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eduroam setup for Windows 8

Step 1. Download the certificate to your computer, then right click on it, choose “Install certificate” and confirm that you want to open it.

Step 2. In the Certificate Import Wizard window, click “Next”.

Step 3. Check “Place all certificates in the following store:”, then click on the “Browse” button. In the “Select Certificate Store” window choose “Trusted Root Certificate Authorities”, then click “OK”.

Step 4. Click “Next”.

Step 5. Click “Finish” to complete the certificate import.

Step 6. Click “Yes” in the security warning window asking if you want to install the “HITS eduROAM Certificate Authority”

Step 7. Click “OK” in the window confirming that the import was successful.

Step 8. In the lower right corner of the screen, click with the right mouse button on the network icon, then click on “Open Network and Sharing Center”.

Step 9. Click on “Set up a new connection or network”.

Step 10. Click on “Manually connect to a wireless network” and then on “Next”.

Step 11. Enter the following information:

  • Network name: eduroam
  • Security type: WPA2-Enterprise
  • Encryption type: AES

Step 12. The confirmation that the “eduroam” network was successfully added should now appear. Click on “Change network properties”.

Step 13. Click on the “Security” tab.

Step 14. In the middle of the window, set the network authentication method to “Microsoft: Protected EAP (PEAP)”, then click on the nearby “Settings”.

Step 15. In the “Protected EAP Properties” window, from the “Select Authentication Method” options choose “Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2)”, then click on nearby “Configure…”

Step 16. In the “EAP MSCHAPv2 Properties” window, uncheck “Automatically use my Windows logon name and password (and domain if any).” then click “OK”.

Step 17. Back in the Protected EAP Properties window, perform the following actions:

  • check (if not already checked) “Verify the server's identity by validating the certificate”
  • check “Connect to these servers”
  • fill in the server name:
  • in the Trusted Root Certification Authorities list, check “HITS eduROAM Certificate Authority”
  • check “Enable Identity Privacy” and enter “anonymous” in the nearby text box
  • click “OK”

Step 18. Back in the “Security” tab of the “eduroam Wireless Network Properties” window, click on “Advanced settings”

Step 19. In the “Advanced settings” window, in the “802.1X settings” tab, check “Specify authentication mode” and from the options below choose “User authentication”, then press “OK” to close the window.

Step 20. In the “eduroam Wireless Network Properties” window, click “OK” to close the window.
Step 21. In the “Manually connect to a wireless network” window, click “Close”.
Step 22. In the lower right corner of the screen, click with the on the network/WiFi icon, then select “eduroam”.

Step 23. Click “Connect”.
Step 24. Enter <your username> and your password. The is the same password that you use to access your e-mail. After clicking “OK”, the authentication should succeed and access to the “eduroam” network should be granted.

eduroam_windows8.txt · Last modified: 2014/12/12 14:20 by costesbn