Linux Wifi Setup by iasiatube


									   Wireless Setup
         Linux & Other OS

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Ubuntu WiFi Setup
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Wireless Settings

The University of Otago uses the following settings for the UO-STUDENT and
UOSTAFF wireless network. Depending on your operating system, you may
have to enter some or all of these settings manually. All usernames and
passwords should be entered exactly as they are, with no prefixes or suffix-
es, and no leading or trailing symbols or letters.

Student Wireless Settings
Wireless Standards Supported: 802.11g and 802.11a
Network Name/SSID:              UO-STUDENT
Network Mode:                   Infrastructure
Security Protocol:              WPA2 Enterprise
Encryption:                         AES
EAP Type:                       Protected EAP (PEAP)
PEAP version:                   Version 0
Inner Authentication:           MSCHAPv2
Device/Personal Cerificate:     None
Authority Certificate:          Thawte Premium Server
Domain/Realm:                       None
Username:                       University Username
Password:                       University Password

Once connected to the network, access to the Internet is via Student Proxy
only. This is an authentication-required Squid Proxy.
Student Proxy Settings
Student Proxy Server:
Port: 3128
Username: University Username
Password: University Password

The ITS HelpDesk can only provide support for the more frequently used op-
erating systems. If you are having trouble connecting your device to the
wireless network, contact the manufacturer for further assistance.
Frequently Asked Questions

Where are the settings for other Linux Distributions?
Maintaining precise instructions for the wide range of Linux distributions is
difficult due to the many Linux distributions in use today. The most widely
used distributions are generally based on the Debian codebase, with a
GNOME desktop environment. Thus the instuctions for Ubuntu in this handout
should be similar enough to be useful.

My connection screen does not look like the ones pictured, what
Try and match the settings listed on the second page of this handout. Addi-
tionally, posting these settings on the support forms or chat channels for the
OS that you are using will probably result in community support that is
enough to get connectivity.

                                                     Last Updated 7 Nov 2011

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