eduroam with Windows

Eduroam can be installed either with the Configuration Wizard (CAT) or manually. To install with the CAT, you must have an Internet connection to download the wizard. For example, the wizard can be downloaded from the GuestOnCampus network without logging in.

To ensure a secure eduroam configuration, it is strongly recommended to set up eduroam using the configuration wizard (CAT tool)!

Setting up the eduroam with the CAT tool

After downloading the eduroam configuration assistant from here just run the .exe file. This will launch the assistant.

Follow the assistant until you are asked for your credentials. Enter your credentials according to the table in the username section.

After finishing the assistant your computer will automatically connect to the eduroam network if it is available.

Manual eduroam configuration

To set up eduroam manually, you may need to install the T-TeleSec root certificate. You can download the root certificate from the following link and install it on your device: https://www.pki.dfn.de/fileadmin/PKI/zertifikate/T-TeleSec_GlobalRoot_Class_2.crt]

The following steps are required for manual eduroam configuration:

1. Click right on the network symbol in your status bar and choose Open Network & Internet settings.

2. Click Network and Sharing Center.

3. Now you choose Set up a new connection or network.

4. Choose Manually connect to a wireless network and click next.

5. In network name put eduroam, as security type WPA2-Enterprise, encryption type AES, click on next.

6. Click on Change connection settings.

7. Now you just change the Network properties. Select Microsoft: Protected EAP (PEAP) as the method, click on settings.

8. Check the boxes for Verify the server's identity by validating the certificate and on Connect to these servers and uncheck Enable Fast Reconnect. Activate the option Enable Identity privacy and enter eduroam in the following text field.

Choose the certificate T-TeleSec Global Root Class2 at the list of Trusted Root Certification Authorities.

Select Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2) as Authentication Method and click on Configure.

9. Uncheck automatically use Windows… and click OK.

10. Click on Advanced settings. Check Specify authentication mode and choose User authentication.

11. At last click on “Save credentials” and type in your username and password.

Now you can connect to eduroam. If this does not happen automatically after set-up just click the SSID in the list of available wireless networks to connect.