Eduroam on Windows 8
Guide on how to setup Eduroam in Windows 8
This guide can be used by both employees and students at UiB.
Step 1: Make sure your wireless network card is turned on. To check this, look for the wireless network symbol in the bottom right hand corner of your screen. If there is a red x over the symbol, it means your wireless nettwork card is switched off.
Step 2: Click on the symbol for wireless network in the bottom right hand corner of your screen(it will look similar to a set of stairs.)
Step 3: Check the displayed list of networks. If eduroam is avaliable it should appear in the list.
Step 4: Click on eduroam and choose the option "Connect".
Step 5: Enter your username and password into the textfield and press "Ok". (Both UiB employees and students can use the suffix @uib.no after their username )
Step 6: A warning message will appear with the text "cannot comfirm servers identity". Click on "Connect".
Step 7: You should now be connected to eduroam. If not, repeat step 1 to 6.
Step 8: You can edit the eduroam connection properties which enable you to connect without a security warning. To do so, click on the symbol for wireless networks on the bottom right hand corner of your screen. Right-click on eduroam and choose show connection properties.
Step 9: Make sure your configuration matches the one under the image below. From here, click on settings.
Step 10: In the textfield "Connect to servers", write "frigg.uib.no". If you are a student, you need to write "jesper.uib.no".
Step 11: Click on the checkbox "AddTrust External CA Root" and click Ok.
Step 12: As you did earlier, click on the wireless network symbol in the bottom right corner.
Step 13: Click on eduroam.
Step 14: Choose Connect and enter your username, password and click Ok, in the same way as in step 5.
Step 15: You should now be connected to eduroam without receiving a security warning.