A Web-based utility called iconnect.iup.edu now makes it easier to configure and connect to the IUP wired network, regardless of your platform (PC or Mac) or operating system.
You must know your IUP username and network password to use iconnect. See instructions for How to Reset Your Own Network Password.
To use iconnect.iup.edu to connect your machine to the wired network, you must connect your machine to an active jack in your residence hall room, using an Ethernet cable.
You can also view the PDF version with screenshots.
Windows 7 and later devices Username/Password Setup
Windows 7 and later devices Username/Password Manual Setup
Open Control Panel
Select Administrative Tools
Locate the Wired AutoConfig Service, right click and select properties
Change Startup Type to Automatic
Click the Start button to start the service
Select Network and Connection Sharing
Select Change Adapter Settings
Right click on the wired adapter and select properties
Click the Authentication Tab
Check the box next to Enable IEEE 802.1X authenticatoin
Make sure Microsoft Protected EAP (PEAP) is selected for the network authentication method
Check the box next to Remember my credentials for this connection each time I'm logged in
Check the box next to Fallback to unauthorized network access
This allows the wired connection to work when the device is connected to a port that doesn't require 802.1x authentication
Click the Settings button
Click the Configure button
Uncheck the box next to Automatically use my Windows logon name and password (and domain if any), Click OK
Mac OS X devices Username/Password Setup
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