How to connect to the UNIL Wi-Fi

| Members of the UNIL community | Visitors
 

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Members of the UNIL community

As a member of UNIL you can use the wifi network eduroam.

eduroam (education roaming) is the worldwide education roaming for Research & Education. 

It is available in thousands of locations in over 101 countries throughout the world.

eduroam allows students, researchers, and staff from participating institutions to obtain secure Internet connectivity across campus and when visiting other participating institutions by simply opening their laptop.

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mac OS

eduroam

Download the eduroamCAT installer.  You will get prompted with the right profile for your operation system (step 1), but you can also change the version if necessary (step 2)

télécharger eduroamCat

Double-click on the configuration file "eduroam-OS_X-Udl.mobileconfig" (it should be in the Downloads folder)

fichier de configuration eduroamCat

Click on Continue to install the eduroam profile

​​​​​​confirmation eduroamCat

Enter the credentials of your UNIL account. If your UNIL account is brand new, please make sure you validate it before.

  • Username username@unil.ch (diferrent from the e-mail address)
  • Password: password of your UNIL account

username eduroamCat

Your macOS is now configured to use eduroam wifi.

Validation eduroamCat

Windows

Download the eduroamCAT installer. The page should prompt you with the right installer for your OS but you can also choose another installer.
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Double click on the downloaded file (eduroam_Wx-UdL.exe should be in your Downloads folder)
EduroamCat téléchargement Windwos

Click on Continue/ Suivant to install the eduroam configuration:
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Enter the credentials of your UNIL account. If your account is brand new, please make sure you validate it before using it.

  • Username: username@unil.ch (different from e-mail address)
  • Password: password of your UNIL account

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Click on "Installer". After the installation is finished, your PC is configured to use eduroam wifi.

iOS

Download the eduroamCAT installer for iOS
iOS eduroamCAT télécharger le profil
 

Authorize the change
iOS eduroamCAT - autorisation

Click on the Install button in the upper right corner of the screen
iOS eduroamCAT - installer le profil

Confirm the installation by clocking on the Install button
iOS eduroamCAT Avertissement
​​​Enter your UNIL account credentials. If your UNIL account is brand new, please make sure you have validated it before using it.

  • Username: username@unil.ch (different from e-mail address)
  • Password: password for your UNIL account

iOS eduroamCAT nom d'utilisateur
iOS eduroamCAT mot de passe
 

Your iOS device is now configured to use eduroam wifi
iOS eduroamCAT validation

Android

Download the eduroamCAT application from Google play store
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Open the appand search for University of Lausanne in the Nearby Configs menu.

Select "University of Lausanne"

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If you cannot find University of Lausanne in this list, you should enable Manual Search (ON) and look for Lausanne.

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Click on the University of Lausanne, this will download the installler file for UNIL.

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Click on "Install"
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Enter your UNIL account credentials. If your UNIL account is brand new, please make sure you have validated it before.

  • Username: username@unil.ch (different from your e-mail address)
  • Password: password for your UNIL account

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Click on "Install". Your Android device is now configured properly for using eduroam wifi network.
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Linux

Download the eduroamCAT installer for Linux

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This will download a file (.py or .sh) in your Downloads folder. 

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Next, change permission for this file: In a terminal window execute the following commands:

cd Downloads 

and

sudo chmod +x eduroam-linux-UoL.py

Then, execute the file, by running the command ./'eduroam-linux-UoL.py'

You will be prompted with the following information: 

Linux_eduroamCAT_step1.png 

Enter your UNIL account credentials. If your UNIL account is brand new, please make sure you have validated it before.

  • Username: username@unil.ch (different from your e-mail address)
  • Password: password for your UNIL account

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Now your device is configured to use the eduroam wifi network. 

When you are in reach of a eduroam network you can choose it from the wifi network list and your device should connect easily to it. 

 

 

Chromebook

Download the eduroamCAT installer. 

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Continue 

 

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The file eduroam-chromeos-UdL.onc is now located in the Downloads folder.

 

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In the Chrome browser go to chrome://net-internals/#chromeos

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Import the ONC file

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When in reach of the eduroam network, go to your wifi settings and choose eduroam. 

You only need to enter once your UNIL account credentials. If your UNIL account is brand new, please make sure you have validated it before.

  • Username: username@unil.ch (different from your e-mail address)
  • Password: password for your UNIL account

Visitors

If you are not a member of UNIL then, when on UNIL campus, you have 3 ways to connect:

 

Member of another institution - eduroam

If you are a member of another university, partner of Eduroam, please connect to eduroam by following the guidelines of your home institution.

All visitors - public-unil

public-unil - free, instant Internet access for visitors

  1. Click on the link SMS Self-Registration
  2. Enter your phone number with the prefix of your country. Please read and accept the General Terms and Conditions.  Then, press Request access code button.
  3. You should receive an SMS with an access code. Please enter the access code on the registration page (the previous page). Press Submit registration button. You are now connected and registered to public-unil and have free Internet access.            

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Participant at an event - guest-unil

The wifi network guest-unil is still used today for conferences and other events on campus. Participants to an event get access to this network through a shared password.

We strongly encourage participants to events at UNIL to use public-unil network, because it as instant as receiving an SMS and they do not have to wait or ask somebody.

Members of UNIL organizing events can still ask for a guest-unil password for a specific event via this form Demande d'accès guest-unil

guest-unil

How to connect: If you are a participant at an event and you received a password from your UNIL sponsor or event organizer, please follow the instructions below:

  • Enable the wifi interface on your device and select guest-unil.
  • Go to a http webpage in your bowser. You will be redirected to a login page where you shoudl enter the password (shared between the participants)
  • Then, you will get Internet access.

Guest Pass

General eduroam settings for UNIL

Authentication: 802.1X EAP

Encryption: WPA2-AES

EAP method: PEAP

Authentification Phase 2: MSCHAPV2

 IP addressing DHCP

Server: eduroam.unil.ch

Certificate: QuoVadis Root CA 2

Credentials:

username@unil.ch and the password of your UNIL account

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