Native 802.11 Status Indications

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 miniport driver indicates changes in hardware or software status by calling NdisMIndicateStatusEx. The StatusIndication parameter of NdisMIndicateStatusEx is a pointer to an NDIS_STATUS_INDICATION structure, whose members are set as follows:

Specifies the status code. The value is an NDIS_STATUS_XXX code. For more information about NDIS_STATUS_XXX codes, see Status Indications.

A pointer to a caller-allocated buffer that contains data that is specific to the indication made by the miniport driver.

The length, in bytes, of the buffer referenced by the StatusBuffer parameter.

The following topics discuss the types of indications made by the Native 802.11 miniport driver:

For more information about how the miniport driver makes status indications, see Adapter Status Indications.