Wireless network status validating identity

In Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) and Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 1, the Repair capability has been enhanced for wireless connections.

You can access the Repair capability through the Repair context menu option of a connection or from the Repair button on the Support tab of the Status dialog box of a connection.

For detailed information about the contents of the and files, see A Support Guide for Wireless Diagnostics and Troubleshooting.

For background information, see Wireless LAN Technologies and Microsoft Windows.

To disable tracing, type netsh ras set tracing * disabled at a command prompt.

For more information about tracing, see "IAS Troubleshooting Tools" in this article.

For general troubleshooting of Windows XP wireless client issues, see Microsoft Knowledgebase article Q313242, "How to Troubleshoot Wireless Network Connections in Windows XP.” For Windows Server 2003-based wireless clients, you can use the new Wireless Monitor snap-in, which can be used to view wireless APs and wireless client event information.

To troubleshoot IAS authentication attempts in the system event log, ensure that enable event logging is enabled for all types of IAS events (rejected, discarded, and successful authentication events).

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