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Connecting to ACM Wireless

The ACM CA cert file can be downloaded


Unzip the the file for use.


  1. Select ACM from the list of available networks
  2. Enter your ACM username and password
  3. Accept the CA Certificate
  4. Done


  1. Select PEAP and MSCHAPv2 in the security settings
  2. Anonymous Identity: anonymous
  3. Enter your ACM username and password
  4. Connect


For wireless security in network manager

  • Security: WPA&WPA2 Enterprise
  • Authentication: Protected EAP (PEAP)
  • Anonymous identity: anonymous
  • CA certificate: the path the the .crt file you downloaded
  • PEAP Version: Automatic
  • Inner Authentication: MSCHAPv2
  • Username: your ACM account name
  • Password: your ACM password

Windows Phone

  1. Select “ACM” from the networks list
  2. Enter your ACM username
  3. Enter your ACM password

It should then connect, although the first time may be slow to authenticate.

Windows 7

Much of the process is similar to the one described here. So you can use it as a visual reference.

Windows 8/8.1 should be about the same procedure with a different interface to get to the initial dialogs

Install the Certificate

  1. After you have unzipped the certificate file, double click it to start the Certificate installer
  2. Click next to continue
  3. Select “place all certificates in the following store” and click next
  4. Select “Trusted Root Certificate Authorities” from the list and select ok
  5. Select next
  6. Finish the certificate installation

Configure the Wireless Profile

  1. Open the Network and Sharing Center
  2. Select Manage Wireless Networks
  3. Click Add and select Manually create network profile
  4. Network Name: “ACM”
  5. Security Type: WPA2 Enterprise
  6. Encryption Type: AES
  7. Select Start this connection automatically
  8. Click Next
  9. Select change collection settings
  10. Select the Security Tab
  11. Select Settings next to the drop down that says “Microsoft: Protected EAP (PEAP)”
  12. Check Validate server certificate
  13. Select “UIC ACM” from the Certificate list
  14. Click the configure button
  15. Make sure fast reconnect is checked
  16. Uncheck “Automatically use my Windows Login” and click ok
  17. Check “Enable Identity Privacy”
  18. Enter “anonymous” into the test box next to it
  19. Click OK
  20. Select Advanced Settings
  21. In the 802.1X settings tab
  22. Check specify authentication mode
  23. Select User Authentication from the drop down
  24. Select OK

Connect to the wireless network and enter your ACM username and password when prompted


network/wireless.1411566439.txt.gz · Last modified: 2014/09/24 08:47 by walter