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Connecting to Reed1x on Windows

Windows 10

IMPORTANT: Please make sure your Windows OS is up to date.

  1. Before you can successfully connect to Reed1x, you will need to download the a special plugin located here. Please note this plugin supports 64-bit machines only.
  2. After the installation finishes, please reboot your machine.
  3. After rebooting, navigate to the Network and Sharing Center. To get there, right click on the network icon in the system tray and select Open Network and Sharing Center. Select Set up a new connection or network.

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  4. Select Manually connect to a wireless network.

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  5. Type in the Network name and select the Security Type
    • Network Name: Reed1x
    • Security Type: WPA2-Enterprise
    • Note: The encryption type should automatically be selected as AES

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  6. Click Change connection settings.

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  7. Click the Security tab.

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  8. Ensure that the network authentication method is set to Microsoft: Protected EAP (PEAP) and then click the settings button.

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  9. Check the box next to Equifax Secure Certificate Authority and, under Select Authentication Method, select EAP-Token. Click OK.

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  10. Left click the network icon to open the connections window and connect to Reed1x.

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  11. A credentials window will pop up on your desktop. Enter your Reed ID and password - the same credentials you use for email and IRIS. Leave the logon domain field blank.

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  12. Windows may ask if you wish to keep connecting, and/or trust the connection. Click Connect and proceed onward.

Your computer may take a few seconds to etablish the connection. If it doesn't reboot your computer and try connecting to Reed1x again. Contact CUS if you continue to have trouble connecting.

Windows 8

IMPORTANT: Please make sure your Windows OS is up to date.

  1. Before you can successfully connect to Reed1x, you will need to download the a special plugin located here. Please note this plugin supports 64-bit machines only.
  2. After installing our special plugin, please reboot your machine.
  3. After rebooting, navigate to the Network and Sharing Center. Right click on the network icon in the system tray and select Open Network and Sharing Center. Select Set up a new connection or network.

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  4. Select Manually connect to a wireless network

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  5. Type in the Network name and select the Security Type
    • Network Name: Reed1x
    • Security Type: WPA2-Enterprise
    • Note: The encryption type should automatically be selected as AES

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  6. Click Change connection settings.

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  7. Click the Security tab.

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  8. Ensure that the network authentication method is set to Microsoft: Protected EAP (PEAP) and then click the settings button.

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  9. Check the box next to Equifax Secure Certificate Authority and, under Select Authentication Method, select EAP-Token. Click OK.

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  10. Left click the network icon to open the connections window and connect to Reed1x.

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  11. A credentials window will pop up on your desktop. Enter your Reed ID and password - the same credentials you use for email and IRIS. Leave the logon domain field blank.

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  12. Windows may ask if you wish to keep connecting. Click connect.

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  13. Windows may ask if you wish to keep connecting. Click connect

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Your computer may take a few seconds to etablish the connection. If it doesn't reboot your computer and try connecting to Reed1x again.Contact CUS if you continue to have trouble connecting.

Windows 7

IMPORTANT: Please make sure your Windows OS is up to date.

  • Before you can successfully connect to Reed1x, you will need to download the a special plugin located here. Please note this plugin supports 64-bit machines only.
  • After the installation finishes, please reboot your machine.
  • After rebooting, navigate to the Network and Sharing Center. To get there, right click on the network icon in the system tray and select Open Network and Sharing Center. Click Manage wireless networks in the top left of the dialog box.

Network and Sharing Center

In the Manage Wireless Networks window, choose Add.

Manage Wireless Networks

     5. Choose Manually create a network profile.

Manually create a network profile

     6. In the new window, enter the settings as shown in the screenshot: 

  • Network name: Reed1x
  • Security type: WPA2-Enterprise
  • Encryption type: AES

Reed1x settings

     7. Click Next, and in the next window, click Change Connection Settings.

Change connection setting

     8. In the Wireless Network Properties window that opens, click on the Security tab.

Wireless Network Properties

     9. Under the Choose a network authentication method dropdown list, make sure Microsoft: Protected EAP (PEAP) is selected, and then click on Settings.

PEAP Settings

     10. In the Protected EAP Properties popup, under the list of Trusted Root Certificate Authorities, check the box for Equifax Secure Certificate Authorities. Additionally, under the Select Authentication Method, choose EAP-Token. Click OK on this dialog box, as well as the previous one.

Equifax

     11. Now we can connect to Reed1x from the list of available wireless networks (accessible from the wireless icon in the lower-right corner of the taskbar).

Connect to Reed1x

     12. Enter your Kerberos username and password- the same one that you use for e-mail, IRIS, etc. Leave the Logon domain field blank.

Kerberos credentials

If prompted by a Windows Security Alert, don't panic! Just choose Connect.

Windows Security Alert

Your computer may take a few seconds to etablish the connection. If it doesn't reboot your computer and try connecting to Reed1x again. Contact CUS if you continue to have trouble connecting.

Dell WLAN Card Utility and Non-Windows Operating Systems (e.g. Ubuntu)

The process for reaching the wireless network configuration window will vary depending on the specific Linux distribution or Windows driver stack being used, but once you reach the settings for the Reed1x network, here are the options you'll need to set:

  • Network Authentication Type: WPA2 Enterprise (if there is a combination option, WPA/WPA2 Enterprise, this will also usually work)
  • EAP Method: PEAP or Protected EAP
  • PEAP Version: Version 0
  • Inner EAP Method: GTC (Generic Token Card)
  • Username: your Kerberos username (don't append @reed.edu)
  • Password: your Kerberos password
  • Certificate Authority (Ubuntu): this can be left blank

Ubuntu Settings for Reed1x

Contact CUS if you continue to have trouble.

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