Guest Wireless

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Guest Wireless Access
Student Wireless Access
Staff Wireless Access

Guest Access

Step one is to connect to uaguest
SSID:uaguest 
Security:Open without Authentication
NAC:dissovable agent
*Registration required
*Supported Windows Version (Windows 2000 or higher, Linux, OSX, etc)

Critical.jpg 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.
Alert.jpg ALERT!
The uaguest wireless network ONLY allows web traffic (Port 80 and 443)and VPN connections.

Connect to uaguest

To begin connecting to the uaguest wireless network, first open your available networks list.

Windows XP

Click on Start, Connect to, then right click on View Available Wireless Networks

Windows Vista

Click on Start, then connect to.

Register and Login

When you attempt to visit a non-university website (something other than *.uakron.edu and *.uanet.edu) you will be directed to the Cisco Clean Access login page.

Note: At the time this article was created, Signed Certificates are not being used. You will be warned that these pages are not secure. Although it is best practice to disallow certificates of this nature on the internet you must accept and continue these certificates to continue to the Cisco Clean Access system.

You will need to first register in the Cisco Clean Access guest system. Scroll to the bottom of the page, click register, and enter an email address, a password, and your affiliation w/ the university. After submitting, you will be taken back to the login screen. The email address you submitted should be pre-configured, and you will need to enter your password.

Install the Activex / Java CCA client

If Clean Access detects you are using Windows you will need to install the browser plugin to scan your system. After successfully completing the scans, you will be permitted onto the guest network.


Student Access

SSID:gozips Security:WPA TKIP & WPA2 AES with PEAP support NAC:Persistant Agent

  1. Student Role
  2. All existing checks would apply (Student wired checks == wireless checks)
  3. Adding SP1 as a requirement for Vista
  4. University owned / UAnet Domain machines are not allowed in this role
  5. Will use Single Sign On

Staff Access

SSID:roonet & tsunami Security:WPA2 AES NAC:Persistent Agent

  1. Staff Role
  2. Checks based on EPOL rules
  3. Will use Single Sign On


Register and login to Cisco Clean Access
Install the Cisco Clean Access activex plugin