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The wireless network uses 802.11a/b/g/n protocols.
- unencrypted network for guests with basic networking
- unencrypted network with restricted protocols
- WPA2 encrypted network (see below for detailed connection instructions)
- Voice device network (only LTS approved and configured devices)
Connecting to Secure Wireless
Your network adapter will need to support WPA2 enterprise. If you have any questions, please check with your laptop or card vendor.
- Click on the wireless icon in the system tray. (the lower right side of the screen).
- Select Brandeis_Secure and click connect.
- Enter your Brandeis username and password, and then click OK.
- The first time you connect, it will prompt you to connect and you should click connect.
- Click on the wireless network icon in your system tray. Mousing over it will display your current connection status and the message "Wireless networks are available" if there are any wireless networks within your range.
- Click on "Connect to a network"
- Click and highlight brandeis_secure. Then, click "Connect"
- An "additional log on information" windows will appear. Click on "Enter/select additional log on information"
- A "Enter Credentials" window will appear. Enter your UNET ID and password and USERS for the logon domain
- Check to see that your computer is running Windows XP Service Pack 3:
- Click on Start > Right Click on My Computer > Click on Properties
- In the "General" tab, under System, it will say "Microsoft Windows XP", followed by other data, including either "Service Pack 1", "Service Pack 2", or "Service Pack 3"
- If you do not see "Service Pack 3", you will need to do an update - visit http://update.microsoft.com/ for more information
- Double click on the wireless icon in your system (the lower right side of the screen)
- Type in USERS\username
- You should see brandeis_secure as one of the wireless networks available
- Go to the properties window of the brandeis_secure connection, and select the authentication tab
- Click the properties button under the EAP type
- Scroll down the list, and check the box next to Thawte Primary Root CA
- To the right of that drop down box, click configure button. UN-CHECK the box next to "Automatically use my Windows logon name and password"
- Click OK and get out of all these properties windows
- Connect to Brandeis_Secure
- It will prompt you for your username and password
- Enter USERS/username for your username
- It should ask you to accept the certificate for radius2.brandeis.edu or radius.brandeis.edu.
- Click on the wireless icon in the menu bar. Choose brandeis_secure after ensuring that your airport is turned on
- You will be asked for your username and password - use your UNet ID and password
- A box will pop up asking you to accept a certificate
- Click on "Show Certificate"
- Check the box labeled "Always trust these certificates"
- Click continue and you are done.
Gaming Devices and Other Non-Browser Wireless Devices
- Find the MAC address of your wireless device (search Google for how to find your specific device's MAC address)
- Connect your device to the wireless (brandeis_open) network
- Wait 30 seconds before you go to https://netreg.brandeis.edu/registrations to register your device's MAC address
LTS does not officially support LINUX, but if you already know how to configure your wireless settings, here is all you need to know about the secure network:
|Encryption||PEAP (Protected EAP)|
|PEAP Version||Version 0/Automatic|
|Certificate||Thawte Primary Root CA (None)