Note: To configure your device for wireless eduroam in the most secure manner, please use the eduroam Configuration Assistance Tool (CAT) – see Wi-Fi
Configuring a wired connection manually.
- Plug your PC into the network port.
- In Control Panel under Network Connections you will see a Local Area Connection. This connection is to a default LAN, which forms a stepping stone for setting up your eduroam connection.
- Right-click on the connection and open Properties.
- On the Authentication tab, ensure that Enable IEEE 802.1x authentication for this network is checked.
- Uncheck the boxes for Authenticate as computer... and Authenticate as guest...
- If present, tick the box to remember information for subsequent connections and enter your credentials.
- Double click on the interface to trigger an attempt to validate the connection. A warning will appear in the bottom right of your screen, informing you that additional information is required. Ignore the warning and install the network certificate.
Installing the Certificate
- Download certificates by clicking on the following links in turn:
QMUL Root CA [2KB][2KB]
QMUL eduroam intermediate CA [1KB][1KB]
- To install the certificates right-click on the downloaded certificates in turn and select Install Certificate, then follow the steps in the certificate installation wizard.
- Choose Automatically select the certificate store based on the type of certificate when prompted.
- Return to Network Connections, and double click on the connection, then click on the warning message that appears. When prompted for your username, enter your college username followed with @qmul.ac.uk. For example, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your connection will display a new IP address, indicating that you have been connected to eduroam.