US 11,659,473 B2
Access method and apparatus for access point, electronic device, and storage medium
Yong Tian, Beijing (CN); Hanbiao Sun, Beijing (CN); and Liming Liu, Beijing (CN)
Assigned to Beijing Xiaomi Mobile Software Co., Ltd., Beijing (CN)
Filed by BEIJING XIAOMI MOBILE SOFTWARE CO., LTD., Beijing (CN)
Filed on Jun. 22, 2021, as Appl. No. 17/354,933.
Claims priority of application No. 202110282728.8 (CN), filed on Mar. 16, 2021.
Prior Publication US 2022/0303870 A1, Sep. 22, 2022
Int. Cl. H04W 48/02 (2009.01); H04W 12/55 (2021.01); H04W 48/20 (2009.01); H04W 88/08 (2009.01); H04W 76/14 (2018.01); H04W 12/00 (2021.01); H04W 84/18 (2009.01)
CPC H04W 48/02 (2013.01) [H04W 12/55 (2021.01); H04W 48/20 (2013.01); H04W 88/08 (2013.01); H04W 12/009 (2019.01); H04W 76/14 (2018.02); H04W 84/18 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
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1. An access method comprising:
determining, by a first AP and responsive to determining that an access restriction rule allows a second AP to access the first AP, interface configuration information of the first AP according to the access restriction rule, wherein the interface configuration information comprises second interface configuration indicating a hop count threshold of a hop count of each AP, and the hop count threshold is a maximum hop count of a mesh network; and
configuring, by the first AP, an access interface of the first AP according to the interface configuration information, the access interface being configured for the second AP to access the first AP in response to determining that the access interface is configured to allow access.