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7 Appendix B: Product Behavior

The information in this specification is applicable to the following Microsoft products or supplemental software. References to product versions include released service packs:

  • Windows XP operating system Service Pack 1 (SP1)

  • Windows Server 2003 operating system

  • Windows Vista operating system

  • Windows Server 2008 operating system

  • Windows 7 operating system

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system

  • Windows 8 operating system

  • Windows Server 2012 operating system

  • Windows 8.1 operating system

  • Windows Server 2012 R2 operating system

Exceptions, if any, are noted below. If a service pack or Quick Fix Engineering (QFE) number appears with the product version, behavior changed in that service pack or QFE. The new behavior also applies to subsequent service packs of the product unless otherwise specified. If a product edition appears with the product version, behavior is different in that product edition.

Unless otherwise specified, any statement of optional behavior in this specification that is prescribed using the terms SHOULD or SHOULD NOT implies product behavior in accordance with the SHOULD or SHOULD NOT prescription. Unless otherwise specified, the term MAY implies that the product does not follow the prescription.

<1> Section 2.2.1.1.1: If MajorVersion is 1, sub-BLOB is interpretable by the client-side plug-in.

If MajorVersion is 2, sub-BLOB is interpretable by the client-side plug-in on the following operating systems: Windows XP SP2, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2.

If MajorVersion is 3, sub-BLOB is interpretable by the client-side plug-in on the following operating systems: Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2.

<2> Section 2.2.1.1.2: The client side plug-in ignores this setting in the following operating systems: Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2.

The client-side plug-in checks for changes at this interval in addition to the polling mechanism used by the Group Policy framework on the following operating systems: Windows XP SP1, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP SP3, and Windows Server 2003.

<3> Section 2.2.1.1.2: The client-side plug-in ignores this field in the following operating systems: Windows XP SP1, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2.

<4> Section 2.2.1.2: The applicable operating systems for the enbleSoftAp flag are Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2.

<5> Section 2.2.1.2: The applicable operating systems for the enableExplicitCreds flag are Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2.

<6> Section 2.2.1.2: The applicable operating systems for the blockPeriod flag are Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2. In the absence of this setting, the operating system may have a default block timeout period.

Most authentication failures (such as failures due to identity issues, UI display issues, or explicit EAP failures) are treated as long-term, and the block timeout period is 20 minutes. If authentication fails due to a lack of response from the IEEE 802.1X authenticator, the block timeout period is 1 minute. Some authentication failures (such as a timeout during an ongoing IEEE 802.1X exchange) result in no blocking period.

<7> Section 2.2.1.2: The applicable operating systems for the enableWFD flag are Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2. In the absence of this setting, the applicable operating systems allow Wi-Fi Peer-to-Peer connections.

<8> Section 2.2.1.2.1: The administrative-side plug-in does not support creation/deletion/modification of XML-based wireless Group Policy on the following operating systems: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, and Windows Server 2003 SP2.

The client-side plug-in does not support XML-based Wireless Group Policy on the following operating systems: Windows XP SP1, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, and Windows Server 2003 SP2.

<9> Section 2.2.2: The applicable operating systems for the blockPeriod flag are Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2. In the absence of this setting, the operating system may have a default block timeout period.

Most authentication failures (such as failures due to identity issues, UI display issues, or explicit EAP failures) are treated as long-term, and the block timeout period is 20 minutes. If authentication fails due to a lack of response from the IEEE 802.1X authenticator, the block timeout period is 1 minute. Some authentication failures (such as a timeout during an ongoing IEEE 802.1X exchange) result in no blocking period.

<10> Section 2.2.2: The applicable operating systems for the enableExplicitCreds flag are Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2.

<11> Section 2.2.2.1: The administrative-side plug-in supports creation/deletion/modification of XML-based wired Group Policy on the following operating systems: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

The client-side plug-in supports XML-based wired Group Policy on the following operating systems: Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2.

<12> Section 2.2.3.1.1: The applicable operating systems for the EapTlsDisablePromptValidation flag are Windows Vista, Windows Vista SP1, and Windows Server 2008.

<13> Section 2.2.3.1.1: The client-side plug-in does not support regular expressions in serverName on Windows XP SP1.

<14> Section 2.2.3.1.2: The client-side plug-in supports a NumberOfEapTypes value of 0 in following operating systems: Windows XP SP2 and Windows Server 2003 SP2.

The client-side plug-in supports a NumberOfEapTypes value of 1 in the following operating systems: Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista, Windows Vista SP1, and Windows Server 2008.

<15> Section 2.2.3.1.2: The client-side plug-in only supports PeapInnerEAPOptional in the following operating systems: Windows XP SP2 and Windows Server 2003 SP2.

<16> Section 2.2.3.1.2: The client-side plug-in supports PeapEnforceCryptoBinding on the following operating systems: Windows Vista, Windows Vista SP1 and Windows Server 2008.

<17> Section 2.2.3.1.2: The client-side plug-in supports PeapEnableQuarantine on the following operating systems: Windows Vista, Windows Vista SP1, and Windows Server 2008.

<18> Section 2.2.3.1.2: The client-side plug-in supports PeapEnableIdentityPrivacy only on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2.

<19> Section 2.2.3.1.2: The client-side plug-in supports IdentityPrivacyString only on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2.

<20> Section 2.2.3.1.2.1: The client-side plug-in supports PeapTlsPhase1DisablePromptValidation on Windows XP SP1, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2003 with SP1,Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008. In the following versions of Windows, this value is ignored: Windows Server 2003, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2.

<21> Section 2.2.3.1.2.1: The client-side plug-in does not support regular expressions in Windows XP SP1.

<22> Section 2.2.3.2.1: The applicable operating systems for the Config element are Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2.

<23> Section 2.2.3.2.1: The applicable operating systems for the ConfigBlob element are Windows Vista, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2.

<24> Section 2.2.3.2.1: EAP-SIM, EAP-AKA, and EAP-AKA' are supported only on Windows 8. EAP-TTLS is supported only on Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2.

<25> Section 2.2.3.2.5: The client-side plug-in supports EapTlsConnectionPropertiesV2 only on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2.

<26> Section 2.2.3.2.5: The client-side plug-in supports EapTlsConnectionPropertiesV3 only on Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2.

<27> Section 2.2.3.2.6: The client-side plug-in supports IdentityPrivacy, as an element of MsPeapConnectionProperties, only on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2.

<28> Section 2.2.3.2.6: The client-side plug-in supports MsPeapConnectionPropertiesV2 only on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2.

<29> Section 2.2.3.2.8: The client-side plug-in supports PerformServerValidation only on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2.

<30> Section 2.2.3.2.8: The client-side plug-in supports AcceptServerName only on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2.

<31> Section 3.1.3: The administrative-side plug-in does not support creation, deletion, or modification of XML-based wireless Group Policy on Windows Server 2003.

<32> Section 3.1.5.1: Time-out period is set to 2 minutes in Windows implementations.

<33> Section 3.2.3: The client-side plug-in does not support processing of XML-based wireless Group Policy on the following operating systems: Windows XP SP1, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP SP3, and Windows Server 2003.

<34> Section 6.3.2: The Wireless LAN Profile v2 Schema is available in Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 only.

 
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