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Hotspot-secure Ubuntu 12.04 Setup


1. Click the "Network Connections" icon in the top right corner and then select “hotspot-secure” from the list

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2. Enter the following settings, including Single Sign On username and password then select "Connect":

  • Wireless Security: WPA & WPA2 Enterprise
  • Authentication: Protected EAP (PEAP)
  • Anonymous Identity: <leave blank>
  • CA Certificate: <see step 3>
  • PEAP version: Automatic
  • Inner authentication: MSCHAPv2
  • Username: <your IT Services username>
  • Password: <your IT Services password>

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3. Under the CA Cerertificate field, select the folder Icon and navigate to the location of your certificate store. In Linux Ubuntu this is located in /etc/ssl/certs and may be different on other flavours of Linux. Select the “AddTrust_External_Root.pem” certificate.

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4. Verify the settings and then click Connect.

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5. The connection will now be negotiated, followed by a "Connection Established" message.

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Once complete you will be able to access the Internet.


If you require further assistance please visit the ITS Drop-In on the 1st Floor of the Library or contact the ITS Helpdesk.