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{{Greenbox|UARH requires UAnet ID authentication| Beginning Monday, Sept. 20, the UARH wireless network will require authentication.  }}
 
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{{Bluebox|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, [[ConnectAkron]].<br><b>This system is only available in the Bierce Library and The Student Union</b>}}
 
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{{Yellowbox|Switching to Rootown|The University of Akron is currently in the processing of moving all users over to a new wireless network named Rootown. The older wireless network,[[Tsunami_Wireless_Network|tsunami]], is currently being phased out.}}
 
{{Yellowbox|Switching to Rootown|The University of Akron is currently in the processing of moving all users over to a new wireless network named Rootown. The older wireless network,[[Tsunami_Wireless_Network|tsunami]], is currently being phased out.}}
 
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==<b>Rootown</b> Wireless Setup==
 
==<b>Rootown</b> Wireless Setup==
 
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Revision as of 18:13, 14 November 2011

Greencheck.png UARH requires UAnet ID authentication
Beginning Monday, Sept. 20, the UARH wireless network will require authentication.


Notice.png 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, ConnectAkron.
This system is only available in the Bierce Library and The Student Union


Content.png Switching to Rootown
The University of Akron is currently in the processing of moving all users over to a new wireless network named Rootown. The older wireless network,tsunami, is currently being phased out.


Rootown Wireless Setup

Wireless Access(XP) Wireless Access (Mac OSX) Wireless Access (Windows Mobile 6)
Wireless Access(Vista) Wireless Access (Apple iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad) RooTown Access (General Settings for PDAs, etc.)
Wireless Access(Windows 7) Wireless Access (Linux) Wireless Access (Android)



UARH Wireless Setup

Wireless Access(XP) Wireless Access (Mac OSX) Windows Mobile (6)
Wireless Access(Vista) Wireless Access (Apple iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad) UARH Access (General Settings for PDAs, etc.)
Wireless Access(Windows 7) Wireless Access (Linux) Wireless Access (Android)



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

Connecting In the Residence Halls

See UARH for information on the network of the residence halls.

See Also

Linux Wireless