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How to connect to the Wireless Network 

Millikin University has wireless network access several places throughout campus. These include:

  • (24) ADM-Scovill Hall - Entire Building
  • (33) Aston Hall - Entire Building
  • (44) Common Grounds - Coffee Shop and Outside Seating Area
  • (43) Hessler Hall - Entire Building
  • (3) Jimmy John's - Outside Seating Area
  • (23) LTSC - East Half of Ground Floor, West half of second floor, entire third floor, west half of fourth floor
  • (10) New Hall 2 - Entire Building
  • (7) New Hall 3 - Entire Building
  • (6) New Hall 4 - Entire Building
  • (44) Dolson - Floor Lounges
  • (30) Shilling Hall - Entire Building
  • (26) Staley Library - Entire Building
  • (34) RTUC - Entire Building
  • (32) Walker Hall - First floor
  • (11) Weck Hall - Entire Building
  • (2) Woods - Common Building and surrounding areas

    The numbers in front of the location names refer to the building numbers on the Millikin Campus Map.

    To connect to the Millikin wireless network, you must be running either Windows XP SP2 on a PC, or Mac OS X 10.3 or above on a Macintosh computer. Additionally, you must have a wireless network card or built-in wireless network connection that supports WPA (WiFi Protected Access). Most laptops sold today will have WPA capability, and most Mac OS X computer will support WPA as well. Also, most add-in wireless cards available today will support WPA.

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    If you are running Windows Vista on a PC, you can either use the vendor-supplied wireless configuration utility (i.e., Intel ProSet for Intel Centrino-based laptops, Secure Easy Setup for Linksys wireless cards, etc), or you can use the Windows configuration utility (also known as the Wireless Zero Configuration Utility).

    1. Click on the start button, and click on the “Connect To” link on the start menu.
    2. The “Connect to network” dialog box should appear. If you are in range of a wireless access point, the “101” network should be in the list of available wireless networks. Click on the “Setup a connection or network” link at the bottom of the page.
    3. Select “Manually connect to a wireless network” and click “Next”.
    4. Fill in “101” for the Network Name, select “WPA-Enterprise” for the Security Type, “TKIP” for the Encryption Type, and check the box next to “Start this connection automatically”. Click “Next.”
    5. On the “Manually connect to a wireless network” page, click the “Connect to…” button.
    6. Right-click on “101” and choose “Properties” in the dropdown box.
    7. The “101 Wireless Network properties” page should appear. Make sure the settings in this box match the above picture: Security type should be “WPA-Enterprise”, the Encryption type should be “TKIP”, the authentication method should be “Protected EAP (PEAP)”, and the “Cache user information” box should be checked.
    8. Next, click on the “Settings” button next to “Protected EAP (PEAP)”.
    9. The “Protected EAP Properties” page should appear. Uncheck the “Validate server certificate” checkbox at the top of the page. Make sure the dropdown box at the bottom has “Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2)” selected, and click the “Configure” button next to it.
    10. Uncheck the checkbox next to “Automatically use my Windows logon name and password.” Click OK. Then, click OK on the “Protected EAP Properties” page and finally OK on the “101 Wireless Network properties” page.
    11. You should receive a popup balloon in the lower right-hand corner of your screen, asking for additional information. Click inside the balloon.
    12. The “Enter Credentials” screen should appear. Fill in your Novell username in the “Username” box, usually your first initial and last name. For example, Craig Janssen would use cjanssen. Fill in your Novell password in the “Password” box. Fill in AT in the “Logon Domain” box. Click OK.
    13. You should now be connected to the Millikin wireless network, and be able to access the Internet, GroupWise, MUOnline, and other network resources.

    If you use a vendor-supplied utility (i.e., provided by Intel, Linksys, D-Link, etc) configure the utility to use 101 for the network name or SSID, TKIP for data encryption, WPA for key management and authentication, and PEAP MS-CHAP-v2 for user authentication. Supply your Novell username and password for your login credentials and "AT" (no quotes) for the domain.


    If you are running Windows XP SP2 on a PC, you can either use the vendor-supplied wireless configuration utility (i.e., Intel ProSet for Intel Centrino-based laptops, Secure Easy Setup for Linksys wireless cards, etc), or you can use the Windows configuration utility (also known as the Wireless Zero Configuration Utility).

    If you use Windows to manage your wireless settings, follow these instructions:
    1. Click here to download the trusted root CA certificate for Millikin University and import it into your trusted root certification authorities certificate store.
    2. Right-click on the wireless network icon next to your clock and choose View available wireless networks
    3. Click the Change advanced settings link on the left hand side of the window.
    4. Click the Wireless Networks tab at the top of the properties window.
    5. Click the Add button under the Preferred Networks section.
    6. Type in 101 in the network name field. Set the Network Authentication to WPA and the Data Encryption to TKIP.
    7. Click the Authentication Tab, and select Protected EAP (PEAP) for the EAP type. Clear the Authenticate as computer when computer information is available checkbox.
    8. Click the Properties button. Clear the Validate server certificate checkbox. Select Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP-v2) for Authentication Method. Clear the Enable Fast Reconnect checkbox.
    9. Click the Configure button. Clear the Automatically use my Windows logon name and password checkbox. Click OK.
    10. Click OK on all the remaining windows.
    11. When you are within range of a wireless network access point, a message balloon should appear next to your clock asking you to provide a certificate or other credentials to authenticate to the network. Click in side the balloon, and supply your Novell username, password, and AT in the Domain field.

    If you use a vendor-supplied utility (i.e., provided by Intel, Linksys, D-Link, etc) configure the utility to use 101 for the network name or SSID, TKIP for data encryption, WPA for key management and authentication, and PEAP MS-CHAP-v2 for user authentication. Supply your Novell username and password for your login credentials and "AT" (no quotes) for the domain.

    If you are running Mac OS X 10.3 or above on a Macintosh computer, follow these instructions:
    1. Go to the Apple menu and select System Preferences.
    2. Under Internet & Network, click on the Network icon.
    3. Highlight Airport and click the Configure button.
    4. Next to By default, join: select Preferred Networks.
    5. Click the plus (+) button to add a new network.
    6. Next to Network Name type in 101 .
    7. Next to Wireless Security choose WPA Enterprise
    8. Next to username, type your Novell username, prefixed by AT\. For example, John Doe would use AT\jdoe.
    9. Next to password, type in your Novell password.
    10. Next to 802.1X configuration, select "automatic"
    11. Click OK to close the current window, then Click Apply Now on the window underneath.
    12. When you are within range of a wireless network access point, your computer should connect and you will be online.

     

     
     
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