eduroam - Linux Setup

This document explains how to connect to eduroam on a Linux-based OS with the Gnome Window Manager. Note: you will need to make sure that you have installed the wpasupplicant before you can proceed with these directions. You can install wpasupplicant using the Ubuntu Software Center (or distribution equivalent) or from the command-line (e.g.,sudo apt-get install wpasupplicant)

  1. Click on the Network Manager indicator in the system tray and select eduroam.

  2. Enter the settings as shown below.


    • Wireless Security: Select WPA & WPA2 Enterprise
    • Authentication: Select Protected EAP (PEAP)
    • Anonymous identity:
    • CA Certificate: Click the menu item to open the file browser. Select /etc/ssl/certs/AddTrust_External_Root.pem
    • PEAP Version: Select Automatic
    • Inner Authentication: Select MSCHAPv2
    • Username: Enter your fully-qualified username
    • Password: Enter your NetID password

  3. Click Connect and you will be connected to the eduroam network.

Keywords:eduroam netid login service radius wpa wpa2 802.1x federation configuration   Doc ID:22075
Owner:Ryan L.Group:Access Management Services
Created:2012-01-05 13:34 CSTUpdated:2015-08-05 14:52 CST
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