How to configure the WEP security policy on WLAN devices

For V200R003 and V200R005, you can perform the following steps on ACs or Fat APs to configure the WEP security policy:
1. Run the security-profile { id profile-id | name profile-name } * command in the WLAN view to display the security profile view. The variable profile-id specifies the ID of a security profile, and profile-name specifies the name of the security profile.
2. Run the security-policy wep command in the security profile view to set the security policy to WEP.
By default, the security policy is WEP. By default, WEP uses open system authentication and non-encryption.
The default configuration has security risks, so you are advised to configure the Portal security policy or use WPA/WPA2 authentication.
3. Configure the authentication and encryption modes:
- Configure open system authentication + non-encryption:
a. Run the wep authentication-method open-system [ data-encrypt ] command in the security profile view to configure WEP open system authentication.
b. The variable data-encrypt indicates open system authentication and WEP encryption. In this case, you must run the wep key command and the wep default-key command to set the WEP shared key, which is used for generating the encryption key to encrypt WLAN data packets.
- Configure the shared key authentication + WEP encryption:
a. Run the wep authentication-method share-key command in the security profile view to configure WEP shared key authentication.
b. Run the wep key { wep-40 | wep-104 | wep-128 } { pass-phrase | hex } key-id cipher cipher-key-value command in the security profile view to configure the WEP shared key and key ID. The variable key-id specifies the key ID, and cipher-key-value specifies the password in cipher text.
c. Run the wep default-key key-id command in the security profile view to set the key ID of the WEP shared key. The variable key-id specifies the default key ID.
A maximum of four WEP keys can be configured, and only one WEP key is valid at a time.
4. Run the commit { all | ap ap-id } command in the WLAN view to deliver configurations to the APs (applicable only to the AC). The variable ap-id specifies the AP ID.

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