eduroam - Mac OS X Setup and Connect

Last Updated: 08/12/2020
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Overview

The following documentation shows the process of getting your Mac device setup to connect to the eduroam secure wireless network. The screenshots below are taken from Mac OS X Yosemite, but the process should be identical for older supported versions of Mac OS X.

*Note: To install the needed software, administrator privileges are required.

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Open a browser and go to the Mac configuration start page (https://cloud.securew2.com/public/41406/eduroam/).

*Note: Use UCB Wireless, Guest wireless, or another network to download and first sign in to this app. Also be aware that eduroam will fail or show out of range if you’re not on campus while trying to connect.

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Click the JoinNow button.

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The software will download.

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When the download is comple, open the folder of the downloaded file and double-click the SecureW2_JoinNow.dmg icon.

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In the window that appears, double-click the SecureW2 JoinNow icon to begin the installation.

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An alert will appear asking you to confirm that you wish to open the file. Click the Open button.

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Type your CULoginName@colorado.edu and your IdentiKey password in the Identikey username and Enter your password fields, then click Next.

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A window will appear and ask you to enter your computer's Username and Password. Enter your credentials, then click the OK button.

*Note: This requires admin rights on your computer. If you have a managed computer, contact your desktop support technician or IT Practitioner.

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Two windows will appear asking to store your credentials (one for SecureW2 and one for Wi-Fi). If you would like to avoid these appearing in the future, select Always Allow.

Clicking Deny will stop the installation process and you won't be able to connect to eduroam.

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The installion will complete. When finished click Done.

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You will now be connected to the eduroam secure wireless network.

If you are not connected, select eduroam from your available Wi-Fi networks.