Set the Preference Order for Wireless Connection Profiles

Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista

This procedure provides the steps to specify the order in which wireless connection profiles are used to connect domain member wireless clients to wireless networks.

Membership in Domain Admins, or equivalent, is the minimum required to complete this procedure.

To set the preference order for wireless connection profiles

  1. On your domain controller running Windows Server 2008, open Vista Wireless Network (IEEE 802.11) Policy Properties.

  2. On the General tab, in Connect to available networks in the order of profiles listed below, select the profile that you want to reposition, and then click either the "up arrow" button or “down arrow” button to move the profile to the desired location in the list.

  3. Repeat step 2 for each profile that you want to reposition in the list.

  4. Click OK to save all changes.