ISCTE’s wireless network is in conformity with eduroam Wireless network configuration - Windows Vista
project (Education Roaming).
Wireless network configuration - Mac OS e GNU-Linux
The main goal of eduroam project (Education Roaming) Ubuntu
is to provide a mobility service for the European academ-
ic community. In Portugal, eduroam has been treated in
the scope of the e-U Campus Virtual initiative.
“The e-U Campus Virtual aims to massify the access to
on-line academic content, and the use of wireless access
technologies through the development of Services, Con- https://dsi.iscte.pt/publicacoes/manuais/ (mainly in Portu-
tents, Applications and Mobile Communication Networks,
inside and outside the University, to academic students Frequently asked questions:
and teachers, that stimulate and assist the production,
the access and the share of knowledge. This initiative
aims to join all the academic networks off all teaching DSI support system (e-mail access):
academic schools, creating by that an "anytime, any-
where" academic network.”
To Know more about eduroam, please access to the URL Dicas is an independent publication prepared solely for the purpose of providing infor-
http://www.eduroam.org/. mation and instructions about computer services maintained by DSI and has not been
authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by any Company. Also, it can’t be held
responsible for issues related to products owned by other companies.
Access to eduroam in ISCTE-IUL
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a wireless network adapter (which conforms to IEEE Windows and the Windows logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of
802.11 b/g protocol with WPA support). Finally, you need Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
to configure the network accordingly to the operating sys-
tem, as explained in this document.
You can find instructions in English for the following oper- *
Windows (Vista and XP)
GNU/Linux with Ubuntu 8.04 LTE and Gnome
* Windows XP Professional, 2002 with Service Pack 2.
 On the taskbar, double click the wireless network adapter:  Go to the “Authentication” tab. Then select “Protected EAP  Windows will establish the connection to the newly created
(PEAP)" and click “Properties”: network. Make sure you’re in a covered area. If the
eduroam network is available, you’ll be prompted with the
message “Additional information is required to connect to
eduroam”. Click it to enter your credentials:
 Select "Change the order of preferred networks":
 Enter your username and password, as provided by DSI.
 In “Protected EAP Properties” Check the options as shown: Leave “Logon domain” empty:
Validate server certificate”: Unchecked
 If you have the "e–U" network configured, remove it. Then “Select Authentication Method”: Secured password (EAP–MSCHAP
click “Add”: v2)
The only radio button checked should be “Enable Fast Reconnect”.
 The system will start the authentication process and an icon
as shown below will appear when connection is estab-
 On the “Association” tab enter the network name and select
the options as shown:
"Network name": eduroam
"Connect even if the network is not broadcasting”: Unchecked
“Network Authentication”: WPA
"Data encription": TKIP
"This is a computer-to-computer (ad-hoc) network; wireless access This information is also available at:
points are not used": Unchecked https://dsi.iscte.pt/publicacoes/manuais/rede-sem-fios/
Then click “Configure...”.
 On the “EAP MSCHAPv2 Properties” window, uncheck the
option “Automatically use my Windows logon name and
password (and domain if any).” and click “OK” to proceed.
 Confirm all changes by clicking “OK” in all open windows.