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802.1x Windows 7

If this is the first time that the computer is connected via 802.1x authentication must enable the service.

Enabling the service

  • click the Start button in the Search box, type services.msc and then press ENTER,
  • on the Services tab that opens, look for the service named Wired AutoConfig right-click and select Properties,
  • change the item Startup type from Manual to Automatic,
  • if the service status is Stopped, click on the Start button.

Settings Supplicant 802.1x

  • Open the settings for the network adapter: DX-click on the icon of the LAN connection (lower right) then select Open Network and Sharing Center, click on Change adapter setting,
  • DX-click on the connection for which you want to enable 802.1x authentication then select Properties,
  • click on tab Authentication and then select the check boxes:
    • Enable IEEE 802.1X authentication,
    • Remember my credentials…,
    • Fallback to unauthorized….

  • Click on the button Settings and on the Protected EAP Properties window that appears check that:
    • is checked Validate server certificate choosing from the Trusted Root Certification Authorities the voice AddTrust External CA Root,
    • is checked Connect to these servers stating the following (separated by ;);;,
    • the authentication method selected is Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2).

The following configuration is required only for PC NOT in the UNITN domain (for PC in the UNITN domain skip this step)

  • Click the Configure button, then from the Properties window that appears EAP MASCHAPv2 deselect the item Automatically use…. as shown below:

  • Click the button Additional Settings… for the tab Properties - Local Area Connection (LAN) and on the tab Advanced setting that will appear check:
    • that the item Specify authentication mode is checked, choosing among:
      • User authentication (For computer NOT in UNITN domain),
      • User or computer authentication (For computer in UNITN domain),
    • click on the button Save Credetials.

  • After connecting the network cable when prompted, enter your unitn credentials

In the event that the credentials are not recognized you will be automatically redirected to a Captive Portal authentication.


Force the reauthentication:

  • Unselect Remember my credentials… then deactivate/activate the network card:

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