eduroam stands of EDUcation ROAMing. It allows UC users to not only use the eduroam network on the UC campus but they are also able to login to the eduroam wireless network at other eduroam participating institutions using their UC usercode and password. It also allows users from other eduroam participating academic institutions secure wireless Internet access at UC using the user’s own authentication credentials from their home institution.
The use of eduroam is governed by the Australasian Eduroam Policy and the University of Canterbury Computer Use policy. For visitors to the University of Canterbury the Acceptable Use Policy of your home institution also applies. The eduroam network is not content filtered and access by staff or students under 18 requires parental consent. Authentication information and traffic is recorded by ICTS and your home organisation in case of network abuse and for statistical purposes.
For more information on the global use of eduroam, including links to where it is available, visit the Australasian eduroam website.
Use the following link to automatically configure your wireless client to connect to the UC eduroam wireless network. The XpressConnect Configuration wizard supports Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Ubuntu: 9.04+, Mac OS-X 10.4+, iPhone/iPad OS 2.x+. It does not currently support Android, Windows Mobile or Windows Phone.
If you have any trouble with this configuration tool, or have an unsupported operating system (Android, Windows Mobile and Windows Phone devices are notable examples), then you should manually configure using the following parameters.
Quick Configuration for UC users
|Authentication & data encryption:||WPA2/AES|
|EAP Type and Authentication method:||
EAP-TTLS with PAP (preferred)
EAP-PEAP with MSCHAPv2 (if EAP-TTLS is not supported)
|Validate server certificate:||Thawte Premium Server Certification Authority|
|Login:||UC username, eg firstname.lastname@example.org|
Visiting users to the University of CanterburyThe University of Canterbury provides Internet access to all eduroam participating institutions. Our security configuration is provided below:
|Authentication and data encryption:||WPA2/AES|
UC provides access to the following Internet services to visiting eduroam users at no charge:
- Web (HTTP/HTTPS)
- Secure shell (SSH)
- VPN (OpenVPN, L2TP/IPSec, PPTP)
- Secure Email (IMAPS, POP3S, Submission)