Information Technology Services - eduroam
users from participating institutions to use their usual network
login credentials to access the eduroam network while visiting other
Institutions in the
UK which are part of eduroam can found on the Janet website.
Janet has also developed companion apps for iOS
and Android to help locate nearby participating institutions.
eduroam is a federation
of many institutions worldwide. A full list of participating institutions, including maps, can be found at the
eduroam for QMU staff and students
Before visiting an institution:
- Check if eduroam is available using the above links or apps.
- Configure and test eduroam on-campus before leaving.
- Be sure to append @qmu.ac.uk to your username when configuring eduroam.
Users of Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, and 10; Apple iOS; Mac OS X Lion (10.7), Mountain Lion (10.8), Mavericks (10.9), and Yosemite (10.10); and Linux can use the
eduroam Configuration Assistant Tool (CAT). Users of Android 4.4 (KitKat) and 5.0 (Lollipop) can
also use eduroam CAT, although it is necessary to install the
eduroam CAT tool from the Google Play store
to perform the configuration.
To use eduroam CAT click the link above then click the button "eduroam user: download your eduroam installer". After locating and
clicking "Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh", choose the appropriate option from the list to be shown the download options.
Then click to download the installer for the operating system that matches your device. In the case of iOS, clicking the correct link
will begin the installation process.
Windows 8 RT
Windows 8 RT tablets are not supported by eduroam CAT. IT Services has
written instructions for these devices.
Users of Windows XP with Service Pack 3 can download and unzip
this set-up tool then follow
these instructions to configure eduroam.
Earlier versions of Windows XP are unsupported and should be upgraded.
Other Operating Systems
Users of operating systems not supported by eduroam CAT or documented above are advised to use the following generic
instructions to configure their device. Unfortunately differences between operating systems and naming conventions means that
some interpretation may be required on the user's part:
- Network name (SSID): eduroam
- Security type: WPA2 Enterprise
- Encryption method: AES
- EAP Type: Protected EAP (PEAP)
- Authentication Method: MS-CHAPv2
- Username: email@example.com
- Password: QMU account password
- Verify server certificate: Enabled/checked
- Server name: mgt03.qmu.ac.uk
Users may need to install the Verisign intermediate
certificate (right-click to save).
eduroam for visitors
QMU offers the JRS tier 2 service
supporting WPA2. NAT is used on the wireless
If you have tested the connection at your
home institution then it should work at QMU. If you have any connection
issues please contact your home institution in the first instance.
Usage of the QMU network is governed by
our IT regulations. Usage of the Janet
Network is governed by the JANET
Acceptable Use Policy.
All support issues for eduroam should be directed
to the user's home institution.
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