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Wireless Setup for CSCC Secure Wireless Network for Mac OSX

ISSUE

Wireless Setup for CSCC Secure Wireless Network for Mac OSX

ENVIRONMENT

CSCC Wireless

Mac OSX

RESOLUTION

Note: If you have previously been connected to CSCC Wireless, please follow the these instructions to make sure that all previous connections have been removed. Failure to do so may interfere with future connections.

To remove all traces of CSCC Wireless Network from your OSX 10.7 or 10.8 machine:

  • Click on your wireless networks icon, and select Open Network Preferences.



  • Click Wi-Fi on the left, and click Advanced... at the bottom right



  • Click the Airport tab.
  • Under Preferred Networks, select each profile listed as CSCC and click the -(minus) sign.
  • Click the "OK" button.



  • Click Apply within the Network system preference window.
  • Close out of the network preferences window



  • Select the Spotlight feature (symbolized by a magnifying glass icon) in the top right corner of the menu bar
  • Within the text box, type keychain access. Once you see the keychain access highlighted, press enter/return



  • Select the login keychain from the list of keychains in the upper-left.

If you do not see a list of Keychains, go to the View menu and select Show Keychains.

  • Under Category, select Passwords.
  • From the list displayed, select and delete all "AirPort network password" and "802.1X Password" items associated with "CSCC".
  • Under Category, select Certificates.
  • From the list displayed, select and delete all certificates labeled CSCC and those ending in cscc.edu.

 At this point, CSCC Wireless should be completely removed from your computer

 To configure Mac OS X 10.7 or 10.8 for CSCC Wireless:

  • Select CSCC from the WiFi menu in the upper right menu bar



  • At the username and password prompt, type your CSCC Username and password



  • You will be prompted with a "Verify Certificate" window. Within the window, select Show Certificate and verify that the server name is is col-isepsn.cscc.edu or del-isepsn.cscc.edu AND is marked as Valid.
    • If it does, click Continue
    • If it is not, someone may be trying to steal your data!  Click Cancel and contact the IT Support Center immediately at 287-5050.
  • If you are prompted to "Make changes to the your Certificate Trust Settings," type your computer password.

You are now finished! When in an area with CSCC Wireless coverage, your machine should connect to the college wireless network.

If your device/OS has an option to "Remember my Credentials" or similar, check this option to reconnect to CSCC Secure Wireless when in range.

CAUSE

N/A

METADATA

Author: Christopher Bunner

Create Date: 0730 1/29/2015

Modified Date: 0710 2/2/2015

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