- Many people will be able to connect by using the Windows built-in menus. To access the menus in Windows 10 go to the Start menu > Settings > Network & Internet
- Select Wi-Fi at the top left.
- Make sure Wi-Fi is on and select "MIT SECURE" from the list of wifi networks.
- Press Connect.
- You may be prompted for a username and password. If so, enter your Kerberos username and password.
- If your computer has not yet encountered the certificate that encrypts the connection, it may ask you to confirm the connection by displaying a link to Show certificate details.
- You can verify the certificate fingerprint against the ones listed at MIT SECURE Wireless Certificate Fingerprints.
- Click Connect to go on.
Your username password will be authenticated. If successful, you will be connected to MIT SECURE Wi-Fi.
Some people may need to set up the connection manually:
- Open the list of wireless networks.
- Right click on the MIT SECURE network and choose "Forget this network". If it is not memorized, you will not have the menu, and can skip this.
- Open the Network and Sharing Center. You can reach it by going to Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center,
- Click Set up a new connection or network.
- Click Manually connect to a wireless network.
- Click Next.
- Fill in the following information for the new network:
- Network Name: MIT SECURE
- Security Type: WPA2-Enterprise
- Encryption Type: AES
- Click Next.
Result: The screen will say Successfully added MIT SECURE.
- On the following page, choose to Change connection settings.
- Click the Security tab. Network authentication method should be
Microsoft: Protected EAP (PEAP).
- Click Settings.
- Under Trusted Root Certification Authorities, check the box for
GeoTrust Global CA
Select Authentication Method should be:
Secure Password (EAP-MSCHAP v2)
- Un-check the box labeled "Automatically use my Windows logon...".
Click OK on all boxes to close out and save the wireless settings.
- You should receive a notification asking for additional information. Click this notification anywhere to open the password dialog box.
- Enter your MIT Kerberos username and password and click OK.
Note: If this process fails, please try to follow it one more time. Occasionally, IS&T has noticed the Windows wireless configuration utility lose the settings after the first setup.