the matching according to inherent parameters of sub- wireless access point AP Put whether the one or more of access requests of certification meet access conditions;Wherein, carry STA's in the access request of STA The STA such as the MAC Address parameter informations of itself.
Sub- AP is after the data message of wireless site STA for meeting the access conditions is received, by the data message It is sent in gateway by cable (HUB), gateway handles the data message, obtains handling result and passes through cable (HUB) it is sent in the WAN mouths of sub- AP;The handling result is forwarded in corresponding STA by sub- AP again, so as to complete STA with The data communication of gateway.
In addition, sub- AP can also be passed the parameter information of the STA and sub- AP parameter informations of itself by control channel It transports in female AP, MiniAC is sent it to by female AP, is recorded by MiniAC and is managed.
The communication system of the embodiment of the present invention is deployed with the AC equipment of lightweight(MiniAC/AP)Manage all sub- AP. As a kind of preferable example of the embodiment of the present invention, implement topological structure schematic diagram with reference to wireless lan network shown in fig. 6, Present invention preferably uses the wireless network coverings that in the following manner carries out medium-sized and small enterprises:MiniAC/AP+AP-inWall(It is indoor In-wall covers)+AP(Public domain covers), wherein public domain covering AP can according to on-site actual situations select omnidirectional or Directional aerial, appearance may customize(Such as indoor type, outdoor version, wall type, ceiling type), power and can be used with regard to proximity electricity or POE (Power Over Ethernet, Power over Ethernet)Intelligent power supply mode is implemented, and realizes automatic roaming work(of the user in equipment room Energy;AP-inWall can be directly installed on 86 boxes on wall, convenient to increase wireless network covering for former cable network Improvement project, and AP-inWall need not change original decoration style, can construct almost zero, perfection realization cable network, Wireless network all standing, it is time saving, laborsaving, beautiful.Specifically, the major advantage of AP-inWall can be embodied in following a few sides Face:1st, entirely without co-channel interference:The AP-inWall that network signal is transferred to each room intelligence by existing cable system is complete Prevent co-channel interference phenomenon;2nd, the operation is stable:Just only there are one wireless network signals in full room;3rd, construction is simple:It is indoor and outdoor Construction is simple, outdoor need to be in covering point plus seine line, and interior only needs to change original cable module as AP-inWall; 4th, beautification degree is high:AP-inWall appearances are as original cable module, and customizable panel pattern;5th, Low emissivity:Maximum hair Power 80mW-100mW is penetrated, it is green and healthy, meet national relevant regulations, it is ensured that personal safety;6th, network transfer speeds are stablized:By In employing this dedicated Network Transfer Media of cable, it can ensure networking speed and stabilization completely;7th, it can realize double SSID:It can realize double hot spots, office and servicing is separated, while traditional cipher mode may be used meet client secure and make With the demand of network.
Communication system in the embodiment of the present invention can be applied to hotel, food and drink, KTV, market, the vehicles, factory place In the medium-sized and small enterprises such as She Lou, medium-sized and small enterprises is enable to enjoy good any wireless network services, the communication system of the embodiment of the present invention can To include following advantageous effect:
1st, superiority of effectiveness
The integrated product types of MiniAC/AP compared with AC products of common members up to ten thousand easily in the industry at present, drop significantly The purchase cost of Di Liao enterprises.
2nd, centralized management, O&M are convenient, reduce O&M cost
Unified SSID:(Such as " ×××-", no matter client is in any position of enterprise, all accesses consolidated network, image Unified, access unification;
Zero configuration connects provides easily that be integrating seamlessly into enterprise original with key technologies such as technology, the automatic discovery techniques of AP In network deployment, maintenance is managed to equipment without professional IT personnel, reduces the O&M cost of enterprise.
3rd, seamless incision, high spreadability, reduce infrastructure construction
Abundant product form, indoor type, outdoor version, wall type, ceiling type, POE power supply techniques etc., can be comprehensive Offer WLAN service, utilize POE/WDS(Wireless Distribution System, wireless distribution system)Technology, The blind spot area in legacy network infrastructure is built again without enterprise, high degree reduces enterprise to WLAN The construction cost of infrastructure network.
4th, easily commercial operation
Support Web Portal and the AAA service of industry mainstream, the authentication service for WLAN user access provides well Support, ensured the network security of enterprise.
With reference to Fig. 7, the structural frames of system embodiment that mother AP is automatically configured in a kind of WLAN of the present invention are shown Figure, wherein, the WLAN includes microcontroller MiniAC, female wireless access point AP, sub- wireless access point AP, In, the microcontroller MiniAC is integrated with female wireless access point AP, the system comprises female wireless access point AP certainly Dynamic configuration module 701 and sub- wireless access point AP automatically configure module 702,
In one preferred embodiment of the invention, female wireless access point AP, which automatically configures module 701, to include Following submodule:
First configuration information acquisition submodule, for obtaining the configuration information of the microcontroller MiniAC generations;
First configuration submodule, for the parameter of itself to be configured according to the configuration information;
In a kind of preferred embodiment of the embodiment of the present invention, the sub- wireless access point AP automatically configures module 702 can To include following submodule:
Second configuration information acquisition submodule, for receiving matching for female wireless access point AP transmission
Confidence ceases;
Second configuration submodule, for the parameter of itself to be configured according to the configuration information.
In a kind of preferred embodiment of the embodiment of the present invention, the sub- wireless access point AP and female wireless access point AP carries out wireless connection, and the sub- wireless access point AP has wireless access point ap mode and client Client patterns, institute Such as lower unit can be included by stating the second configuration information acquisition submodule:
Discovery request transmitting element, for using the client Client patterns of the sub- wireless access point AP to the mother Wireless access point AP sends discovery request, and mother's wireless access point AP is used to generate corresponding request according to the discovery request Response concurrent is sent to the client Client patterns of sub- wireless access point AP;
In a kind of preferred embodiment of the embodiment of the present invention, it is single that the discovery request transmitting element can include following son Member:
Subelement is scanned, for using female wireless described in the client Client Mode scans of the sub- wireless access point AP The service set SSID of access point AP publications;
Ask transmission sub-unit, for scanning to the service set SSID when, using the sub- wireless access point The client Client patterns of AP send discovery request to female wireless access point AP.
Path Setup unit, for using the client Client patterns of the sub- wireless access point AP according to the request The communication port with female wireless access point AP is established in response, and the communication port includes control channel;
Configuration information receiving unit, for receiving configuration information from the communication port, the configuration information is by miniature Controller MiniAC is generated and sent into female wireless access point AP, and mother's wireless access point AP is used for the configuration Information is sent to the sub- wireless access point AP.
In another preferred embodiment of the embodiment of the present invention, the sub- wireless access point AP and female wireless access Point AP is connected by cable, and the second configuration information acquisition submodule can include such as lower unit:
Discovery request transmitting element for sending discovery request to female wireless access point AP, is wirelessly connect by the mother The discovery request is forwarded to the microcontroller MiniAC by access point AP, and the microcontroller MiniAC is used for according to institute It states the corresponding request response concurrent of discovery request generation to send to female wireless access point AP, as female wireless access point AP by described in Request response is forwarded to corresponding sub- wireless access point AP;
In a kind of preferred embodiment of the embodiment of the present invention, it is single that the discovery request transmitting element can include following son Member:
Transmission sub-unit is asked, for broadcasting discovery request by the preset network port.
Path Setup unit, it is described for establishing the communication port with female wireless access point AP according to the request response Communication port includes control channel;
Configuration information receiving unit, for receiving configuration information from the communication port, the configuration information is by miniature Controller MiniAC is generated and sent into female wireless access point AP, and mother's wireless access point AP is used for the configuration Information is sent to the sub- wireless access point AP.
For system embodiment shown in Fig. 7, since it is substantially similar to aforementioned embodiment of the method, so description It is fairly simple, the relevent part can refer to the partial explaination of embodiments of method.
Each embodiment in this specification is described by the way of progressive, the highlights of each of the examples are with The difference of other embodiment, just to refer each other for identical similar part between each embodiment.
It should be understood by those skilled in the art that, the embodiment of the present invention can be provided as method, system or computer program Product.Therefore, the reality in terms of complete hardware embodiment, complete software embodiment or combination software and hardware can be used in the present invention Apply the form of example.Moreover, the computer for wherein including computer usable program code in one or more can be used in the present invention The computer program production that usable storage medium is implemented on (including but not limited to magnetic disk storage, CD-ROM, optical memory etc.) The form of product.
The present invention be with reference to according to the method for the embodiment of the present invention, the flow of equipment (system) and computer program product Figure and/or block diagram describe.It should be understood that it can be realized by computer program instructions every first-class in flowchart and/or the block diagram The combination of flow and/or box in journey and/or box and flowchart and/or the block diagram.These computer programs can be provided The processor of all-purpose computer, special purpose computer, Embedded Processor or other programmable data processing devices is instructed with life Into a machine so that the instruction generation performed by computer or the processor of other programmable data processing devices is for real The device of function specified in present one flow of flow chart or one box of multiple flows and/or block diagram or multiple boxes.
These computer program instructions, which may also be stored in, can guide computer or other programmable data processing devices with spy Determine in the computer-readable memory that mode works so that the instruction generation being stored in the computer-readable memory includes referring to Enable the manufacture of device, the command device realize in one flow of flow chart or multiple flows and/or one box of block diagram or The function of being specified in multiple boxes.
These computer program instructions can be also loaded into computer or other programmable data processing devices so that counted Series of operation steps are performed on calculation machine or other programmable devices to generate computer implemented processing, so as in computer or The instruction offer performed on other programmable devices is used to implement in one flow of flow chart or multiple flows and/or block diagram one The step of function of being specified in a box or multiple boxes.
Although preferred embodiments of the present invention have been described, but those skilled in the art once know basic creation Property concept, then can make these embodiments other change and modification.So appended claims be intended to be construed to include it is excellent It selects embodiment and falls into all change and modification of the scope of the invention.
Finally, it is to be noted that, herein, relational terms such as first and second and the like be used merely to by One entity or operation are distinguished with another entity or operation, without necessarily requiring or implying these entities or operation Between there are any actual relationship or orders.Moreover, term " comprising ", "comprising" or its any other variant meaning Covering non-exclusive inclusion, so that process, method, article or equipment including a series of elements not only include that A little elements, but also including other elements that are not explicitly listed or further include for this process, method, article or The intrinsic element of equipment.In the absence of more restrictions, the element limited by sentence " including one ... ", not Also there are other identical elements in the process, method, article or apparatus that includes the element for exclusion.
The method and system that mother AP is automatically configured in a kind of WLAN provided by the present invention has been carried out in detail above Thin to introduce, specific case used herein is expounded the principle of the present invention and embodiment, and above example is said The bright method and its core concept for being merely used to help understand the present invention;Meanwhile for those of ordinary skill in the art, foundation The thought of the present invention, there will be changes in specific embodiments and applications, in conclusion the content of the present specification is not It is interpreted as limitation of the present invention.

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1. a kind of method that wireless access point AP automatically configures in WLAN, which is characterized in that the WLAN packet Include microcontroller MiniAC, female wireless access point AP, sub- wireless access point AP, wherein, the microcontroller MiniAC with Mother's wireless access point AP integrates, the process automatically configured the method includes female wireless access point AP and sub- wireless access The process that point AP is automatically configured,
The process that mother's wireless access point AP automatically configures includes:
Mother's wireless access point AP obtains the configuration information of the microcontroller MiniAC generations;
The parameter of itself is configured according to the configuration information for mother's wireless access point AP;
The process that the sub- wireless access point AP automatically configures includes:
The sub- wireless access point AP receives the configuration information that female wireless access point AP is sent;
The parameter of itself is configured according to the configuration information for the sub- wireless access point AP;
The sub- wireless access point AP carries out wireless connection with female wireless access point AP, and the sub- wireless access point AP has Wireless access point ap mode and client Client patterns, the sub- wireless access point AP receive female wireless access point AP The step of configuration information of transmission, includes:
The client Client patterns of the sub- wireless access point AP send discovery request to female wireless access point AP, described Female wireless access point AP is used to send to sub- wireless access point AP according to the corresponding request response concurrent of discovery request generation Client Client patterns;
The client Client patterns of the sub- wireless access point AP are established and female wireless access point AP according to the request response Communication port, the communication port include control channel;
The sub- wireless access point AP receives configuration information from the communication port, and the configuration information is by microcontroller MiniAC is generated and sent into female wireless access point AP, and mother's wireless access point AP is used to send out the configuration information It send to the sub- wireless access point AP.
2. the according to the method described in claim 1, it is characterized in that, client Client patterns of the sub- wireless access point AP The step of sending discovery request to female wireless access point AP includes:
The services set mark of female wireless access point AP publication described in the client Client Mode scans of the sub- wireless access point AP Know SSID;
When scanning is to the service set SSID, the client Client patterns of the sub- wireless access point AP are to the mother Wireless access point AP sends discovery request.
3. according to the method described in claim 1, it is characterized in that, the sub- wireless access point AP and female wireless access point The step of AP is connected by cable, and the sub- wireless access point AP receives the configuration information that female wireless access point AP is sent is wrapped It includes:
The sub- wireless access point AP sends discovery request to female wireless access point AP, will by female wireless access point AP The discovery request is forwarded to the microcontroller MiniAC, and the microcontroller MiniAC is used for please according to the discovery It seeks survival into corresponding request response concurrent to send to female wireless access point AP, is responded the request by female wireless access point AP It is forwarded to corresponding sub- wireless access point AP;
The sub- wireless access point AP establishes the communication port with female wireless access point AP, the communication according to the request response Channel includes control channel;
The sub- wireless access point AP receives configuration information from the communication port, and the configuration information is by microcontroller MiniAC is generated and sent into female wireless access point AP, and mother's wireless access point AP is used to send out the configuration information It send to the sub- wireless access point AP.
4. according to the method described in claim 3, it is characterized in that, the sub- wireless access point AP is to female wireless access point The step of AP transmission discovery requests, includes:
The sub- wireless access point AP broadcasts discovery request by the preset network port.
A kind of 5. system that wireless access point AP automatically configures in WLAN, which is characterized in that the WLAN packet Include microcontroller MiniAC, female wireless access point AP, sub- wireless access point AP, wherein, the microcontroller MiniAC with Mother's wireless access point AP integrates, and the system comprises female wireless access point APs to automatically configure module and sub- wireless access point AP automatically configures module,
Mother's wireless access point AP automatically configures module and includes:
First configuration information acquisition submodule, for obtaining the configuration information of the microcontroller MiniAC generations;
First configuration submodule, for the parameter of itself to be configured according to the configuration information;
The sub- wireless access point AP automatically configures module and includes:
Second configuration information acquisition submodule, for receiving the configuration information that female wireless access point AP is sent;
Second configuration submodule, for the parameter of itself to be configured according to the configuration information;
The sub- wireless access point AP carries out wireless connection with female wireless access point AP, and the sub- wireless access point AP has Wireless access point ap mode and client Client patterns, the second configuration information acquisition submodule include:
Discovery request transmitting element, for wireless to the mother using the client Client patterns of the sub- wireless access point AP Access point AP sends discovery request, and mother's wireless access point AP is used for according to the corresponding request response of discovery request generation And it is sent to the client Client patterns of sub- wireless access point AP;
Path Setup unit, for being responded using the client Client patterns of the sub- wireless access point AP according to the request The communication port with female wireless access point AP is established, the communication port includes control channel;
Configuration information receiving unit, for receiving configuration information from the communication port, the configuration information is by miniature control Device MiniAC is generated and sent into female wireless access point AP, and mother's wireless access point AP is used for the configuration information It is sent to the sub- wireless access point AP.
6. system according to claim 5, which is characterized in that the discovery request transmitting element includes:
Subelement is scanned, for using wireless access female described in the client Client Mode scans of the sub- wireless access point AP The service set SSID of point AP publications;
Ask transmission sub-unit, for scanning to the service set SSID when, using the sub- wireless access point AP Client Client patterns send discovery request to female wireless access point AP.
7. system according to claim 5, which is characterized in that the sub- wireless access point AP and female wireless access point AP is connected by cable, and the second configuration information acquisition submodule includes:
Discovery request transmitting element, for sending discovery request to female wireless access point AP, by female wireless access point The discovery request is forwarded to the microcontroller MiniAC by AP, and the microcontroller MiniAC is used for according to the hair It now requests to generate corresponding request response concurrent to send to female wireless access point AP, by female wireless access point AP by the request Response is forwarded to corresponding sub- wireless access point AP;
Path Setup unit, for establishing the communication port with female wireless access point AP, the communication according to the request response Channel includes control channel;
Configuration information receiving unit, for receiving configuration information from the communication port, the configuration information is by miniature control Device MiniAC is generated and sent into female wireless access point AP, and mother's wireless access point AP is used for the configuration information It is sent to the sub- wireless access point AP.
8. system according to claim 7, which is characterized in that the discovery request transmitting element includes:
Transmission sub-unit is asked, for broadcasting discovery request by the preset network port.
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