Configuring a Wi-Fi profile lets devices connect to corporate networks, even if they are hidden, encrypted or password protected.


  1. Navigate to Resources > Profiles & Baselines > Profiles > Add > Add Profile > Android.
  2. Configure the profile's General settings as appropriate.
  3. Select the Wi-Fi payload.
  4. Configure Wi-Fi settings, including:
    Setting> Description
    Service Set Identifier Provide the name of the network the device connects to.
    Hidden Network Indicate if the Wi-Fi network is hidden.
    Set as Active Network Indicate if the device will connect to the network with no end-user interaction.
    Security Type

    Specify the access protocol used and whether certificates are required.

    Depending on the selected security type, this will change the required fields. If None, WEP, WPA/WPA 2, or Any (Personal) are selected; the Password field will display. If WPA/WPA 2 Enterprise is selected, the Protocols and Authentication fields display.
    • Protocols

      • Use Two Factor Authentication
      • SFA Type
    • Authentication
      • Identity
      • Anonymous Identity
      • Username
      • Password
      • Identity Certificate
      • Root Certificate
    Password Provide the required credentials for the device to connect to the network. The password field displays when WEP, WPA/WPA 2, Any (Personal), WPA/WPA2 Enterprise are selected from the Security Type field.
    Include Fusion Settings

    Enable to expand Fusion options for use with Fusion Adapters for Motorola devices.

    Fusion Settings apply only to Motorola Rugged devices. For more information about VMware Support for Android Rugged devices, see the Rugged Android Platform Guide.

    Set Fusion 802.11d Enable to use the Fusion 802.11d to set the Fusion 802.11d settings.
    Enable 802.11d Enable to use 802.11d wireless specification for operation in additional regulatory domains.
    Set Country Code Enable to set the Country Code for use in the 802.11d specifications.
    Set RF Band Enable to choose 2.4 GHz, 5 Ghz, or both bands and any channel masks applicable.
    Proxy Type Enable to configure the Wi-Fi proxy settings.
    Note: Wi-Fi Proxy Auto Configuration is not supported using Per-App VPN.
    Proxy Server Enter the hostname or IP address for the proxy server.
    Proxy Server Port Enter the port for the proxy server.
    Exclusion List

    Enter the hostnames to exclude from the proxy.

    Hostnames entered here will not be routed through the proxy.

    Use the * as a wild card for the domain. For example: * or *

  5. Select Save & Publish.