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A wireless service available to all staff and students across campus and in some halls of residence. The service uses the SSID newcastle-university with Wireless Protected Access (WPA) and Enterprise level encryption (EAP).

The simplest way to connect is as follows,

  • Click on the Network Manager icon
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  • Select newcastle-university

In the Authentication window,

  • Set Wireless security to WPA & WPA2 Enterprise
  • Set Authentication to Protected EAP (PEAP)
  • Enter your Username and Password from your home institution
  • Click Connect
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  • Click Ignore

A notification will show when you are connected

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Configure a network connection

After you connect as above the configuration is automatically stored for subsequent connections. You can edit this connection using the Network Connections window.

  • Right-click on the Network Manager icon
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  • Select Edit Connections...
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Network Manager uses the keyring to store credentials, when asked allow access,

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Subsequent Network Connections

  • Click on the Network Manager icon
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  • Select newcastle-university

A notification will show when you are connected

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