eduroam WiFi Certificate Renewal – Action Needed

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September 11, 2019
On Monday, September 16, the security certificate that secures authentication to the eduroam WiFi network will be renewed. This is a process that happens every two years when the current certificate expires.

What this means for your eduroam-connected devices…

Android Devices: Your connection to eduroam will continue to work without any disruption.  No action needed.


iOS Devices (iPhone/iPad):  The first time you connect after the change, your device will display the following message: Certificate: issued by Sectigo RSA Domain Validation Secure Server CA (Not Trusted)” as shown below. Click “Trust” in the upper right corner to continue connecting.


MacOS Devices:  The first time you connect after the change, your computer will prompt you to verify that your trust the new certificate with the following message: Authenticating to network “eduroam”: Before authenticating to server “” you should examine the server’s certificate to ensure that it is appropriate for this network” as shown below.  Click “Continue” to finish connecting to eduroam.


Windows Devices:  The first time you connect after the change, your computer may prompt you with the following message: “Continue Connecting? If you expect to find eduroam in this location, go ahead and connect. Otherwise it may be a different network with the same name” as shown below. Click “Connect” to continue to eduroam.

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