How do I connect to AirVandalHome or AirVandalGold WiFi on campus?

Overview:

This article provides steps for connecting to AirVandalGold or AirVandalHome WiFi networks on campus from the following operating systems. The process and settings are the same for both networks.

Windows
MacOS​​​​​​​
Android
iOS
ChromeOS
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Linux

 

For further assistance connecting to WiFi, please contact the STC or your regional TSP, or submit a ticket.

Windows

Step 1:

Click the Wireless Icon in the lower right-hand corner of the screen to see the local wireless networks.

Click the Wireless Icon in the lower right-hand corner of the screen.

Click the Wireless Icon in the lower right-hand corner of the screen.

 

Step 2:

Connect to the AirVandalGold wireless network.

Click "Connect."

Connect to the AirVandalGold wireless network.

 

Step 3:

You will be prompted to renter in your NetID username and password and you will be connected to AirVandalGold.

Enter your credentials.

Enter your credentials.

Please contact ITS if you have issues connecting to our network.

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MacOS

Step 1:

Click on the AirPort icon in the top right-hand side of the screen and click on the AirVandalGold network.

Click on the AirVandalGold network.

Select AirVandalGold

 

Step 2:

You will be prompted to enter your University email address and password. Enter these now and you will be connected to AirVandalGold.

Your machine will be registered automatically. You will be prompted to accept a security certificate. Accept it and enter your computer’s log on password when prompted to add the certificate to your system.

You are now connected to AirVandalGold and will have full access to the internet.

Enter your credentials, (username and password.)

Enter your Credentials

Please contact ITS if you have issues connecting to our network. 

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Android

Step 1:

Open the settings page by swiping down from the top of your device and tapping the gear icon.

 

Step 2:

Locate and open the Wifi networks settings

Select AirVandalGold or AirVandalHome

 

Step 3:

Enter the following settings

EAP Method: PEAP

Phase 2 Authentication: MSCHAPV2

CA Certificate (if prompted): Depending on the version of Android that your phone uses, there are two options for this setting. Most commonly, it should be set to "Do Not Validate", however, if you are unable to connect, you should change this to "Use System Certificates".

Domain: uidaho.edu

Identity: Your NetID (ex. vand1234

Anonymous Identity: Leave blank

Password: Your Password 

EAP method=PEAP, Phase 2 auth=MSCHAPV2, CA Certificate=use system certificates, domain=uidaho.edu, identity=netid, password=your netid password

Finally, press connect and you should have access to the network.

Please contact ITS if you have issues connecting to our network. 

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iOS

Step 1:

On your iOS device, navigate to and click on the Settings application.

On your iOS device, click on the Settings tab.

Open "Settings"

 

Step 2:

In the Settings menu, click Wi-Fi and then connect to AirVandalGold.

Connect to AirVandalGold.

Select the network AirVandalGold

 

Step 3:

You will be asked to enter your NetID username and password. Enter both and you will be automatically connected to AirVandalGold. Your device will be registered automatically.

Enter your NetID username and password. 

Type in your UI credentials.

 

Step 4:

You might be asked to accept a security certificate – this is normal. The University of Idaho uses a secure internet connection method which requires that you accept a global signed certificate.

Once you accept the certificate, it will be processed, and you will be connect to AirVandalGold giving you full access to the internet.

You will be connect to AirVandalGold and have full access to the internet.

You will be connected to the wifi.

Please contact ITS if you have issues connecting to our network. 

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ChromeOS

Step 1:

Click on the WiFi button on the bottom right of the screen

 

Step 2:

Click on AirVandalGold or AirVandalHome

 

Step 3:

In the following prompt fill in these fields

EAP Method: PEAP

Phase 2 authentication: MSCHAPv2

Server CA certificate: Do Not Validate

Identity: Enter your University NetID 

Password: Enter your University of Idaho password

Anonymous Identity: Leave Blank

 

Please contact ITS if you have issues connecting to our network.

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Linux

Step 1: 

Select the network icon in the top-right corner to view availble wireless networks. Then, select the network you want to use

Step 2:

You will be asked to authenticate to the network. Make sure your window matches the following settings:

  • Wi-Fi security: WPA & WPA2 Enterprise
  • Authentication: Protected EAP (PEAP)
  • Leave the Anonymous identity field empty
  • For CA certificate, use the Root-USERTrust.crt certificate file (Found Here)
  • PEAP version: Automatic
  • Inner authentication: MSCHAPv2
  • Username: your NetID
  • Password: your password

Once you have configured the settings and entered your credentials, click Connect

Step 3:

If all the settings are correct, after 5-10 seconds you will be successfully connected. You will now see a notifcation:

Please contact ITS if you have issues connecting to our network.

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Details

Article ID: 1555
Created
Wed 2/12/20 3:45 PM
Modified
Tue 5/19/20 2:14 PM