Ad Hoc Mode

Ad Hoc Mode definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): The ad hoc mode does not use APs. Ad hoc mode is sometimes referred to as infrastructureless because only peer-to-peer STAs are involved in the communications.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-97

Synonym(s): Peer-To-Peer Mode

 

reference: CSRC Glossary