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EduRoam on wired network

EduRoam on wired FBK network

Users with FBK credentials can use wired FBK network with private computer. In order to do this, you need to enable 802.1X authentication, below the instructions for all major operating systems.

Note: the wired network is reserved to users with FBK credentials.

Windows

The following instructions apply to Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and 10. Previous versions of Windows are not supported.

You must have administrative privileges to perform these steps. As first step, you must enable the Wired AutoConfig service, which is turned off by default.

1. Start the Services management from the command prompt by typing:

services.msc

If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.

 

2. Search for Wired AutoConfig in the service list and double click it.

 

3. Set the Startup type to Automatic and click Start. Close the window by clicking OK.

 

4. Start the Network and Sharing Center from the command prompt by typing:

control.exe /name Microsoft.NetworkAndSharingCenter


5. On the left side of the window, choose Change adapter settings.

 

6. Right click on your LAN adapter and select Properties.

 

7. Click on the Authentication tab and then select Enable IEEE 802.1X authentication and Fallback to unauthorized network access. From the dropdown list about the network authentication, choose Microsoft: Protected EAP (PEAP).

Note: If you choose Remember my credentials for this connection each time I’m logged on you will not be asked to provide username and password every time you connect to the network. Proceed by clicking Settings.

 

8. Uncheck Verify the server’s identity by validating the certificate. Proceed by clicking Configure….

 

9. Uncheck Automatically use my Windows logon name and password (and domain if any) and confirm with OK. Close the previous window by clicking OK.

 

10. Click Additional Settings….

 

11. Select Specify authentication mode and then choose User authentication from the dropdown list. Click Save credentials.

 

12. A login window will pop up asking you to provide your username and password.

The format of the username has to be as follows: .

 

13. Once the authentication is successful, your computer will be connected to the network. The status of the connection can be verified by clicking on the network icon in the task bar.

 

OS X

The following instructions apply to OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) and 10.10 (Yosemite). Previous versions of OS X are not supported.

On an Ethernet network that requires 802.1X, the authentication process is started immediately after connecting the network cable to the Mac Ethernet port. After a while you will be prompted to enter your authentication information.

The format of the username has to be as follows: .

Once the authentication is successful, your computer will be connected to the network.

Note: Certificate warnings that could pop up can be safely ignored.

Warning: for the authentication process to start automatically, the Enable automatic connection option (in the 802.1X tab in Network preferences for the Ethernet interface) must be checked.

 

Linux

The following instructions apply to Ubuntu 14.04. Previous versions of Ubuntu are not supported.

1. Click on the NetworkManager icon e then select Edit Connections.

 

2. Click Add to create a new connection.

 

3. Select Ethernet as the type of connection you wish to create.

 

4. Click on the 802.1X Security tab and then select Use 802.1X Security for this connection. From the dropdown list about the authentication, choose Protected EAP (PEAP) and enter your username and password.

The format of the username has to be as follows: .

 

5. Once the authentication is successful, your computer will be connected to the network.

Note: Certificate warnings that could pop up can be safely ignored.

 

Certificates

If the operating system does not allow to ignore the server's identity verification through certificate validation, please use this certificate.