The following instructions apply to using the Eduroam wireless service on Apple OS X based 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
In the Apple Menu, select the
[System Preferences]menu, under the
[Network and Internet]section, click on the icon for
On the next screen, select the
unlockthe interface if locked, and click on
Network Name(this is the SSID and should be in lower case). Under
WPA2 Enterpriseand enter your Remote Access account username followed by @ox.ac.uk (e.g.
firstname.lastname@example.org) and your Remote Access password (as set via https://register.it.ox.ac.uk/self/remote_access). Lastly the
802.1x Configurationshould be set to
You may then get a box stating "The server certificate is not trusted because there are no explicit trust settings". Click
You should now be presented with a window titled "Verify Certificate". It should refer to
radius[0|1].oucs.ox.ac.uk) in the middle of the window with the certificate signed by
AddTrust External CA Root.
- Check that it says this certificate is valid in the middle of the window. (If it does not, email email@example.com).
Tick the box
Always trust these certificates.
- Your computer will now authenticate with the network and then you should be able to access the internet. If you get an error saying that authentication has failed, double-check the above steps. If you are still unable to connect, then contact firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
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