Which Wi-Fi network should I use?
If you work or study at École polytechnique:
eduroam Wi-Fi network
username: firstname.lastname @ polytechnique.fr
password: password used for École polytechnique directory (LDAP same as password used for your email account)
If you work or study at an eduroam institution:
eduroam Wi-Fi network
username: firstname.lastname @ yourdomain.com (e.g. ensta.fr)
password: your password (provided by your institution)
In all other cases:
Guest Wi-Fi network
This is an open Wi-Fi network (no prior authentication needed).
To create an account, you must have a valid email address, or a Facebook, Linkedin or Twitter social media account.
How do I configure my device to connect to the Wi-Fi network?
Change only the following settings:
- EAP method: TTLS
- Phase-2 authentication: PAP
- Identity: see above, according to your institution
- Anonymous identity: anonymous @ polytechnique.fr (for École polytechnique) or anonymous @ yourdomain.com (for other institutions)
- Password: enter the password you use for your institution
Add and configure the eduroam Wi-Fi network by following the steps shown in the screenshots below:
Type the following into the field outlined in red : nac-wifi1.polytechnique.fr;nac-wifi2.polytechnique.fr;vlaksat.polytechnique.fr
For visitors from other institutions, enter the domain of your institution instead of @polytechnique.fr.
macOS, iPhone, iPad
For service users of the campus : open the Safari browser and download the mobileconfig profile, which may be found here.
If you already have a mobileconfig for the Eduroam network you must remove it before installing the new
Then, open the downloaded file to configure your Apple device and connect to the eduroam Wi-Fi network.
For visitors from other institutions, create a profile on https://cat.eduroam.org/
If you use a graphical user interface on your device, open the network connection manager.
Then, configure the eduroam Wi-Fi network as follows:
Security: WPA and WPA2-Enterprise
Authentication: Tunneled TLS
Internal authentication: PAP
Anonymous identity: "anonymous" (for École polytechnique) or "anonymous @ yourdomain.com" (for other institutions)
If you do not use a graphical user interface, use the wpa_supplicant package in a command-line interface.
Then, create the configuration file "/etc/wpa_supplicant/eduroam.conf" and enter the following: