This document will give you instructions on how to connect your Windows 8 Computer to our SU-Secure wireless network.

Automated System instructions

  1. Hover your mouse in the upper right-hand corner to open the Charms menu, and click Settings.
    start screen
  2. In settings, click on the Wi-Fi symbol, select SU-Connect, and click Connect.
    settingsnetworksconnect screen
  3. Click your Desktop charm to get to your desktop.
    desktop tile
  4. Open a web browser, such as Internet Explorer, and navigate to http://connect.salisbury.edu.
  5. Click Personally Owned Device or Salisbury University Owned Devices.
    connection wizard
  6. Click the JoinNow button.
    join now screen
  7. If you get a pop-up Security Warning regarding the https://cloud.securew2.com:443 website, click Continue.
    security warning
  8. Click Run to run the SecureW2 B.V. application.
  9. Click Yes to install the thawte SSL CA – G2 certificate.
    accept certificate
  10. Now enter your Salisbury Username and Password and click Next.
    login screen
  11. If your password and up-to-date and your account is active, this process will complete and you will need to click Done.
    joined screen
  12. You can see that you are now connected to SU-Secure by clicking the Network icon.
    wifi logonetworks

Direct Connection

If the automated process does not work on your computer, here are the instructions on how to connect directly to SU-Secure.

  1. Click the Network icon and select SU-Secure and click Connect.
    networks
  2. Enter your Salisbury University Username and Password and click OK.
    login screen
  3. You can see that you are now connected to SU-Secure by clicking the Network icon.
  4. wifi logoconnected

Manually Connect

If connecting directly to SU-Secure does not work on your computer, here are the instructions on how to manually connect to SU-Secure.

  1. Click the This PC folder on the taskbar.
    this pc
  2. Now click Computer and then select Open Control Panel.
    control panel
  3. In Control Panel, type wireless in the search box in the top right corner. The window below will display matches to the search.
  4. Select Set up a connection or network under Network and Sharing Center.
    network and sharing center
  5. Select Manually connect to a wireless network.
    choose a connection
  6. In the Manually connect to a wireless network window, for Network Name enter SU-Secure.
    enter information for wireless network
    1. For Security type, select WPA2-Enterprise from the drop-down.
    2. For Encryption Type, make sure AES is selected from the drop-down.
    3. Make sure that both Start this connection automatically and Connect even if the network is not broadcasting are checked.
    4. Then click Next.
  7. The window will change to indicate you have Successfully added SU-Secure.
    success window
  8. Click Change connection settings.
  9. In the SU-Secure Wireless Network Properties window, click the Security tab.
    wireless network properties
    1. In Choose a network authentication method, Microsoft: Protected EAP (PEAP) should be selected.
    2. Click the Settings button.
    3. In the Protected EAP Properties window, make sure that Validate server certificate is checked.
      protected eap properties
      1. Check Connect to these servers:, and type .*.salisbury.edu (period + asterisk + period + salisbury + period + edu) in the box provided.  
      2. In Trusted Root Certification Authorities, check Thawte Premium Server CA and thawte Primary Root CA.
      3. In Select Authentication Method, verify that Secured password (EAP-MSCHAP v2) is selected and click Configure.
        eap mschapv2 properties
        1. In the EAP MSCHAPv2 Properties window, uncheck Automatically use my Windows logon name and password (and domain if any).
        2. Click OK.
      4. Click OK to exit the Protected EAP Properties window.
    4. In the SU-Secure Wireless Network Properties window, under the Security tab, click the Advanced settings button.
      SU-Secure Wireless Network Properties
      1. Click the 802.1x settings tab.
        802.1x settings
        1. Make sure that Specify authentication mode is checked, and select User authentication.
      2. Click the 802.11 settings tab.
        802.11 settings
        1. By default, Enable Pairwise Master Key (PMK) caching should be checked, PMK time to live (minutes): should be set to 720, and Number of entries in PMK cache: should be set to 128.
        2. Click OK to close the Advanced settings window.
    5. Click OK to exit the SU-Secure Wireless Network Properties window.
  10. Click Close on the Manually Connect to a Wireless Network window. 
  11. Exit out of the Manage Wireless Networks window as well.
  12. Click the Network icon and select SU-Secure and click Connect.
    network
  13. Enter your Salisbury University Username and Password and click OK.
    login
  14. Click on the Network icon to verify you are connected to SU-Secure.
    connected

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