WiFi Properties: Authentication

Applies To: System Center Configuration Manager 2007, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R3, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP1, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2

Use the WiFi Settings Properties: Authentication tab of the Configuration Manager 2007 configuration item properties dialog box to specify the default VPN settings to distribute to mobile devices. Depending upon the preceding selections, some options may not be available.

Specify the name and description of the configuration item to be distributed to mobile devices.

  • Authentication type
    Specifies the authentication protocol. Options include:

    • Open authentication

    • Shared authentication

    • WiFi Protected Access (WPA)

    • WPA with pre-shared key (PSK)

  • Encryption type
    Specifies whether encryption is wired equivalent privacy (WEP) or disabled.
  • The key is provided automatically
    Specifies whether the authentication key is sent automatically.
  • Enable network access using IEEE 802.1x
    Specifies whether port-based, network access control standards are used for authentication.
  • EAP Type
    Specifies whether smart card/certificate or protected extensible authentication protocol (EAP) is used for authentication.
  • OK
    Saves the changes and exits the dialog box.
  • Cancel
    Exits the dialog box without saving any changes.
  • Apply
    Saves the changes and remains in the dialog box.
  • Help
    Opens the help topic for this tab of the dialog box.

See Also


WiFi Properties: General
WiFi Properties: Wireless Network Tab
WiFi Properties: Security

For additional information, see Configuration Manager 2007 Information and Support.
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