The following instructions apply to using the Eduroam wireless service on Microsoft Vista machines. A separate page offers instructions for Connecting to EDUROAM via Microsoft Vista with the Intel Supplicant. If you find an error in the instructions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org, if you have general questions or need other assistance, contact email@example.com
[Control Panel Home]view).
[Network and Internet], click on
[Connect to the Internet].
Figure vista-control_panel.jpg [Screenshot of the Control Panel]
Figure vista-network_connections.jpg [Screenshot of the Network and Internet options]
[Properties]. (If you do not see the
[Properties]option, go to the Alternative instructions).
Figure vista-available_networks.jpg [Screenshot of the available networks overview]
eduroamin lower case (SSIDs are case sensitive), select
Enterprise WPA2as the Network Authentication method and
AESas the data encryption type. Select
Protected EAP (PEAP)instead of the default network authentication method then click on the
settingsbutton by the drop down menu you used to set PEAP
Figure vista-wpa_properties.jpg [Screenshot the main wireless settings]
Validate Server Certificate. Enter
Connect to these serverssection. In
Trusted Root Certification AuthoritiesSelect
AddTrust External CA Root. Uncheck the box that says "Do not prompt user..." , check
Enable Fast Reconnectand on the EAP-MSCHAP secured password option, click on the
OKthrough each menu to save your changes and return to the desktop.
Figure vista-eap_properties.jpg [Screenshot of the EAP properties screen]
Figure vista-validate_server.jpg [Screenshot of the server certificate dialogue]
firstname.lastname@example.org your Remote Access account password (as set via https://register.it.ox.ac.uk/self/remote_access).
Figure credentials.png [Screenshot of the login prompt]
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
2. Alternative instructions
Eduroamand then on the
Connectbutton (for information on how to find the list of available networks, see the Instructions section above).
Figure networks.png [List of available wireless networks]
Additional log on information is required...window appears, click on
[Enter/select additional log on information].
Figure logOn.png [Additional log on information is required... window]
Enter Credentialswindow, you enter your Remote Access account details (not your Single Sign-On (SSO) details):
User name:your username followed by
@ox.ac.uk(usually the same name as your SSO one, so
Password:your Remote Access account password (this is separate from your SSO password and should not be the same
Logon domain: Leave this field blank
Figure credentials.png [The Enter Credentials box with Remote Access user name and password.]
Additional log on information is required...window again. Simply click on
[Enter/select additional log on information]again. If the
Validate Server Certificatewindow (below) appears, click on
Figure validate.png [Validate Server Certificate window]
Connecting to eduroamwindow appears and, if the connection is successful, the
Successfully connected to eduroamdisplay.
Figure success.png ['Sucessfully connected' verification window]If you want this connection to be your default one, you can tick the
Save this network(and/or)
Start this connection automatically.
Should you experience problems making the connection, you can try to log in (step 3 above) without adding the @ox.ac.uk after your name. This has been shown to work while in Oxford (but will not let you log in when accessing Eduroam in other locations).