eduroam for Windows XP

eduroam for Windows XP
eduroam for Windows XP
To access eduroam you will need to have installed the Certificates from the Q or O
drives at the following locations.
For Staff: Q:\Cross Dept Shared\Eduroam
For Students O:\Eduroam
Save these certificates to your computer. Double click on them and then work
through the install using the default options.
More information about this can be found in the FAQ section at the end of this
document
Configuring your computer to connect - Windows XP
Open Control Panel and select Network Connections.
In the window that opens, right click on the Wireless Network Connection icon
and select Properties from the pop-up menu.
Click on the Wireless Networks tab as shown in the following example:
Click on the Add button to view the
Wireless Network Properties window
For Network name (SSID),
type eduroam
Network Authentication
select WPA2
For Data encryption,
select AES
Next click the Authentication tab
Tick the box next
to Enable IEEE
802.1x
authentication
for this network
if it is not already
ticked
Change the EAP type to
Protected EAP (PEAP)
Click on Properties:
Tick the Validate server
certificate box
Select the AddTrust External
CA Root certificate
Click on configure...
Untick the Automatically use
my Windows logon name box
Click OK three times back to the first screen.
Click OK to finish configuring your connection to eduroam.
Connecting to eduroam using Windows XP
eduroam should be automatically detected.
Your computer will connect to eduroam and the following speech bubble will
appear in the bottom right hand corner of the screen.
Click on the speech bubble and the login box below will appear.
Enter in your user name and password.
You will need to suffix your network username with @ioe.ac.uk
[email protected]
Enter your password, leave the Logon domain box empty and click OK
You should now be connected to the wireless network
FAQ
eduroam doesn’t give you access to printers.
You may use eduroam in conjunction with the Portal (see ioe website for more
details), to access files and your IOE e-mail account.
Connecting Issues
eduroam is available to all IoE students and staff by default.
How to connect to the eduroam can vary from computer to computer. Make sure
your wireless network card/capability is on. Wireless options can often be found in
the system tray near the clock on your computer. It is also possible that a separate
program will manage your wireless connection.
To login to eduroam you will need an 802.11b or 802.11g wireless network card or
laptop with this capability as well as PEAP, MSCHAPv2 and WPA2.
You will need to be using either Windows Vista, XP or Mac OSX
TCP/IP settings must be set to DHCP.
There should be nothing in the proxy settings of your web browser.
If you sign in incorrectly 3 times you will be unable to use or connect to the wireless
network for 1 hour. This is based on the laptop, not your user name.
To access eduroam you will need to have installed the Certificates from the Q or O
drives at the following locations.
For Staff: Q:\Cross Dept Shared\Eduroam
For Students O:\Eduroam
Save these certificates to your computer. Double click on them and then work
through the install using the default options.
Your computer should have the latest patches and updates
You should have up-to-date anti-virus software
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