Library and IT Services

Library and IT Services
Connect to eduroam Wi-Fi on your Windows 8 system
Go with your mouse to the right side of the screen, a menu will appear. Click Settings (Figure 1).
Six icons will appear, click on the one that signifies Wi-Fi connection (left-top) (Figure 2).
Click on eduroam and then on Connect (Figure 3).
Enter the received username you ([email protected])) and the password (Figure 4).
A Certificate dialog will appear. Click Connect (Figure 5).
If this doesn't work you will need to manually configure eduroam (see below).
Configure the eduroam Wi-Fi profile on your Windows 8 system
1. From the Desktop Screen touch and hold or click with the right mouse button on the wireless
icon in the bottom right of the desktop and select Open Network and Sharing Centre (Figure
2. In the Network and Sharing centre, select Setup a New Connection or Network (Figure 7).
3. Select Manually connect to a wireless network (Figure 8).
4. Now enter the following details.
o Network Name is eduroam,
o Security Type is WPA2-Enterprise,
o Encryption Type is AES.
5. Ensure the tick box Start this connection automatically contains a tick and then
click Next (Figure 9).
6. The next screen will say that the network has been configured. There are still more settings
however, so select Change Connection Settings (Figure 10).
7. The inital screen should have the details filled in already so select the Security Tab and then
next to the Microsoft: Protected EAP (PEAP) option, click on the Settings button (Figure 11).
8. In the Protected EAP Properties window: (Figure 12)
o Check the box that says Verify the server's identity by validating the certificate.
o Leave the boxConnect to these
servers(examples:srv1;srv2;.*\.srv3\.com): unchecked.
o In Trusted Root Certification Authorities list tick the box next to AddTrust External
CA Root, usually at the top of the list.
o From the drop down Menu entitled Notifications before connecting: select Don't ask
user to authorize new servers or trusted CAs.
o Ensure that Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2) is selected underneath the
heading Secure Authentication Method.
o Check the box that says Enable Fast Reconnect.
o Now click on the Configure... button underneath the heading Secure Authentication
9. In the EAP MSCHAPv2 Properties window ensure the check box Automatically use my
Windows logon name and password (and domain if any). is UNCHECKED and click OK to
both open windows to return to the Security Tab (Figure 13).
10. From the Security tab on the eduroam Wireless Network Properties screen, click on
the Advanced Settings button (Figure 14).
11. On the Advanced Settings screen click on the 802.1X Settings tab (if not already selected)
and, from the pull-down Menu select User Authentication then click on OK (Figure 15).
12. Select OK on each of the various dialogue boxes to close them.
13. Select Close to close the Manually connect to a wireless network screen.
14. Once near an eduroam access point, select the access point from the possible connections by
clicking on the Wireless Network Menu and selecting Eduroam.
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15. The first time you connect to the Eduroam Wireless Network you will receive a warning (this
will only happen the first time you connect). Click on the Connect button (Figure 16).
16. Enter the username you received ([email protected]) in the User Name box and the
password you received in the Password box and selectOK (Figure 17).
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