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{{Redbox| WARNING!|The uaguest wireless network does not use encryption! It is possible for someone using a wireless sniffer to see your network activity. It is highly recommended you use a [[VPN]] connection once connected to the uaguest network.}}
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<p>Starting with Android 4.0, the ability to connect to an IPSEC VPN has been built in to the OS. This guide was made off of a mostly stock version of Android 4.2.2 on a Nexus4. Not every phone's setup will be the same as this guide, however most phones will be similar enough to this setup that you should be able to work it out. </p>
  
{{Yellowbox| ALERT!| The uaguest wireless network ONLY allows web traffic (Port 80 (HTTP), 443 (HTTPS))and IPSEC and PPTP VPN connections using standard ports. Individuals current affiliated with the University should not need to use this guest network. Please view the Wireless Setup instructions page and set your computer for 'rootown.'}}
 
 
==Connect to uaguest==
 
===Windows===
 
====Windows 7====
 
 
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<td valign="top" width="39">1</td>
 
<td valign="top" width="39">1</td>
<td valign="top" width="408">Open your WiFi menu (the icon that looks like a cellphone reception icon in the bottom right corner of your screen), choose UAGUEST and click connect</td>
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<td valign="top" width="408">Open System Preferences and click on <b>More...</b> choice under "Wireless & Networks"</td>
<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:uanet_1.png|thumb]]</td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:android_vpn_1.png|thumb]]</td>
 
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<td valign="top" width="39">2</td>
 
<td valign="top" width="39">2</td>
<td valign="top" width="408">Open a browser and fill out the</td>
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<td valign="top" width="408">Click on <b>VPN</b> choice</td>
<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:uanet_2.png|thumb]]</td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:android_vpn_2.png|thumb]]</td>
 
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====Windows Vista====
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Windows Vista can detect non-broadcast network which makes setup easier.
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<td valign="top" width="408">If you do not have Lock Screen Security set up already, it will ask you to set it up now. The typical choise are a PIN or an unlock pattern</td>
Right Click the network icon near the clock in the bottom right corner<br>
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<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:android_vpn_3.png|thumb]]</td>
Select Connect to a Network<br>
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Find the network that says "Unnamed Network" and says "Unsecured Network"<br>
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Double click it and enter 'uaguest' for the network name and hit Ok<br>
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This automatically creates a profile for future use and will connect you to the network<br>
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Open up your browser and follow the on-screen prompts<br>
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====Windows XP====
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Click on '''Start''', '''Control Panel''', then ''Network Connections''  Right click on the wireless card.
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[[Image:Xuaguest1.jpg]]
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<td valign="top" width="39">4</td>
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<td valign="top" width="408">Click the <b>+</b> at the top of your screen and fill out the menus as shown. Click <b>Save</b> when you are done.</td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:android_vpn_4.png|thumb]]</td>
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Click on the '''Wireless Networks''' tab.  Click on the '''Add button'''
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[[Image:Xuaguest.jpg]]
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<td valign="top" width="408">Click on <b>Akron</b> (or whatever you named your VPN) and enter your ID and password. Choose the option to save your login information if you want.</td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:android_vpn_5.png|thumb]]</td>
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Enter the Required network information
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[[Image:Xuaguest3.jpg]]
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Click OK to all open network dialog boxes.
 
  
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<td valign="top" width="39">6</td>
 
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<td valign="top" width="408">Once your VPN is connected, you will get a key icon in your notification bar. If you pull down the bar you will get a "VPN activates" choice. If you wish to disconnect from the VPN, click this.</td>
 
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<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:android_vpn_6.png|thumb]]</td>
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Go to the Airport icon in the upper right corner<br>
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Select either Other network or Join Other Network (depends on your version)<br>
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Enter 'uaguest' for network name and set security to Open or None<br>
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Click connect<br>
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This will create the proper profile for future connections and should connect you to the uaguest network<br>
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==Accept User agreement==
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When you attempt to visit a non-university website (something other than *.uakron.edu and *.uanet.edu) you will be directed to a network EULA page. Once there, you will be required to accept the terms of use. You may also need to allow pop-ups in your browser.
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[[Category:Wireless]]
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Revision as of 20:27, 30 July 2013

Starting with Android 4.0, the ability to connect to an IPSEC VPN has been built in to the OS. This guide was made off of a mostly stock version of Android 4.2.2 on a Nexus4. Not every phone's setup will be the same as this guide, however most phones will be similar enough to this setup that you should be able to work it out.

1 Open System Preferences and click on More... choice under "Wireless & Networks"
Android vpn 1.png
2 Click on VPN choice
Android vpn 2.png
3 If you do not have Lock Screen Security set up already, it will ask you to set it up now. The typical choise are a PIN or an unlock pattern
Android vpn 3.png
4 Click the + at the top of your screen and fill out the menus as shown. Click Save when you are done.
Android vpn 4.png
5 Click on Akron (or whatever you named your VPN) and enter your ID and password. Choose the option to save your login information if you want.
Android vpn 5.png
6 Once your VPN is connected, you will get a key icon in your notification bar. If you pull down the bar you will get a "VPN activates" choice. If you wish to disconnect from the VPN, click this.
Android vpn 6.png