eduroam: Education Roaming

eduroam: Education Roaming

eduroam (Education Roaming) is a worldwide wireless service developed for international researcher and educational community.
The users can connect to the visited institution wireless (WLAN) using their home institution user credentials: no further request are needed.

The eduroam service is based on 802.1X standard and a hierarchy of RADIUS proxy servers. Made by European Educational and Researcher networks, includes 35 European country, USA, Canada and 10 country of Asia and Pacific zone as Australia, China, Japan and Taiwan; more details here.
The Italian Eduroam Federation is organised by GARR that is the delegate into other federations.

The user must respect the Acceptable Use Policy (AUP), backwards behaviours are forbidden even if permitted in other institutions.

Configuration and support

To connect to eduroam network at Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste you must enable 802.1X connection protocol with PEAP/MSCHAPv2 or TTLS/MSCHAPv2 authentication methods; then use your home institution user credentials to authenticate yourself.

For any technical support, you can contact local service manager

CAT - eduroam Configuration Assistant Tool

To ease the configuration of any device for eduroam connections at Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste, we suggest to use the CAT service provided by the eduroam consortium.
Just download your eduroam installer from the site above and run the executable file: this will automatically configure your eduroam connection.
For people working at Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste, a UniPass account is needed.

Elettra UniPass Account and Password

If you have an Elettra UniPass account, just use those credentials to login to eduroam. In other words, use the password you already are using for your emailing.
For the username, please use the <user_name> @ elettra.trieste.it syntax: since eduroam is based on a federation of institutions based on state members, accounts with .eu domains are not allowed; hence the need to use the .it suffix.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 February 2014 11:41