Eduroam mac os x 10.6

Eduroam mac os x 10.6
mac os x 10.6
Eduroam mac os x 10.6
Eduroam is the preferred network for students and staff at Aarhus
University. You can get easy and automatic access to the Internet
at Aarhus University and at other universities in Denmark or
abroad with eduroam since it is an international collaboration
with hundreds of universities participating worldwide. Visit www. to see the list of participating institutions.
You only need to set up eduroam once on your device. It
automatically connects when it detects eduroam in the air. This
also applies if you visit a foreign university where eduroam is also
available. Hence the foreign university is not required to handle
guest login or separate network access for guest students or
NB! Before you begin this guide, make sure that the Airport on
your Mac is turned on. If it is turned off, you will be able to choose
‘Turn Airport on’ when you click the wireless network icon in the
upper right corner. Choose this option in order to turn on your
In order to access eduroam, click the wireless network icon in the
upper right corner and choose ‘eduroam’.
You will now be asked for your username and password. This
information depends on whether you are a student or an
employee at Aarhus University.
Please see
<Student number> followed by ‘’> (i.e. [email protected] The password is the same as the one for
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You will now be asked to verify the server certificate.
Choose ‘Show Certificate’.
Make sure that the option ‘Always trust <server name>’ is
checked, then choose ‘Continue’ in the lower right corner.
Your Mac will probably ask you to enter your password in order to
complete the configuration.
This is the password for your profile on your Mac and not the
pasword associated with your username at Aarhus University.
You may also be asked for a password even though you have not
created one for the profile on your Mac. In this case, simply leave
the field ‘Password’ empty and choose ‘OK’.
mac os x 10.6
troubleshooting Mac os x 10.6
If your Mac does not connect to the internet, you will see an
exclamation mark over the network icon.
You can search for errors and adjust the settings for the wireless
Click the network icon and choose ‘Open Network Preferences’
in the bottom of the menu.
In the left column, choose ‘Airport’. You will now see the settings
for the wireless network.
Begin by clicking ‘Turn Airport Off’.
Then choose ‘Advanced’ in the bottom to change the settings.
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In the windows that appears, choose the tab ‘TCP/IP’.
Under ‘Configure IPv4’, click and select ‘Using DHCP’.
Make sure that the button ‘Renew DHCP Lease’ is visible. If this is
not the case, choose another option under ‘Configure IPv4’ and
then return to ‘Using DHCP’.
‘Configure IPv6’ should be set to ‘Automatically’.
Now select the tab ‘DNS’.
The field ‘DNS Servers’ must be empty in order to enable your Mac
to use the DNS servers on the eduroam network.
If you see IP addresses in this field (e.g., these must
be deleted. This is done by clicking the IP address once and then
clicking the minus-sign just beneath the field.
Repeat this for all of the IP addresses present in the window ‘DNS
Servers’, then choose ‘OK’.
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You will now return to the front page of the network settings.
Turn on the wireless network on your Mac by clicking ‘Turn Airport
On’ in the upper right corner. Then click ‘Apply’ in the lower right
You can now open your browser and try to acces a web page to
see if your Mac is connected to the internet.
If this is not the case, you can continue this guide and search for
the error.
Problems of connectivity to the internet is often caused by
changes made in the password. This can be corrected by
deleting the settings and the associated RADIUS servers and then
setting up the network from the beginning.
Go to ‘Open Network Preferences’, turn the Airport off and choose
‘Advanced’ as described on page 3. In the appearing window,
you will see a list of preferred networks on your Mac under the
tab ‘Airport’.
Here you must remove the eduroam network by clicking it once
and choosing the minus-sign just beneath the list.
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Select the tab ‘802.1X’.
Under ‘User Profiles’, select ‘WPA: eduroam’ and delete it by
clicking the minus-sign below.
If there are other ‘WPA: eduroam’ profiles, these must be deleted
as well.
Now choose ‘OK’ in the lower right corner and click ‘Apply’ in the
window you return to.
Finally you must delete the RADIUS servers and your login which
are saved in your Mac’s Keychain.
Open Spotlight by clicking the magnifying glass in the upper
right corner or by using the shortcut command + space. Search
Spotlight for your Keychain by writing ‘Keychain’ in the search
field, then click the result with the symbol of a keychain.
In the upper left corner beneath ‘Keychains’, ‘login’ should be
highlighted. Under ‘Category’, choose ‘All items’. Now you must
find and delete the following these four items:
- WPA: eduroam - ASB issuing CA
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All four items may not be present in the Keychain. The ones you
find must be deleted either by using backspace or by right clicking
them and choosing ‘Delete’, e.g. ‘Delete “WPA: eduroam”’.
- radius2.asb.local
When deleting items in the Keychain, you will be asked if you
are sure that you want to delete the items in question. Choose
‘Delete’ for the above mentioned three items.
You may be asked to confirm by entering the password for the
local profile on your Mac. This is the password you have created
for the profile and not the password associated with your
username at Aarhus University.
You can now close the Keychain and set up eduroam from the
beginning by using this guide.
If you are still unable to connect to the internet after setting up the
network again, you are welcome to contact the IT-support of your
main academic area by using the following link:
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