Read and interpret properly an 802.11 frame capture is the foundation of any good WAP (Wireless Analysis Professional) specially if you are looking to be certified as CWAP (Certified Wireless Analysis Professional).
The MAC-Frame is the main input for an 802.11 Protocol Analysis, read and interpret properly the information within a MAC Frame = (MAC Header + MSDU) = MPDU = PSDU is key to anyone trying to be successful as a WAP.
In this article I’ll explain the MAC Frame structure over the different 802.11 amendments and how to identify the MAC Frame structure in a 802.11 Frame Capture.

The MAC-Frame Structure over the amendments

MAC Frame evolution over the 802.11 amendments

The MAC-Frame structure on a 802.11 Frame Capture

Frame Capture related to a MAC Frame
Roaming with 802.11k/v/r
Listen Interval and DTIM
CWAP Study Guide

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