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 email@example.com, if you have general questions or need other assistance, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
[Control Panel Home]view).
[Network and Internet], click on
[Connect to the Internet].
- The "connect to the internet" panel should appear, double click on
- On the "Select a network to connect to" screen, right click on
[Properties]. (If you do not see the
[Properties]option, go to the Alternative instructions).
- In the network name SSID enter
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
- In the PEAP Properties 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 Reconnectand on the EAP-MSCHAP secured password option, 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. The first time you connect you'll be shown a server certificate verification diagloue
- After this your login details must be entered to achieve full network usage. Enter your Remote Access account username followed by @ox.ac.uk (e.g
email@example.com your Remote Access account password (as set via https://register.it.ox.ac.uk/self/remote_access).
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
- Once you have the list of available wireless networks on your screen, click on
Eduroamand then on the
Connectbutton (for information on how to find the list of available networks, see the Instructions section above).
- When the
Additional log on information is required...window appears, click on
[Enter/select additional log on information].
- In the
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
- At this stage you may see the
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
Connecting to eduroamwindow appears and, if the connection is successful, the
Successfully connected to eduroamdisplay.
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).