Setting up eduroam under Linux with NetworkManager


  • Valid OVGU-Account of the University of Magdeburg
  • Network connection via Wi-Fi is configured for automatic obtaining of an IP address via DHCP


  • Click on the Network Manager icon and select the eduroam network.

In the next window you are asked for the authentication details:

  • Security: WPA & WPA2-Enterprise
  • Authentication: Protected EAP (or: PEAP)
  • Anonymous identity:
  • Domain:
  • CA certifiacate: USERTrust RSA Certification Authority
    • The CA certificate is normally pre-installed and can be found under the following path: /etc/ssl/certs/ca-certificates.crt
  • PEAP version: Automatic
  • Innere authentication: MSCHAPv2
  • Username: Your username in the format
  • Password: Your Password
  • Click on the Connect button when you are finished.

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