These are the instructions for connecting to an eduroam wireless connection while visiting another institution and while using a computer operating on Windows XP.
Before beginning please ensure the institution you are visiting is an eduroam participating institution.
- Click: Start -> Control Panel -> Network Connections
- Right-click the Wireless Connection icon and click Properties.
- Click the Wireless Networks tab
- Make sure there is a check-mark in the box for Use Windows to configure…
- If white space (beneath Preferred Networks) contains eduroam, select it and click Properties; if it does not contain eduroam as an option, click Add
- Make the following changes in the Association tab:
- Network Name (SSID): eduroam
- Network Authentication: WPA2
- Data encryption: AES
- Ensure there is NO check-mark in the box for This is a computer-to-computer…
- Click the Connection tab and ensure there is a check-mark in the box for Connect when this network is in range
- Make the following changes in the Authentication tab:
- Choose the EAP type: Protected EAP (PEAP)
- Ensure there is NO check-mark in the box for Authenticate as computer…
- Ensure there is NO check-mark in the box for Authenticate as guest…
- Click Properties
- Ensure there is NO check-mark in the box for Validate server certificate
- Ensure that Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2) is selected as the authentication method
- Click Configure
- Remove the check-mark from the box Automatically use my Windows logon…
- Click OK until all of the wireless setting screens are closed. Upon trying to connect to the eduroam network, you should get a bubble down near your clock. Click on it.
- Enter your BUusername@brandonu.ca and password to login. The logon domain should remain blank.
You should now be connected to the eduroam secured wireless network with access to the Internet! Enjoy!