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This payload can be used to configure a mobile device so it can connect to one or more wireless accesspoints.This payload can be used to configure a mobile device so it can connect to one or more wireless accesspoints.

If your organisation uses more than one wireless accesspoint, it can be benificial to include more that one accesspoint payload in a profile, e.g. Profile called "Global accesspoints" which includes both public and enterprise accesspoints payload in the same profile.

Depending on what type of accesspoint you will configure you should add a general Wifi accesspoint and then jump to the configuration section that matches your setup for the accesspoint:

SECURITYLINK
No securityOpen AccessPoint
WEPWEP
WPA/WPA2 (Personal)WPA/WPA2
Any (Personal)Any (Personal)


How to configure open accesspoint:

MANDATORYCONFIGURATIONDESCRIPTIONEXAMPLE
YesNetwork Name (SSID)The Service Set IDentification (SSID) of the network accesspoint. This is normally some logical name.CompanyWifi

Hidden Network

The accesspoint can be configured so it doesn't broadcast the SSID, if your accesspoint doesn't broadcast the SSID this setting must be checked.

[Not Checked]

Auto joinIf you want to allow the mobile devices to automatically joining the wifi accesspoint when it is in range you can check this field.[Checked]
YesSecurity Type

As there is no security restrictions to this accesspoint you leave this setting at "None"

None

Proxy Type

If there is a need for going through a proxy server for this accesspoint it can be chosen here by following this guideline How to configure usage of a Proxy server

None


How to configure WEP:

MANDATORYCONFIGURATIONDESCRIPTIONEXAMPLE
YesNetwork Name (SSID)The Service Set IDentification (SSID) of the network accesspoint. This is normally some logical name.CompanyWifi

Hidden Network

The accesspoint can be configured so it doesn't broadcast the SSID, if your accesspoint doesn't broadcast the SSID this setting must be checked.

[Not Checked]

Auto joinIf you want to allow the mobile devices to automatically joining the wifi accesspoint when it is in range you can check this field.[Checked]
YesSecurity Type

Select setting "WEP"

WEP

PasswordEnter the password for the accesspoint, please be aware that passwords is Case sensitive.Password

Proxy Type

If there is a need for going through a proxy server for this accesspoint it can be chosen here by following this guideline How to configure usage of a Proxy server

None


How to configure WPA/WPA2 (Personal):

MANDATORYCONFIGURATIONDESCRIPTIONEXAMPLE
YesNetwork Name (SSID)The Service Set IDentification (SSID) of the network accesspoint. This is normally some logical name.CompanyWifi

Hidden Network

The accesspoint can be configured so it doesn't broadcast the SSID, if your accesspoint doesn't broadcast the SSID this setting must be checked.

[Not Checked]

Auto joinIf you want to allow the mobile devices to automatically joining the wifi accesspoint when it is in range you can check this field.[Checked]
YesSecurity Type

Select setting "WPA/WPA2 (Personal)"

WPA/WPA2 (Personal)

PasswordEnter the password for the accesspoint, please be aware that passwords is Case sensitive.Password

Proxy Type

If there is a need for going through a proxy server for this accesspoint it can be chosen here by following this guideline How to configure usage of a Proxy server

None


How to configure Any (Personal):

MANDATORYCONFIGURATIONDESCRIPTIONEXAMPLE
YesNetwork Name (SSID)The Service Set IDentification (SSID) of the network accesspoint. This is normally some logical name.CompanyWifi

Hidden Network

The accesspoint can be configured so it doesn't broadcast the SSID, if your accesspoint doesn't broadcast the SSID this setting must be checked.

[Not Checked]

Auto joinIf you want to allow the mobile devices to automatically joining the wifi accesspoint when it is in range you can check this field.[Checked]
YesSecurity Type

Select setting "Any (Personal)"

Any (Personal)

PasswordEnter the password for the accesspoint, please be aware that passwords is Case sensitive.Password

Proxy Type

If there is a need for going through a proxy server for this accesspoint it can be chosen here by following this guideline How to configure usage of a Proxy server

None


How to configure usage of a Proxy server:

CONFIGURATIONDESCRIPTIONEXAMPLE



Proxy Type

If there is a need for going through a proxy server for this accesspoint it can be chosen here (Normally there isn't). If you need to go through a Proxy server then select either the Automatic configuration or the Manual configuration below.

None



Proxy Type (Automatic)
Automatic
Proxy Server Configuration URLSetup the Proxy URL.8.8.8.8



Proxy Type (Manual)
Manual
Proxy Server Configuration URLSetup the Proxy URL.8.8.8.8



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