Windows 8 Wired

Though Windows has support for Stevens Network Authentication (802.1x) it is not enabled by default. Enabling the service and connecting to the Stevens Network are documented on this page.

Step 1 - Enable Wired AutoConfig

1. Press Windows Key up the Metro UI interface.

2. Simply type services and the search function will automatically open. Click on the View local services option in the list of results.

3. Find Wired AutoConfig and right click on the service and select properties.

4. Under the Startup type dropdown menu select Automatic.

5. Click on the Start button.

6. Click the OK button.

Step 2 - Configure Credentials

1. In the system tray, right click the networking icon then select Open Network and Sharing Center.

2. Click Change Adapter Settings on the left hand side.

3. Right click on Local Area Connection then click Properties.

4. On the Authentication tab select Enable IEEE 802.1x authentication and in the drop down menu select Microsoft: Protected EAP (PEAP).





















5. Click Additional Settings.

6. Make sure there is a check in the box under 802.1X settings, and ensure that the Authentication mode selected is either User or Computer Authentication or User Authentication.

7. Click Settings and ensure the dropdown says Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2).

8. Click Configure.

9. Uncheck the box next to Automatically use my Windows logon name and password (and domain if any).

10. Plug your Ethernet cable in and enter in your Stevens username and password.

11. If this window appears click Connect.

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