1. Introduction

The following instructions apply to to using the Eduroam wireless service on a Blackberry Bold.

We have not tested these instructions for other Blackberry models but we can advise that the Blackberry Curve 9300 (and possibly other OS 6 devices) require the following update to be installed in order to connect to Eduroam:
  • 6.0 bundle 2475 (v6.0.0.546, Platform 6.6.0.207)

If you find an error in the instructions, please contact wireless@oucs.ox.ac.uk; if you have general questions or need other assistance, contact help@oucs.ox.ac.uk

The settings you need are:

  1. Security type = EAP-TTLS
  2. Certificate = Comodo AddTrust External CA Root
  3. Inner link security = EAP-MS-CHAP v2
  4. Server Subject / Server San, leave blank
  5. Enter your Remote Access account username followed by @OX.AC.UK and Remote Access password (as set via https://register.it.ox.ac.uk/self/remote_access).

Here are some screenshots detailing the connection process.

  1. Enable Wi-Fi

    Enable wifi
  2. Select 'Set Up Wi-Fi Network'

    setup wifi netowrk screen
  3. Click 'Next'

    setup
  4. Click 'Scan for Networks'

    scan for networks
  5. Wait a few moments

    scanning
  6. Select 'eduroam'

    select eduroam
  7. Enter your Remote Access Credentials

    Remote Access Credentials
  8. Click 'CA certificate' and select '[Comodo AddTrust External CA Root]'

    Note: If you are using a Blackberry running OS 6 then the certificate is called "AddTrust External CA Root".

  9. Click 'Inner link security' and select 'EAP-MS-CHAP v2'

    Screenshot inner link security
  10. Click 'Connect'

  11. Wait a few moments

    connecting
  12. Choose a Profile name

    Profile
  13. Click 'Finish'

    Setup complete
  14. You are now connected! Note your profile name appears top centre

    You are now connected

Users must abide by the user use agreement a copy of which is available at:http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/statutes/regulations/196-052.shtml

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