Windows Vista 802.1x Wired
|While not available by default, Windows Vista is capable of connecting to the wired Stevens Network via 802.1x. Instructions for wireless and other operating systems can be found on the 802.1x page.|
Windows Vista seems to install with an important service not running. This service is needed for your 802.1x Wired card to connect to the Stevens Network, the following steps describe how to enable this service if you are having troubles connecting to the wired network
Step 1 - Control Panel
To setup 802.1x wired with PEAP, click on the Start Menu then click on Control Panel This will bring you to the windows control panel
Step 2 - System and Maintenance
Click on System and Maintenance
Step 3 - Administrative Tools
Double-click Administrative Tools
Step 4 - Services
Scroll down in the list until you see the Services option, double click on it.
Step 5 - Wired AutoConfig
Right click Wired AutoConfig and click on Properties.
Step 6 - Automatic Startup
Change the option in the drop-down box labeled Startup type to Automatic. Click on Apply then Ok to close out this window.
Step 7 - Restart
Restart your computer and the 802.1x Wired is now properly configured
Step 8 - Credentials
When prompted, enter your pipeline user name in the box labeled User Name, your campus domain password(StevensYYMMDD by default) in the field labeled Password and CAMPUS in the Domain Field. Click OK and you should now be connected to the wired via 802.1x