authEncryption (security) Element

The authEncryption (security) element specifies the authentication and encryption pair to be used for this profile.

<xs:element name="authEncryption">
    <xs:complexType>
        <xs:sequence>
            <xs:element name="authentication">
                <xs:simpleType>
                    <xs:restriction
                        base="string"
                    >
                        <xs:enumeration
                            value="open"
                         />
                        <xs:enumeration
                            value="shared"
                         />
                        <xs:enumeration
                            value="WPA"
                         />
                        <xs:enumeration
                            value="WPAPSK"
                         />
                        <xs:enumeration
                            value="WPA2"
                         />
                        <xs:enumeration
                            value="WPA2PSK"
                         />
                    </xs:restriction>
                </xs:simpleType>
            </xs:element>
            <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>
            <xs:element name="useOneX"
                type="boolean"
                minOccurs="0"
             />
            <xs:any
                processContents="lax"
                minOccurs="0"
                maxOccurs="unbounded"
                namespace="##other"
             />
        </xs:sequence>
    </xs:complexType>
</xs:element>

The element is defined by the security element.

Child elements

Element Type Description
authentication Specifies the authentication method that must be used to connect to the wireless LAN.
encryption Sets the data encryption to use to connect to the wireless LAN.
useOneX boolean Indicates whether 802.1X is used.

Remarks

The FIPSMode element can be inserted as a child of the authEncryption element.

Examples

To view sample profiles that use the authEncryption element, see Wireless Profile Samples. To view a sample profile that uses the FIPSMode element, see FIPS Profile Sample.

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

Wireless Profile Samples

Definition context of element in schema

security

Possible immediate parent element in schema instance

security (MSM)