1. A station (STA) comprising:
a receiver configured to receive an encapsulated association message, wherein the encapsulated association message includes
a fast extensible authentication protocol (EAP) using a pre-established security association;
a processor configured to generate a pairwise master key (PMK); and
a transmitter configured to transmit a dynamic host configuration protocol (DHCP) request to an access point (AP) to establish
an internet protocol (IP) address assignment over a wireless local area network (WLAN); and
wherein the receiver and the transmitter are further configured to communicate with an authentication, authorization, and
accounting (AAA) server over the WLAN using the PMK.