Connecting to Eduroam

Minimum Requirements

  1. An 802.11a/g wireless network card that supports WPA2
    • Check with your vendor to see if your wireless network card supports WPA2.
    • You can also check with the Wi-Fi Alliance to see a list of cards that support WPA2.
  2. Administrator privileges on the wireless device your are configuring.
    • You should be signed in with the local Administrator account, or an account which is a member of the computer's Administrator group.

 

Connecting to eduroam

  1. Start / Control Panel / Network and Internet / Network Sharing Center / Connect to a network / Wireless
  2. Select eduroam network and click Connect.


  3. A Network Authentication screen will appear asking for your credentials; enter your full email address with domain and password associated with your institution. For example, username@uoguelph.ca and password as the credentials.


  4. Windows will ask you to validate the server certificate. Under details, you will see acs-annu.net.uoguelph.ca. Click on Connect to continue.


  5. Windows will ask you to select the location of the network. Save the network as Public Network. You are now connected to eduroam network successfully.

 

Additional Information

  1. You may verify the certificates once you have successfully logged in. Right click on the connected network and select properties.
  2. Select the Security tab. Ensure under network authentication method: Microsoft: Protected EAP (PEAP) is selected and click on settings, Verify the following:
    • Connect to these servers: acs-annu.net.uoguelph.ca are issued.
    • Trusted Root Certification Authorities: Thawte Primary Root CA