Eduroam: detailed settings

Technical info

The settings for Eduroam (preferred network) at UGent are the following:

Manuals

To connect, you must follow the steps which apply for your device and/or OS.

Windows 10
Windows 8.1
Mac OS X
Ubuntu
Chrome OS

Android smartphone
iPad and iPhone

Troubleshooting (translated with Google translate)

Windows 10


If you have previously used the eduroam network , you will first have to remove the existing eduroam profile.

  1. Click the Wi-Fi icon in the taskbar and then click Network & Internet settings.
  2. Click on Wi-Fi and choose Manage knows networks.
  3. Select eduroam and then Delete.

If the usual procedure doesn't work, the eduroam profile can be added manually.

  1. Open Control Panel (Windows key-x or press Start - Tiles and search for Control pane, then 'Network and Sharing Center'.
  2. Click 'Set up a new connection or network'.
  3. 'Manually connect to a wireless network'.
  4. Set SSID -> eduroam
  5. Security type WPA2-Enterprise
  6. Encryption type: AES
  7. Security Key: leave empty
  8. Choose 'Start automatically this connection'
  9. Next
  10. Click on 'Change connection settings'.
  11. Go to tab 'Security'.
  12. Do not activate remember password.
  13. Choose a network authentication method:Microsoft: Protected EAP (PEAP).
  14. Click on 'Settings'.
  15. Activate 'Validate server certificate'
  16. Click on 'Configure' near 'Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2)'
  17. Disable 'Automatically use my Windows logon name and password' uit.
  18. Click 'OK' and 'Close'. You can connect with eduroam.

  19. Don't forget to add @ugent.be on your loginname (for example jtmaes@ugent.be).
  20. Fill in the password and confirm with 'OK'.

Mac OS X


You can check whether you are properly connected to eduroam by clicking on the wireless network icon in the status bar (top).

Ubuntu


Als de Network Manager nog niet geïnstalleerd is, dient u dit eerst te doen.

Screenshots Ubuntu.

ChromeOS


Android


iPhone/iPad


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