Using your DilNet credentials to connect to an Eduroam hotspot

Eduroam is an international WiFi roaming service that is available in over 90 territories worldwide. Using your DilNet account, it is now possible to stay connected as long as there is an Eduroam hotspot near you!

Requirements:

  1. A DilNet account. Don’t know what it is? Check it out here.
  2. An Eduroam hotspot to connect to.

Connecting to Eduroam using a Mac:

  1. Download the configuration file here.
  2. Double-click the file and it will ask you if want to install the configuration. Select Continue.
  3. It will ask you again if you are sure you want to install the configuration file. Select Continue again.
  4.  The system will ask for your credentials. Enter your UPD Webmail email address here (e.g. idelacruz@upd.edu.ph). This must be similar to the account you use to connect to CRS. Likewise, enter your DilNet account password.
  5. Select “eduroam” from the list of WiFi hotspots and attempt to connect.
  6. Once it successfully connects it should show an 802.1X session at the bottom part of the WiFi network preferences.

Guide was created using MacOS Mojave (10.14). Steps might vary slightly depending on OSX version.

Connecting to Eduroam Using an Android Device:

  1. Download the Eduroam certificate file from your phone here.
  2. Using your phone’s file manager, open the certificate file. Depending on your phone, it will ask you if you want to install the certificate. Give it a name, select Wi-Fi for credential use and install it.
  3. On the device’s WiFi network selection menu, tap “eduroam”.
  4. Hold-tap and modify the settings as follows:
    • EAP Method: TTLS
    • Phase 2 Authentication: PAP
    • CA Certificate: click and choose the name of the certificate you recently installed
    • Identity: your DilNet username + @upd.edu.ph
    • Anonymous Identity: @upd.edu.ph
    • Password: your DilNet account password
         
  5. Tap connect and you should be able to use Eduroam!

Guide was created using Android 8.1 (Oreo). Depending on device manufacturer and Android version the steps may vary.

Connecting to Eduroam using Windows:

  1. Go to the Windows Network and Sharing center by going to Start Menu > Settings > Network and Internet. From there click Network and Sharing Center. A new window will pop up.
  2. Click Set up a new Connection or Network. Another window will pop up.
  3. Choose Manually connect to a wireless network among the connection options. Click Next.
  4. For the network name, type eduroam (this may vary among institutions). Choose WPA2-Enterprise on the Security Type drop-down menu. Click Next.
  5. The next window will show that you have successfully added eduroam. Click Change connection settings.
  6. At the Security tab, choose Microsoft: EAP-TTLS on the network authentication method. Click Settings.
  7. At the TTLS Properties window, uncheck Enable identity privacy and select Unencrypted Password (PAP) on the client authentication – Select a non-EAP method for authentication radio button. Click OK to confirm settings.
  8. Optional: You may download the Certificate file here. Using Windows’ Certificate Manager, you may add the certificate under Trusted Root Certification Authority. Once it is installed, you will see “UPD Certificate Authority” on the list:
  9. Back at the security tab, click Advanced Settings. At the 802.1X settings tab check Specify Authentication mode and choose User Authentication at the drop-down menu. You may choose to add your credentials on the Save Credentials button if you like.
  10. Click OK and select eduroam among the available networks to connect to. If you did not enter your credentials on the Save Credentials option the step before, an authentication dialog will pop-up. Enter your DilNet account + @upd.edu.ph here together with your DilNet password.
  11. The system will prompt you if you want to keep connecting. Click Connect once more and enjoy Eduroam!

Additionally, you can manually use and import our certificate using this import guide; and select the upd-eduroam certificate can be selected on Step 7.

Connecting to Eduroam using iOS:

  1. Download the configuration file here. You may choose to save the file at your iCloud or locally at the phone.
  2. An option to install the profile will follow. Tap Install on the upper-right hand of the screen.
  3. You will receive a warning on installing the root certificate; tap Install again on the upper-right hand of the screen. It will pop another confirmation message – just tap Install on the lower part of the screen.
  4. Type your DilNet Username + @upd.edu.ph on the Enter Username screen. Tap Next and then type your password. Tap Next again.
  5. A confirmation message will show Profile Installed. Tap Done.
  6. From the WiFi selection screen, just tap Eduroam and it should connect.

Connecting to Eduroam using Linux:

  1. At your network manager menu, select Connect to Hidden WiFi Network (this may vary among Linux distributions).
  2. Enter eduroam on the network name and select WPA2-Enterprise for Wi-Fi security.
  3. On the expanded settings, enter the following settings:
    • WiFi Security: WPA & WPA2 Enterprise
    • Authentication: Tunneled TLS (TTLS)
    • Anonymous Identity: @upd.edu.ph
    • CA Certificate: none / no CA certificate required (though you can download and use the certificate file here)
    • Inner authentication: PAP
    • Username: your DilNet username + @upd.edu.ph
    • Password: your DilNet password
  4. Click Connect or OK and connect once again at Eduroam from the WiFi network selection