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Installation instructions for Eduroam

Eduroam is an international, academic roaming system that is primarily intended for visitors to Aalto University. Users of the network have limited access to the university’s internal services, such as the right to browse the library’s electronic materials.

Follow the instructions below to install eduroam on Aalto University’s devices.

General instructions If you want to install eduroam on your own device, follow the instructions issued by the Eduroam organisation at https://cat.eduroam.org

Username and password When you log in to eduroam, use your Aalto email address and password.

Windows 7

Follow the instructions issued by the Eduroam organisation at https://cat.eduroam.org .

Windows10 

1. Open the list of wireless connections and select eduroam.

2. At item ‘ID’, type your email ID in the format firstname.lastname@aalto.fi (or for certain individuals, firstname.initial.lastname@aalto.fi). The password to use is the password for the Aalto user ID.

3. Press OK.

4. A connection to the Eduroam network has been established.

In the future, Windows will remember your username and password when a connection is made. If you change your password, Windows will automatically ask for your new password when you want to connect to eduroam.

Mac computers

Eduroam runs automatically on Aalto University’s Mac computers. When you log in to eduroam, enter your user ID in the format firstname.lastname@aalto.fi (or for certain individuals, firstname.initial.lastname@aalto.fi). The password to use is the password for the Aalto user ID.

If you want to install eduroam on your own Mac computer, follow the instructions issued by the Eduroam organisation at https://cat.eduroam.org.

Android and iPhone smartphones

1. Open the list of wireless connections from your phone’s settings.

2. In network connections, select eduroam.

3. Type your Aalto email ID (in the format firstname.lastname@aalto.fi or for certain individuals, firstname.initial.lastname@aalto.fi) at item ID, and the password for your own Aalto ID at item password.

4. Press OK.

5. Your smartphone has now been connected to the eduroam network.

Eduroam’s protected connection requires use of the DigiCert Assured ID Root CA certificate, which is automatically available in most smartphones. If you cannot find the certificate in your device, you can download it from the root certificate page at DigiCert.com.

IPad  

1. Select the Wi-Fi tab in Preferences and check whether it is possible to connect to eduroam.

2. As your Aalto University user ID, enter your email ID (in the format  firstname.lastname@aalto.fi or for certain individuals, firstname.initial.lastname@aalto.fi). The password to use is the password for the Aalto user ID.

3. Your device is now connected to the eduroam network.

Ubuntu 12.04 & 14.04

1. In the Wireless Network Authentication Required window, enter the following details:

 

Wireless security: WPA & WPA2 Enterprise

Authentication: Protected EAP (PEAP)

Anonymous identity: anonymous@aalto.fi

CA certificate: DigiCert_Assured_ID_Root_CA.pem PEAP version: Automatic Inner authentication: MSCHAPv2

Username: firstname.lastname@aalto.fi

Password: <your Aalto password>

 

2. After that, select Connect.

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