UNIVERSITY OF THE WITWATERSRAND, JOHANNESBURG

Wireless access setup

WITS WIRELESS (WiFi) HOTSPOTS

Please follow the instructions below to setup your wireless access on your laptop.

If you?ve tried to complete the setup and have been unable to access the wireless network in the Library, please make sure your user name and password is correct, you can do so at the student help desk (Senate House, 2nd floor).

VPN access has been linked to the Active Directory (i.e the same username and password used for your email access).

The followning is the WPA (Wireless Protected Access) supporting documentations which explains how to configure wireless with the Active Directory authentication:

Please Note:For Help with Wireless Setup go to the Library Computer Services from Monday to Thursday between 14:00 and 15:00.

howtoconfigurewitswirelessforwinxp.pdf

WirelessSettingsforVista.pdf

WirelessSettingsforWindow7.pdf

howtoconfigureappleosxtigerforthewitswirelessnetwork.pdf

howtosetupwitswirelessubuntu.pdf

WirelessSettingsforWindows8.pdf

WirelessSettingsforWindowsXP.pdf

WirelessSettingsforMacOS.pdf



Follow these steps to setup wireless on your laptop:

1.) Your notebook computer must be running Windows XP.

2.) Your notebook computer must be "virus free" and have the latest anti-virus program running on it. (For help in this regard
please contact CNS Help Desk, ext. 71717)

3.) The notebook should be loaded with the latest Windows patches. (For help in this regard please contact CNS Help Desk,
ext. 71717)

4.) Familiarize yourself with the University s Code of Conduct for Computer Use,