Connecting To the Wireless Network.

Connecting To the Wireless Network.
Map of wireless networks
Corporate
Information and
Computing
Services.
Connecting
To the
Wireless
Network.
For more information on University wireless services visit:
http://www.shef.ac.uk/cics/wireless.
Mac OS X, Apple iPhone and iPod Touch
Connecting to the eduroam wireless network
Mac OS X
Connecting to the eduroam wireless network
iPhone or iPod Touch
Prerequisites
Prerequisites
Mac OS X 10.3 (Panther) or higher. Compatible wireless card or built-in Airport card.
Eduroam is the preferred network for staff and students at the University of
Sheffield. DO NOT try to connect to any other wireless networks unless told to do so by
a member of CiCS staff.
An iPhone 3G. An original iPhone with the iPhone 2.0 Software Update. Any iPod touch
with the iPhone Software 2.0 update. Eduroam is the preferred network for staff
and students at the University of Sheffield. DO NOT try to connect to any other
wireless networks unless told to do so by a member of CiCS staff. The older version of
the iPhone Software does not support the WPA wireless protocol, and you will be unable
to connect these to the eduroam wireless network. You can update your iPhone or iPod
touch software through iTunes.
You will also need your Remote Access password (this may also be referred to as your
RATS password), this is different from your MUSE password. You can obtain this from
http://www.shef.ac.uk/cics/password.
Remember you can get to this web page from any computer, including the web kiosk
computers.
If you are unsure which version of the iPhone Software your are running connect your
iPhone or iPod Touch to your computer and check in iTunes.
You will also need your Remote Access password (this may also be referred to as your
RATS password), this is different from your MUSE password. You can obtain this from
http://www.shef.ac.uk/cics/password.
Remember you can get to this web page from any computer, including the web kiosk
computers.
If you are unsure about which version of Mac OS X you are running, you can find out by
clicking on the Apple icon the Finder bar and clicking on About This Mac.
Make sure your airport is turned on, select the airport icon (next to your volume icon)
and select Turn Airport On.
Connecting to eduroam
Click the Airport icon and select eduroam from the list of wireless networks .
You will then be prompted for a User Name and Password. Under User Name enter
your normal username. Under Password enter your remote access password. You can
tick Remember password in my keychain or Remember this network if you so wish.
Click OK (see below left). You will now see a box asking you to Verify Certificate. Click
Continue (see below right).
You should now be connected to eduroam. When in range your computer should
connect and authenticate automatically.
If you have any problems contact CiCS helpdesk on (0114) 22 21111 (ext) 21111 (int) or
[email protected] (email) or call into The Computing Centre.
Connecting to eduroam
From the Home page, tap Settings. In Settings, tap Wi-Fi. In Wi-FI Networks make
sure the Wi-Fi slider is ON.
Under Choose a Network... tap eduroam (anywhere but the right arrow) (see below
left). The Enter Password screen will appear. In the Username field type your username.
In the Password field type your Remote Access Password. Tap the Join button (see
below centre).
You will now get a Certificate screen with a certificate from rad1.shef.ac.uk, tap
Accept. (see above right).
You should now be connected to eduroam. When in range your iPhone or iPod Touch
should connect and authenticate automatically.
If you have any problems contact CiCS helpdesk on (0114) 22 21111 (ext) 21111 (int) or
[email protected] (email) or call into The Computing Centre.
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