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Wired AutoConfig Service

Updated: April 17, 2008

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

Wired AutoConfig (dot3svc) is a service that configures the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 802.1X port-based security settings on IEEE 802.3 Ethernet adapters. Wired AutoConfig operates in conjunction with IEEE 802.1X authenticating switches and Remote Authentication Dial-in User Service (RADIUS) servers to perform 802.1X client authentication for access to IEEE 802.3 Ethernet networks. When enabled, Wired AutoConfig settings apply to all IEEE 802.3 Ethernet network adapters on the computer.


Event ID Source Message



The Wired AutoConfig service entered the running state.

Related Management Information

Wired configuration


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