eduroam / WINDOWS XP - Curtin Information Technology Services

eduroam / WINDOWS XP - Curtin Information Technology Services
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR CURTIN WIRELESS ACCESS
- eduroam / WINDOWS XPInformation required for connection to the Curtin Wireless network:
Wireless network names
There are two wireless networks operating at Curtin University. One is available for staff and the
other for students. When you configure your network connection you must enter the appropriate
name (or SSID) for the account you intend to use. These are listed:
Student:
student-curtin
Post-grads: student-curtin
Staff:
staff-curtin
Associate: staff-curtin
Wireless network credentials
You must login using the following credentials:
Students:
OASIS username and password
Post-grads: OASIS username and password
Staff:
OASIS username and password
Associate: OASIS username and password
Where to find more information:
Curtin Wireless website:
Visit http://cits.curtin.edu.au/ for information, instructions and assistance. There is information on
current and future locations, computer configuration, troubleshooting and frequently asked questions.
OASIS:
Students can check the status of their wireless credentials at the OASIS website. Log in, select
“Account Management” from the menu on the left. The status of your account will be displayed in the
“Network Connections” panel.
Information Security website:
Go to http://policies.curtin.edu.au/policies/az_index.cfm for information regarding University policies
and current security threats such as worms and scams.
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The instructions were compiled by Network Services from the process of configuring a Cisco
Aironet 350 Wireless LAN Adapter in a Dell Latitude notebook, running Windows XP-SP2.
There may be some variations in the window dialogue and field entries in other revisions of the
operating system so some interpretation of the general procedure may be required.
Authentication takes place against your OASIS details – so please make sure you have
activated your OASIS account.
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Configuring Windows XP for EDUROAM Connectivity
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Follow the instructions as shown below:
Step 1.
Right Click on My Network Places and select Properties and
following window should appear.
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Step 2.
Right Click on Wireless Network
Connections and select Properties.
Step 3.
In the Wireless Network Connection Properties
window go to the Wireless Networks Tab
Tick Use Windows to configure my wireless
network settings
In Preferred networks section click Add…
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Step 4.
In the Association tab of the Wireless network
properties window, type eduroam in the
Network name (SSID) field
Under Wireless network key check the following
settings:
Network Authentication = WPA2
Data encryption = AES
Step 5.
Go to the Authentication tab
Check the following settings:
Enable IEEE 802.1x authentication for this
network is ticked
EAP type = Protected EAP (PEAP)
Authenticate as computer... is NOT ticked
Authenticate as guest... is NOT ticked
Click the Properties button
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Step 6.
In the Protected EAP Properties window,
check the following settings:
Validate server certificate is ticked
Connect to these servers is NOT ticked
Scroll through Trusted Root Certificate
Authorities and tick VeriSign Trust
Network
Do not prompt user to authorize new
servers or trusted certification
authorities. is NOT ticked
Select Authentication Method: is set to
Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2)
Un-tick Enable Fast Reconnect if it’s
ticked, as well as the next two
Click the Configure button
Step 7.
Ensure the selection box next to Automatically use my
windows logon name and password (and domain if
any) is NOT ticked then click on the OK button and return
to Protected EAP properties window
Click OK to return to the Wireless network properties
window
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Step 8.
In the Wireless network properties window go
to the Connection tab
Under Automatic connection ensure Connect
when this network is in range is ticked.
Click OK to return to the Wireless Network
Connection Properties window
Step 9.
Click OK to finish the configuration.
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Step 10.
After a short period a small dialogue box entitled
Wireless Network Connection will appear in the
lower right side of the screen, above the toolbar
clock. It should say Click here to select a certificate
or other credentials for connection to the network
eduroam
Left Click once on this pop-up
Step 11.
An Enter Credentials window appears
Step 12.
In the Enter Credentials window.
Enter your Curtin user ID in the User name: textbox
using the format [email protected]
Enter your OASIS password in the box marked
Password:
Leave Logon domain blank
Click the OK button.
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Step 13.
Another dialogue box entitled Wireless Network
Connection is now connected will appear in the
lower right of the screen. It should say:
Connected to: eduroam
Signal Strength: Excellent/Low
Your computer is now connected to the eduroam network.
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