How do I use or access UM eduroam secure wireless?

Summary

UM students and employees can connect to a secure wireless network using eduroam. Eduroam not only connects you to UM's secure wireless network, it allows you to connect to wireless networks at many other institutions across the US and abroad using your UM login credentials.

Map of Eduroam institutions in the US | Global Eduroam map

Visitors who have eduroam access can connect using the eduroam network and login credentials from their institution. Visitors who don't have eduroam access can connect to UM's guest wireless network.

Note: The UMwpa wireless network previously available as a secure wireless option is no longer in service, effective August 9, 2017. All secure wireless access is now through eduroam. 

Instructions

Username: NetID@umontana.edu (i.e. ab123456@umontana.edu)

Password: NetID password.

Follow this link to the password reset tool.

Additional Information for Mobile Phones

  • EAP Method: PEAP.
  • Phase 2 Authentication: MSCHAPV2
  • CA Certificate: "none" or "do not specify"

Tips & tricks for configuration

  • If you are not prompted for login credentials, try forgetting the network and have your device discover it again.
  • If you  have specified another DNS, such as Google, you will not be able to connect to our secure wireless network.
  • On a Mac, verify that you were assigned an IP address, release and renew your lease to get a valid IP. 

Support

IT Central Help Desk in Social Science 120 - 406.243.4357

SAIT Service Desk in the University Center (1st Floor) - 406.243.2625

Policy

MUS Policy 1303.2 - Internet Services - Employees

MUS Policy 1304.2 - Internet Services - Students

Primary Owner

Network Services

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Article ID: 44344
Created
Tue 12/12/17 11:52 AM
Modified
Mon 4/23/18 10:20 AM

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