Setting up OvGU-802.1X 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 OvGU-802.1X network.
  • In the next window you are asked for the authentication details:
        • Security: WPA & WPA2-Enterprise
        • Authentication: Protected EAP (or: PEAP)
        • Anonymous identity: anonymous
        • Domain:
        • CA certifiacate: 
    T-TeleSec GlobalRoot Class 2
      • The CA certificate is normally pre-installed and can be found under the following path: /etc/ssl/certs/T-TeleSec_GlobalRoot_Class_2.pem
    • PEAP version: Automatic
    • Innere authentication: MSCHAPv2
    • Username: Your username
    • Password: Your Password
  • Click on the Connect button when you are finished.

Last Modification: 21.01.2023 - Contact Person: IT-Service