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Mac wireless set-up

 

Macs joined to AD (Active Directory):

  1. In the top right of your screen, click the magnifying glass and type the word Keychain
  2. Click on Keychain Access
  3. Under Category, choose Certificates (NOT My Certificates)
  4. Verify that you only have one securelogin.oit.ohio.edu entry:
    • If you have one entry, skip to step 5.
    • If you have more than one, delete all securelogin.oit.ohio.edu entries, reconnect to the OHIO University WiFi, accept the new security certificate and return to step 1.
  5. Double-click securelogin.oit.ohio.edu
  6. Click the triangle next to Trust
  7. Use the drop-down menus to change the following attributes to Always Trust:
    • Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)
    • Extensible Authentication (EAP)
    • X.509 Basic Policy
  8. Close the dialog box and enter your Mac's password to confirm the changes.
  9. Enjoy the NextGen wireless!

 

 Macs not joined to AD (Active Directory):

  1. In the top right of your screen, click the magnifying glass and type the word Keychain
  2. Click on Keychain Access
  3. Under Category, choose Certificates (NOT My Certificates)
  4. If you see 2 or more securelogin.oit.ohio.edu highlight each securelogin and delete them.
  5. Close the dialog box and enter your Mac's password to confirm the changes
  6. Enable your device's WiFi.
  7. From the Finder, click your Mac's wireless icon.
  8. Click on the "OHIO University" SSID name.
  9. Now type your OHIO ID and password click continue.
  10. If you receive a security warning asking you to "Continue" or "Cancel," make sure that the certificate in the dialog box says, "securelogin.oit.ohio.edu, AddTrust External CA Root." If it does, then click "Continue." If you see a different certificate name, then click "Cancel" and contact OIT security at 740-566-SAFE.
  11. Type in your password for your local user account.
  12. Make sure the 802.1x box says "automatic."
  13. To enable automatic logins, check "remember this network."
  14. Click Ok.
  15. In the top right of your screen, click the magnifying glass and type the word Keychain
  16. Click on Keychain Access
  17. Under Category, choose Certificates (NOT My Certificates) 
  18. Double-click securelogin.oit.ohio.edu
  19. Click the triangle next to Trust
  20. Use the drop-down menus to change the following attributes to Always Trust:
    • Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)
    • Extensible Authentication (EAP)
    • X.509 Basic Policy
  21. Close the dialog box and enter your Mac's password to confirm the changes
  22. Enjoy the NextGen wireless!