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Generic settings for eduroam secure wireless access

The generic settings below will allow you to configure a wireless device to connect to eduroam.

Not all the configuration settings will be available on all devices.

eduroam configuration settings

Network name (SSID)

The network name for the secure wireless network is eduroam. This must be all lowercase.

Wireless authentication and encryption

The wireless Network Authentication type is WPA2 Enterprise.

The Data Encryption method to use is AES.

If your wireless device does not support WPA2/AES, select WPA authentication and TKIP encryption.

User authentication

The "EAP Authentication Type" or "Outer Authentication Protocol" is PEAP or PEAPv0.

The "Authentication Method", "Authentication Protocol" or "Inner Authentication Protocol" is MS-CHAPv2.

Your username is your UUN plus @ed.ac.uk, e.g. "s10987654@ed.ac.uk".

Your password should be the password you use to access Office 365. If not, please set eduroam password to Office 365.

If asked for an "Outer Identity", "Anonymous Identity" or "Roaming Identity", leave it blank.

If asked for a realm, leave it blank.

Server authentication

You should choose to Validate the Server Certificate.

The certificate should one called QuoVadis Root CA 2.

Although you may be able to connect to the eduroam wireless network without validating the server certificate, your connection will not be secure. You must ensure server certificate validation is enabled.

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