How to Use Secure Wireless on OS X

How to configure a connection to the internet

  1. Go the OS X Menu bar and select the Wireless icon. Choose "secure-hawknet" off the menu.


  2. A prompt will appear, asking you for your username and password.

  3. If necessary, verify the certificate issued by our server. When you see the "Verify Certificate" dialog:



  4. Click the "Show Certificate" button. The "Verify Certificate" dialog will grow to look like:



  5. Check the 'Always trust "idengines.cabrillo.edu"' checkbox, and click "Continue".
  6. Then enter your credentials in the dialog that follows:

  7. Click OK.
  8. Now check if you are connected to the internet. If you are not connected to the internet, or if you receive an error message during the process of connecting via secure-hawknet, then contact the helpdesk.