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The following is a guide describing how to set up Eduroam for operative system Windows 8 on personal computers.
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This guide can be used by employees and students at UiB.
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Guide on how to setup Eduroam in Windows 8
  
'''Step 1: Make sure your wireless network card is turned on. To check this, look at the symbol for wireless network in the bottom right of your screen.
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This guide can be used by both employees and students at UiB.
If there is a red x over the symbol, it means your wireless nettverk card is switched off. '''
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'''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.
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If there is a red x over the symbol, it means your wireless nettwork card is switched off. '''
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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 2: Click on the symbol for wireless network in the bottom right of you 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 3: Check the displayed list of networks. If eduroam is avaliable it should appear in the list.
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Step 4: Click on eduroam and choose the option "Connect".
 
Step 4: Click on eduroam and choose the option "Connect".
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Step 5: Enter your username and password into the textfield and press "Ok".
 
Step 5: Enter your username and password into the textfield and press "Ok".
(Employees will need to end username with @ansatt.uib.no, while students will need to end with student.uib.no)
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(Both UiB employees and students can use the suffix @uib.no after their username )
  
  
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Step 6: You will get a warning message that it "cannot comfirm servers identity". Click on "Connect".
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Step 6: A warning message will appear with the text "cannot comfirm servers identity". Click on "Connect".
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Step 7: You should now be connected to eduroam. If not, repeat step 1 to 6.
 
Step 7: You should now be connected to eduroam. If not, repeat step 1 to 6.
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Step 8: You can edit the eduroam connection properties which enable you to connect without a security warning.
 
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 in the bottom right of your screen. Right-click on eduroam and choose show connection properties.
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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.
  
  
[[File:eduroamproperties.png]]
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[[File:eduroamverification.png]]
  
  
Step 9: Make sure your configuration matched the one under the image below. From here, click on settings.
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Step 9: Make sure your configuration matches the one under the image below. From here, click on settings.
  
  
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Step 11: Click on the checkbox "AddTrust External CA Root" and click Ok.
 
Step 11: Click on the checkbox "AddTrust External CA Root" and click Ok.
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Step 12: As you did earlier, click on the wireless network symbol in the bottom right corner.
 
Step 12: As you did earlier, click on the wireless network symbol in the bottom right corner.
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Step 13: Click on eduroam.
 
Step 13: Click on eduroam.
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Step 14: Choose Connect and enter your username, password and click Ok, in the same way as in step 5.
 
Step 14: Choose Connect and enter your username, password and click Ok, in the same way as in step 5.
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Step 15: You should now be connected to eduroam without receiving a security warning.
 
Step 15: You should now be connected to eduroam without receiving a security warning.
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Latest revision as of 18:00, 14 December 2017


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".


Eduroamconnect.png


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 )


Eduroamusername.png


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.


Eduroamverification.png


Step 9: Make sure your configuration matches the one under the image below. From here, click on settings.


Eduroamsettings.png


Step 10: In the textfield "Connect to servers", write "frigg.uib.no". If you are a student, you need to write "jesper.uib.no".


EduroamEAP.png


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.