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Revision as of 17:56, 17 July 2009

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Guest Wireless
If you are a guest of the university and do not have a UanetID then you will need to connect to the Guest Wireless system, uaguest
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Switching to Rootown
For the Fall 2009 Semester, all University of Akron students, staff, and faculty will be required to use the "rootown" WPA network. A revision of all connection guides in the Wiki is under way.

Wireless Setup

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Wireless Access(XP)
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Wireless Access(Vista)
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Wireless Access (Mac OSX)
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Wireless Access (Linux)
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Wireless Access (Windows Mobile 6)
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Wireless Access (Apple iPhone/iPod Touch)
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RooTown Access (General Settings for PDAs, etc.)

Legacy Wireless Install

Most computers can configure WPA directly through their operating systems. This includes Windows XP and Vista, Mac OSX, and Linux. If you are unable to connect to the rootown network through your OS, there are utilities, generally provided by the wireless card manufacturer, that can be configured to work with rootown's WPA2 security:

For a Cisco walk through click here
For a Intel walk through click here
For a Atheros walk through click here
For a Broadcom walk through click here

See Also

Linux Wireless