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wlan interface mgmt-security—Configure the encryption of management frames sent on the wireless LAN (on vEdge cellular wireless routers only). Management frame encryption is defined in the IEEE 802.11w standard, which defines protected management frames (PMFs).

You can configure the encryption of management frames only if you have configured a data security method value other than none.

vManage Feature Template

For vEdge cellular wireless routers only:

Configuration ► Templates ► WiFi SSID

Command Hierarchy

wlan radio-band
  interface vapnumber
    mgmt-security security


Encryption of Management Frames
Whether encryption of management frames is performed on wireless WANs.
Values: none, optional, required
Default: none


Configure management frame encryption for VAP 3:

vEdge# show running-config wlan
wlan 5GHz
 channel 36
 interface vap0
  ssid     tb31_pm6_5ghz_vap0
  no shutdown
 interface vap3
  ssid           tb31_pm6_5ghz_vap3
  data-security  wpa2-enterprise
  mgmt-security  optional
  radius-servers tag1
  no shutdown

Release Information

Command introduced in Viptela Software Release 16.3.​

Additional Information

See the Configuring IEEE 802.1X and IEEE 802.11i Authentication and Configuring WLAN Interfaces articles for your software release.

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