Ad Hoc

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Ad Hoc

Describing anything constituted for a single purpose or to deal with a certain situation. It especially describes a reaction to a spontaneous situation. For example, the board of directors of a company may form an ad hoc committee to deal with a labor dispute. Once the dispute is resolved, the committee will cease to exist.
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Ad Hoc Blocking: End users can easily turn their laptops into unsecured APs by turning on ad hoc mode, a standard Wi-Fi feature.
More importantly, as users stations attempted to connect, they often went into ad hoc mode or accidentally associated with other stations.
The GL-1010 can support both wired Ethernet and wireless printing while in ad hoc mode.