Topic: WiFi in Windows 8 via eduroam

Topic: WiFi in Windows 8 via eduroam
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Guideline for WiFi
(State 8/2013)
Topic: WiFi in Windows 8
via eduroam
Requirements
Your computer needs a wireless connection with WPA capability. Also, you need
administrator privileges.
Step 1: Open Network and Sharing Center
Open the Desktop view and right-click the
WiFi symbol in the System Notification
Area. Open the Network and Sharing
Center.
Step 2: Create a new connection
Choose the Set up a new connection or network option.
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In the opening window, choose Manually connect to a wireless network and
confirm with Next.
Step 3: Enter connection information
Here you enter general
information for the
network.
As Network name,
enter „eduroam“.
Choose “WPA2Enterprise” as
Security type and
“AES” as Encryption
type.
Confirm with Next.
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Step 4: Change connection settings
You should see
this message of
confirmation of
the creation of the
wireless
connection.
Click Change
connection
settings.
In the opening window, choose the
Security tab.
Here you can check again if the security and
encryption settings are set as described in
step 3.
Then, open the Settings.
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Step 5: Change Protected EAP Properties
Please make sure that the Validate
server certificate checkbox is
marked.
In the Trusted Root Certification
Authorities list, please mark the
“Deutsche Telekom Root CA 2” entry.
Then, click Configure.
In the opening window, please unmark
the checkbox if necessary and close
the dialog and the Protected EAP
Properties windows with OK.
You should now see the eduroam Wireless
Network Properties window again.
Click Andvanced settings.
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Step 6: Activate User authentication
In the opening window, mark the
Specify authentication mode
checkbox.
Choose User authentication from the
list and close this and all other windows
with OK or Close.
Step 7: Enter credentials
A notification bubble should open now, which you need to click. In the opening
window, you can enter your credentials. To your HWR account name, please add
the domain “@hwr-berlin.de”.
Example: HWR account:
„s_primus“
credentials:
„[email protected]“
Attention: The domain „hwrberlin.de“ is the same for all
users. There is no „stud.hwrberlin.de“.
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Step 8: Connect to eduroam
Left-click the WiFi symbol.
Choose the eduroam network, mark the Connect automatically checkbox and
click Connect.
Hint for connection problems:
It is possible that the connection will only be established if you choose „TKIP“ as
the Encryption type in step 4.
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