CN106060812A - LTE base station, UE and pre-association and pre-authentication methods thereof - Google Patents

LTE base station, UE and pre-association and pre-authentication methods thereof Download PDF

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CN106060812A
CN106060812A CN201511027320.7A CN201511027320A CN106060812A CN 106060812 A CN106060812 A CN 106060812A CN 201511027320 A CN201511027320 A CN 201511027320A CN 106060812 A CN106060812 A CN 106060812A
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Abstract

A Long Term Evolution (LTE) base station, user equipment (UE) and pre-association and pre-authentication methods thereof in a WWAN-WLAN aggregation are provided. In a Carrier Aggregation (CA), the LTE base station is a primary cell of an Evolved Node B (eNB) and a WLAN access point (AP) is a secondary cell of the eNB. In a Dual Connectivity (DC), the LTE base station is a master eNB and the WLAN AP is a secondary eNB. The pre-association and pre-authentication method of the LTE base station comprises the following steps. A piece of WLAN information is received from user equipment (UE). A WLAN authentication procedure is assisted for the UE. The UE is commanded to establish a WLAN link with the WLAN AP.

Description

The method of Long Term Evolution base station and subscriber equipment and preposition link thereof and certification

Technical field

It relates to the Long Term Evolution of a kind of radio wide area network-WLAN convergent architectures The method of base station and subscriber equipment and preposition link thereof and preposition certification.

Background technology

Relation between third generation cooperative programme (3GPP) and WLAN (WLAN) exists Three kinds of aspects.The first is without coupling (no-coupling), that is non-seamless (non-seamless).The Two kinds is loose couplings (loose-coupling) (3GPP TR 37.824), IP flow mobility (IP Flow Mobility, IFOM) use in the internet of 3GPP/WLAN.But, due to integrated point (integration point) is positioned at P-GW, and need to take an undesirably long time on IP stream is mobile and Need huge burden.The third is the polymerization of close-coupled (tight-coupling), i.e. RAN level Framework (RAN-level Aggregation) (3GPP RP-142281), enode b (eNB) can hold Carry (bearer) to switch or carry shunting and unload data to WLAN (WLAN).

About the movement of subscriber equipment, owing to choosing of WAP must lean on subscriber equipment and make certainly Fixed so that suitable tediously long of certification (authentication) program of WLAN.Generally link (association) needing to spend a few tens of milliseconds, certification (authentication) then needs to take 1 to number Second.This is for multiple wireless access technology (the Multiple Radio Access of LTE/WLAN Technology, multi-RAT) seamless service (such as VoIP) for, be one and sizable choose War.

Summary of the invention

The disclosure is related to a kind of radio wide area network (wireless wide area network, WWAN) The Long Term Evolution of-WLAN (Wireless Local Area Network, WLAN) convergent architectures Technology (Long Term Evolution, LTE) base station and subscriber equipment and preposition link thereof (pre-association) with the method for preposition certification (pre-authentication).

According to the disclosure, the long-term of a kind of radio wide area network-WLAN convergent architectures is proposed The preposition link of evolution technology base station and the method for preposition certification.At a carrier aggregation (Carrier Aggregation, CA) in framework, Long Term Evolution base station is an enode b (Evolved Node B, eNB) a formant and an insertion point of radio local network (access point, AP) for drilling Enter a secondary unit of node B.In a pair of links (Dual Connectivity, DC) framework, long Phase evolution technology base station is a main enode b and insertion point of radio local network is a secondary evolution joint Point B.The method comprises the following steps.One is received from a subscriber equipment (user equipment, UE) Wireless local area network information.Assist a WLAN authentication procedure (authentication of subscriber equipment procedure).Order subscriber equipment goes to set up a WLAN even with insertion point of radio local network Line.

Another according to the disclosure implements example, proposes a kind of radio wide area network-WLAN polymerization One Long Term Evolution base station of framework.In a carrier aggregation framework, Long Term Evolution base station is one One formant of enode b and the secondary list that an insertion point of radio local network is enode b Unit.In a pair of links framework, Long Term Evolution base station is main enode b and a wireless local Network Access Point is a secondary enode b.Long Term Evolution base station is in order to receive from a subscriber equipment One wireless local area network information.Long Term Evolution base station is also in order to assist one of subscriber equipment wireless local Network authentication program.Long Term Evolution base station also is gone to connect with WLAN in order to order subscriber equipment Access point sets up a WLAN line.

Another according to the disclosure implements example, proposes a kind of radio wide area network-WLAN polymerization The preposition link of one of framework subscriber equipment and the method for preposition certification.In a carrier aggregation framework, one Long Term Evolution base station is that a formant of an enode b and an insertion point of radio local network should One secondary unit of enode b.Linking in framework at a pair of, Long Term Evolution base station is one main Enode b and insertion point of radio local network are a secondary enode b.The method includes following step Suddenly.Subscriber equipment receives an order message from Long Term Evolution base station.Transmit a WLAN letter Breath is to Long Term Evolution base station, so that one of subscriber equipment wireless local is assisted in Long Term Evolution base station Network authentication program.Set up and one of insertion point of radio local network WLAN line.

Another according to the disclosure implements example, proposes a kind of radio wide area network-WLAN polymerization One subscriber equipment of framework.In a carrier aggregation framework, a Long Term Evolution base station is an evolution joint One formant of some B and a secondary unit that an insertion point of radio local network is enode b.? A pair of links in framework, and Long Term Evolution base station is a main enode b and WLAN connects Access point is a secondary enode b.Subscriber equipment is in order to transmit a wireless local area network information to drilling for a long time Enter technology base station, so that one of subscriber equipment WLAN certification journey is assisted in Long Term Evolution base station Sequence.Subscriber equipment is also in order to set up the WLAN line with insertion point of radio local network.

More preferably understand in order to above-mentioned and other aspect of this disclosure has, multiple embodiments cited below particularly, And coordinate accompanying drawing, it is described in detail below:

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The preposition link (pre-association) that Fig. 1 is shown in a carrier aggregation (CA) framework is with front The method putting certification (pre-authentication).

Fig. 2 is shown in the method that a pair of links the preposition link in (DC) framework and preposition certification.

Fig. 3 illustrates the line of subscriber equipment and switches to another WLAN from insertion point of radio local network One embodiment of network access point.

Fig. 4 illustrates the mobile journey of two insertion point of radio local networks being implemented in carrier aggregation (CA) framework Sequence.

Fig. 5 illustrate be implemented in doubly-linked knot (DA) framework two insertion point of radio local networks and mobile journey Sequence.

Fig. 6 illustrates the line of subscriber equipment and switches to another WLAN from insertion point of radio local network One embodiment of network access point.

Fig. 7 illustrate be implemented in carrier aggregation (CA) framework two insertion point of radio local networks and movement Program.

Fig. 8 illustrates the mobile process of two insertion point of radio local networks being implemented in doubly-linked knot (DA) framework.

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A11, A21, A31, A61: certification, authorize Account Administration server (AAA server)

AW11, AW12, AW21, AW22, AW23: scheme

B11、B21、B22、B41、B51、B52、B53、B71、B72、B81、B82、B83、 B84: enode b (eNB)

L11, L21, L31, L61, L62: Long Term Evolution (LTE) base station

S110、S110’、S1101、S1102、S1103、S120、S120’、S1201、S1202、S1203、 S1204、S1205、S1206、S1207、S1208、S1209、S130、S130’、S1301、S1302、 S1304、S1305、S1306、S210、S210’、S2101、S2102、S2103、S220、S220’、 S2201、S2202、S2203、S2204、S2205、S2206、S2207、S2208、S2209、S2210、 S2211、S2212、S2213、S2214、S230、S230’、S2301、S2302、S2303、S2304、 S2305: process step

U11, U21, U31, U61: subscriber equipment

W11, W21, W31, W32, W61, W62: insertion point of radio local network (WLAN AP)

Detailed description of the invention

In radio wide area network (wireless wide area network, WWAN)-WLAN (Wireless Local Area Network, WLAN) convergent architectures (WWAN-WLAN Aggregation, LWA) in, subscriber equipment (user equipment, UE) is logined and is depended on for a long time Evolution technology (Long Term Evolution, LTE) base station, and closely-coupled WLAN Network access point (asses point, AP) is completely by enode b (Evolved Node B, eNB) Control.Owing to insertion point of radio local network is closely coupled to enode b, radio wide area network- The insertion point of radio local network of WLAN convergent architectures selects to be come certainly by enode b Fixed, to avoid long authentication procedure (authentication procedure).

Refer to Fig. 1, it is shown in a carrier aggregation (Carrier Aggregation, CA) framework Preposition link (pre-association) and the method for preposition certification (pre-authentication).At carrier wave In convergent architectures, Long Term Evolution base station L11 is the formant (primary of enode b B11 Cell), insertion point of radio local network W11 is the secondary unit (secondary of enode b B11 cell).In this disclosure, enode b B11 assists subscriber equipment U11 and WLAN to access Point W11 is authenticated program (authentication procedure).

In step s 110, subscriber equipment U11 transmits a wireless local area network information (WLAN Information) to the Long Term Evolution base station L11 of the formant as enode b B11.Nothing Line LAN information includes that WLAN links information (WLAN association information) And WLAN authentication information (WLAN authentication information).

In the step s 120, as the Long Term Evolution base station of formant of enode b B11 L11 assists the WLAN authentication procedure of subscriber equipment U11.Step S120 may select employing scheme AW11 or AW12.In option A W11, Long Term Evolution base station L11 performs WLAN Network authentication procedure.In option A W12, Long Term Evolution base station L11 assists subscriber equipment U11 to hold Row WLAN authentication procedure.

In step s 130, as the Long Term Evolution base station of formant of enode b B11 L11 order subscriber equipment U11 goes to set up a WLAN even with insertion point of radio local network W11 Line.

Thin portion flow process will be described below.In step s 110, step S110 include step S1101 and S1102.In step S1101, Long Term Evolution base station L11 transmits WLAN inquiry news Breath (WLAN enquiry message) is to subscriber equipment U11, and e.g. one capabilities of user devices is inquired Message (UE Capability Enquiry message) or a RRC connection reconfigure message (radio resource control(RRC)connection reconfiguration).WLAN Inquiry message includes inquiring one of the supportive instruction of one radio wide area network-WLAN convergent architectures (an indication for asking WWAN-WLAN aggregation supporting).In this step In, inquire message according to capabilities of user devices, it is possible to learn Long Term Evolution base station L11 and wireless office Whether territory Network Access Point W11 is close-coupled.

In step S1102, subscriber equipment U11 transmission WLAN message is to Long Term Evolution Base station L11, e.g. one capabilities of user devices information message (UE Capability Information Message) or one RRC connection completes message (RRC connection reconfiguration complete message).Capabilities of user devices information message includes that WLAN links information (WLAN association information), e.g. user equipment identification (UE identification, UE ID), a network interface card information (network interface card information, NIC Information) (data transmission rate (supported data rate) of support and encryption type (encryption Type) etc.), radio wide area network-WLAN convergent architectures supportive response (response of WWAN-WLAN aggregation supporting).If option A W11 of optional step S120, use Family device capability information message also includes WLAN authentication information (WLAN authentication Information), e.g. network insertion accesses identification information (network access identifier Information, NAI information) so that Long Term Evolution base station L11 obtains enough information Directly perform WLAN authentication procedure.

In the step s 120, step S120 includes option A W11 and option A W12.Option A W11 Including step S1201.Step S1201 is an exchange (Exchange) step.Long Term Evolution base The L11 that stands performs WLAN authentication procedure according to 3GPP TS 33.402.In option A W11, Long Term Evolution base station L11 replaces subscriber equipment U11 and a certification, authorizes Account Administration service Device (authentication, authorization, and accounting server, AAA server) A11 Carry out WLAN authentication procedure.After performing WLAN authentication procedure, Long Term Evolution Technology base station L11 obtains a main key (master key, MK) and a paired key (pair-wise Master key, PMK).

Option A W12 includes step S1202 to S1205.In step S1202, Long Term Evolution Base station L11 sends a user equipment requests message (UE request message) to subscriber equipment U11, With instruction subscriber equipment U11 go with certification, authorize Account Administration server A 11 and carry out WLAN Network authentication procedure.User equipment requests message e.g. one certification request (Authentication Request). User equipment requests message includes performing one of this WLAN authentication procedure instruction (indication of Performing the WLAN authentication procedure) and WAP identification code (AP Identification, AP ID) at least one.

Then, step S1203 is request/response (Request/Response) step.Step S1204 For transferring (Forwarding) step.In step S1203 and S1204, Long Term Evolution base station L11 subscriber equipment U11 and certification, authorize play the part of between Account Administration server A 11 information exchange Key player, to assist subscriber equipment U11 and certification, to authorize Account Administration server A 11 basis 3GPP TS 33.402 performs WLAN authentication procedure.

In step S1205, subscriber equipment U11 transmits a user device responsive message (UE response Message) to Long Term Evolution base station L11, to inform Long Term Evolution base station L11 step S1203 And the executed of step S1204 is complete.User device responsive message e.g. one authentication response (Authentication Response).User device responsive message has included that performing WLAN recognizes One instruction (indication of the complete of performing the WLAN of card program Authentication procedure), main key (MK) and match main key (PMK) at least One of them.In one embodiment, step S1205 can be omitted.In WLAN authentication procedure After being finished, Long Term Evolution base station L11 obtains the main key of pairing (PMK).

In step S1206, Long Term Evolution base station L11 is by a WLAN request message (WLAN request message) transmits NIC (NIC) information, main key (MK) And match at least one of main key (PMK) to insertion point of radio local network W11.Wireless A LAN request message e.g. additional request (Addition Request).For example, drill for a long time Enter technology base station L11 to send NIC (NIC) information by additional request and match main Key (PMK) is to insertion point of radio local network W11.

In step S1207, when insertion point of radio local network W11 receives additional request, drill for a long time Enter technology base station L11 by a WLAN response message (WLAN response message) certainly Insertion point of radio local network W11 obtains and links identification code (Association ID).WLAN The additional confirmation of response message e.g. (Addition Acknowledge).WLAN response news Breath includes a link identification code (association ID).

In step s 130, step S130 includes step S1301 to S1305.In step S1301, Long Term Evolution base station L11 sends a Target Wireless by an order message (command message) Access point identification code (target AP ID), channel information (channel information), link identification code (association ID) to subscriber equipment U11, with install the main key of a pairing (PMK), release or Set up the WLAN line with insertion point of radio local network W11.Order message is the most wireless Resources control message (radio resource control (RRC) message).Order message includes mainly Key (MK), be intended to the WAP identification code (AP ID) of line, the WAP to be broken is known Other code, channel information and one link identification code (association ID).Connect in release WLAN In the case of the WLAN line of access point W11, Long Term Evolution base station L11 sends a release Request message (release request message) is to insertion point of radio local network W11, and release please Ask message include one of release instruction (indication to release), WAP identification code (AP ID), And at least one of user equipment identification (UE ID).If step S120 selects employing scheme AW11, then Long Term Evolution base station L11 is more by wireless heterogeneous networks message (RRC message) Transmit main key (MK) to subscriber equipment U11 so that subscriber equipment U11 can be in step S1302 Derive the main key of pairing (PMK).

In step S1302, it is main that subscriber equipment U11 derives pairing according to main key (MK) Key (PMK).In step S1303, insertion point of radio local network W11 installs the main gold of pairing Key (PMK).

In step S1304, by matching main key (PMK), quadravalence hand shake procedure (4-way Handshake) it is implemented between subscriber equipment U11 and insertion point of radio local network W11.Change one During hands program (handover procedure), Long Term Evolution base station L11 transmits hand-off request news Breath (handover request message) is to another Long Term Evolution base station.Hand-off request message includes One user equipment identification (UE ID), a WAP identification code (AP ID), a channel information are known Other code (channel information ID), a network insertion identification information (NAI information), one Network interface card information (NIC information) and a bandwidth information (bandwidth information) At least one.In response to hand-off request message, L11 is long-term from another in Long Term Evolution base station Evolution technology base station receives a hand-off response message (handover response message).Hand-off response news Breath includes a target wireless access points identification code (target AP ID), channel information identification code (channel Information ID), main key (MK), link identification code (association ID) and bandwidth letter At least one of breath (bandwidth information).

In step S1305, subscriber equipment U11 transmits one and completes message (Complete message) To Long Term Evolution base station L11, to inform that preposition link completes with preposition authentication method.

Refer to Fig. 2, before it is shown in a pair of link (Dual Connectivity, DC) framework The method putting link (pre-association) and preposition certification (pre-authentication).Tie at doubly-linked In framework, Long Term Evolution base station L21 is main enode b B21, and WLAN accesses Point W21 is secondary enode b B22.In this disclosure, main enode b B21 or secondary drills Enter node B B22 and assist subscriber equipment U21 and the WLAN of insertion point of radio local network W21 Network authentication procedure (WLAN authentication procedure).

In step S210, subscriber equipment U21 transmits wireless local area network information (WLAN Information) to the Long Term Evolution base station L21 as main enode b B21.Wireless local The network information includes that WLAN links information (WLAN association information) and wireless LAN authentication information (WLAN authentication information).

In step S220, as main enode b B21 Long Term Evolution base station L21 or Insertion point of radio local network W21 as secondary enode b B22 assists subscriber equipment U21's WLAN authentication procedure.In step S220, there are three kinds of option As W21, AW22 and AW23 Available.In option A W21, Long Term Evolution base station L21 performs WLAN certification Program;In option A W22, Long Term Evolution base station L21 assists insertion point of radio local network W21 goes to perform WLAN authentication procedure;In option A W23, Long Term Evolution base station L21 Subscriber equipment U21 is assisted to go to perform WLAN authentication procedure.

In step S230, the Long Term Evolution base station L21 as main enode b B21 orders Make subscriber equipment U21 go with insertion point of radio local network W21 and set up a WLAN line.

Detailed step will be described below.In step S210, step S210 include step S2101 and S2102.In step S2101, Long Term Evolution base station L21 transmits WLAN inquiry news Breath (WLAN enquiry message) is to subscriber equipment U21.WLAN inquiry message is such as It is capabilities of user devices inquiry message (UE capability enquiry message) or a wireless heterogeneous networks Line reconfigures message (RRC connection reconfiguration).WLAN inquiry message bag Include inquiry one radio wide area network-WLAN convergent architectures one of supportive instruction (indication for asking WWAN-WLAN aggregation supporting).In this step, can according to Family equipment performance inquiry message learns Long Term Evolution base station L21 and insertion point of radio local network W21 Whether close-coupled.

In step S2102, subscriber equipment U21 transmits wireless local area network information to Long Term Evolution Base station L21.Wireless local area network information e.g. capabilities of user devices information message (UE Capability Information message) or RRC connection complete message (RRC connection reconfiguration complete message).Capabilities of user devices information message includes WLAN Link information, e.g. user equipment identification (UE ID), network interface card information (NIC Information) (such as the data transmission rate (supported data rate) supported and encryption type (encryption type) etc.) and radio wide area network-supportive time of WLAN convergent architectures Answer (response of WWAN-WLAN aggregation supporting).If step S220 selects to adopt By option A W21 or option A W22, then capabilities of user devices information message also includes WLAN Authentication information (e.g. network insertion accesses identification information (NAI information)) so that drill for a long time Enter technology base station L21 or insertion point of radio local network W21 and obtain enough information to perform wireless local Network authentication program.

In step S220, step S220 includes option A W21, AW22 and AW23.Option A W21 Including step S2201 to S2203.Step S2201 is an exchange (Exchange) step.Drill for a long time Enter technology base station L21 and perform WLAN authentication procedure according to 3GPP TS 33.402.In this scheme In AW21, Long Term Evolution base station L21 replaces subscriber equipment U21 and certification, authorizes account number Management server (AAA server) A21 performs WLAN authentication procedure.Performing wireless office After the network authentication program of territory, Long Term Evolution base station L21 obtains main key (MK) and in pairs Key (PMK).

In step S2202, Long Term Evolution base station L21 passes through additional request (additional Request) transmit WLAN and link information (as network insertion accesses identification information (NAI ) and match main key to insertion point of radio local network W21 information).

In step S2203, accept additional in reception additional request and insertion point of radio local network W21 During request, insertion point of radio local network W21 passes through an additional confirmation (Addition Acknowledge) Transmit WAP identification code (AP ID), bandwidth information (bandwidth information) and link Identification code (association ID) is to Long Term Evolution base station L21.

Option A W22 includes step S2204 to S2206.In step S2204, Long Term Evolution It is (the most attached that base station L21 transmits WLAN appended message (WLAN addition message) Add request (Addition Request)), with indicate insertion point of radio local network W21 go with certification, award Power with Account Administration server (AAA server) server A 21 carry out WLAN authentication procedure, Or the main key of pairing (PMK) is installed.WLAN appended message includes that WLAN links Information (WLAN association information) and WLAN authentication information (WLAN authentication information).WLAN additional information includes performing this WLAN One instruction (indication of performing the WLAN authentication of authentication procedure Procedure), user equipment identification (UE ID), WAP identification code (AP ID), bandwidth letter Breath (bandwidth information), network interface card information (NIC information), network insertion Access identification information (NAI information), main key (MK) and main key (PMK) of matching.

In step S2205, insertion point of radio local network W21 performs nothing according to 3GPP TS 33.402 Line LAN authentication procedure.In this step, insertion point of radio local network W21 replaces subscriber equipment U21 go with certification, authorize Account Administration server (AAA server) A21 and perform WLAN Network authentication procedure.After performing WLAN authentication procedure, insertion point of radio local network W21 Obtain main key (MK) and main key (PMK) of matching.

In step S2206, if insertion point of radio local network W21 accepts additional request, wireless local Network Access Point W21 confirms message (WLAN acknowledge by a WLAN Message) transmit WAP identification code (AP ID), bandwidth information (bandwidth information), Link identification code (association ID) and main key (MK) to Long Term Evolution base station L21. WLAN confirms the additional confirmation of message e.g. (Addition Acknowledge).Wireless office Territory network validation message includes WAP identification code (AP ID), bandwidth information (bandwidth Information) the main gold of identification code (association ID), main key (MK) and pairing, is linked At least one of key (PMK).

Option A W23 includes step S2207 to S2212.In step S2207, Long Term Evolution Base station L21 transmission user equipment requests message (UE request message) is (as certification is asked (Authentication Request) to subscriber equipment U21, with indicate subscriber equipment U21 go with certification, Authorize Account Administration server (AAA server) A11 and perform WLAN authentication procedure.With Family request message includes instruction (the indication of performing WLAN authentication procedure Performing the WLAN authentication procedure) and WAP identification code (AP ID) At least one.

Then, step S2208 is request/response (Request/Response) step.Step S2209 It is one to transfer (Forwarding) step.In step S2208 and S2209, Long Term Evolution base Stand L21 subscriber equipment U21 and certification, authorize play the part of between Account Administration server A 21 information hand over The key player changed, to assist subscriber equipment U21 and certification, to authorize Account Administration server A 21 WLAN authentication procedure is performed according to 3GPP TS 33.402.

In step S2210, subscriber equipment U21 transmits user device responsive message (UE response Message) (if authentication response (Authentication Response) is to Long Term Evolution base station L21, Complete to inform Long Term Evolution base station L21 step S1203 and the executed of step S1204.User sets Standby response message (UE response message) included performing WLAN authentication procedure it One instruction (indication of the complete of performing the WLAN authentication Procedure), main key (MK) and at least one of main key (PMK) of matching.? In one embodiment, step S2210 can be omitted.After WLAN authentication procedure is finished, Long Term Evolution base station L21 obtains the main key of pairing (PMK).

In step S2211, Long Term Evolution base station L21 asks message by WLAN (WLAN request message) transmits NIC (NIC) information, main key (MK) And match main key (PMK) to insertion point of radio local network W21.WLAN request news Cease e.g. additional request (Addition Request).For example, Long Term Evolution base station L11 NIC (NIC) information can be transmitted by additional request and match main key (PMK) extremely Insertion point of radio local network W11.

In step S2212, if insertion point of radio local network W21 accepts additional request, Long Term Evolution Technology base station L21 passes through WLAN response message (WLAN response message) (as attached Add confirmation (Addition Acknowledge)) obtain link identification from insertion point of radio local network W21 Code (Association ID).WLAN response message includes linking identification code (association ID).

In step S230, step S230 includes step S2301 to S2305.In step S2301, Long Term Evolution base station L21 is by order message (command message) transfer destination wireless access Point identification code (target AP ID), channel information (channel information), link identification code (association ID) to subscriber equipment U21, matches main key (PMK) and wireless office to install Territory Network Access Point W11 discharges or sets up WLAN line.Order message e.g. Radio Resource Control line and reconfigure message (RRC connection reconfiguration).Order message includes main gold Key (MK), it is intended to the WAP identification code (AP ID) of line, the WAP identification to be broken Code (AP ID), channel information (channel information) and link identification code (association ID) At least one.Feelings at the WLAN line of release insertion point of radio local network W11 Under condition, Long Term Evolution base station L11 sends a releasing request message (release request message) To insertion point of radio local network W11, and releasing request message includes an instruction (indication of release To release), WAP identification code (AP ID) and a user equipment identification (UE ID) At least one.If step S220 uses option A W21 or option A W22, Long Term Evolution base The L21 that stands more transmits main key (MK) to using by wireless heterogeneous networks message (RRC message) Family equipment U21 so that subscriber equipment U21 can derive the main key of pairing in step S2302 (PMK)。

In step S2302, it is main that subscriber equipment U21 derives pairing according to main key (MK) Key (PMK).In step S2303, insertion point of radio local network W21 installs the main gold of pairing Key (PMK).

In step S2304, by matching main key (PMK), at subscriber equipment U21 and wireless Quadravalence hand shake procedure (4-way handshake) is performed between Local Area Network access point W21.Hand-off one During program (handover procedure), Long Term Evolution base station L11 transmits a hand-off request message (handover request message) is to another Long Term Evolution base station.Hand-off request message includes one User equipment identification (UE ID), a WAP identification code (AP ID), a channel information identification Code (channel information ID), a network insertion identification information (NAI information), a net Network interface card information (NIC information) and a bandwidth information (bandwidth information) At least one.In response to hand-off request message, Long Term Evolution base station L11 drills for a long time from another Enter technology base station and receive a hand-off response message (handover response message).Hand-off response message Including a target wireless access points identification code (target AP ID), channel information identification code (channel Information ID), main key (MK), link identification code (association ID) and bandwidth letter At least one of breath (bandwidth information).

In step S2305, subscriber equipment U11 transmits one and completes message (Complete message) To Long Term Evolution base station L11, to inform that preposition link completes with preposition authentication method.

Step S110 to S130 according to Fig. 1 and the step S210 to S230 of Fig. 2.WLAN The mobile process of network access point W11, W21 can be assisted by enode b B11, B21 or B22 Help, to avoid the need for long authentication procedure.Refer to Fig. 3, it illustrates the company of subscriber equipment U31 Line switches to an embodiment of insertion point of radio local network W32 from insertion point of radio local network W31. In this embodiment, insertion point of radio local network W31 and insertion point of radio local network W32 is tight It is coupled in same Long Term Evolution base station L31.

In the fig. 3 embodiment, radio wide area network-WLAN convergent architectures (WWAN-WLAN aggregation) can be carrier aggregation (CA) framework or doubly-linked knot (DC) Framework.Refer to Fig. 4, it illustrates the WLAN access being implemented in carrier aggregation (CA) framework The mobile process of point W31 and W32.In carrier aggregation (CA) framework, Long Term Evolution base station L31 is the formant of enode b B41, and insertion point of radio local network W31 is enode b This Unit the 3rd wanting unit, insertion point of radio local network W32 to be enode b of B41.At this In Gong Kai, enode b B41 assists subscriber equipment U31's and insertion point of radio local network W32 Authentication procedure.

In step S110 ' in, information is transmitted to subscriber equipment U31 and the master as enode b B41 Want between the Long Term Evolution base station L31 of unit.

In step S120 ' in, as the Long Term Evolution base station of the formant of enode b B41 L31 assists subscriber equipment U31 and certification, authorizes the certification of Account Administration (AAA) server A 31 Program.Step S120 ' may select employing option A W11 or option A W12.In option A W11, long Phase evolution technology base station L31 performs WLAN authentication procedure;In option A W12, drill for a long time Entering technology base station L31 assists subscriber equipment U31 to go to perform WLAN authentication procedure.

In step S130 ' in, as the Long Term Evolution base station of the formant of enode b B41 L31 order subscriber equipment U31 goes to set up WLAN even with insertion point of radio local network W32 Line.

Refer to Fig. 5, it illustrates the insertion point of radio local network being implemented in doubly-linked knot (DA) framework The mobile process of W31 and W32.In doubly-linked knot framework, Long Term Evolution base station L31 is main Enode b B51, insertion point of radio local network W31 are secondary enode b B52, wireless office Territory Network Access Point W32 is the 3rd enode b B53.In this disclosure, enode b B51, Enode b B52 or enode b B53 assists subscriber equipment U31 and insertion point of radio local network The authentication procedure of W32.

In step S210 ' in, information is transmitted to subscriber equipment U31 and as main enode b B51 Long Term Evolution base station L31 between.

In step S220 ' in, as main enode b B51 Long Term Evolution base station L31 or As the 3rd enode b B53 insertion point of radio local network W32 assist subscriber equipment U31 with Certification, authorize the WLAN authentication procedure of Account Administration (AAA) server A 31.Step S220 ' is optional uses option A W21, option A W22 or option A W23.In option A W21, Long Term Evolution base station L31 performs WLAN authentication procedure;In option A W22, for a long time Evolution technology base station L31 assists insertion point of radio local network W32 to perform WLAN certification journey Sequence;In option A W23, Long Term Evolution base station L31 assists subscriber equipment U31 to perform wireless office Territory network authentication program.

In step S230 ' in, the Long Term Evolution base station L31 as main enode b B51 orders Make subscriber equipment U31 go with insertion point of radio local network W32 and set up WLAN line.

Refer to Fig. 6, its line illustrating subscriber equipment U61 is cut from insertion point of radio local network W61 Shift to an embodiment of insertion point of radio local network W62.In this embodiment, WLAN connects Access point W61 and W62 close-coupled respectively is in different Long Term Evolution base station L61 and L62.

In the embodiment in fig 6, radio wide area network-WLAN convergent architectures (WWAN-WLAN aggregation) can be carrier aggregation (CA) framework or doubly-linked knot (DC) Framework.Refer to Fig. 7, it illustrates the WLAN access being implemented in carrier aggregation (CA) framework The mobile process of point W61 and W62.In carrier aggregation framework, Long Term Evolution base station L61 is The formant of enode b B71, insertion point of radio local network W61 is enode b B71 Secondary unit, Long Term Evolution base station L62 is the formant of enode b B72, wireless office Territory Network Access Point W62 is the secondary unit of enode b B72.In this disclosure, enode b B72 assists subscriber equipment U61 and the authentication procedure of insertion point of radio local network W62.

In step S110 ' in, information be transmitted to subscriber equipment U61 and as enode b B71 time Want the insertion point of radio local network W61 of unit.Then, in step S1103, Long Term Evolution Base station L61 transmits a hand-off request (Handover Request) to Long Term Evolution base station L62.Change Hands request includes that the WLAN of subscriber equipment U61 links information (WLAN association Information) and WLAN authentication information (WLAN authentication information), The WAP identification code (AP ID) of insertion point of radio local network W61 and channel and bandwidth information. In one embodiment, if WLAN links information and WLAN authentication information has been stored in shifting Mobility management entity (Mobility Management Entity, MME), then Long Term Evolution base station L62 can ask for WLAN to Mobility Management Entity (MME) and link information and wireless local Network authentication information.

In step S120 " in, as the Long Term Evolution base station of the formant of enode b B72 L62 assists subscriber equipment U61 and certification, authorizes the wireless of Account Administration (AAA) server A 61 LAN authentication procedure.Step S120 " option A W11 can be used.In option A W11, drill for a long time Enter technology base station L62 and perform WLAN authentication procedure.Then, in step S1208, for a long time Evolution technology base station L62 transmits a hand-off request (Handover Request ACK) to Long Term Evolution skill Art base station L61.Hand-off request includes the WAP identification code (AP of insertion point of radio local network W62 ID), channel and bandwidth information, link authentication code (association ID) and main key (MK). Then, in step S1209, Long Term Evolution base station L61 transmits a hand-off order (Handover Command) to subscriber equipment U61, to perform quadravalence hand shake procedure (4-way handshake).Hand-off Order includes the WAP identification code (AP ID) of insertion point of radio local network, channel and bandwidth letter Breath, link identification code (association ID) and main key (MK).

In step S130 ' in, as the Long Term Evolution base station of the formant of enode b B71 L61 order subscriber equipment U61 goes to set up WLAN even with insertion point of radio local network W62 Line.Then, in step S1306, subscriber equipment U61 transmits a hand-off confirmation (Handover Confirm) To Long Term Evolution base station L62.

Refer to Fig. 8, it illustrates the insertion point of radio local network being implemented in doubly-linked knot (DA) framework The mobile process of W61 and W62.In doubly-linked knot (DC) framework, Long Term Evolution base station L61 Be main an enode b B81, insertion point of radio local network W61 be a secondary enode b B82, Long Term Evolution base station L62 are one the 3rd enode b B83, insertion point of radio local network W62 is one the 4th enode b B84.In this disclosure, enode b B83 or enode b B84 assists subscriber equipment U61 and the authentication procedure of insertion point of radio local network W62.

In step S210 ' in, information is transmitted to subscriber equipment U61 and as secondary enode b B82 Insertion point of radio local network W61.Then, in step S2103, Long Term Evolution Node base station L61 Transmit hand-off request (Handover Request) to Long Term Evolution base station L62.Hand-off request includes The WLAN of subscriber equipment U61 link information (WLAN association information) and WLAN authentication information (WLAN authentication information), WLAN connect The WAP identification code (AP ID) of access point W61 and channel and bandwidth information, in one embodiment, If WLAN links information and WLAN authentication information has been stored in Mobility Management Entity (Mobility Management Entity, MME), then Long Term Evolution base station L62 can be to shifting Mobility management entity (MME) is asked for WLAN and is linked information and WLAN authentication information.

In step S220 " in, as the 3rd enode b B83 Long Term Evolution base station L62 or As the 4th enode b B84 insertion point of radio local network W62 assist subscriber equipment U61 with Certification, authorize the WLAN authentication procedure of Account Administration (AAA) server A 61.Step S220 " may select employing option A W21 or option A W22.In option A W21, Long Term Evolution Base station L62 performs WLAN authentication procedure;In option A W22, Long Term Evolution base station L62 assists insertion point of radio local network W62 to perform WLAN authentication procedure.Then, in step In rapid S2213, Long Term Evolution base station L62 transmits a hand-off request (Handover Request ACK) To Long Term Evolution base station L61.Hand-off request includes that the wireless of insertion point of radio local network W62 connects Access point identification code (AP ID), channel and bandwidth information, link identification code (association ID) and master Want key (MK).Then, in step S2214, Long Term Evolution base station L61 transmits hand-off life Make (Handover Command) to subscriber equipment U61, to perform quadravalence hand shake procedure (4-way handshake).Hand-off order includes the WAP identification code (AP of insertion point of radio local network W62 ID), channel and bandwidth information, link identification code (association ID) and main key (MK).

In step S230 ' in, the Long Term Evolution base station L62 as the 3rd enode b B83 orders Make subscriber equipment U61 go with insertion point of radio local network W62 and set up WLAN line.Then, In step S2306, subscriber equipment U61 transmits a hand-off confirmation (Handover Confirm) to long Phase evolution technology base station L62.

In sum, although the disclosure is open as above with preferred embodiment, and so it is not limited to this Open.Disclosure person of ordinary skill in the field, without departing from the spirit and scope of the disclosure, When being used for a variety of modifications and variations.Therefore, the protection domain of the disclosure is when regarding appended claims circle Determine scope to be as the criterion.

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1. the Long Term Evolution LTE base station of radio wide area network-WLAN convergent architectures Preposition link and the method for preposition certification, wherein at carrier aggregation (Carrier Aggregation, CA) In framework, this Long Term Evolution base station is the master of enode b (Evolved Node B, eNB) Wanting unit and insertion point of radio local network (access point, AP) is the secondary of this enode b Unit, in doubly-linked knot (Dual Connectivity, DC) framework, this Long Term Evolution base station is Main enode b and this insertion point of radio local network are secondary enode b, and the method includes:
Wireless local area network information is received from subscriber equipment (user equipment, UE);
Assist the WLAN authentication procedure (authentication procedure) of this subscriber equipment;With And
Order this subscriber equipment to go with this insertion point of radio local network and set up WLAN line.
2. the method for claim 1, is wherein receiving this WLAN from this subscriber equipment In the step of information, the reception of this wireless local area network information is by capabilities of user devices information message (Capability Information message)。
3. the method for claim 1, is wherein receiving this WLAN from this subscriber equipment In the step of information, the transmission of this wireless local area network information inquires message in response to WLAN (enquiry message)。
4. method as claimed in claim 3, is wherein receiving this WLAN from this subscriber equipment In the step of information, this WLAN inquiry message includes inquiring radio wide area network-WLAN The supportive instruction of network convergent architectures, and this WLAN inquiry message be capabilities of user devices ask Inquire breath (capability enquiry message) or wireless heterogeneous networks (radio resource control, RRC) line reconfigures message.
5. the method for claim 1, is wherein receiving this WLAN from this subscriber equipment In the step of information, this wireless local area network information is capabilities of user devices information message or Radio Resource control Line processed completes message.
6. the method for claim 1, is wherein receiving this WLAN from this subscriber equipment In the step of information, this wireless local area network information include user equipment identification (identification, ID), NIC (network interface card, NIC) information, network insertion identification (network Access identifier, NAI) information, radio wide area network-WLAN convergent architectures be supportive Response, the data transmission rate (supported data rate) of support and encryption type (encryption type) At least one.
7. the method for claim 1, wherein in this WLAN assisting this subscriber equipment In the step of authentication procedure, this Long Term Evolution base station by this wireless local area network information, with certification, Authorize Account Administration (authentication, authorization, and accounting, AAA) clothes Business device carries out this WLAN authentication procedure.
8. the method for claim 1, wherein in this WLAN assisting this subscriber equipment In the step of authentication procedure, this Long Term Evolution base station sends user equipment requests message (request Message), to indicate this subscriber equipment to go with certification, authorizing Account Administration server, to carry out this wireless LAN authentication procedure, this user equipment requests message includes performing this WLAN authentication procedure Instruction and one of them of WAP identification code.
9. method as claimed in claim 8, wherein in this WLAN assisting this subscriber equipment In the step of authentication procedure, in response to this user equipment requests message, this Long Term Evolution base station receives User device responsive message (response message), and this user device responsive message included perform The instruction of this WLAN authentication procedure, main key (master key, MK) and pairing are main Want at least one of key (pair-wise master key, PMK).
10. method as claimed in claim 9, wherein in this WLAN assisting this subscriber equipment In the step of authentication procedure, this Long Term Evolution base station is obtained after this WLAN authentication procedure Obtain at least one of this main key and the main key of this pairing.
11. methods as claimed in claim 10, wherein at this WLAN assisting this subscriber equipment In the step of network authentication procedure, WLAN request message is transmitted to being somebody's turn to do in this Long Term Evolution base station Insertion point of radio local network, to install the main key of this pairing, and this WLAN request news Breath includes at least one of network interface card information, this main key and the main key of this pairing.
12. methods as claimed in claim 11, wherein at this WLAN assisting this subscriber equipment In the step of network authentication procedure, this Long Term Evolution base station receives nothing from this insertion point of radio local network Line LAN response message, and this WLAN response message include link identification code.
13. the method for claim 1, wherein in this WLAN assisting this subscriber equipment In the step of authentication procedure, this Long Term Evolution base station indicates this insertion point of radio local network to go and recognizes Card, authorize Account Administration server and perform this WLAN authentication procedure or pass through wireless local Network building-out message (addition message) installs the main key of pairing,
This WLAN appended message includes performing the instruction of this WLAN authentication procedure, use Family EIC equipment identification code, WAP identification code, bandwidth information, network interface card information, network insertion At least one of identification information, main key and the main key of this pairing.
14. methods as claimed in claim 13, wherein at this WLAN assisting this subscriber equipment In the step of network authentication procedure, in response to this WLAN appended message, this Long Term Evolution base Reception WLAN of standing confirms message (acknowledge message).
15. methods as claimed in claim 14, wherein at this WLAN assisting this subscriber equipment In the step of network authentication procedure, this WLAN confirm message include this WAP identification code, At least one of this bandwidth information, link identification code, this main key and the main key of this pairing.
16. the method for claim 1, are wherein ordering this subscriber equipment to go and this WLAN Network access point is set up in the step of this WLAN line, and this Long Term Evolution base station sends order Message (command message) is to this subscriber equipment, to install the main key of pairing, discharge or set up With this WLAN line of this insertion point of radio local network, and this order message includes mainly Key, desire the WAP identification code of line, the WAP identification code to be broken, channel information And at least one of link identification code.
17. methods as claimed in claim 16, are wherein ordering this subscriber equipment to go and this wireless local Network Access Point is set up in the step of this WLAN line, accesses discharging this WLAN In the case of this WLAN line of point, releasing request message is transmitted in this Long Term Evolution base station To this insertion point of radio local network, and this releasing request message includes the instruction of release, this is wireless connects At least one of access point identification code and user equipment identification.
18. methods as claimed in claim 16, are wherein ordering this subscriber equipment to go and this wireless local Network Access Point is set up in the step of this WLAN line, and this order message is wireless heterogeneous networks Line reconfigures message.
19. the method for claim 1, wherein in this WLAN assisting this subscriber equipment In the step of authentication procedure, in hand-exchanging program (handover procedure), this Long Term Evolution base station Transmit hand-off request message to another Long Term Evolution base station, and this hand-off request message includes user EIC equipment identification code, WAP identification code, channel information identification code, network insertion identification information, net At least one of network interface card information and bandwidth information.
20. methods as claimed in claim 19, wherein at this WLAN assisting this subscriber equipment In the step of network authentication procedure, at this hand-exchanging program, in response to this hand-off request message, this Long Term Evolution Technology base station receives hand-off response message, and this hand-off response message from another Long Term Evolution base station Including target wireless access points identification code, this channel information identification code, main key, link identification code, And at least one of bandwidth information.
The Long Term Evolution base station of 21. 1 kinds of radio wide area network-WLAN convergent architectures, wherein In carrier aggregation framework, this Long Term Evolution base station is the formant of enode b and wireless office Territory Network Access Point is the secondary unit of this enode b, in doubly-linked knot framework, and this Long Term Evolution skill Art base station is main enode b and this insertion point of radio local network is secondary enode b;
This Long Term Evolution base station is in order to receive wireless local area network information from subscriber equipment;
This Long Term Evolution base station is also in order to assist the WLAN authentication procedure of this subscriber equipment; And
This Long Term Evolution base station is also in order to order this subscriber equipment to go and this insertion point of radio local network Set up WLAN line.
22. Long Term Evolution base stations as claimed in claim 21, wherein this wireless local area network information Reception by capabilities of user devices information message.
23. Long Term Evolution base stations as claimed in claim 21, wherein this wireless local area network information Including network interface card information and network insertion identification information.
24. Long Term Evolution base station as claimed in claim 21, wherein this Long Term Evolution base station With certification, authorize Account Administration server and perform this WLAN authentication procedure, obtain main gold Key and match main key, transmit the main key of this pairing to this insertion point of radio local network, and from should Insertion point of radio local network obtains linking identification code.
25. Long Term Evolution base station as claimed in claim 21, wherein these Long Term Evolution base stations In order to indicate this subscriber equipment go with certification, authorize Account Administration server and perform this WLAN Authentication procedure, this subscriber equipment and this certification, authorize transfer between Account Administration server certification news Cease (authentication message), main key is matched in acquisition, transmit the main key of this pairing to being somebody's turn to do Insertion point of radio local network also obtains link identification code from this insertion point of radio local network.
26. Long Term Evolution base station as claimed in claim 21, wherein these Long Term Evolution base stations In order to certification, authorize Account Administration server and perform this WLAN authentication procedure, and transmit Match main key to this insertion point of radio local network.
27. Long Term Evolution base station as claimed in claim 21, wherein these Long Term Evolution base stations In order to indicate this insertion point of radio local network go with certification, authorize Account Administration server and perform this nothing Line LAN authentication procedure, and obtain the main key of pairing.
28. Long Term Evolution base station as claimed in claim 21, wherein these Long Term Evolution base stations In order to indicate this subscriber equipment go with certification, authorize Account Administration server and perform this WLAN Authentication procedure, this subscriber equipment and this certification, authorize transfer between Account Administration server certification news Cease and obtain the main key of pairing.
29. Long Term Evolution base station as claimed in claim 21, wherein these Long Term Evolution base stations In order to transfer destination WAP identification code, channel information and link identification code to this subscriber equipment, and Transmit main key to this subscriber equipment.
The preposition link of the subscriber equipment of 30. 1 kinds of radio wide area network-WLAN convergent architectures with The method of preposition certification, wherein in carrier aggregation framework, Long Term Evolution base station is enode b Formant and secondary unit that insertion point of radio local network is this enode b, at double linkage frames In structure, this Long Term Evolution base station is main enode b and this insertion point of radio local network is secondary Enode b, the method is wanted to include:
This subscriber equipment receives order message from this Long Term Evolution base station;
Transmission wireless local area network information is to this Long Term Evolution base station, so that this Long Term Evolution base Stand and assist the WLAN authentication procedure of this subscriber equipment;And
Set up the WLAN line with this insertion point of radio local network.
31. methods as claimed in claim 30, are wherein transmitting this wireless local area network information to this length In the step of phase evolution technology base station, this wireless local area network information passes through capabilities of user devices information message Transmission.
32. methods as claimed in claim 30, are wherein transmitting this wireless local area network information to this length In the step of phase evolution technology base station, the transmission of this wireless local area network information is in response to WLAN Inquire message, and this WLAN inquiry message includes inquiring radio wide area network-WLAN The supportive instruction of convergent architectures.
33. methods as claimed in claim 32, are wherein transmitting this wireless local area network information to this length In the step of phase evolution technology base station, this WLAN inquiry message is capabilities of user devices inquiry news Breath or RRC connection reconfigure message.
34. methods as claimed in claim 30, are wherein transmitting this wireless local area network information to this length In the step of phase evolution technology base station, this wireless local area network information be capabilities of user devices information message or RRC connection completes message.
35. methods as claimed in claim 30, are wherein transmitting this wireless local area network information to this length In the step of phase evolution technology base station, this wireless local area network information includes user equipment identification, network Interface card information, network insertion identification information, radio wide area network-WLAN convergent architectures is supported At least one of response, the data transmission rate of support and the encryption type of property.
36. methods as claimed in claim 30, are wherein setting up and this insertion point of radio local network In the step of this WLAN line, this order message is transmitted to this use in this Long Term Evolution base station Family equipment, with install match main key, discharge or set up with this insertion point of radio local network wireless LAN line, and this order message include main key, be intended to line WAP identification code, At least one of WAP identification code, channel information and the link identification code to be broken.
37. methods as claimed in claim 36, are wherein setting up and this insertion point of radio local network In the step of this WLAN line, in this wireless office of release with this insertion point of radio local network In the case of the network connectivity of territory, releasing request message is transmitted to this wireless local in this Long Term Evolution base station Network Access Point, and this releasing request message include release instruction, this WAP identification code, And at least one of user equipment identification.
38. methods as claimed in claim 36, wherein at this subscriber equipment from this Long Term Evolution base In the step receiving this order message of standing, this order message is that RRC connection reconfigures message.
The subscriber equipment of 39. 1 kinds of radio wide area network-WLAN convergent architectures, wherein gathers at carrier wave Closing in framework, Long Term Evolution base station is formant and the WLAN access of enode b Point is the secondary unit of this enode b, and in doubly-linked knot framework, this Long Term Evolution base station is main Wanting enode b and this insertion point of radio local network is secondary enode b;
This subscriber equipment is in order to transmit wireless local area network information to this Long Term Evolution base station, so that should The WLAN authentication procedure of this subscriber equipment is assisted in Long Term Evolution base station;And
This subscriber equipment is also in order to set up the WLAN line with this insertion point of radio local network.
40. subscriber equipmenies as claimed in claim 39, wherein this wireless local area network information passes through user Device capability information message is transmitted.
41. subscriber equipmenies as claimed in claim 39, wherein this wireless local area network information includes network Interface card information.
42. subscriber equipmenies as claimed in claim 39, wherein this wireless local area network information includes network Access identification information.
43. subscriber equipmenies as claimed in claim 39, wherein this subscriber equipment is in order to from this Long Term Evolution Technology base station receives target wireless access points identification code, channel information and links identification code.
44. subscriber equipmenies as claimed in claim 43, wherein this subscriber equipment is in order to from this Long Term Evolution Technology base station receives main key.
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