eduroam INSTALLATION AND CONFIGURATION GUIDE (Mac OS)
This Step by step guide describes secure eduroam Wi-Fi configuration based on eduroam Configuration Assistant Tool (CAT).
The eduroam CAT (https://cat.eduroam.org/) has been developed to help organizations offering eduroam service to their users a more secure internet access. It allows each participating organization to build customized installers with specific secure configuration for a range of popular PC and smartphone platforms and enhances the security for the end user by means of organization-specific certificate. Using eduroam CAT ensures that users are protected against rogue Wi-Fi hotspots accessing usernames and passwords.
Why use eduroam CAT?
eduroam CAT protects users from eduroam fake Wi-Fi that steals their username and password.
Notice: Before beginning the installation process
- You must have an internet connection in order to download the profile.
- You should check the existence of an eduroam configurations in the Wi-Fi settings, if there is any previous manually configured eduroam profile remove it and follow the steps below.
Go to https://cat.eduroam.org/.
Click on the “Click here to download your eduroam® installer” button. After clicking on the download button a list of organizations, providing eduroam in your region, will be listed. Find the eduroam profile of your organization from the list, and select it by left-clicking on it. (See Figure 1)
The browser will most probably detect your OS (Operating System) and will display the appropriate installer for your system. If browser fails to display the appropriate installer for your OS or you want to download an installer for another OS, you can click on the “Choose another installer to download” button and select the one you’re willing to download.
When the download completes, it should automatically open and begin with the eduroam profile installation. If it does not automatically open, browse to the downloaded file and click to open it.
Click “Continue” when asked “Install "eduroam"”? (See Figure 2)
Click Continue in when asked “Are you sure you want to install profile "eduroam" ”?. (See Figure 3)
Enter your login credentials (username & password).
Your eduroam profile should be installed and ready to use. Simply connect to the eduroam network.
Enjoy eduroam Worldwide!