IU Secure wireless connections: Fedora

The IU Secure authentication server uses USERTrust RSA as its root certificate authority. You need a valid USERTrust RSA root certificate in Privacy-Enhanced Mail (PEM) format to connect to IU Secure. The certificate is commonly installed on most devices by default.

For a list of currently maintained releases of Fedora, see Currently Supported Releases.

  1. Click the NetworkManager applet (a pair of superimposed monitors, typically in the upper bar on the right), and then select IU Secure. The "Wireless Network Secrets Required" window will appear.
  2. Configure the settings as follows:
    • Next to "Wireless Security:", select WPA & WPA2 Enterprise.
    • Next to "Authentication:", select Protected EAP (PEAP).
    • Leave the "Anonymous Identity:" field blank.
    • Click the button next to "CA Certificate:", and then browse to the certificate bundle file (/etc/pki/tls/certs/ca-bundle.crt).
    • Next to "PEAP Version:", choose Version 0.
    • Make sure "Inner Authentication:" is set to MSCHAPv2.
    • Next to "User Name:" and "Password:", enter your IU credentials.

      Do not check Show password, as it will display your passphrase in clear text.

  3. Click Connect. If the connection fails, Wireless Network Secrets Required will reappear. Repeat step 2 to verify the settings.

When you successfully connect, you'll see a series of blue bars of increasing height in place of the super-imposed monitors.

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Last modified on 2018-01-17 10:32:18.

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