The following instructions apply to using the Eduroam wireless service on Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 machines. 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
- If you dont see the
Network Connectionsicon then select the left hand side bar option to
switch to classic view.
- Double click on
- If the
wireless network connectionis showing as disabled, then right click the icon and select
- Right click on the
Wireless Network Connectionand select
- Select the tab titled
[Wireless Networks]. If it doesn't exist, doublecheck that you've enabled the interface.
- In the
preferred networkssection, click the
- In the
network nameSSID enter
eduroamin lower case (SSIDs are case sensitive). Select
Network Authenticationmethod and
Network Authenticationsetting is variable here due to whether local access points support WPA/TKIP or WPA2/AES. If you find that the WPA/TKIP setting does not work for you and you are sure you have configured the other settings correctly, try setting up another profile that uses WPA2/AES instead.
- Select the
[Authentication]tab and in the
EAP Typedrop down box select
Protected EAP(PEAP) instead of the default. Also uncheck the box that says "Authenticate as a computer".
Propertiesby the EAP selection options to open a new option window. In the window check the box that says
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 Reconnect" and on the
EAP-MSCHAP secured passwordoption, click on the
- Uncheck the box to use your windows credentials, then click
OKthrough each menu to save your changes and return to the desktop.
- Once near a eduroam access point, select the access point from the possible
connections and youll be prompted to enter your login details.
- Your login details must be entered to achieve full network usage. Enter your Remote Access account username
followed by @ox.ac.uk (e.g. firstname.lastname@example.org) and your Remote Access password
(not your SSO).
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