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Configuring an eduroam connection on Mac OS X

Perform the following procedure to configure an eduroam connection using 802.1X supplicant, which is a standard feature of OS X (this procedure assumes use of version 10.7).


  1. Open [System Preferences] from the Dock.
  2. Click the [Network] icon in the [System Preferences] window.
  3. Click [Turn Wi-Fi On] if [Wi-Fi] is Off.
  4. Click [eduroam] under [Network Name].
  5. Clear the [Remember this network] box, enter the user ID (the name of the institution following the @ mark is also required) and password, then click [Join].
  6. Click [Continue]. (The information hidden in the pixilated part depends on the institution.)
  7. Enter the user ID and password of an administrator of the Mac you are using and click [Update Settings].
  8. Once the status changes to [Connected], click [Apply] and close the window.
  9. Click the Wi-Fi icon in the menu bar and click [eduroam]. You will be prompted to enter your user ID and password; the connection will be established once you enter them.