Hopkins Wireless Network Instructions and Requirements for Windows Vista and Mac
OS can be found here: http://www.it.jhu.edu/networking/wireless/
Hopkins Wireless Network Requirements for Windows XP
1. Windows XP Home or Windows XP Professional
2. XP Service Pack 2 installed, which has WPA built in.
3. Wireless network adapter that supports the 802.11b and/or 802.11g protocol(s) and
WiFi Protected Access (WPA)
To authenticate to the hopkins Wireless network, you are required to have either Windows
XP Home or Windows XP Professional installed on your computer. You must also have XP
Service Pack 2 installed.
NOTE: Windows 9x series and Windows Me are not supported.
The network card you purchase must support the 802.11b and/or 802.11g protocol(s) as
well as support WiFi Protected Access (WPA). Your network card must also support
Microsoft’s Wireless Zero Configuration (WZC) Service. Most new wireless network
cards support WZC. However, if you are unsure if your network card supports WZC, check
your vendor's online support or contact the vendor directly.
NOTE: You must have the current drivers for your network card which are available
from the card vendor's web site.
Service Pack Verification
To verify that Service Pack 2 is installed on your computer, follow the instructions below:
Click Start scroll up to Settings and select Control Panel from the submenu that appears.
Double-click on the System control panel.
In the System Properties sheet, you can see that Service Pack 2 is installed on the system
used in the illustration. If you do not see Service Pack 2 or higher listed under the Version,
you must install it to access the wireless network. If you see that Service Pack 2 or higher is
installed, you can continue with the wireless configuration.
How to configure Hopkins wireless with Windows XP
From the Start Menu right click on “Connect To” and select “Wireless Network Connection.”
Click on advanced settings and you should now see the wireless network properties. Select
the Wireless Networks tab. Click Add.
Enter the SSID word hopkins in the SSID field. The Network Authentication should be set to
WPA. The Data Encryption should be set to AES.
Click on Authentication Tab:
EAP Type: choose Protected EAP (PEAP)
Uncheck the “Authenticate as computer when computer information is available” box.
Click on the properties tab for Protected EAP properties.
Add a check to validate server certificate.
Add a check to Equifax Secure Certificate Authority.
Add a check to Enable Fast Reconnect.
Please click the Configure button under Select Authentication Method.
Uncheck the “Automatically use my Windows logon name and password (and domain if
any). “ box and click OK. Then click OK in Protected EAP Properties box. Click OK in
hopkins properties box. Click OK in Wireless Network Connection Properties box.
This will bring you back to the main desktop.
Please click on this message “Wireless Network Connection”.
Example 7 screen will pop up.
Please enter your Credentials:
JHED Logon ID
WIN (Should be the Logon domain)
You will then receive a message that the wireless network connection is now connected.
Please open your Internet Explorer or browser.
You will now receive a message that you are being redirected to the Network Authentication
Please click HERE.
Click Download Clean Access Agent 126.96.36.199
Click “Run” again if the publisher could not be verified.
The Cisco Clean Access Agent InstallShield wizard should appear.
Click “Next” (twice) then Click Install.
Cisco Clean Access Agent may request that you install a new version. Click “YES”.
Click Finish (should see message that the Clean Access was installed successfully).
The Clean Access Agent will run and then minimize.
You may now open a web browser to access the network!