OS X Tiger: Connecting to eduroam

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Connecting to eduroam:

This article applies to machines running Mac OS 10.4 and below.

NOTE: For this process to work correctly, the date and time of your machine must be accurate for the certificate picture below to be verified.

1. Open Internet Connect (located in the Applications folder).

2. Choose File > New 802.1X Connection.

3. From the Configuration option, select Edit Configurations.

802.1X window with configurations shown

4. Create a new configuration with the settings shown in the image below. Click OK.  

NOTE: Enter your PAWS credentials in the form <PAWS ID>@lsu.edu. If you do not do this, you WILL receive an error message.

wireless configuration settings window

5. Click Connect.

 802.1X window with configuration settings filled in.

6. A "Verify Certificate" window should pop up. Click the Show Certificate button. Verify that the certificate name is acs-wlan.net.lsu.edu or acs-wlan.lsu.edu and that it has been issued by AAA Certificate Services. Check the box Always trust these certificates and click Continue.

 certificate verification window

7. To verify that you have successfully connected, observe the Status field at the bottom of the 802.1X window.

status field in the 802.1X window showing the user is connected

NOTE: If username and password do not automatically authenticate, check your password and try again. If the problem persists, visit the Frey Computing Services Center's Help Desk for more information regarding connecting to eduroam.

8/18/2020 5:37:39 PM