AUEB - Wireless
Instructions for Windows

  1. Windows Vista/7
  2. Windows XP

Instructions for Windows Vista/7

(Note: in case you have access to the eduroam network in your home institution, and you have configured your computer for it, you can connect to the Internet using eduroam, which is accessible in most places in AUEB campus. In this case you don’t need to follow the instructions below)

  • Go to Start -> Control Panel -> Network and Sharing Center.
  • Choose Manage wireless networks -> Add.
  • Choose Manually create a network profile.
  • Fill in the following:
    • Network name: AUEB-Wireless
    • Security type: WPA2-Enterprise
    • Encryption type: AES
  • Click on Next and choose Change connection settings.
  • In Security tab, in Network Authentication Method choose Protected EAP (PEAP) and click on Settings.
  • Uncheck Validate Server Certificate.
  • In Authentication Method choose Secured Password (EAP-MSCHAP v2) and click Configure.
  • Uncheck Automatically use my Windows Logon name and password (and domain if any) and click on OK.
  • In a few seconds you can see the message Additional information is required to connect to AUEB-Wireless at the lower right of the desktop. Click on it and fill in the following in the window that opens:
  • User name: aueb
    Password: wireless
    Logon domain remains empty
  • Click on ΟΚ, and after a few seconds the message Successfully connected to AUEB-Wireless appears. In case the window called Set Network Location appears, choose Work or Public location.
  • Open a Web Browser (e.g., Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox), and after a few seconds you can see a form, where you fill in the Username/Password you use for the Internet services of AUEB. Click on Login, and your computer gets access to the Internet.

Instructions for Windows XP

  • There is WiFi coverage in most areas of the university including computer center, library and cafeteria.
  • On Windows Desktop right click on the icon My Network Places, choose Properties, then right click on Wireless Network Connection and choose Properties.
  • In the window that opens double click on Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), choose Obtain an IP address automatically and Obtain DNS server address automatically, then press OK.
  • In the same window choose Wireless Networks and click Add (if in the field Preferred networks there is already an AUEB-Wireless Network, then simply double click on it instead on clicking Add).
  • In Network name (SSID) field enter AUEB-Wireless, in Network Authentication choose WPA2, and in Data Encryption choose AES.
  • In the same window choose the Authentication option, whereas in EAP type choose Protected EAP (PEAP), and then uncheck Authenticate as.
  • Click on button Properties of EAP type, and uncheck Validate server certificate.
  • Make sure that in Select Authentication Method the option Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2) is clicked, and click on Configurebutton.
  • Uncheck Automatically use my Windows logon name and password. Click OK in all open configuration windows.
  • After a few seconds, down and right on your screen you will see the message "Click here to select a certificate..."
  • Clicking on it, a new window appears; enter the following:
User name: aueb
Password: wireless
Logon domain remains empty
  • Click OK
  • Your computer is connected to AUEB-Wireless, but still there is no connection to the Internet.
  • In order to gain access to any service you should start a Web browser (like Internet Explorer or Firefox).
  • In Security Alert that appears click Yes. Now you should see the Authentication form.
  • In that form give the username and password that you use to access the AUEB servers (such as email, dial-up or ftp server, of the AUEB)
  • Finally press Login.