Wireless

Wireless networking is available to anyone with a valid Auburn University account. The Auburn University wireless network ID is Au_Wifi. When your device connects to the Au_Wifi wireless network (WLAN), you will be asked for Additional information. Log in with your Auburn username and password. After you log in, you will be able to browse the internet.  You must have at least Windows XP Service pack 3.  Note that several services are restricted on the University Wireless network including:

  • No Access to Engineering mapped network drives, printers or license servers (Network drives are accessible via WinSCP).
  • No IMAP server access to tigerin.auburn.edu
  • Many inbound services are limited - e.g. web, ssh and others.
  • Outbound access to web and ssh is possible

Linux configuration (Au-WiFi)

  1. Click wireless icon and select "Edit Connections..."

    select edit connections
  2. Press the "Add" button.

    press add
  3. Select "Wi-Fi" from the connection type dropdown and press the "Create" button.

    select wi-fi and press create
  4. Enter the "Connection name" value Arbitrary. Select the "Wi-Fi" tab enter the "SSID" value AU_WiFi.

    Connection name = arbitrary; SSID = AU_WiFi
  5. Select the "Wi-Fi Security" tab and enter or choose the following values:
    1. Security: WPA & WPA2 Enterprise
    2. Authentication: Protected EAP (PEAP)
    3. CA certificate: AddTrust_External_Root.pem
      (file path: etc/ssl/certs)
    4. PEAP version: Automatic
    5. Inner authentication: MSCHAPv2
    6. Username: your-Auburn-username
    7. Password: your-Auburn-password
    8. You will also need to copy the certificate clearpass1.auburn.edu
    9. You can download all the certs from Here


      wi-fi security field entries
  6. Press the "Save" button.
Last Updated: Mar 02, 2016