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preAuthMode (security) Element

The preAuthMode (security) element indicates whether pre-authentication will be used by the client. Pre-authentication is necessary for WPA2 secure fast roaming. This element is valid only for WPA2-defined networks with PMKCacheMode set to "enabled". If PMKCacheMode is enabled, and this element is absent, the default value is "disabled".

Windows XP with SP3 and Wireless LAN API for Windows XP with SP2:  This element is not supported.

<xs:element name="preAuthMode"
    minOccurs="0"
>
    <xs:simpleType>
        <xs:restriction
            base="string"
        >
            <xs:enumeration
                value="disabled"
             />
            <xs:enumeration
                value="enabled"
             />
        </xs:restriction>
    </xs:simpleType>
</xs:element>

The element is defined by the security element.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows Vista [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps only]

See also

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

 

 

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