QU-WiFi Wireless Setup for Mac OS X

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Automatic Setup:

 

  1. From the menu bar, click the AirPort icon and select QU-WiFi. Note that you may first need to select "Turn AirPort On" if it is not already.
  2. Enter your Queens username and password, and then click OK.
  3. When the Verify Certificate window appears, click Show Certificate.
  4. Check the Always trust... box located directly under the picture of the lock, then click Continue. Your computer should connect to the encrypted wireless network. 

 Note: You may be prompted to unlock your Keychain in order to store the certificate. If so,
provide the name/password for your laptop. These may be different from your Queens
University of Charlotte credentials.
 
 *This concludes the automatic QU-WiFi setup.  To manually enter or review your connection settings, see below.
 

 

Manually Enter/Review Connection Settings

If you wish to manually enter the connection settings and your login credentials, click the
AirPort icon, select Open Network Preferences, and click Advanced.

 

  1. Open System Preferences
  2. Open Network
  3. Click Advanced
  4. Click on the 802.1x tab
  5. Click the "+" sign and select "Add User Profile", and enter QU-WiFi for the profile name
  6. Enter your Queens username and password
  7. Select QU-WiFi from the available networks list
  8. Make sure PEAP and LEAP are the only options checked under Authentication. Lastly, make sure that under Security Type you select WPA2 Enterprise and click OK
  9. On the Network screen, click Apply and then select "QU-WiFi" from the menu
  10. When the status for the connection becomes "Authenticated via PEAP", the computer is successfully connected
  11. This completes the QU-WiFi setup
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