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How to connect to the midd_secure wireless network.
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== See also ==
 
 
 
* [[Ubuntu#midd_secure|Midd_secure on Ubuntu]]
 
* [[Wireless Troubleshooting]] - general wireless and Midd_unplugged troubleshooting
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
== Windows Vista ==
 
 
 
See these configuration steps: [http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/lis/help/helpdesk/documentation/network/wireless/wireless_config_vista.htm How to configure Vista for midd_secure]
 
 
 
Setting midd_secure up as a WPA2 Enterprise network has been fairly successful but I have no idea in what version of Vista this works/does not work. You should be able to do so by setting up a network manually and editing the settings of that manually set up network.
 
 
 
== Mac OSX 10.3 (Panther) ==
 
 
 
* 10.3 (Panther) is not compatible with midd_secure. Also, some iBook G4s are not compatible with midd_secure, regardless of the OS.
 
* Delete midd_secure and midd_unplugged entries in System Preferences => Network => Airport => Airport tab
 
* Delete 802.1X profiles in System Preferences => Network => Airport => 802.1X tab
 
* Delete desertcat certificate in Keychain Access
 
* Delete midd_secure entry in Keychain Access
 
* Uninstall PeerGuardian (if it's installed, it's a 3rd party app)
 
* Try starting the mac in safe boot and try the wireless there.
 
 
 
== Mac OSX 10.4 (Tiger) ==
 
 
 
See also:
 
* [http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/lis/help/helpdesk/documentation/network/wireless/rd_midd_secure_mac_osx.htm Configure midd_secure on Mac OS X Tiger]
 
* [https://mediawiki.middlebury.edu/wikis/LIS/images/5/58/Midd_secure-mac-troubleshooting.pdf Troubleshooting midd_secure on a Mac]
 
 
 
==== Basic connection on OSX 10.4 ====
 
# Click on the airport icon.
 
# Select midd_secure.
 
# Enter username and password.
 
# Do not check the "Remember my password in my keychain" box.
 
# Hit OK.
 
# A window with the title "Verify Certificate" will appear. Click "Continue".
 
 
 
==== Troubleshooting on OSX 10.4 ====
 
 
 
Sometimes OSX fails to connect to midd_secure because its "remembered" settings become corrupted and conflict with midd_secure settings. This generally shows up as a "WPA error". Use the following steps to remove all midd_secure-related settings on the computer, then you can try connecting "cleanly".
 
 
 
First, remove all wireless network connection settings:
 
# Go to network connect
 
:You can do this by clicking on the airport icon on the MacOS X menu and selecting "Open Internet Connect..."
 
# Go to the the "802.1X" tab.
 
# On the configuration option, use the drop-down menu to select "Edit Configurations..."
 
# Remove all previously saved connection settings.
 
# Hit OK and close Internet Connect.
 
 
 
After those steps, remove saved passwords from Keychain:
 
# Go to the "Utilities" folder in the "Applications" folder
 
:While in finder you may use, apple-shift-U or go->Utilities, to navigate to the utilities folder
 
# Fire up "Keychain Access"
 
# Look for an "oncila.middlebury.edu" certificate and delete it
 
# Delete anything that says "midd_secure" or "WPA Midd_secure" on it. "Basically anything that you removed in the earlier step."
 
# Close the Keychain Access application.
 
 
 
After these steps, try connecting to Midd_secure as directed above. You should be able to connect now.
 
 
 
== Mac OSX 10.5 (Leopard) ==
 
 
 
General troubleshooting steps:
 
# Have customer login to his/her account. Have customer nearby during the procedure.
 
# Open System Preferences => Network
 
# Select Airport from the list on the left, then click the Advanced button in the lower right corner
 
# Under the airport tab, delete midd_secure
 
# Under the 802.1x tab delete any entries relating to midd_secure
 
# Click the OK button in the lower right corner, then click the Apply button in the lower right corner
 
# Open Keychain Access (Finder => Go => Utilities)
 
# Select login from the list on the left, click on "All Items" in the list on the left
 
# Delete any keychain entries that have midd_secure in the name.
 
# Delete any keychain entries that have '''desertcat''' or '''oncilla''' in the name<br>
 
# Restart
 
# Connect to midd_unplugged, make sure that works
 
# From the airport menu select midd_secure, enter username and password. It's recommended that you UNCHECK "remember this network"
 
 
 
Other tips:
 
* midd_secure sometimes breaks because Mac OS X remembers the settings incorrectly, or remembers the customer's OLD password. If you don't let Mac OS X save the settings for midd_secure, then it won't break in the future.
 
* See also [https://mediawiki.middlebury.edu/wikis/LIS/images/5/58/Midd_secure-mac-troubleshooting.pdf Troubleshooting midd_secure on a Mac] (Powerpoint presentation)
 

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