encryption (authEncryption) Element

The encryption (authEncryption) element specifies the type of data encryption to use to connect to a wireless LAN.

<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>

The element is defined by the authEncryption element.

Remarks

When the encryption element has a value of WEP, keyType must be set to networkKey.

The AES encryption method is as specified in the 802.1X and 802.11i specifications.

Examples

To view sample profiles that use the encryption element, see Wireless Profile Samples.

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

Definition context of element in schema
authEncryption
Possible immediate parent element in schema instance
authEncryption (security)

 

 

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