UITS recommends that you specify a certificate authority (CA) certificate for IU Secure connections to provide an additional layer of security to your wireless device; for help, see Validating the connection below.Optionally, depending on your Android version, you can select either Validating your IU Secure wireless connection adds an additional layer of security and ensures the authenticity of an IU Secure wireless access point.The CAT file will make all the changes your device needs to connect to the eduroam service at Brighton.You can install the CAT file before you arrive at university, so that you are ready to use wireless from day one. For example, if your university username is abc123, your eduroam username will be [email protected] When you first arrive on campus, you may have to select eduroam from the list of available wireless services, but after that your device should automatically connect to eduroam whenever you are on campus.Visitor Information is here Follow the instructions below to get your laptop, or mobile device, ready for eduroam wireless..Before you start to connect, remember that your eduroam username has two parts: your personal university username followed by the domain name for your institution.
If a self-signed certificate (or any certificate from an untrusted CA) is in use, most clients will reject the connection since they cannot validate the server's identity.
The eduroam username for University of Brighton staff and students and BSMS students should be in this format: For example [email protected] or [email protected] Your eduroam password is the same as your normal university password.
For the most reliable wireless connection, we recommend that you install a special eduroam setup file, known as a CAT file, on your device.
Android devices must run Android 2.0 or later to connect to IU Secure.
However, first-generation Motorola Android phones that have recently been updated (2.2.1) may experience difficulties when attempting to connect to IU Secure.
The university's wireless service is part of the worldwide community of eduroam wireless networks.