COMPUTER PLATFORM / OPERATING SYSTEM

WIRELESS  AUTHENTICATION ON WINDOWS XP.

1.       Click start button on lower left corner of your computer.  Right click My Network Places and choose Properties.

2.       Right click Wireless Network Connection and choose Properties to view Wireless Network Connection Properties as shown below in Fig. a

3.       In the General tab, select Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and click on Properties button

 

Fig. a

 

4) In the General tab, choose Obtain an IP address automatically; also choose Obtain DNS Server address automatically as shown in Fig. b. Click Ok to save settings.

Fig. b

 

5) Click on the Wireless Networks tab. Check Use Windows to configure my wireless network settings. Under Preferred Networks click on Add buttons as shown in Fig. c

Fig. c

 

 

6) In Association tab, type STUDENTS for student wireless or STAFF for staff wireless in Network name (SSID): field.

7) Under Wireless network key choose WPA2; for Network Authentication: and AES for Data encryption as shown in Fig. d

Fig. d

 

8) Click on Authentication tab. Choose Protected EAP (PEAP) for EAP type: as shown in Fig. e and click Properties


Fig. e

 

9)  Leave Validate server certificate unchecked. Choose Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2) for Select Authentication Method:. Also, check Enable Fast Reconnect as shown in Fig. f and click on Configure.


Fig. f


10) Uncheck Automatically use my Windows logon name and password (and domain if any) and click Ok to save and exit.

Fig. g

 

11) Notice that STUDENT/STAFF has been added to your Preferred networks.

Fig. h

 

12) Select STUDENT/STAFF wireless network and click Connect 



Fig. i


Fig. j

 

 14) Enter your registered student number as User name and PIN as Password and click Ok to login for STUDENT or staff ID and PIN to login to STAFF

Fig. k


Click OK to all the open windows - you have now completed the configuration of your client and should be ready to connect now.




 

AUTHENTICATION ON – SMART PHONES


1)      Go to Wi-Fi settings on your phone to view available wireless networks and select STAFF or STUDENT 

Fig. L


2)      Choose appropriate options as shown below in Fig. l and Fig. m and click connect to save settings and connect to STUDENT/STAFF network.

Fig. m



 Fig. n

 

 



AUTHENTICATION ON WINDOWS VISTA &WINDOWS 7


1)      Go to Network and Sharing Center from the start button.

2)      Click on Manage wireless networks on the left pane of Network and Sharing Center window


 Fig. o


3)      Click Add


Fig. p


4)      Click Manually create a network profile?


Fig. q


5)      Type STUDENT for Network name; choose WPA-Enterprise for Security type; AES for Encryption type and check Start this connection automatically.

 

Fig. r


OR

1)      Type STAFF for Network name; choose WPA-Enterprise for Security type; AES for Encryption type and check Start this connection automatically.

 

 Fig. s

 

 

6)      Click on Change connection settings to continue.

Fig. t


7)      Check Connect automatically when this network is in range.

Fig. u

 

8)      Select all settings as shown in the diagram below and click settings to continue.



 Fig. v

 

9)      Keep all settings as shown in the diagram below and click on configure button to continue.

 

Fig. w


10)   Uncheck Automatically use my Windows logon name and password (and domain if any). You can check this later when we have deployed Active Directory and domain in the University.

Fig. x


11)   Now click on Advance settings button to continue.


Fig. y


12)   Select all settings as shown in the diagram below.

Fig. z


13)   Now select STUDENT/STAFF to connect to campus wireless network.

Fig. a1

 
14)   Enter student number/staff id as username and PIN as password to authenticate and connect.


Fig. b2

      




WIRELESS AUTHENTICATION- MAC BOOKS & IPHONES


1)      Go to settings on your mac book/iPhone.



Fig. 1

 

2)      Go to General and choose Network as shown below.


3)      Wi-Fi.Select 

 

 

 

4)       Select Other… below



 

5)      Enter details appropriately for STAFF or STUDENT as show below. Staff's username is their Staff ID and password their Staff PIN while Student's username is their Student ID and password their Student PIN



 

 


6)      Next, choose Accept button for Server Certificate and click on join to connect to campus wireless network.


You have now completed the configuration of your client and should be ready to connect now.