Network validating identity certificate
If you change your password in the future your wireless connection will prompt you for the new password.You should be able to connect automatically to the Northwestern Wireless Network with your Net ID and Net ID password through your Network Preferences.Under the 'Change your networking settings' heading, select 'Set up a new connection or network'.Choose to 'Manually connect to a wireless network' and then enter the following information in the next window: Type in eduroam in the 'Network Name' From the Security Type drop down menu, choose WPA2-enterprise From the Encryption type drop down menu, choose AES Click 'Next' Now Select 'Change connection settings' and select the 'Security' tab, ensuring the 'Choose a network authentication method:' is set to Protected EAP (PEAP): Now select 'Settings' and ensure all the settings match these: Tick to 'Verify the server's identity by validating the certificate' Tick to 'Connect to these servers' and enter radius.uk Tick the 'Add Trust External CA Root' in 'Trusted Root Certification Authorities' Use drop down menu to 'Don't ask use to authorise new servers or trusted CAs' Click the 'Configure' button and untick the 'Automatically use my Windows logon name and password (and domain if any) then click 'OK' Click 'OK' Now close all the windows you opened as part of this configuration..header_background_full .header_background_slim .welcome-container .wlc-header .wlc-content .linksys-search-form .Search Form #lia-body .linksys-search-form .lia-js-hidden #lia-body .linksys-search-form .search-input #lia-body .linksys-search-form .lia-search-form-wrapper .search-granularity #lia-body .linksys-search-form .lia-component-common-widget-search-form input.lia-button-search Form-action #lia-body .linksys-search-form . Click OK to close Middlebury College Wireless Network properties. Enter your username and password (same as your email account). The username should be “MIDD\your_username”(MIDD\tsmith for example) You should now be connected to the Middlebury College network!
This is accomplished by hosting a certificate on the RADIUS server that has been validated by a trusted Certificate Authority (CA).
If using OS X, sometimes it can take up to 10 seconds for authentication to complete.