Eduroam Windows 10 Manual Instructions

How to connect a Windows 10 computer to the Eduroam service

The wireless service enables members of the University to connect to the University network and the Internet using their own computers and devices at various locations around the University and Halls of residence. This guide contains instructions to connect a computer to the eduroam wireless service.


Install Certificate First

You should first install the Swansea University certificate.

You can get it here: Swansea University Certificate - DER (Binary format)
Click on the certificate link and Install the certificate.

You need to be connected to the SwanseaUni-setup network to get the certificate.



Step 1 - Configure Eduroam

The first thing you need to do is configure the Eduroam connection. To do this follow these steps:
1. Right Click on the wireless icon in the task bar in the bottom right hand corner of the desktop.
2. Once you right click on it a small window will appear showing the avalable options.

3. Now click on the link 'Open Network and Sharing Center':
4. Now the Network and Sharing Centre has appeared, select the 'Set up new connection or network' link.

5. Now click on 'Manually connect to a wireless network', as seen below:

6. You now need to enter information for the connection.

7. For the 'Network Name' enter 'eduroam'.
8. For the 'Security Type' select 'WPA2 Enterprise'.
9. For the 'Encryption Type' select 'AES'.
10. Now click next

11. Now click 'Change Connection Settings'.

12. A new window will appear. Ensure that the option 'Connect to a more preferred network if available' is unticked.
13. Now click on the 'Security' tab.
14. Ensure that the 'network authentication method' is set to 'Microsoft: Protected EAP (PEAP)'.
15. Ensure that the 'Remember user credentials' tick box is ticked.

16. Now click on the 'Settings' button.
17. Ensure the 'Validate server certificate' option is ticked
18. Ensure the 'Connect to these servers:' option is ticked
19. In the text box under 'Connect to these servers:' enter the following:;;
20. Ensure that the 'Swansea University Certificate Authority' certifacte is ticked
21. Ensure that the option 'Do not prompt user to authorize new servers or trusted certification authorities' is ticked
22. Untick the 'Enable Identity Privacy' tick box if ticked.

23. Now click the 'Configure' button.
24. Untick then option 'Automatically use my Windows logon name and password'.
25. Now click 'OK'.
26. Click 'OK' again.
27. Click 'OK' for the thrid time.
28. Now click on 'Close'
29. Now close the 'Manage Wireless Networks' window.
30. Now click the 'Wireless Icon' in the task bar in the bottom right of the screen.

31. Select 'eduroam' and then click the 'Connect' button.

33. You will now be presented with a 'Network Authentication' window.
34. Enter your email address ( and email password. Click 'OK'.

35. You are now Connected to eduroam.

Step 2 - Configuring your Browser

If you want to browse the web to reach any web sites outside the University you must configure your browser to use the web proxy.

Internet Explorer 7 or higher

1. Click Start, Settings, Control Panel and double-click Internet Options.
2. Choose the Connections tab.
3. Click the LAN Settings button.
4. Ticks the Automatically detect settings option. Untick any others that are ticked.
5. Choose OK and then in the Internet Options panel choose OK again to finish.


1. Run Firefox.
2. From the Tools drop down menu select Options...
3. In the Options panel click the 'Advanced' icon/tab.
4. Select the 'Network' tab.
5. Click the 'Settings...' button.
6. Tick the Auto-Detect Proxy Settings for this network button.
7. Choose OK and then in the Options panel choose OK again to finish
8. Close and restart the browser.

Step 3 - Disconnect

In order to disconnect from Eduroam you need to:

1. Click the Wireless Icon on the task bar in the bottom right of the screen.
2. You should now see the Network Connections window appear.
3. Select 'eduroam' from the list of wireless networks.
4. Click the 'Disconnect' button.
5. You are now disconnected.