On Thursday, September 23, 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: eduroam.cedarville.edu 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 “eduroam.cedarville.edu” 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.