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The following instructions describe how to use Windows 7 to connect to BeachNet+ and designate BeachNet+ as your default SSID (wireless network).

NOTE: To connect to BeachNet+, you must have a valid nine digit CampusID along with your BeachID password. If you have not activated your BeachID password, visit https://beachid.csulb.edu/. Also note that you will need to update your password on your mobile device whenever you update your BeachID password.

Connect to BeachNet+

1. Click the Wireless Network icon in the Windows Taskbar (typically located on the bottom right of your screen). It looks like a series of signal bars, and will have a yellow star on them if you're currently connected to a wireless network.


Figure 1: Windows taskbar icons

2. Click on Open Network and Sharing Center


Figure 2: Wireless network selections

3. Click Manage wireless networks

Figure 3: Manage wireless networks

4. Click Add

Figure 4: Add network

5. Click Manually create a network profile


Figure 5: Manually connect to network

6. Type in beachnet+ in the network name and select WPA2-Enterprise then click Next


Figure 6: Enter network information

7. Click Change connection settings

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Figure 7: Change connection settings

8. Click on the Security tab. Make sure the authentication method is Microsoft: Protected EAP (PEAP). Then click the Settings button


Figure 8: Beachnet+ wireless properties

9. Check both "Validate server certificate" and "AddTrust External CA Root" then click the Configure button


 Figure 9: EAP Properties

10. Uncheck Automatically use my Windows logon name then click OK


Figure 10: Uncheck windows logon

11. Click Advanced settings


Figure 11: Advanced settings dialog

12. Check the Specify authentication mode and select User Authentication.


Figure 12: Advanced settings dialog

13. Click OK to close Advanced Settings.

14. Click OK to exit the beachnet+ Wireless Network Properties window.

15. Click Close to save the new beachnet+ profile.

16. Connect to beachnet+ wireless


Figure 13: Connect to Beachnet+

 

17. If you are prompted to Terminate or Connect, examine the certificate details for the Radius Server names "its-clear01.campus.ad.csulb.edu" or "its-clear02.campus.ad.csulb.edu" or "its-wifiauth01.campus.ad.csulb.edu" and is signed by AddTrust External CA Root or InCommons CA. Then click Connect.



Figure 14: Check certificate details and Connect