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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

eduroam

Page address: https://www.mnsu.edu/eduroam/


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About eduroam

eduroam ('education roaming') is a new, secure, world-wide Wi-Fi network at many universities throughout the world that replaces MavNet and MavNet-Encrypted. Using the eduroam network will simplify WiFi configuration, and then allow your device to use eduroam Wi-Fi networks at any participating college or university worldwide. eduroam uses your StarID and password for authentication.

Installation and Setup/Configuration On Your Device

NOTE: for your eduroam username, use: StarID@campus.mnsu.edu

Download eduroam CAT (configuration automation tool) to automatically configure eduroam

  1. Forget or delete any listed eduroam network on your device.

  2. Visit cat.eduroam.org (the MavNet wireless network may be used for eduroam setup)

  3. Click on the large blue button: "eduroam user: download your eduroam installer".

  4. Select Minnesota State University, Mankato from the pop-up list of home institutions.

  5. Click the download button on your device and OS

  6. When prompted, enter your FULL MSU username:  starid@campus.mnsu.edu and your StarID password.. Select Install or Continue.

Step By Step Instructions:

Additional settings (only if the eduroam CAT tool will not work on your device (less secure)).

  • Security: 802.1x EAP
  • EAP Method: PEAP
  • Phase-2 Authentication: MSCHAPV2
  • Proxy Setting: none
  • IP Settings: DHCP
  • CA Certificate: Use system certificates
  • Domain: campus.mnsu.edu
  • Identity: StarID@campus.mnsu.edu    (use your StarID)
  • Anonymous Identity: anonymous@campus.mnsu.edu
  • Password: your StarID password

       NOTE: the eduroam CAT tool will preconfigure all of these settings and install the secure certificate on your device. You just have to enter your StarID@campus.mnsu.edu and password.

 

 

If you need additional help, for setup or use, please contact IT Solutions.

 

After Installation and Setup

You only need to do this installation and configuration step once. Once setup, eduroam will automatically connect to WiFi at any eduroam-participating colleges and universities throughout the world including Minnesota State University, Mankato.

When your StarID password is changed, you will need to change the password on your eduroam device as well. Either you will be prompted to reenter your password, or you can download and run the CAT tool again.

Visitors Connecting to eduroam at MSU

If your device was configured before leaving your home institution, it should automatically connect to eduroam atwithe access to the MSU network and the internet. If your device was not configured before you left or you have probelms connecting to eduroam, please contact your home institution eduroam support staff for assistance.

MSU Students and Employees Connecting to eduroam at Another Institution

If you configured eduroam on your device at MSU, Mankato, it should automatically connect to eduroam when visiting a participating institution. 

If you did not configure your device for eduroam at MSU, Mankato, follow the instructions above and select Minnesota State University, Mankato in the CAT tool.

Privacy & Appropriate Use Policies

The use of eduroam is governed by MinnState Privacy Policy, MinnState Acceptable Use Policy, and eduroam Privacy Policy.

For visitors to MSU, Mankato, the appropriate use policy of your home institution also applies. Please be aware that eduroam policy requires all users of the service to be over 18 years of age or have concent from a parent or guardian to the non-filtered Internet access.

Authentication information and traffic is recorded by MSU, Mankato and your home organization, in the case of network abuse and for statistical purposes.

About eduroam

From Wikipedia eduroam: eduroam (education roaming) is an international roaming service for users in research, higher education and further education. It provides researchers, teachers, and students easy and secure network access when visiting an institution other than their own. Authentication of users is performed by their home institution, using the same credentials as when they access the network locally, while authorization to access the Internet and possibly other resources is handled by the visited institution. Users do not have to pay for using eduroam.

US Institutions Participating

There are 589 locations in the US [2018-07-12]: US Institution Map, US Institution List