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==Tiger Wireless==
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==Introduction==
Click once on the aironet symbol along the top of the screen.<br>
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<p>
A menu will open.  In the menu you will see ''tsunami''<br>
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There are three different networks accessible while on campus:
Click it. A new window will open. '''Change''' the encryption from WEP to '''LEAP'''<br>
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*'''Roo-Secure''' is for UA students, faculty, and staff. If you have a myAkron account, this is the network you will connect to.
Next, enter your UANET ID and Password into the aproperate feilds.<br>
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*'''Roo-Guest''' is for guests visiting the university and for [[Gaming and Media Devices|connecting media devices to the network]]. Note that UA resources such as myAkron or Brightspace are unavailable while connected to this network.
If clicking ''tsunami'' does not open a new window, select the '''Other...''' and fill in the information manually.<br>
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*[[Eduroam|'''eduroam''']] is for students, faculty, and staff who are visiting from other universities of the EDUroam network.<br>
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</p>
  
==Leopard Wireless==
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==Yosemite==
Go To Apple Menu<br>
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<table border="1" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="2" width="600">
Click System Preferences<br>
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<tr>
Select Network<br>
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<td valign="top" width="39">1</td>
Select The Airport<br>
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<td valign="top" width="408">Open your wifi menu</td>
Click the advanced button<br>
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<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:yosemite_wireless1.png|thumb]]</td>
Go to the 802.1X tab<br>
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</tr>
Click the plus sign in the bottom left<br>
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Select add user profile<br>
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Name the profile tsunami<br>
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User Name will be your UAnetID<br>
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Password will be the password for your ID<br>
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Enter 'tsunami' into the wireless network field<br>
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Under Authenication, make sure only PEAP is selected<br>
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Select Ok<br>
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Hit the apply button<br>
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Go back to the advanced tab<br>
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This should be on the airport tab by default<br>
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Click the plus sign<br>
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Enter tsunami as the network name<br>
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Set security to 802.1X WEP<br>
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It should Auto-detect the rest of the settings but add them if needed<br>
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Click Add<br>
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Select Ok<br>
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A message about a Certficate should appear<br>
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If this does not appear, trying turning the Airport off and on<br>
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Click Show Certificate<br>
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Select the Checkbox that says Always Trust<br>
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Click Ok<br>
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This Should authenicate and connect to the wireless network<br>
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If These Steps Do NOT Work
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<tr>
Please note these steps are only for use on the 10.5.X (Leopard) system. This should work on 10.5.2 but it is highly recommended you upgrade to the newest 10.5 release(10.5 and 10.5.1 probably will not work with these steps). Sometimes Apple has trouble picking up new Enterprise Wireless Network Settings. Be sure to clear the keychain of any old tsunami login information. Also, toggling the Airport on and off sometimes will force new settings to take action.  If this does not work, restarting the computer after the settings are all in place is known to be effective. As a last resort, you can go back to the user profile and also check LEAP, save the profile, and restart. This should authenticate using LEAP as a backup option. If all these steps fail, your more than welcome to contact the Support Center at 330-972-6888 or visit us at Bierce Library Room 52C.
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<td valign="top" width="39">2</td>
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<td valign="top" width="408">Select '''Roo-Secure'''</td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:yosemite_wireless2.png|thumb]]</td>
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</tr>
  
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<tr>
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<td valign="top" width="39">3</td>
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<td valign="top" width="408">Put in your UAnet ID and password</td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:yosemite_wireless3.png|thumb]]</td>
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</tr>
  
''If you are still unable to connect to Tsunami, you can try to connect to [[RooTown]]''
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<tr>
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<td valign="top" width="39">4</td>
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<td valign="top" width="408">Hit continue on the screen asking about certificates </td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:yosemite_wireless4.png|thumb]]</td>
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</tr>
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<!------------------------------------------------------------>
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<tr>
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<td valign="top" width="39">5</td>
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<td valign="top" width="408">Put in your computer password and hit "Update Settings" </td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:yosemite_wireless5.png|thumb]]</td>
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</tr>
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</table>
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==Lion/Mountain Lion/Mavericks==
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<b>Step by step video help</b><br>
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<html><iframe width="640" height="360" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/gKOqxLMQrjU?feature=player_detailpage" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe></html>
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<br>
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<table border="1" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="2" width="600">
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<tr>
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<td valign="top" width="39">1</td>
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<td valign="top" width="408">Open System Preferences and click on the Network Preference Pane</td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:lion-wifi-1.png|thumb]]</td>
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</tr>
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<!------------------------------------------------------------>
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<tr>
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<td valign="top" width="39">2</td>
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<td valign="top" width="408">Click on the Airport Connection, turn the Wi-Fi off and click advanced</td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:lion-wifi-2.png|thumb]]</td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
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<td valign="top" width="39">3</td>
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<td valign="top" width="408">Click on the plus icon on the bottom of your networks list</td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:lion-wifi-3.png|thumb]]</td>
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</tr>
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<!------------------------------------------------------------>
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<tr>
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<td valign="top" width="39">4</td>
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<td valign="top" width="408">Type in the information as follows
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#Enter these settings for the main part of campus
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##Network name: <i>rootown</i> or <i>Roo-Secure</i>
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## Security: WPA2 Enterprise
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## Mode: Automatic.
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## Username:Your UAnet ID
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## Password: your UAnet password
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#Enter these settings for the Dorms
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##Network name: UARH
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## Security: WPA2 Enterprise
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## Mode: Automatic.
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## Username:Your UAnet ID
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## Password: your UAnet password
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<br>Press the OK button on this screen, and the next screen. </td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:lion-wifi-4.png|thumb]]</td>
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</tr>
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<!------------------------------------------------------------>
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<tr>
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<td valign="top" width="39">6</td>
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<td valign="top" width="408">When you get back to the main Network Preference Pane, click Apply turn then Wi-Fi back on.</td>
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<td valign="top" width="151"></td></tr>
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<tr>
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</table>
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<br><br><br>
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==Leopard/Snow Leopard Wireless== 
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Use these instructions to connect your Leopard System (OSX 10.5) to the rootown network.<br><br>
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<table border="1" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="2" width="600">
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<tr>
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<td valign="top" width="39">1</td>
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<td valign="top" width="408">
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<p>Open System Preferences and click on the Network Preference Pane</p></td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:Rootown_leopard1.jpg|thumb]]</td></tr>
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<tr>
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<td valign="top" width="39">2</td>
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<td valign="top" width="408">Click on the Airport Connection</td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:Rootown_leopard2.jpg|thumb]]</td></tr>
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<tr>
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<td valign="top" width="39">3</td>
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<td valign="top" width="408">Click on Advanced</td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:Rootown_leopard3.jpg|thumb]]</td></tr>
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<tr>
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<td valign="top" width="39">4</td>
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<td valign="top" width="408">In the Advanced menu click on 802.1X.</td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:Rootown_leopard4.jpg|thumb]]</td></tr>
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<tr>
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<td valign="top" width="39">5</td>
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<td valign="top" width="408">Click the “+” sign at the lower left hand corner of the window. You will be asked what type of profile you wish to create. You want to select Add User Profile. For Username, enter your uanet id, Enter your uanet password in the password blank. Wireless Network should be rootown. Authentication should have PEAP enabled and nothing else checked then click ok.</td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:Rootown_leopard5.jpg|thumb]]</td></tr>
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<tr>
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<td valign="top" width="39">6</td>
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<td valign="top" width="408">When you get back to the main Network Preference Pane, click Apply and exit System Preferences.</td>
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<td valign="top" width="151"></td></tr>
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<tr>
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<td valign="top" width="39">7</td>
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<td valign="top" width="408">Open System Preferences again and go back to the Network Preference pane. Click on Airport again and go back to the advanced menu. In the Airport Tab , click the “+” sign.</td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:Rootown_leopard7.jpg|thumb]]</td></tr>
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<tr>
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<td valign="top" width="39">8</td>
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<td valign="top" width="408">Enter the following information in the Rootown Profile setup. Network Name: rootown; Security is WPA2 Enterprise. For 802.1x select rootown if it is not selected, this will fill in your UserName and Password. <b>You will update your password here in the future.</b></td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:Rootown_leopard8.jpg|thumb]]</td></tr>
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<tr>
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<td valign="top" width="39">9</td>
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<td valign="top" width="408">Finally you will be prompted to accept the Wireless Certificate. Click on Show Certificate</td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:Rootown_leopard9.jpg|thumb]]</td></tr>
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<tr>
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<td valign="top" width="39">10</td>
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<td valign="top" width="408">Now click the checkbox next to Always trust “wan-&shy;radius-&shy; sec.uakron.edu” and click continue. Finally quit System Preferences.</td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:Rootown_leopard10.jpg|thumb]]</td></tr>
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<tr>
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<td valign="top" width="39">11</td>
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<td valign="top" width="408">You can check your wireless by make sure the Wireless Indicator in the Finder Menu. It should look like this.</td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">[[Image:Rootown_leopard11.jpg|thumb]]</td></tr></table>
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<b>If These Steps Do NOT Work</b><br>
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Please note these steps are only for use on the 10.5.X (Leopard) system and the 10.6.X (Snow Leopard) System. This should work on 10.5.2 but it is highly recommended you upgrade to the newest 10.5 release(10.5 and 10.5.1 probably will not work with these steps). Sometimes Apple has trouble picking up new Enterprise Wireless Network Settings. Be sure to clear the keychain of any old login information. Also, toggling the Airport on and off sometimes will force new settings to take action.  If this does not work, restarting the computer after the settings are all in place is known to be effective. If all these steps fail, your more than welcome to contact the Support Center at 330-972-6888 or visit us at The MediaTech Services Desk in Bierce Library.
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==Tiger Wireless== 
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{{Yellowbox| It is unlikely that Tiger will connect to the UA networks, and if it does connect, it will most likely be intermittent| }}
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Use these instructions in order to connect to "rootown" on your Tiger (OSX 10.4) system.<br><br>
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1. Click the Airport Icon and choose Other.<br>
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2. Fill the form out as:<br>
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    Network Name: rootown
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    Wireless Security: WPA2 Enterprise
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    User Name: Your UAnetID
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    Password: Your UAnetID Password
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    802.1X Configuration: Automatic (this field may or may not be here)<br>
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3.You may be prompted to select a security certificate. Select "Always Trust" and Ok if you are prompted.
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<br>
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<br>
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<b>Change Your Password</b><br>
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1. Click the Apple Icon, go to System Preferences, and click the Network icon.<br>
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2. Ensure Airport is selected and click Configure.<br>
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3. Find the rootown network and click Edit.<br>
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4. Modify your password in the password field.
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<br>
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<br>
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-->
 
[[Category:HOWTO]]
 
[[Category:HOWTO]]
 
[[Category: Wireless]]
 
[[Category: Wireless]]

Revision as of 13:32, 14 August 2019

Introduction

There are three different networks accessible while on campus:

  • Roo-Secure is for UA students, faculty, and staff. If you have a myAkron account, this is the network you will connect to.
  • Roo-Guest is for guests visiting the university and for connecting media devices to the network. Note that UA resources such as myAkron or Brightspace are unavailable while connected to this network.
  • eduroam is for students, faculty, and staff who are visiting from other universities of the EDUroam network.

Yosemite

1 Open your wifi menu
Yosemite wireless1.png
2 Select Roo-Secure
Yosemite wireless2.png
3 Put in your UAnet ID and password
Yosemite wireless3.png
4 Hit continue on the screen asking about certificates
Yosemite wireless4.png
5 Put in your computer password and hit "Update Settings"
Yosemite wireless5.png

Lion/Mountain Lion/Mavericks

Step by step video help

1 Open System Preferences and click on the Network Preference Pane
Lion-wifi-1.png
2 Click on the Airport Connection, turn the Wi-Fi off and click advanced
Lion-wifi-2.png
3 Click on the plus icon on the bottom of your networks list
Lion-wifi-3.png
4 Type in the information as follows
  1. Enter these settings for the main part of campus
    1. Network name: rootown or Roo-Secure
    2. Security: WPA2 Enterprise
    3. Mode: Automatic.
    4. Username:Your UAnet ID
    5. Password: your UAnet password
  2. Enter these settings for the Dorms
    1. Network name: UARH
    2. Security: WPA2 Enterprise
    3. Mode: Automatic.
    4. Username:Your UAnet ID
    5. Password: your UAnet password

Press the OK button on this screen, and the next screen.
Lion-wifi-4.png
6 When you get back to the main Network Preference Pane, click Apply turn then Wi-Fi back on.




Leopard/Snow Leopard Wireless

Use these instructions to connect your Leopard System (OSX 10.5) to the rootown network.

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Open System Preferences and click on the Network Preference Pane

Rootown leopard1.jpg
2 Click on the Airport Connection
Rootown leopard2.jpg
3 Click on Advanced
Rootown leopard3.jpg
4 In the Advanced menu click on 802.1X.
Rootown leopard4.jpg
5 Click the “+” sign at the lower left hand corner of the window. You will be asked what type of profile you wish to create. You want to select Add User Profile. For Username, enter your uanet id, Enter your uanet password in the password blank. Wireless Network should be rootown. Authentication should have PEAP enabled and nothing else checked then click ok.
Rootown leopard5.jpg
6 When you get back to the main Network Preference Pane, click Apply and exit System Preferences.
7 Open System Preferences again and go back to the Network Preference pane. Click on Airport again and go back to the advanced menu. In the Airport Tab , click the “+” sign.
Rootown leopard7.jpg
8 Enter the following information in the Rootown Profile setup. Network Name: rootown; Security is WPA2 Enterprise. For 802.1x select rootown if it is not selected, this will fill in your UserName and Password. You will update your password here in the future.
Rootown leopard8.jpg
9 Finally you will be prompted to accept the Wireless Certificate. Click on Show Certificate
Rootown leopard9.jpg
10 Now click the checkbox next to Always trust “wan-­radius-­ sec.uakron.edu” and click continue. Finally quit System Preferences.
Rootown leopard10.jpg
11 You can check your wireless by make sure the Wireless Indicator in the Finder Menu. It should look like this.
Rootown leopard11.jpg

If These Steps Do NOT Work
Please note these steps are only for use on the 10.5.X (Leopard) system and the 10.6.X (Snow Leopard) System. This should work on 10.5.2 but it is highly recommended you upgrade to the newest 10.5 release(10.5 and 10.5.1 probably will not work with these steps). Sometimes Apple has trouble picking up new Enterprise Wireless Network Settings. Be sure to clear the keychain of any old login information. Also, toggling the Airport on and off sometimes will force new settings to take action. If this does not work, restarting the computer after the settings are all in place is known to be effective. If all these steps fail, your more than welcome to contact the Support Center at 330-972-6888 or visit us at The MediaTech Services Desk in Bierce Library.