[plug] eduroam network

William Kenworthy billk at iinet.net.au
Mon Mar 2 10:11:25 AWST 2020

Lots of experience, but I normally remove NM and do wifi networking 
manually - less hassles that way!

eduraom itself doesn't do the authentication - its the local node that 
connects you to the eduroam network so thats where you need to start - 
there are a lot of ways different host institutions do it so there is no 
"one way"

This is Murdoch Uni's way from when I taught there last year - other 
institutions I have used ranged from open, wep through to having weird 

         # Murdoch University EDUROAM
         identity="staff_no at murdoch.edu.au"


On 2/3/20 9:48 am, Onno Benschop wrote:
> No experience with eduroam.
> If MacOS works, you can run up a Virtual Machine on a connected Mac 
> and run a real OS inside the VM.
> I've been running Linux in a MacOS VM since 2009, best thing I've ever 
> done.
> Alternatively, on the Mac, run a thin client to a cloud based workstation.
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> On Mon., 2 Mar. 2020, 09:26 Brad Campbell, <brad at fnarfbargle.com 
> <mailto:brad at fnarfbargle.com>> wrote:
>     G'day All,
>     Does anyone have any experience with authenticating wifi using the
>     eduroam network? PEAP/MSCHAPv2/RADIUS
>     I tried it last year with wicd and had absolutely no luck at all.
>     I was hoping to use wpasupplicant in a static configuration to
>     allow an
>     OpenWRT box to authenticate and access the network (have to do
>     another 9
>     months in PCH and their public network uses MITM on all SSL
>     connections.
>     Their eduroam doesn't).
>     I'm back in on Tuesday, so will have plenty of time to fiddle over
>     the
>     next couple of months, but it occurred to me there might be
>     someone here
>     that has managed Linux as a client on the network somewhere.
>     Of course MacOS and Windows work perfectly, as do my IOS devices.
>     Advice or pointers gratefully appreciated.
>     Regards,
>     Brad
>     --
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>     experience all the mistakes that one can make in a very
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