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eduroam on Linux and Ubuntu (wpa-supplicant)

eduroam on Linux and Ubuntu (wpa-supplicant)

Kurzinformation

Please use eduroam Devicemanager to generate eduroam credentials for every device in use. You will find a tutorial here.

Please note that login names generated with the help of eduroam Devicemanager will end with @rwth.edufi.de for members of the RWTH Aachen University and with @fzj.edufi.de for the members of the FZ Jülich.

You can still access the institute WLAN using a login name that ends with @rwth-aachen.de.

 

Zusatzinformation

eduroam on Raspberry Pi

Connection to eduroam on new Raspberry Pi devices may fail due to the following error:

reason 15 (4 way handshake timeout)

In this case, please install an older wpa-supplicant version and use the EAP-PEAP method to connect to eduroam.

 

Setup with EAP-PWD method

To set up eduroam with the help of the EAP-PWD method, create a configuration data named /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf and enter the settings provided in the box.

Tip:

As "identity" and "password", please enter the eduroam login name and password that you have generated in eduroam Devicemanager (www.rwth-aachen.de/eduroam).

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Please note that Login names generated for members of the FZ Jülich end with @fzj.edufi.de.

 

network={
    ssid="eduroam"
    key_mgmt=WPA-EAP
    eap=PWD
    identity="EGM_KENNUNG@rwth.edufi.de"
    password="CLEAR_TEXT_PASSWORD"
}
 

Setup with EAP-PEAP method (with security certificate)

To set up eduroam with the help of the EAP-PEAP method, create a configuration data named /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf and enter the settings provided in the box.

Tip:

As "identity" and "password", please enter the eduroam login name and password that you have generated in eduroam Devicemanager (www.rwth-aachen.de/eduroam).

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Please note that Login names generated for members of the FZ Jülich end with @fzj.edufi.de.

 

network={
    ssid="eduroam"
    key_mgmt=WPA-EAP
    eap=PEAP
    ca_cert="/etc/ssl/certs/T-TeleSec_GlobalRoot_Class_2.pem"
    phase2="auth=MSCHAPV2"
    identity="EGM_KENNUNG@rwth.edufi.de"  
    domain_suffix_match="radius.rz.rwth-aachen.de"      # the option is only available for newer versions of wpa-supplicant,
                                                        # should match to the Radius-Realm or Radius-Server
    subject_match="radius.rz.rwth-aachen.de"            # for older versions is weaker than domain_suffix_match
                                                        # should match to the Radius-Realm or Radius-Server
    anonymous_identity="anonymous@rwth.edufi.de"    
    password="CLEAR_TEXT_PASSWORD"

last changed on 29.01.2021

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