Today’s wireless end users demand instant access to networks and network resources from corporate issued as well as personally owned devices. Automation of this process for 802.1x ready networks enables organizations to quickly and securely allow onboarding of new users. Certificate-based network access ensures safe, encrypted wireless access, but it requires compliant network equipment and proper configuration of mobile devices. Readying a mobile device for 802.1x compliance is often a guessing game for even the most sophisticated end user.