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en:services:network_services:eduroam:start [2019/06/12 12:18]
ugerdesa [Setting up the eduroam with the Configuration Wizard]
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 In order to use eduroam an eduroam compatible, valid account with one of the participating institutions is required. The accounts of the GWDG (employees and students of the university) and of the Max-Planck-Institute are eduroam compatible. Eduroam is an encrypted radio link ([[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Wi-Fi_Protected_Access#​WPA2|WPA2]]). In order to use eduroam an eduroam compatible, valid account with one of the participating institutions is required. The accounts of the GWDG (employees and students of the university) and of the Max-Planck-Institute are eduroam compatible. Eduroam is an encrypted radio link ([[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Wi-Fi_Protected_Access#​WPA2|WPA2]]).
  
-Please always follow our instructions or programs when setting up the eduroam on your device and do not use the automatic functions of your device. Many systems use only weak security checks or no security checks at all for automatic setting, which could allow an attacker to intercept your password at any time. He only needs to be within radio range of your device. ​+**Please always follow our [[#​tutorials|instructions]] or programs when setting up the eduroam on your device and do not use the automatic functions of your device. ​To ensure a secure eduroam configuration,​ it is strongly recommended to set up eduroam using the configuration wizard (CAT tool)!** 
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 +Many systems use only weak security checks or no security checks at all for automatic setting, which could allow an attacker to intercept your password at any time. He only needs to be within radio range of your device. ​
  
-**To ensure a secure eduroam configuration,​ it is strongly recommended to set up eduroam using the configuration wizard (CAT tool)!** 
  
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