Native 802.11 OID terminology

Important

The Native 802.11 Wireless LAN interface is deprecated in Windows 10 and later. Please use the WLAN Device Driver Interface (WDI) instead. For more information about WDI, see WLAN Universal Windows driver model.

The Native 802.11 OID documentation uses the following terms to indicate functionality implemented by the wireless LAN (WLAN) software and hardware:

Term Meaning
Miniport driver Functionality implemented by miniport driver only
Network interface card (NIC) Functionality implemented by NIC hardware only
802.11 Station Functionality implemented by miniport driver or NIC firmware/hardware

The Native 802.11 interface defines scalar data types using the following reverse-Hungarian notation:

Prefix Data type
b BOOLEAN
u ULONG
us USHORT
uc UCHAR
ull ULONGLONG

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