WellingtonUniversity wireless network

To use the ‘WellingtonUniversity’ wireless network, you must have a University username and password. Learn how to connect your device.

Staff using laptops and wireless capable desktop computers issued by the University should automatically connect to ‘WellingtonUniversity’. Staff will also be granted access to resources such as H, M, Research and other drives, as well as to administrative platforms and tools provided by the University.

All other devices are assigned a network with access to the internet and some services hosted on campus.

Staff and students with personal or mobile devices will need to connect to the network.

Android

  1. Browse to your device’s Wi-Fi connections
  2. Select ‘WellingtonUniversity’ wireless network.
  3. Enter your username and password.
    1. Leave ‘Anonymous Identity’ blank if presented with this option.

      Screenshot of Android phone screen asking user to enter username and password.
  4. Ensure the following options are selected if asked. Not all options will be present on every device.
    1. ‘CA Certificate’ to be ‘Unspecified’ or ‘Don’t validate’.
    2. Set ‘EAP Method’ to be ‘PEAP’.
    3. Set ‘Phase 2 Authentication’ to be ‘MSCHAPV2’.
  5. Tap ‘Connect’.

Apple iOS, iPhone and iPad

  1. Browse to your device’s Wi-Fi connection
  2. Select ‘WellingtonUniversity’ wireless network.
  3. Enter your username and password.
    Username and password screen on apple iphone
  1. Trust the certificate ‘ise.vuw.ac.nz’ issued by QuoVadis.

    Certificate screen of Apple iphone showing options

Apple MacOS, MacBook and iMac

  1. Browse to your device’s Wi-Fi connection.
  2. Select ‘WellingtonUniversity’ wireless.
  3. Enter your username and password.
  4. Click ‘Join’.

    Wi-Fi network screen on Apple phone
  5. If prompted to ‘Verify certificate’ press ‘Continue’.
    1. You may be asked to enter your local Mac password to verify the ‘Certificate Trust Settings’.
    2. Click ‘Update settings’.

Linux

Screenshot of WiFi connection parameters on Linux.

  1. Browse to your device’s Wi-Fi connection.
  2. Select ‘WellingtonUniversity’ wireless.
    1. Set Wifi security to be WPA & WPA2/3 Enterprise.
    2. Set Authentication to be ‘Protected EAP (PEAP)’.
    3. Check the box next to ‘No CA certificate is required’ or similar.
    4. If required, select MSCHAPv2 as the Inner Authentication.
    5. Leave other fields blank.
  3. Enter your username and password.
  4. Click ‘Connect’.

Microsoft Windows 7, 8 and 10

  1. Browse to your device’s Wi-Fi connection.
  2. Select ‘WellingtonUniversity’ wireless network.
  3. Enter your username and password.


    Username and password screen on Microsoft device.
  4. Click ‘Connect’ to proceed.
  5. Continue Connecting screen on microsoft device

Troubleshooting

If your device will not connect after following the above instructions, you can contact Digital Solutions. If you can locate your device’s Wi-Fi MAC address ahead of time this will speed the process up.

For common problems you can attempt the following:

  1. Forget/remove WellingtonUniversity and WellingtonUniversityGuest and connect again.
  2. Restart your device.
  3. Update your Operating System and Drivers to the latest version.
  4. For Phase 2/Inner Authentication, select None instead of MSCHAPv2.
  5. If your device supports ‘MAC Randomisation’, consider disabling it in the advanced settings of the connection.