Windows 7 802.1x Wired

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Though Windows 7 has support for wired 802.1x it is not enabled by default. Enabling the service and connecting to the Stevens Network are documented on this page.

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Step 1 - Enable Wired AutoConfig

1. Press Windows Key + R to bring up the run window

2. In the Run window, enter services.msc and click

3. Find Wired AutoConfig and right click on the service and select properties.

4. Under the Startup type dropdown menu select Automatic.

5. Restart your computer

Step 2 - Configure Credentials

1. On the start menu click on Network, then select Network and Sharing Center.

2. Click Change Adapter Settings on the left hand side.

3. Right click on Local Area Connection then click Properties.

4. On the Authentication tab select Enable IEEE 802.1x authentication and in the drop down menu select Microsoft: Protected EAP (PEAP).

5. Click Additional Settings.

6. Ensure that the Authentication mode selected is either User or Computer Authentication or User Authentication.

7. Click Settings and ensure the dropdown says Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2).

8. Click Configure and uncheck the checkbox.

9. Plug your ethernet cable in and enter in your Stevens username and password.

10. If this window appears click Connect.

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