Windows xp wireless validating server certificate
The application must perform the following steps to correctly validate the certificate chain.
If any step fails, or if any element referred to in these procedures does not exist, the validation fails.
Step 5 Select the Authentication tab and uncheck the Enable IEEE 802.1x authentication for this network box.
If the Enable IEEE 802.1x authentication for this network box is checked, it will trigger the “unable to find a certificate to log you on to the network” message because Windows is looking for a certificate but your wireless router is not set up for certificate security.
Does anyone know of a way to avoid having to do this?
Symptoms: After entering the correct network or passphrase for a wireless connection, you see one of the following: To avoid these error messages, you need to manually create or add a wireless network profile.
Follow these steps to manually add a wireless network on Windows XP and Vista computers.
A fundamental component of RADIUS is a client's validation of the RADIUS server's identity.
This is accomplished by hosting a certificate on the RADIUS server that has been validated by a trusted Certificate Authority (CA).
When you try to log onto a wireless network, you may see this error message: “Windows was unable to find a certificate to log you onto the network xxxx”. Step 2 Double-click Network Connections in the new window.