Wireless internet at AU

Eduroam for students, employees, and visitors

Eduroam is AU’s wireless network for students, employees and visitors from other research and teaching institutions.

Eduroam is a global collaboration which also gives AU students and employees free access to the wireless network at other teaching and research institutions all over the world. Find Eduroam partners here

To use Eduroam, you need to install it on your devices: Smartphones, tablets and laptops.

If you are using a PC supplied by AU with Windows 10, you don’t need to install eduroam yourself. All you need to do is connect to eduroam and enter your user name and password as described below. The rest has already been set up for you.

 

 

 

Guide

  • Run the program, which can be downloaded from cat.eduroam.org, (Android Google Play)
  • Your user name is au<AUID>@uni.au.dk (ex: au123456@uni.au.dk )
  • Use the same password that you use for mit.au.dk or your AU webmail

It is important to run the setup program, as it ensures a better protection of your user name and password due to the installed certificate.

How to find your AU ID

To find your AU ID you need to log on to mit.au.dk

  1.  Here you find your AU ID
The picture shows how to find your AU ID on mit.au.dk

For staff

If you need wireless network for guests or for research equipment without screen where login is not possible, you can find more information on Staff service.

  

Step-by-step guide

IOS devices

The images in this guide are from an iPhone with iOS version 9.3.2. On other devices and a later version of iOS the screen can look at little different. The screenshots are in Danish. 

Start by downloading the setup profile at cat.eduroam.org

  

2. Enter the password for your iPhone/iPad

 

3. Click Install

 

4. Click Install

 

5. Enter your username. Your username is au<AUID>@uni.au.dk (E.g. au123456@uni.au.dk)

 

6. Enter your password. Your password is the same as for mit.au.dk and your AU webmail

 

7. The installation is in progress

 

8. The installation is finish. Click OK

 

9. When this screen is displayed and eduroam is listed the installation was successful and completed

Windows devices

The images in this guide are from a PC with Windows 7. The guide is for Windows 7, 8 og 10.

Start download the setup program from cat.eduroam.org

 

1. Click Run to start the installation

 

2. Click Next to proceed

 

3. Click Ok to proceed

 

4. Enter your username. Your username is au<AUID>@uni.au.dk (E.g. au123456@uni.au.dk)

5. Enter your password and repeat it in the bottom field. Your password is the same as for mit.au.dk and your AU webmail

 

6. The installation is in progress

 

7. The installation is complete. Click Finish

Android devices

The images in this instruction are taken from a LG Android phone

Eduroam must not exist prior to installation because it may cause an error.

Domnload the program from Google Play to install eduroam properly.
You will find the installation program here:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=uk.ac.swansea.eduroamcat&hl=en

 

1. Click Run to install the program

When the eduroam APP is installed run the program. 

2. Select Aarhus University and continue.

 

3. Click install to proceed

 

4. Enter your username. Your username is au<AUID>@uni.au.dk (E.g. au123456@uni.au.dk)

5. Enter your password. Your password is the same as for mit.au.dk and your AU webmail

6. Then install

 

7. The installation is complete. Click Finish

Technical specifications

Terms and conditions

By using Aarhus University’s wireless network, you agree to comply with the rules in AU’s information security guide.

The university reserves the right to carry out scans of the net with a view to determine which computers are connected to it, and which services they use.

You must ensure that your computer has updated anti-virus software, and that all updates to the operating system and other security updates are installed.

You must not do anything that interferes with the operation of the wireless network. This includes using an unreasonably large percentage of the available bandwidth.

It is illegal and against university rules to copy or share films, music, software or other copyrighted material without the permission of the copyright holder.

Sanctions

  • AU IT may block or restrict your access to the wireless network or other IT services.        
  • Violation of the rules may lead to disciplinary sanctions. Any breaches under criminal law, the law of torts and other punishable offences will be reported to the police.