eduroam @ Carshalton College

Blackberry Curve 8520

The eduroam wireless service enables members of the College to connect to the College wireless network and the internet, using their own devices at various locations within the College. This guide provides the instructions needed to connect to the eduroam wireless network.

Step 1 - Registration

You must first register the phone for use on the network.
To Get the Mac Address from your Blackberry:
1. At the Home screen, press the Blackberry/Menu key.
2. Select Options.
3. Select Status, You should now be able to view WLAN MAC address near the bottom of this screen.


Install the college certificate

The eduroam wireless network uses a self-signed certificate as part of the authentication process. You must have this installed on your device to connect to eduroam securly.

First you will need to install the Certificate. The certificate is available here.

You can then go to the home menu screen, select 'Media', the get up the options menu and select 'Explore'. You should then browse to the location where you saved the certificate. If you select the certificate file, then get up the options again there should be a 'Import Certificate' option. Once it is imported, you can carry on with these instructions.

Step 2 - Configure eduroam

To Configure eduroam:
1. At the Home screen, press the Blackberry/Menu button.
2. Select Manage Connections (pictured Below)

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3. Select Set Up Wi-Fi Network.
4. Select Scan For Networks.
5. Highlight and select eduroam (WPA2-Enterprise) not eduroam-Setup (pictured below).

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6. In the Wi-fi Security window make sure Security Type (at the top right corner of the screen) is set to PEAP.
7. Enter your username@your-realm.ac.uk, (Please read the FAQ Section for your realm name)
8. Carefully enter your password, this is the same password.
9. Select CA certificate and then select .
10. Make sure Inner Link Security is set to Auto or EAP-MS-CHAP v2.
11. Leave Token as None Selected.
12. Leave both Server Subject and Server SAN empty.

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13. Select Save, ensure the Profile Name is eduroam then select Next and then Finish.
14. You should now connect to Eduroam, however there are a few final things to check.
15. Go back to Manage Connections (as in step 2).
16. Select Wi-Fi Options.
* If eduroam-setup is present in this window please highlight it, press the Blackberry/Menu button and select Delete. If is not present please ignore this step and move on.
17. Select eduroam and press the Blackberry/Menu button.
18. Select Edit from the menu.
19. On the Wi-Fi Profile screen scroll to the bottom of the page and ensure the box Allow Inter-Access Point Handover is ticked (pictured below).

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20. Finally press the Blackberry/Menu button and select save to complete the configuration.

All settings should now be saved in the blackberry for future use.