WPA2 Enterprise wireless access
WPA2 is available internally on newer laptops and other devices such as iPad, iPod Touch, and does not require a software download. There are two types of WPA: personal and WPA2 Enterprise.
WPA2 Enterprise is used for more advanced authentication schemes, allowing support authentications of thousands of users for large organizations, like UM. If your device has WPA2 Enterprise already installed, then you should use that wireless connection.
Before you begin
Run the latest updates on your computing device as well as for your wireless card before you configure WPA2 Enterprise to assure successful results. In addition, make sure that your anti-virus software definitions are up-to-date.
WPA2 Enterprise Configuration
For most operating systems, Windows and Mac, you will be able to connect to the UMwpa network from your list of available networks, enter your credentials (NetID/password) and click continue/ok if prompted for any certificate validation.
Note: WPA2 Enterprise wireless configuration using TKIP is no longer available on UMwpa. If you experience issues connecting to the wireless network, check and make sure you are using AES encryption.
If you need assistance with configuring your device, contact IT Central, Social Science 120, or call 243-HELP (4357) Mon – Fri 8a – 5p MST.