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Eduroam is a common system for connecting to wireless networks among universities and higher education all over the world. All university and college employees can connect to Eduroam, if the origanization they belong to is a member of the Eduroam cooperation.
Lund University is, since the second half of 2009, a member of the Eduroam cooperation. This does not only mean that you as an employee at Lund University can connect to the wireless Eduroam network at Lund University, but it also means that you can do it even when visiting other universities around the world that are also Eduroam members.
Conversely, of course, visitors from other colleges and universities around the world that are members of Eduroam, can also connect to Eduroam when visiting Lund University. See the websites www.eduroam.se and www.eduroam.org if you want to know more about the Eduroam cooperation and the organizations that are connected.
In order to connect to Eduroam, logging is required. Employees at Lund University should log on to Eduroam using their LUCAT identity.
Eduroam is only available as a wireless computer network. See the list of conference rooms for conference rooms that have Eduroam.
In order to use Eduroam you need a laptop, mobile phone or other mobile device with wireless networking. In this guide, you will find instructions for how to connect a wireless network connection to Eduroam.
Eduroam is not only available at the university, but also some public areas in Sweden.
The Swedish university network SUNET in 2012 signed an agreement with The Cloud in order to make Eduroam access possible even in airports, train stations and some other public areas in Sweden.
See further information from SUNET (in Swedish): http://www.sunet.se/Nyheter/Nyheter/10-2-2012-600-000-studenter-och-forskare-i-Sverige-blir-mobila-med-eduroam-och-The-Cloud.html
The location of wireless hotspots and access points can be seen here: http://www.hotspotfinder.thecloud.net/business
Lund University has, via LDC, joined a cooperation on wireless networking with Region Skåne. This effectively means that Eduroam is available at hospitals, health centers and other premises belonging to Region Skåne.
Lund University also has a cooperation on wireless networking with the municipality of Lund; Lunds kommun. This effectively means that Eduroam is also available in town halls, libraries, schools and other premises belonging to the municipality of Lund.
There is also a special app “Eduroam Companion”, available for Apple iPhone and Android, showing nearby hotspots and access points in Eduroam.
Eduroam is a wireless network that is advertised by the name eduroam. Eduroam is available in all buildings at Lund University where wireless networks exists.
In order to use Eduroam you need access to the following in advance:
@lu.seto the end. If you have a username in LUCAT, your username for Eduroam would thus be
firstname.lastname@example.org. If your Lucat username would be
kans-sgeyou should then fill in the following username when you connect to Eduroam:
Please note that this is not an e-mail address, even though it looks like one, but it just happens to be how user identities look like in the Eduroam system. These Eduroam user identities should always end with
@lu.se for all employees and students at Lund University.
The following settings you will only need to do the first time you connect to Eduroam with a laptop.
Now you have prepared your computer for connecting to Eduroam. Subsequent times you will only need to ensure that the wireless devices on your computer are enabled in order to connect to Eduroam.
If you also want to access file folders on file servers and various administrative systems, please follow the separate instructions given at the page VPN to establish a VPN tunnel, after you have connected to Eduroam.
After you establish a VPN connection in tunnel mode, you can access most file folders and administrative systems.
When you are finished, please do the following in order:
It is important that you do the above in the right order!
Instructions for connecting with a mobile phone vary depending on the phone's operating system and model.
If you have a mobile phone with the operating system Android 2.1 or later, you can also connect to Eduroam. Using Eduroam, when it is available, is both safer and more reliable than using a 3G connection, and therefore strongly recommended.
Below are instructions for how to prepare your phone for Eduroam, divided into different mobile phone models.
To check which version of Android you have in your mobile phone, select “Menu” → “Settings” → “About Phone” → “Software Information” and check the information for “Android version”. If your cell phone has a version of Android older than 2.1, your phone must first be updated before you can use Eduroam. Contact SoT or Helpdesk for help with this.
If you have Android version 2.1 or later in the mobile phone, please do the following to prepare your phone for Eduroam:
You have now configured your Android phone for use with Eduroam. Subsequent times you should be able to automatically connect to Eduroam when it is available.
Temporary access to Eduroam for visitors can be accomplished by arranging temporary guest accounts in Lucat in advance.
LDC has more information about the wireless networks at the page http://www.ldc.lu.se/tjanster/natverk/tradlost-nat. Many instructions are also available at LU Support.
Operating status and any general problems with Eduroam are usually reported at LDC's operations page at the address http://www.ldc.lu.se/drift/.
LDC has full responsibility for Eduroam. Therefore, please only turn to LDC's ServiceDesk on the telephone 29000 (telephone number
+46462229000 outside of Lund University) if you have problems with Eduroam.