Windows XP OS

This page will provide instructions on how to connect a computer running Windows XP OS to the eduroam network.
NOTE. This instruction was written using a standard Windows XP SP3 and standard Windows WiFi network configuration environment.
1. Move mouse cursor on a WiFi network icon on the left-hand corner of the screen and right-click mouse button. In the window that opens select View Availabe Wirelesss Networks

 

2. In the window Windows Network Connection select Change advanced settings.

3. In the window Wireless Network Connection Properties select Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and click Properties

4. In the window Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) Properties select Obtain an IP address automatically and Obtain DNS server address automatically, then click OK

5. Go back to tab Wireless Network Connection Properties and select Wireless Networks and click Add

If you have connected to Eduroam before, then in the window Wireless Network Connection Properties select eduroam and click Properties.

6. After step 5 Wireless network properties window shall open. Please indicate the following:

  • “Network name (SSID)” – “eduroam”;
  • “Network Authentication” – “WPA”; 
  • “Data encryption” – “TKIP”.

 

7. After entering and selecting information and parameters, go to Authentication tab. Find EAP type set Protected EAP (PEAP) and click Properties.

8. In Protected EAP Properties put ticks on Validate server certificate and Enable Fast Reconnect. 


In the field Trusted Root Certification Authorites select vdu.lt and make sure to put a tick on it.
Finally, in the field Select Authentication Method select Secure password (EAP-MSCHAP v2) and click Configure.


IMPORTANT. You will be able to find vdu.lt, only if you have installed VDU CA root certificate.

9. In the window EAP MSCHAPv2 Properties remove a tick mark from Automatically use my Windows logon name and password (and domain if any).

10. Finish computer configuration by clicking OK on all windows.
11. To connect to eduroam, on the left-hand corner you should see Wireless Network Connection notification Click here to select a certificate or other credentials for connection to the network eduroam.
Move mouse cursor on the message and left–click mouse button

12. In Enter Credentials window enter name.surname@vdu.lt (for students: name.surname@fc.vdu.lt) and VPS user password.
If all steps are completed successfully, you should be connected to eduroam WiFi network. If the window Enter Credentials does not pop up, check if all settings remain unchanged.

Windows Vista OS

 NOTE. This instruction was written using “Windows Vista Ultimate” and standard “Windows” WiFi network configuration environment.


1. Before starting to configure the computer, it is important to remove an old configuration from memory (see how to remove old Windows Vista OS configuration files).
2. On the right corner of the computer screen find a Network icon, click on it. In a pop up window select Connect to a network.

 

3. In the Connect to a network window select eduroam and click Connect.

4. Then choose Enter/select additional log on information.

5. In the pop up window Enter Credentials enter name.surname@vdu.lt (for students: name.surname@fc.vdu.lt) and VPS user password.
Click OK.

6. In the window Connect to a network choose Enter/select additional log on information.

7. In the pop up window Validate Server Certificate click OK.

8. If all steps are completed successfully, you shall be connected to eduroam network. Allow 1-2 minutes for your device to connect to the network.

Windows 7 OS

This page will provide instructions on how to connect a computer or device running Windows 7 OS to the eduroam network.
NOTE. This instruction was written using a standard Windows 7 Ultimate and standard Windows WiFi network configuration environment.
1. Before starting to configure the computer, it is important to remove an old configuration from memory (see how to remove old Windows 7 OS configuration files).
2. At the bottom-right hand corner of the screen find a WiFi icon and click on it. From the list of WiFi networks select eduroam and click Connect.


3. In a pop up window Window Security enter name.surname@vdu.lt (for students: name.surname@fc.vdu.lt) and VPS user password.
4. In a pop up window Windows Security Alert select Connect 5. If all steps are completed successfully, you shall be connected to eduroam network. Allow 1-2 minutes for your device to connect to the network. 

Apple iOS (iPhone/iPad)

This instruction is for users of Apple iOS platform mobile devices with WiFi function.
NOTE. This instruction was written using Apple iPad2.
1. Go to Settings.

2. In the main menu on the left, choose WiFi. Make sure WiFi is ON. From the list of WiFi networks choose eduroam.

3. In the field Username enter name.surname@vdu.lt (for students: name.surname@fc.vdu.lt) and VPS user password.. When finished, click Join.

4. When the Certificate screen pops up, confirm security certificate and click Accept.

5. A successful connection has been made when a tick appears beside the name eduroam.

Mac OS X

This page will provide instructions on how to connect a computer or device running Mac OS X to the eduroam network.
NOTE: this instruction was written using “Mac OS X Lion” and standard “Mac OS X Lion” WiFi network configuration tool.


1. At the top-right hand corner of the screen find a Wireless icon, click on it, and from the list of WiFi network connections select eduroam.

 

2. In a pop up window you will be asked to enter an account name and password. enter name.surname@vdu.lt (for students: name.surname@fc.vdu.lt) and VPS user password. Click Join

3. If all steps are completed successfully, you will be connected to eduroam wireless network. You should now see a tick next to the eduroam Wireless network as below.

Windows Mobile 7

NOTE. This instruction was written using HTC Trophy mobile phone.

1. Go to Start and select Settings.

2. In a new window System application choose WiFi.

3. Switch on WiFi.

4. The available networks will be displayed. Find eduroam network. In the new window enter your VMU credentials.

5. Click Done. If your connection is successful, you should see record Connected next to the eduroam Wireless network as below.

This instruction was prepared in collaboration with VMU DSC.