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Windows 7 - Managed

Step 1: Configure CMU-SECURE

  1. From the System Tray, click the wireless icon. If you don’t see a wireless icon, click the arrow to expand the system tray.
  2. Select Open Network and Sharing Center.
    Network and Sharing Center
  3. Click Add and then select Manually create a network profile.
  4. Enter the following:
    • Network name: CMU-SECURE
      Must be in all caps.
    • Security type: WPA2-Enterprise
    • Encryption type: AES
    • Start this connection automatically: checked
  5. Click Next and then Change connection settings.
  6. Select the Security tab and verify the following:
    • Network authentication method: Microsoft Protected EAP (PEAP)
    • Remember my credentials for this connection: NOT checked
  7. Click Settings to add the external root certificate.
    Security tab
  8. Select the following:
    • Validate server certificate: checked
    • Connect to these servers: checked and then type wireless.cmu.edu
    • Trusted Root Certficate Authorities: AddTrust External CA Root
    • Authentication Method: Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2)
  9. Click Configure.
    Add certificate
  10. Uncheck Automatically use my Windows logon.
  11. Click OK to close the open the windows and then click Close.

Step 2: Connect to CMU-SECURE

  1. From the System Tray, click the wireless icon. If you don’t see a wireless icon, click the arrow to expand the system tray.
  2. A list of wireless network(s) appears. Select CMU-SECURE from the list, and then click Connect.
    Connect
  3. When prompted, enter your Andrew UserID and password.

Troubleshooting

If your device does not support an encrypted wireless connection, please follow these steps to connect to CMU wireless.

Need Help?

Contact the Help Center
Phone: 412-268-4357 (HELP)
Email: advisor@andrew.cmu.edu