Using Linksys to Connect to Ohlone's Wireless Network - Ohlone Wireless Networking, Information Technology (IT) Department

Access to Ohlone's Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) requires that you have an Ohlone College "Computer Lab Account". You can create and/or update this account from the Ohlone College Web Services Accounts page (also available at https://accounts.ohlone.edu or in WebAdvisor by selecting "Manage Your Web Services Account").

Launch the Linksys configuration program, and click on the "Profiles" tab.

Click on "New…" to create a new profile. Give it a name, like "ohlone". Next, select the frequency bands the network will use. For best results, select both 5 GHz and 2.4 GHz:

Obtain network addresses through DHCP:

Configure the name of the network. This should be set to "ohlone" (lower case, no spaces):

For Security, select "Externally Managed 802.1X keys":

Finally, save the profile, and activate the new settings:

Finally, configure authentication through Windows using the Windows 2000 authentication configuration document.

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