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Overview

Welcome to Eagle Wi-Fi, Texas A&M University-Texarkana’s brand new wireless network! Eagle Wi-Fi for guests allows visitors to Texas A&M University-Texarkana to connect to an open network throughout campus.

Eagle Wi-Fi supports all operating systems including Windows, Mac OS X, iOS, Android, Linux, Chromebooks, and more.

This guide provides basic instructions for connecting your BlackBerry device to Eagle Wi-Fi.

 

Supported BlackBerry Versions

Eagle Wi-Fi supports BlackBerry Smartphones equipped with Wi-Fi radios that support 802.1X.

NOTE: Your network may not support all versions of BlackBerry. Contact your network help desk to verify the supported BlackBerry versions.

Follow the step below to connect to Eagle Wi-Fi. During this process, you will enter information as requested, and make selections about user type, device type, etc. Screen icons, color schemes, and messaging can all be customized by the network administrator. This guide provides examples with generic screens and messaging, which might be different than what is displayed on the device.

User Prompts

This section displays the user prompts for connecting to Eagle Wi-Fi. The sequence of steps for the enrollment differs, depending on access type selected.

  • See Steps 1 through 12 for Students, Faculty, and Staff Access.
  • See Steps 1a through 10a for Guest Access.

Students, Faculty and Staff Access:

Connect to Eagle Wi-Fi

Tap Settings > Network and Connections > Wi-Fi. Turn on Wi-Fi and your device will display a list of available wireless networks. Select Eagle Wi-Fi from the list.

 

FIGURE 1: Select Eagle WiFi

 select eagle wifi

The Welcome screen displays. Read the Terms & Conditions and check the box to show your acceptance of these terms. Click Start to continue. Note: This screen has been customized and may appear differently than the image below.

 

 

FIGURE 2: Enrollment Welcome Screen

 Welcome screen

User Type

Select your User Type at the prompt (Students, Faculty, Staff or Guest) to continue. This example follows the Students, Faculty, Staff workflow branch.

 

FIGURE 3User Type Prompt

 

User Credentials

Enter your EagleID and click Continue.

FIGURE 4: User Credential Prompt

 User Credential Prompt

Download the Certificates

From the Other Operating Systems tab on the configuration instructions screen, tap the down arrow to download the certificates.

Tap the down arrow next to Step 1: Install The CA Certificate. Tap Save to download the certificate. Save the certificate with the default name. The screen displays a brief message to confirm that the download was complete.

 

FIGURE 5: Download and install Certificates

 Download and install Certificates 

FIGURE 6: Save CA Certificate

 Save CA Certificate

The certificate is listed in the Downloads folder. Tap the back arrow at the bottom left to return to the configuration instructions screen.

FIGURE 7: CA Certificate

 CA Certificate

Tap the down arrow next to Step 2: Install Your Certificate. Tap Save to download the certificate. Save the certificate with the default name. The screen displays a brief message to confirm that the download was complete.

 

FIGURE 8: Save User Certificate

 Save user certificate

The certificate is listed in the Downloads folder. Tap the back arrow at the bottom left to return to the configuration instructions screen.

 

FIGURE 9: User Certificate

 user certificate

Import the Certificates

 

After the certificates have been downloaded, you are returned to the configuration instructions screen. After the certificates have been downloaded to the device, they must be imported to the certificate store.

 

NOTE: The certificate information is not populated on the configuration step until the certificates have been downloaded.

 

FIGURE 10: Configuration Instructions

 configure wifi

 

Go to the System Settings for the device. Tap Security and Privacy to continue.

 

FIGURE 11: System Settings

 system settings

Tap Certificates to continue.

 

FIGURE 12: Security and Privacy Settings

 security and privacy

The certificate store is displayed. Click the plus sign to add a CA certificate.

 

FIGURE 13: Add Certificate

 add cerificate

On the Select Certificates screen, locate the Downloads folder. Tap to the Downloads folder to view the certificates available for import.

 

FIGURE 14: Select Downloads Folder

 select downloads folder

Select the CA certificate that was previously downloaded. Tap the CA certificate to import.

FIGURE 15: Select CA Certificate

 select CA certificate

On the Import Certificate screen, verify that you are importing the CA certificate that was listed on the configuration instructions. Leave the certificate usage restriction settings unchecked. Tap the back arrow at the bottom left to return to the certificate store.

 

FIGURE 16: CA Certificate Settings

 CA certificate settings

There is a brief message that indicates that the certificate was imported. The Certificates screen displays. Swipe the list to view your CA certificate. Click the plus sign to add the User certificate.

FIGURE 17: Certificate Imported

 CA certificate import

On the Select Certificates screen, locate the Downloads folder. Tap to the Downloads folder to view the certificates available for import.

FIGURE 18: Select Downloads Folder

 select download folder

Select the user certificate that was previously downloaded. Tap the user certificate to import.

 

FIGURE 19: Select User Certificate

 select user certificate

The BlackBerry OS requires that you enter a password to import user certificates Enter your NetID password. Tap OK to continue with importing the user certificate.

FIGURE 20: Enter Password for User Certificate

 enter password

On the Import Certificate screen, verify that you are importing the user certificate that was listed on the configuration instructions. Leave the certificate usage restriction settings unchecked. Tap the back arrow at the bottom left to return to the certificate store.

 

FIGURE 21: User Certificate Settings

 user cert settings

There is a brief message that indicates that the certificate was imported. The Certificates screen displays. Swipe the list to view your user certificate. Tap the back arrow in the bottom left to return to the Security and Privacy screen, and then again to return to the System Settings screen.

 

 

 

FIGURE 22: Certificate Imported

 

Configure Wi-Fi Settings

 

Return to the device System Settings screen to configure the wireless network settings. The Wi-Fi settings are configured in Network and Connections. Tap Networks and Connections to continue.

 

 

 

FIGURE 23: System Settings

 

The Wi-Fi setting displays your current wireless network connection. Select Wi-Fi to continue.

 

 

 

FIGURE 24: Networks and Connections

 

The Wi-Fi Networks tab lists the available wireless networks. Swipe through the list of Available Networks to locate the Wireless Network Name from the configuration instructions. See the Configuration Instructions section to review the correct settings.

 

 

 

FIGURE 25: Wi-Fi Settings

 

The secure wireless settings require your user credentials Enter your NetID.

 

 

 

FIGURE 26: User Credentials for Wireless Network

 

 

The secure wireless network requires additional settings. Check the Advanced Options box to expose additional wireless configuration settings.

 

 

 

FIGURE 27: Advanced Options

 

The secure wireless network requires that you select the correct Security Type, Security Sub Type, CA Certificate, and Client Certificate settings. Use the following selections for the secure wireless network:

 

Security Type = WPA2-EAP

Security Sub Type = EAP-TLS

CA Certificate = The CA certificate that was downloaded and imported.

Client Certificate = The client certificate that was downloaded and imported.

VPN Profiles = None

Band Type = Leave the default, Dual Band.

 

Tap Connect to connect to the secure wireless network.

 

 

 

FIGURE 28: Security Type Settings

 

You should now be connected to the secure wireless network. The Wi-Fi screen displays the secure wireless network to which you are connected.

 

 

 

FIGURE 29: Device Connected

 

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