Office of Information Technology

Manually Connecting Your Device to the eagle-secure Wireless Network

 

Please Note: Only devices that support enterprise (802.1x) secured wireless networks can connect to eagle-secure.


Manually Connecting to
AU's eagle-secure Wireless Network

To connect your device to the eagle-secure wireless network, please refer to the device documentation for how to see a list of available networks. Then follow these steps:

  1. Check your available wireless networks and choose the network, eagle-secure.
  2. The following settings should be configured where possible:
    • Security Type: 802.1x EAP (WPA2 may work in some cases)
    • Security Method: PEAP
    • Phase 2 Authentication: MSCHAPV2
    • Certificate: n/a or Unspecified
    • Identity: Your AU User Name (eg: ab1234a or jxdoe)
    • Anonymous Identity: Leave this field blank
    • Password: Your AU network password
  3. Click OK/Save/Connect depending on your device.
  4. You should now be connected to the eagle-secure wireless network.

Access to the network is restricted to AU faculty, staff, students, and registered visitors.

For further assistance, please contact the IT Help Desk at 202-885-2550, helpdesk@american.edu, or AskAmericanUHelp.