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Eduroam SSID. Windows Vista/7 configuration.

    If you do not want to complicate having to configure everything manually download and install the SecureW2 program for Windows XP/Vista/7 express install to the University of Seville. This program installed on your computer SecureW2 configured to access eduroam at the University of Seville. Simply install this program to connect to eduroam is automatically and safely configure. It is the recommended option in most cases.


    Click in the link to download a video explaining the process.

Step 1: Aunthentication client installation.

    Download and install SecureW2 authentication client.

  1.     Download the SecureW2 application from this URL.

  2.     Install that application following the next screens model. Please note that there might be some appearance difference with the shown screens due to application versions minor modifications.

    SecureW2 install. Language selection.
    SecureW2 install. Welcome window.
    SecureW2 install. License agreement acceptation.
    SecureW2 install. Choose components to install.

        It is not mandatory the installation of Tray and Service components .

    SecureW2 install. completing installation and reboot.

        Some versions of SecureW2 do not ask you to reboot the system. Do not worry, exit the application install procedure and go on with the next section.

Step 2: Windows TCP/IP configuration.

       You configure your windows TCP/IP by pressing ‘START’ -> ‘Control Panel ’

Windows Vista Control Panel selection

    And then select the ‘Network and Sharing Center’. Please, remind that the exact location of that icon on your computer may be different of the one shown on this screen, due to your particular windows settings and installed windows components.

Windows Vista, Network and Sharing Center.

    Once on the new network center screen, select your wireless connection and by means of the right mouse button go to the Properties menu.

    Once on the new Wireless Conexion Properties Window. You are meant to be on the flap Networking, on which you may browse the different networking functions on the interface. You should select the one named Internet protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4).

    Please do mind the difference between TCP/IPv6 and TCP/IPv4, this latter the one to be used.

    When you have selected TCP/IPv4, then press the Properties button, below the funtions box, on the right side.

Windows Vista. Wireless Network Connection Properties.

    On that new window you should check that you Obtain an IP address automatically as shown in the following screen:

Windows Vista. TCP/IP Properties

    Once you have done the IP address automatic selection on your computer, you may close all the windows and go back to the next step.

Step 3: Wireless configuration.

    Along this step we have to configure the automatic link with the EDUROAM system whenever we are in the campus and we want to use the wireless link.

   The first steps of how you configure your windows wireless conection are similar to the ones shown above: by pressing ‘START’ -> ‘Control Panel ’

    And then select the ‘Network and Sharing Center’.

    Now you have to select Manage wireless networks as shown:

Windows Vista. Network and Sharing Center, manage connections.

    Then you should click on Add.

Windows Vista. Manage Wireless Networks.

    Please, select Manually create a network profile among the different options the system offers you.

Windows Vista. Manually create a network profile.

    A new window is shown, on wich you may Enter the information for the wireless network whe are adding (name, security and other settings). The recommended (some are mandatory!) settings on this screen are the one shown:

Windows Vista. Information for the Wireless Network.

Manually defined wireless options

(Recommended) Eduroam, will define the conection in our computer.
Security type
(Mandatory) WPA2-Enterprise, the one we have just installed.
Encryption type
(Mandatory) AES. Do not use other types!
Start this connection automatically
(Checked button recommended), this will let you get connected as soon as your computer wireless is active and in the campus (and you provide your ident!).
Connect even.
(Checked button not recommended), this may pose security/privacy problems

    When ready proceed with the next screen by pressing next button, on lower-right of the window.

    On the next pop-up window, select the option Change connections settings.

Windows Vista. Change Connections Settings.

    To configure your SecureW2 application client, select the flap "Security".

    Choose the option SecureW2: SecureW2 EAP-TTLS in the combo-box named Choose a network authentication method, and then click on the Settings button. As shown on next image:

Windows Vista. Wireless Network Properties. Security.

    A new pop-up window is shown on your screen. Now you have to configure the SecureW2 application client. You may create different profiles, each with different settings, according to your (possible) different needs. Or you may use the Default profile. This is the case we will show, so click on the Configure button.

SecureW2 profile settings. Profile name.

    A new window with four flaps appears on your computer screen. You have to pass trought all of them.

    Lets begin with the first one Conection:

  1.     On the Conection flap you have to select the (default) option Use alternate outer identity and, inside this option, check that the radio-button of the sub-option Use anonymous identity is activated. As shown:

    SecureW2 profile settings. Connection settings.
  2.     Second flap. These bits of the configuration settings are focused to increase security and privacy in your wireless network access throught SSID eduroam, on this flap (Certificates) you have to check the option Verify server certificate and then click in the Add CA (in order to add a Certification Authority for the server).

    SecureW2 profile settings. Certificate settings.

        A new window is opened on wich you have to select the Certification Authority.

    SecureW2 profile settings. Certificate authority download.

        In case you cannot locate the Certificate among the ones offered in the list, you may download it from this link and install it clicking twice on it and accepting the following the scrrens presented to you.

        By doing the former steps, each time you access eduroam in any of the REINUS campus spread in Sevilla city, the server certificates are checked against the CA (Certificate Authority) you have just installed.

        After finishing whit the CA installation, you are back in the former Default connection settings.

    SecureW2 profile settings. Certificates, verify server name.

        Here you have to check that the option Verify server name is active. You have to set it to the server name RADIUS.US.ES (please do note that the server name have to be written in CAPITAL LETTERS!)

  3.     Next step: flap Authentication.

        The authentication flap lets you select the Server authentication method, please select the PAP method.

    SecureW2 profile settings. Authentication settings.
  4.     Last flap: User account. Here you have two options, select the one of your choice:

    •     If you check the option Prompt for user credentials, each and every time you try to get linked to eduroam you will be prompted for an username and password. In any Reinus campus you should provide your UVUS (Sevilla University Virtual User), including @us.es.
      In the case you do not belong to Sevilla University, you give your e-mail address (please, do not forget to include the @ char as well as your institution network domain)

    •     If the option Prompt for user credentials is not checked you provide your username (see above in the former option to do it properly), and it will be stored for future use. The wireless link will be more straigtforward, but you will have less control wether you are linked or not.

    SecureW2 profile settings. User account settings.

    Once you have completed the above steps click on the OK button.

    You have finished the configuration of the SecureW2 aplication client, and so the Wireless conection on your computer.

    Now you may try the conection.

Windows Vista. Mannually connect to a wireless network.

    On the next screen you will note that the eduroam network is shown, so you can select it.

    Proceed to select eduroam by double clicking on it.

Windows Vista. Connect to a network.

    Now, depending of the option you choose wen configuring the Username settings while you set up the SecureW2 application client the behavior of your copouter may be different. We will consider that you did choose not not store your username and password, and checked the Prompt for user credentials option.

    So, you are warned with an pop-up window asking you to provide more information to finish the operation, namely the username and password.
The warning message looks like this one shown:

Windows Vista. More info pop-up warning.

    You may supply the requested information (username and pasword) by double clicking on the pop-up warning message. Then a new window is presented like this one:

SecureW2 login window: enter username and password.

    Finnaly, you check wether you are succesfully connected to EDUROAM or not with the next window:

Windows Vista. Connect to a network. Connected.

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