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eduroam from a network socket (Windows 7/8)

eduroam from a network socket (Windows 7/8)


Please use eduroam device manager to generated eduroam credentials for every device in use. You will find a tutorial here. You'll need them to authenticate in step 10.

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

You can still access the institute WLAN using a login name that ends with


Step 1:

Look for the application "Services" in your control panel and start it. The service "Wired AutoConfig" has no status and is not running.



Step 2:

Start the properties of this service (e.g. by double-clicking it) and click on "Start".

Start the properties


Step 3:

The service status is now "started".

The service status is now "started".


Step 4:

Further configuration for the service is not necessary. Click "OK".

Further configuration for the service is not necessary


Step 5:

Open the "Properties of your LAN connection (e.g. by double-clicking it) without being plugged in to the network socket.

Properties of your LAN connection


Step 6:

In the tab "Networking" there is no configuration to be done.



Step 7:

Select "Microsoft EAP" settings in the "Authentication" tab.


Select the certificate "T-TeleSec GlobalRoot Class 2" and close the window.  If the certificate is not installed, install it beforehand.

If you chose "Enable Identity Privacy", please make sure that the domain you entered has the same ending as your username (here: "").

"Deutsche Telekom Root CA 2"


Step 8:

Now click "Additional settings" in the "Authentication" tab, enable "Specify authentication mode" and select "User authentication".



Step 9:

In the tab "Sharing" there is no configuration to be done.


Click "OK" to save the settings.


Step 10:

Plug the cable into the Eduroam network socket. Authenticate yourself in the window "Windows security" with your generated credentials (generate eduroam credentials)



Step 11:

If the authentication succeeds, the LAN connection to Eduroam is established and Internet access is possible.



last changed on 01/17/2024

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