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Use the wireless network

Using WiFi at ICTP

There are three wireless networks available at the ICTP:

eduroam 
 If you already have a working eduroam account from your home institution, you can use it at the ICTP as well. It also works in the other direction: you can set up eduroam with your ICTP credentials and connect to eduroam networks worldwide. Please note that the connection parameters are the same as for ictp-secure (see below), but your identity has to be username@ictp.it.
ictp-secure 
Depending on the operating system of your device(s), you might only have to enter the credentials, or various connection parameters. Below is a table with the required values: 
Security type  WPA2-Enterprise
Encryption type AES
EAP type Protected EAP (PEAP)
Phase 2 authentication or Authentication method MSCHAPv2
Anonymous identity leave blank
Server Certificate none (disable verification)
ictp-open 
Use this network only if you cannot connect to one of the other two. No setup is needed but everytime you reconnect you will have to enter the credentials through a web page before you get access to the Internet.

In the guest houses of the ICTP the signal strength can vary a lot from room to room.  However there are normal ethernet connections available in all rooms.

Configuration of ictp-secure in various Operating Systems

Please click on the version for more details:

  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista, 7 and 8
  • Linux: Under the "Wireless Security" settings, make sure to replace the default TLS choice with Protected EAP. When asked, tell Linux to ignore the Server Certificate and remember the choice.
  • Android: The field for "Phase 2 Authentication" is left blank by default, you must choose MSCHAPv2.

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