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How to use the WiFi

We describe the steps to configure the wifi in your computer in case you don’t have it already configure in your computer.

Because of security reasons, the wlan password is different from the IST password. To change passwords or get to know your WLAN password, please visit: PasswordManager

Configuration instructions

Configuration instructions on Linux

Configuration instructions for Mac

Configuration instructions on Windows

List of wireless networks

istwlan

The istwlan is the main wireless connection. It grants access to internal services + internet.

  • Network Name (SSID): istwlan
  • Security Mode: WPA2-Enterprise
  • Authentication: PEAP
  • Username: your username
  • Password: your wlan password (do not use your login password here)

eduroam

The eduroam is the wireless for people coming from other universities or institutions. It grants access to the internet only. More information can be found at eduroam website.

  • Network Name (SSID): eduroam
  • Security Mode: WPA2-Enterprise
  • Authentication: PEAP
  • Username: your username + @ist.ac.at (e.g. user@ist.ac.at)
  • Password: your wlan password (do not use your login password here)

public-wlan

The public wireless is an open wireless with no encryption nor security. It grants access to internet only.

  • Network Name (SSID): public-wlan
  • Security Mode: None
  • Username: None
  • Password: None
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