OID_802_11_WEP_STATUS (Windows CE 5.0)
This object identifier requests that the miniport driver set its NIC's 802.11 WEP status to enabled or disabled. The NIC must have the WEP key for MAC Protocol Data Unit (MPDU) transmission with encryption before it can set the WEP status. If the NIC cannot set the WEP status, the miniport driver should return an NDIS_STATUS value of NDIS_STATUS_NOT_ACCEPTED.
When queried, it requests that the miniport driver return its NIC's 802.11 WEP status indication. In response to this query, the miniport driver can indicate whether WEP status is enabled or disabled, that the WEP key is absent, or that WEP is not supported.
The following list shows the possible responses:
- A response indicating that WEP is enabled or disabled implies that the WEP key is available for the NIC to encrypt data.
- A response indicating that WEP is not supported implies that the NIC does not support the desired WEP.
- A response indicating that the WEP key is absent implies that the WEP key is not available for the NIC to encrypt data and, therefore, that WEP cannot be enabled or disabled. This implies that, while one or more WEP keys may be available, the NIC does not have a WEP key for MPDU transmission with encryption.
OS Versions: Windows CE .NET 4.0 and later.
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