The following describes how to connect to the HVC BYOD Network for Windows 7 Clients. The certificate process must be completed prior to the device being attached to the wireless network.
Prepare the CA certificate
- Download the certificate file –
- Copy the certificate file onto a suitable medium for transfer to the device.
Import the CA certificate on the device
- Double-click the Certificate.cer file.
- Windows will present the certificate details for inspection. Click the “Install Certificate…” button.
- When asked where to install the certificate, click “Browse”, and select “Trusted Root Certificate Authorities”.
Create a wireless network profile
It is not possible to join the wireless2 network from the notification area icon as Windows defaults to incorrect settings for the network. A profile must be created manually:
- Access “Network and Sharing Center” via Control Panel.
- Click on “Set up a new connection or network”.
- In the window that appears, select “Manually connect to a wireless network”.
- Enter the network name (SSID) HVC-BYOD into the “Network Name” box.
- Select WPA2-Enterprise as the security type.
- Select AES as the encryption type.
- Leave “Security Key” blank
- Check “Start this connection automatically” to connect as the network becomes available.
- Click “Next”
- Click on “Change Connecting Settings”
Modify security settings of network profile
- Select the “Security” tab
- Ensure “Microsoft: Protected EAP (PEAP)” is selected in the drop down, then click “Settings”.
- Ensure “Validate server certificate” is checked.
- Ensure “Connect to these servers” is UNchecked.
- Ensure the imported root CA is checked in the list under “Trusted Root Certification Authorities”
- Uncheck “Do not prompt user to authorize new servers or trusted certification authorities”.
- Ensure “Secured password (EAP-MSCHAPv2) is selected under “Select Authentication Method”.
- If your wireless network credentials DO NOT match your Windows Logon credentials, click “Configure” and uncheck “Automatically use my Windows logon name and password”, and click OK.
- Click “OK”.
- Click on “Advanced settings”
- Ensure “Specify authentication mode” is checked, and change the drop down to “User authentication”.
- Click OK.
- Click OK.
Connect to the wireless network
- Click on the wireless network icon in the notification area.
- From the wireless network list, select the wireless network required and click “Connect”.
- When prompted, enter your username and password. If you did not uncheck “Automatically use my Windows logon name and password” then you will not be prompted.
- You should now be connected to the wireless network.