Wireless

Computer

MacOS - Explains how to connect to the Western wireless network on Mac Sierra (10.12) and up

Introduction

This document will help you setup uwosecure-v2 on MacOS.

Procedure

You will first need to make sure you are using Mac OS X version 10.12 or newer.

(To check this, click on the Apple button (in the upper left corner of your screen) and select "About this Mac." If it has version 10.10 but not 10.12, you can simply update OS X but clicking on the Apple button in the upper left corner of your screen and select "Software Update." This should bring your copy of OS X up to its latest version. You will need to perform this either at home with an internet connection, or hard-wired on campus.)

  1. Click on the Wireless Network symbol at the top right of your screen.
  2. Make sure your Wi-Fi is turned on.
  3. Click on 'uwosecure-v2'.
  4. Change the following:
    Mode: leave as 'Automatic'
    Username: your Western user ID
    Password: your Western password 

  5. Click 'Join'.
  6. An authentication certificate may pop up. If it does, click 'Continue'
  7. You should now be connected to the 'uwosecure-v2' wireless network.

Windows 7 - Explains how to connect to the Western wireless network using Windows 7.

Introduction

This document will help you setup your wireless adapter to connect to the uwosecure-v2 network using Windows 7 (all versions).

 

Procedure

First attempt to connect to the network using Method #1.  If you are unsuccessful, then please use Method #2.

 

Method #1:

1. Click on the Wireless icon in the lower right corner of your screen. 

Once clicked, you should now see a list of available wireless networks.

2. Click on 'uwosecure-v2'.

3. Click 'Connect'.

4. You should now be prompted for your Username and Password.  Enter:

           User Name:  your Western user ID
           Password:  your Western password
                        (Note:  Your user ID is the first part of your Western email address (eg. userid@uwo.ca) 
 

5. Click 'OK'.

6. If the system accepts your User ID and Password, you MAY be prompted by a Windows Security Alert.  If you are prompted, simply click 'Connect'.  If you are not prompted, you may now already be connected.

7. Check the connection by using your internet browser and going to web sites.

 

If no errors pop up, you should now be connected.   If you have issues with this, please use Method #2.

 


Method #2:

 

1. Click the 'Windows' logo ('Start Menu' button). 

2. Click 'Control Panel'.

3. Double-Click 'Networking and Sharing Centre'.

4. Click 'Set up a connection or network'.

5. Click 'Manually connect to a wireless network'.

6. Click 'Next'.

7. Enter the following information:

            Network name: uwosecure-v2
            Security Type: WPA2-Enterprise
            Encryption Type: AES
            Leave everything else as default.
 

8. Click 'Next'.

9. Click 'Change connection settings'.

            This will open the network properties window.

10. Uncheck 'Connect even if the network is not broadcasting'.

11. Click the 'Security' tab.

12. Under 'Choose a network authentication method': 

            Click 'Settings'.

13. From the 'Protect EAP Properties' window:

            Check mark: 'Connect to these servers:'
            Enter: *.uwo.ca
            Under 'Select Authentication Method:'
                        Select 'Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2)'
                        Click 'Configure'

14. In the 'EAP MSCHAPv2 Properties' window.

            Uncheck 'Automatically use my windows logon name and password (and domain if     any)'.

15. Click 'OK' twice to return to 'uwosecure-v2 Wireless Network Properties'.

16. 'Advanced settings'

17. Check mark: 'Specify authentication mode:'. 

18. Verify 'User authentication' is selected from the drop-down menu.

19. Click 'OK' twice to return to the desktop.

20. You will now be asked to provide additional information.  Click anywhere on the bubble.

21. Enter the following:

           User Name:  your Western user ID
           Password:  your Western password
                        (Note:  Your user ID is the first part of your Western email address (eg. userid@uwo.ca) 
 

22. Click 'OK'

23. You will MAY now see a Windows Security Alert.

24. Click 'Connect'.

You should now be connected to uwosecure-v2 (it might take a minute to finish validating).

Windows 8 - Explains how to connect to the Western wireless network using Windows 8.

Introduction

This document outlines the configuration required for Windows 8 to connect to the uwosecure-v2 wireless network.

 

Procedure

1. You can access the network list when using the new 'Metro' start screen: slide your cursor (or finger) from 
    the bottom right corner up (or from the top right corner down) and then select the 'Settings' button.  You 
    can also get to this side menu from the 'Desktop' view by clicking on the 'Network' icon in the lower right of  of your screen.

2. In the bottom area you should have an icon like the one in the image below.  
    Click this icon.

3. Ensure that 'Airplane mode' is off.

4. Under 'Wi-Fi', click 'uwosecure-v2'.

 

 

5. Ensure that 'Connect automatically' is check marked.
    Click 'Connect'.

 

6. Enter the following:

            User name:  your Western user ID
            User password:  your Western password

7. Click 'OK'.

 

 

8. You may receive a message like the one below.  If you do, simply click 'Connect'.

 

You should now be connected to the 'uwosecure-v2' wireless network.

Windows 10 - Explains how to connect to the Western wireless network using Windows 10.

Introduction

This document outlines the configuration required for Windows 10 to connect to the uwosecure-v2 wireless network.

 

Procedure

  1. You can access the network list when logged onto a profile and viewing the Desktop. Select the Wireless Icon from the task bar in the lower-right to access the internet.
  2. Select 'uwosecure-v2' from the list of available Networks and select 'Connect'.
  3. Enter the following:
    Username: your Western user ID
    User password: your Western password
  4. You will receive a message like the one below.  If you do, simply click 'Connect'
  5. You should now be connected to the 'uwosecure-v2' wireless network.

Linux-Ubuntu - Explains how to connect to the Western wireless network with Linux-Ubuntu.

Introduction

This document outlines the configuration required for Linux - Ubuntu 18 (Bionic) to connect to the uwosecure-v2 wireless network. Note: While these screenshots only apply to Linux - Ubuntu, the instructions are applicable for all versions of Linux.

 

Procedure

  1. Open the system menu from upper right corner of the screen.
  2. Select 'Wi-Fi Not Connected'. The Wi-Fi section of the menu will expand.
  3. Click 'Select Network'.
  4. Click 'uwosecure-v2'


  5. In the 'Wi-Fi Network Authentication Required' window, enter/select the following:
    Security: choose 'WPA & WPA2 Enterprise'
    Authentication: choose 'Protected EAP (PEAP)'
    CA Certificate:  choose 'Select from file...'

    Within the 'Choose a CA certificate...' window:
    Navigate to File System: /etc/ssl/certs
    Look for 'USERTrust_RSA_Certification_Authority.pem'  (if there are two, click on the first one only).
    Click 'Open'.



    PEAP version:  leave as 'Automatic' 
    Inner authentication:  choose 'MSCHAPv2' 
    Username:  your Western user ID 
    Password:  your Western password



  6. Click 'Connect'.

Chromebook - Explains how to connect to the Western wireless network with a Chromebook

Introduction

This document outlines the configuration required for a Chromebook to connect to the uwosecure-v2 or eduroam wireless network. 

Procedure

1. Click on the wireless logo located on the bottom right corner

2. Click on the wireless logo (located above the 'Not connected')

3. Select your preferred network (uwosecure-v2 or eduroam)

4. Configure as it follows:

EAP Method - PEAP
EAP Phase 2 Authentication - MSCHAPv2
Server CA Certificate - Do not check
Identity - for uwosecure-v2 enter your Western ID. For eduroam, enter your full Western email address
Password - your Western password
Anonymous Identity - not required - leave blank

Click on Connect.

Phone and Tablets

iOS - Explains how to set up Western wireless access on your iOS device (iPhone or iPad).

Introduction

This document outlines the configuration required for the iPhone / iPad to connect to the uwosecure-v2 wireless network.

Disclaimer: Some screens may appear differently depending on your device and version.

 

Procedure

  1. Tap 'Settings'.
  2. Tap 'Wi-Fi' 
  3. Wireless signals that are in range are displayed in this area.  You should see the 'uwosecure-v2' wireless network in the list.
  4. Tap 'uwosecure-v2'.
  5. Enter the following by tapping on each line of information:
    Network Name: uwosecure-v2
    Security: leave as 'WPA2 Enterprise'
    Username: your Western username
    Password: your Western password 
  6. Tap 'Join'.
  7. Tap 'Trust' for the security certificate that is displayed (it make take a few seconds for the acceptance to process).
  8. There should now be a checkmark next 'uwosecure-v2' network. As well, the Wireless Connection symbol should appear at the top. This indicates that your wireless connection should now be active.

Congratulations, you are now connected to uwosecure-v2 wireless network!

Android - Explains how to set up Western wireless access on your Android device

Introduction

This document will help you setup an Android device (phone or tablet) to connect to the uwosecure-v2 network.

 

Procedure

  1. Tap 'Settings'.
  2. Tap 'Wi-Fi'

  3. Tap 'uwosecure-v2' to edit the settings. 
  4. Enter/Choose the following:
    EAP Method: PEAP
    Phase 2 Authentication: MSCHAPV2 (this setting is located under Advanced on some devices)
    CA Certificate: leave as 'unspecified' or 'Do Not Validate'
    Identity: your Western username 
    Anonymous Identity: -leave blank- 
    Password: your Western password
  5. Click 'Save'

  6. You should now be connected to 'uwosecure-v2' wireless network.

Printing

Print from a Laptop - Explains how to print wireless from your laptop.

Introduction

This document will allow members of the university community to print to a select group of on-campus library printers. This document describes how to login to PaperCut, and configure it to send the print jobs to the on-campus printers. These instructions assume that you have an internet connection set up and you have administrative rights to install the driver on your Operating System.

Procedure

Step 1 - Log in to your Papercut account on any device

Click "Web Print".

Click "Submit a Job".

Step 2 - Select a printer

Select "drucker\Library-Black-and-White" for black & white, or "drucker\Library-Colour" for colour

Click "Printer Options and Account Selections" to change the number of copies as required.

 

Step 3 - Upload your documents to the printer

Click "Upload Documents".

Drag one or more files, or click "Upload from Computer" to browse and select files to print.

Click "Upload & Complete" to send the document(s) to the printer.

Once the upload is successful the status will display "Held in queue".

Log in to the Print, Copy, Scan station with your Western User ID and password, release and retrieve your print job.


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