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Linux laptops

Ubuntu

  1. Click on the "Network Indicator" in the upper-right corner of the desktop menu
  2. Select the "OHIO University" SSID
  3. A dialog box will appear asking for additional settings, fill out
    accordingly:
    1. Wireless Security: WPA & WPA2 Enterprise (should be default)
    2. Authentication: "Protected EAP (PEAP)"
    3. Anonymous ID: (can be left blank, this is the PEAP identity, not actual username)
    4. CA Certificate: /etc/ssl/certs/AddTrust_External_Root.pem
      1. Click on drop box
      2. Dialog box with "Chose a Certificate Authority certificate ..."
      3. Click on "File system" (left column)
      4. Click on "etc folder" (in center column)
      5. Scroll down and click on "ssl" folder
      6. click on "certs" folder
      7. Select "AddTrust_External_Root.pem"
      8. Click open (dialog box disappears and brings you back to the main dialog box)
    5. PEAP Version: Version 0
    6. Inner Authentication: MSCHAPv2 (should be default when PEAP is selected)
    7. Username: <OHIOID>
    8. Password: <OHIOID password>
    9. You may be prompted to verify your user name and password more than once
    10. Click "connect"
  4. Enjoy the New wireless!

Fedora

  1. You will first need to download a trusted certificate. Please visit this link and download the following file: AddTrustExternalCARoot.crt
  2. After you have downloaded the file on your device follow the following steps:
  3. Click on the "Network Indicator" in the upper-right corner of the desktop menu
  4. Select the "OHIO University" SSID
  5. A dialog box will appear asking for additional settings, fill out
    accordingly:
    1. Wireless Security: WPA & WPA2 Enterprise (should be default)
    2. Authentication: "Protected EAP (PEAP)"
    3. Anonymous ID: (can be left blank, this is the PEAP identity, not actual username)
    4. CA Certificate: (find the location you saved the above file)
    5. PEAP Version: Version 0
    6. Inner Authentication: MSCHAPv2 (should be default when PEAP is selected)
    7. Username: <OHIOID>
    8. Password: <OHIOID password>
    9. You may be prompted to verify your user name and password more than once
    10. Click "connect"
  6. Enjoy the New wireless!