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Configuring eduroam on Mac OS 10.5 (Leopard)

Configuration steps

1. Open System Preferences, select Network

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2. Select Advanced

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3. Select 802.1X

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4. Select User from the Domain dropdown menu

5. Configure 802.1X User Profile

  • Name Profile eduroam
  • Enter your username e.g. CSID@hutchison-mrc.cam.ac.uk (This your username not your email address)
  • Enter your User account password
  • Select eduroam, from the Wireless Network dropdown list
  • Click OK
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6. Click Apply

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7. Select eduroam, from the Network Name dropdown list

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8. In the Verify Certificate dialogue box, select Show Certificate

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9. You should only ever accept Certificates for “ras01.hutchison-mrc.cam.ac.uk” or “ras02.hutchison-mrc.cam.ac.uk”

  • If and ONLY if the Certificate is for ras01 or ras02 and has Hutchison-MRC-CA with in the Certificate chain then continue. Otherwise contact the IT Helpdesk
  • Tick Always trust “ras01.hutchison-mrc.cam.ac.uk” or “ras02.hutchison-mrc.cam.ac.uk”
  • Click Continue
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12. You should now be authenticated and connected to the eduroam network

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13. Select Advanced

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14. Select Airport, Click the + to add a Preferred Network

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15. Select Show Networks

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16. Select Preferred Network

  • Select eduroam
  • Enter your username e.g. CSID@hutchison-mrc.ac.uk (This your username not your email address)
  • Enter your User account password
  • Select eduroam, from the 802.1X dropdown list
  • Click Add
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17. You should have now added eduroam as a Preferred Network

  • Click OK
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18. You should now be connected to eduroam and have a preferred network configured to connect to eduraom automatically in future.

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Your computer will now be authenticated to the network, after that you should be able to access the internet. If you get an error saying that authentication has failed, double-check the above steps.

All the settings you have made are stored in your computer and should not need re-entering each time you connect to the eduroam network.