Chapter 3 presented the basic frame structure and the fields that comprise it, but it did not go into detail about the different frame types. Ethernet framing is a simple matter: add a preamble, some addressing information, and tack on a frame check at the end. 802.11 framing is much more involved because the wireless medium requires several management features and corresponding frame types.
This article on WLAN MAC protocol describes WLAN MAC frame format as per IEEE 802.11 wifi MAC standard. The WLAN MAC frame consists of MAC header, body and FCS. The MAC header contains frame control field, duration field, address fields and sequence control field. The format of the MAC frames is specified here.
IEEE 802.1X provides the description for EAPOL. It describes frame formats for Ethernet (IEEE 802.3) and token ring LANs but not for IEEE 802.11. If you just wanted to encapsulate the EAP message, you could prepend an Ethernet MAC header on an EAP message and send it over the LAN.A PPI header consists of a packet header followed by zero or more type-length-value (TLV) triplets called fields. This format was originally designed to provide information about 802.11n frames, but it currently supports other 802.11 technologies.The general IEEE 802.11 frame format is as shown below- The frame body contains the MSDU from the higher layers. The details of the fields are as under- Frame Control: 16 bit field.
With the simplified IPv6 packet header the process of packet forwarding by routers has been simplified. Although IPv6 packet headers are at least twice the size of IPv4 packet headers, processing of packets that only contain the base IPv6 header by routers may, in some case, be more efficient, because less processing is required in routers due to the headers being aligned to match common word.Read More
The advanced packet format is a superset of the simple one: all features of the simple format are available and it is possible to achieve the same configuration. But the corresponding advanced radio operation commands are larger and can be more time-consuming to configure. SmartRFStudio exports only RF operations for the simple packet format.Read More
A station willing to transmit a packet will first transmit a short control packet called RTS (Request To Send), which will include the source, destination, and the duration of the following transaction (i.e. the packet and the respective ACK), the destination station will respond (if the medium is free) with a.Read More
This document specifies a packet format capable of carrying multiple messages that may be used by mobile ad hoc network routing protocols. Clausen, et al. Standards Track (Page 1) RFC 5444 MANET Packet Format February 2009 Table of Contents 1.Read More
GRE packet structure and header format. Figure 7 GRE encapsulated packet structure. Figure 8 GRE header format. The GRE header has the following fields: Checksum - 1 bit. This field is assumed to be zero in this version. If set to 1, this means that the.Read More
Radiotap-compliant packet parsers, such as tcpdump(8), expect and skip the padding. Note: structs are not packed identically on all architectures and compilers. If a radiotap header is created with a packed structure it is important to insert padding bytes manually in order to ensure natural alignment.Read More
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GRE packet structure and header format. Figure 13 GRE encapsulated packet structure. Figure 14 GRE header format. The GRE header has the following fields: Checksum - 1 bit. This field is assumed to be zero in this version. If set to 1, this means that the.Read More
Standard IEEE 802.3 basic frame format is discussed above in detail. Now let’s see the extended Ethernet frame header, using which we can get Payload even larger than 1500 Bytes. DA (Destination MAC Address): 6 bytes SA (Source MAC Address): 6 bytes. Type (0x8870 (Ethertype)): 2 bytes DSAP (802.2 Destination Service Access Point): 1 byte.Read More