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Wireless Configuration Instructions for Ubuntu

These instructions will configure your wireless connection to the RU-Secure wireless network. It will allow you to authenticate and browse using a higher level of security and protection.

Please locate and download the ca-bundle.crt file which includes all necessary certificates. Click here to download: or click the download link on the instructions page, beside Ubuntu.

At the Connect to screen, type in your my.ryerson username. Click Log in.  Place the the ca-bundle.crt file in the folder /etc/ssl/certs.

At the top of your screen, on the menu bar click on your wireless icon and connect to RU-Secure.

When you attempt to connect, the Wireless Network Authentication Required window will appear. Please fill in the options with the following information (see screenshot for example):
a.    Wireless security: WPA & WPA2 Enterprise
b.    Authentication: Protected EAP (PEAP)
c.    Anonymous identity: please leave blank
d.    CA certificate:

Click the folder icon to browse to a location Browse to /etc/ssl/certs
Select ca-bundle.crt.
Click Open.
e.    PEAP version: Automatic
f.     Inner authentication: MSCHAPv2
g.    Username:
h.    Password:

When prompted for credentials, please enter your my.ryerson username and password - please note that your student number is not a valid username on the wireless.
Once all the settings are entered click Connect

You will then see a pop up confirming your successful connection. You will not be prompted to login again and when you are within range of the wireless signal, your device will automatically authenticate you.