Accessing Eduroam Wireless with Windows 10

This document is only recommended if you frequently travel and visit other campuses participating in the eduroam WiFi service.
The following instructions describe how to connect to eduroam on Windows 10 and designate eduroam as your default SSID (wireless network).

NOTE: To connect to eduroam, you must have a valid campus email address (@csulb.edu or @student.csulb.edu) along with your BeachID password. If you have not activated your BeachID password, visit https://beachid.csulb.edu/. Also note that you will need to update your password on your mobile device wifi settings whenever you update your BeachID password.

Connect to eduroam

  1. Click the Wireless Network icon in the Windows Task bar (typically located on the bottom right of your screen). It looks like a series of signal bars, and will have a star on it if you're currently not connected to a wireless network.
    windows taskbar icons
  2. Click on Network settings.
  3. Click on Network and Sharing Center.
    Network & Internet settings showing Network and Sharing Center settings
  4. Click "Set up a new connection or network."
    Set up a new connection Network
  5. Click "Manually create a network profile"
    Manually connect to network
  6. Type in "eduroam" in the network name and select WPA2-Enterprise then click Next
    Enter network information
  7. Click Change connection settings
    Change connection settings
  8. Click on the Security tab. Make sure the authentication method is Microsoft: Protected EAP (PEAP). Then click the Settings button.
    wireless properties
  9.  Check both "Validate server certificate" and "AddTrust External CA Root" then click the Configure button.
    EAP Properties
  10. Uncheck Automatically use my Windows logon name then click OK
    Uncheck windows logon
  11. Click OK on the Protected EAP Properties window
  12. Click Advanced settings
    eduroam Wireless Network Properties box
  13. Check the Specify authentication mode and select User Authentication. Then click the Save Credentials button.
    Advanced settings dialog
  14. Enter your User name, which is your campus issued email address. Enter your password, which is your Beach ID password, and click OK. Click OK again to close Advanced Settings. Note: You will need to update your password on your mobile device whenever you update your BeachID password, otherwise your Eduroam connection will not work after a password update.
    Windows Security credential dialog box
  15. Click OK to exit the eduroam Wireless Network Properties window.
  16. Click Close to save the new Eduroam profile.
  17. Connect to Eduraom wireless
  18. If you are prompted to Terminate or Connect, examine the certificate details for the Radius Server names "its-clear01.campus.ad.csulb.edu" or "its-clear02.campus.ad.csulb.edu" or "its-wifiauth01.campus.ad.csulb.edu" and is signed by AddTrust External CA Root or InCommons CA. Then click Connect