This article assumes background knowledge in IEEE 802.11 wireless LAN and associated security technologies and the components of a Windows-based authentication infrastructure.
For background information, see Wireless LAN Technologies and Microsoft Windows.
Within the Network Connections folder, the text under the name of the connection corresponding to the wireless network adapter indicates the status of the connection.
Figure 1 shows the information available for a wireless connection in the Windows XP Network Connections folder.
To obtain detailed information about the EAP authentication process, try the authentication process again and view the and files in the \Tracing folder.Abstract This article describes the tools used to troubleshoot a Microsoft Windows XP or Windows Server 2003-based wireless client, a wireless access point (AP), and the Internet Authentication Service (IAS) when using Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) 802.1X authentication for IEEE 802.11-based wireless connections.This article also describes the most common problems with IAS authentication and authorization, certificate properties, and the process of certificate validation for both wireless client and IAS server certificates.I had to reinstall Verizon Messages on my PC but now I keep getting "Error Validating Security Code." I've tried to uninstall and reinstall a number of times and resend the code a number of times.The code isn't timing out as I enter it within 60 seconds of requesting...To obtain detailed information about the Wireless Zero Configuration service for Windows XP SP2 or Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 1 and the EAP authentication process for all versions of Windows XP or Windows Server 2003, you must enable tracing by typing netsh ras set tracing * enabled at a command prompt.