NUwave with Mac OS 10.5 (Leopard)

How to Connect to NUWave with Mac OS 10.5 (Leopard)

This procedure connects Mac OS 10.5 Leopard computers to the NUwave wireless network. You will use your NEU ID and password to log in.

Caution: Follow these instructions carefully. Using this wireless network when your computer is not properly configured can expose your personal data. In particular, you could be vulnerable to connecting to a fake access point, exposing your personal data. This is called a “man-in-the-middle” attack. Your computer will be properly configured if you follow our instructions.

Time to complete the procedure: 5 minutes.

  1. From the Desktop menu bar, select the AirPort icon then select Open Network Preferences.
  2. Select the AirPort icon from the left panel and make sure the AirPort is turned on. If Status is Off, then click Turn AirPort On.
  3. Click Advanced. Use the “-” icon to delete any network entitled NUwave. Select the 802.1x tab and change the Domain to User.
    Note: If you are unable to change the Domain, click Disable 802.1x Login.
  4. Click “+” to create a new profile and label the profile NUwave. Fill out the configuration as follows:
    • User Name: Your NEU ID *
    • Password: Your NEU ID password *
    • Wireless Network: NUwave
    • Authentication: PEAP (clear all other protocol options)
    • Click: OK

    *Faculty and Staff, use your NUnet domain username and password.
    *Students, use your myNEU username and password.

  5. At the Network window, for Network Name select NUwave.
  6. You will be prompted to enter a user name and password. Use your NEU ID credentials for the user name and password, check Remember this network, and click OK.
  7. Your computer will now attempt to connect to the network. Once it connects for the first time, a window labeled Verify Certificate will pop-up. At this window click Show Certificate, check Always trust “NUwave”, and click Continue.
  8. At the Network window, click Apply, and close the window.
    Note: If your computer is unable to reconnect to restricted after it has been restarted, put in Sleep mode, or connected to another network, from the Desktop menu bar select the AirPort icon and toggle the AirPort off and then on.