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Configure Android, Chromebook, and some Linux Devices to connect to RESNET-PROTECTED

Before you begin

Please ensure that you have an Active Directory (AD) username and password. Your username is usually the first part of your UCSD e-mail address (before the @ symbol). If you have forgotten your password, you can reset it at our password reset website:

Follow the steps below

To fill out the fields required from Android, Chromebook, and some Linux devices to be able to connect to RESNET-PROTECTED, the WPA2-E encrypted residential wireless network.

1. Configure your Wi-Fi

  • Select Settings.
  • Select Wi-Fi.

2. Select the RESNET-PROTECTED network

  • Under Wi-Fi, select RESNET-PROTECTED.
    • If RESNET-PROTECTED isn’t on the list, please ensure that you are in a residential area and that your device supports 5 GHz. If it is not 5 GHz compatible, please connect to the RESNET-GUEST-DEVICE network. The passkey is "ResnetConnect".

3. Configure the network settings

  • EAP Method: Select PEAP.
  • Phase 2 Authentication: Select MSCHAPV2.
  • For CA Certificate, you typically have two options:
    1. Select N/A, (unspecified), or Do not validate.
    2. Select Use system certificates.
      • Online Certificate Status: Select Do not validate.
      • Domain: Enter
  • Identity: Enter your Active Directory username.
  • Anonymous Identity: Leave blank or enter
  • Password: Enter your Active Directory password.
  • Click Connect.
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4. Verify your connection

Under Wi-Fi, you should see Connected to RESNET-PROTECTED.

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