eduroam setup: Technical Documentation
If you're looking for technical advice about deploying eduroam in different situations, or for advice and materials that could help you / your organisation to ensure the greatest number of your customers / users know that eduroam is available to them, you've come to the right place.
How to get eduroam on my laptop or mobile device
How to deploy and promote eduroam on site / campus
How to deploy and promote eduroam for events
How to offer eduroam support
How to deploy and promote eduroam nationally
How to build the eduroam infrastructure
please use the links below to find the appropriate information.
Tasks for user group
I am a student/ teacher / researcher (Users)
If you know that your school / university / college does provide eduroam, please ask the IT staff for support with setting it up on your laptop or other devices.
If you are not sure whether or not your institution provides eduroam, the National Roaming Operator for your country may be able to help with your enquiry. To find out more, follow the linked maps from http://www.eduroam.org/
For a list of devices that are compatible with eduroam see here: https://confluence.terena.org/display/H2eduroam/Devices+that+are+compatible+with+eduroam
I am an IT manager / staff member from a university / college / school etc. (Institutions)
I am an IT manager / staff member from a (potential) National Roaming Operator organisation
See 'How to deploy eduroam on-site / campus' and 'How to offer eduroam support'
eduroam Operations Support Services
Access to most of the eduroam Operations Support Services is restricted to authorised National Roaming Operator (NRO) personnel (a.k.a. "federation operators") and their registered eduroam Identity Providers (IdPs) and eduroam Service Providers (SPs). Some services are available to the general public though. In the list below, the following prefixes are used to indicate access level
- OPEN - parts of the service are available to end users and the general public
- INST - parts of the service are restricted to eduroam IdPs and SPs
- FED - parts of the service are restricted to eduroam NRO personnel
List of eduroam Operations Support Service elements
- FED web interface
- OPEN data format and status overview
- OPEN schema verification for data set: http://your.url.here
eduroam infrastructure diagnostics
- OPEN INST FED eduroam Configuration Assistant Tool (CAT)
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The technical information on these pages has been provided and updated thanks to eduroam experts from a number of organisations. Likewise, the advice and materials that have been provided to assist you in raising awareness of your eduroam service have been produced by a group of marketing and communications experts from European national research and education networking organisations (NRENs) and the pan-European organisations DANTE and TERENAorganisation GÉANT. This work-in-progress is part of the GÉANT (GN3GN4-2) project, which is funded by many NRENs and by the European Commission..