Eduroam Wi-Fi Setup - Linux (Ubuntu)

What is eduroam?

‌‌‌Eduroam is a collaborative network that provides current students, faculty, and staff with fast, secure, and reliable access to wireless services (Wi-Fi) on UFV campuses, as well as at participating institutions in 70 territories worldwide.

Use the same login credentials on every eduroam network, regardless of where you are.

Configure your device or phone at UFV before you attempt to connect at another institution.

Eduroam Wi-fi Setup - Linux (Ubuntu)

These instructions are intended for students, faculty, and staff that have current, valid UFV credentials.

If UFV is not your home university, please seek instruction from IT help services at your own institution.

No data plan? Connect to eduroam-help to get started

 

Need help with Wi-Fi by eduroam?

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  • If UFV is not your home university, please seek instruction from IT help services at your own institution.

  • UFV IT Services provides support for the wireless service and the eduroam authentication process offered across all UFV campuses.

  • IT Services does not support the operation or configuration of personal mobile devices: questions and concerns should be directed to the hardware manufacturer

Eduroam assistance for UFV students and employees is also available at itservicedesk@ufv.ca.

1. Select eduroam

Click on the network icon in the settings panel and in the 'Connect to a network section', choose eduroam

2. Set EAP method

Set the EAP method to PEAP and Phase 2 authentication to MSCHAPv2

3. Change Server

Change the Server CA certificate to 'DO NOT CHECK'

4. Enter your username

Enter the Identity with your UFV student number (students) or username (employees) followed by "@ufv.ca"                                    

E.g. students: 300123456@ufv.ca

E.g. employees: smithj@ufv.ca

(NOTE: this is not your email address!)

5. Enter your password

Enter your UFV PIN/password carefully. Passwords are case sensitive

6. Anonymous Identity field

Leave the Anonymous identity field empty

7. Check 'Save identity and password'

Check save identity and password

8. Connect

Click connect

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Article ID: 499
Created
Wed 5/13/20 2:14 PM
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