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authEncryption (security) Element

The authEncryption (security) element specifies the authentication and encryption pair to be used for this profile.

<xs:element name="authEncryption">
    <xs:complexType>
        <xs:sequence>
            <xs:element name="authentication">
                <xs:simpleType>
                    <xs:restriction
                        base="string"
                    >
                        <xs:enumeration
                            value="open"
                         />
                        <xs:enumeration
                            value="shared"
                         />
                        <xs:enumeration
                            value="WPA"
                         />
                        <xs:enumeration
                            value="WPAPSK"
                         />
                        <xs:enumeration
                            value="WPA2"
                         />
                        <xs:enumeration
                            value="WPA2PSK"
                         />
                    </xs:restriction>
                </xs:simpleType>
            </xs:element>
            <xs:element name="encryption">
                <xs:simpleType>
                    <xs:restriction
                        base="string"
                    >
                        <xs:enumeration
                            value="none"
                         />
                        <xs:enumeration
                            value="WEP"
                         />
                        <xs:enumeration
                            value="TKIP"
                         />
                        <xs:enumeration
                            value="AES"
                         />
                    </xs:restriction>
                </xs:simpleType>
            </xs:element>
            <xs:element name="useOneX"
                type="boolean"
                minOccurs="0"
             />
            <xs:any
                processContents="lax"
                minOccurs="0"
                maxOccurs="unbounded"
                namespace="##other"
             />
        </xs:sequence>
    </xs:complexType>
</xs:element>

The element is defined by the security element.

Child elements

ElementTypeDescription
authentication

Specifies the authentication method that must be used to connect to the wireless LAN.

encryption

Sets the data encryption to use to connect to the wireless LAN.

useOneX boolean

Indicates whether 802.1X is used.

Remarks

The FIPSMode element can be inserted as a child of the authEncryption element.

Examples

To view sample profiles that use the authEncryption element, see Wireless Profile Samples. To view a sample profile that uses the FIPSMode element, see FIPS Profile Sample.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows Vista, Windows XP with SP3 [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps only]

Redistributable

Wireless LAN API for Windows XP with SP2

See also

Wireless Profile Samples
Definition context of element in schema
security
Possible immediate parent element in schema instance
security (MSM)

 

 

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