Manually Configure a Windows Workstations to Connect to the RiceNet3 Wired Network with PEAP MSCHAPv2

This document describes how to manually configure a Windows workstation to connect to the RiceNet3 wired network with PEAP MSCHAPv2. Valid Rice NETID credentials are required. This article is intended for use by Rice staff, students, and faculty.


Step 1:  Go to the Control Panel, select View by: Small icons.





Step 2:  Double click on Administrative Tools.


Administrative Tools


Step 3:  
Double click Services





Step 4: Scroll to the bottom.  Double click Wired AutoConfig


Wired AutoConfig



Step 5:  In the Wired AutoConfig Properties window, select Startup Type: Automatic from the drop-down menu. Go to Service Status, click Start.  Click Apply. then OK.


Wired AutoConfig tab


Step 6:  Go to Control Panel-->Network and Internet-->View network status and tasks.  Click Connections: Ethernet.  Select Properties.





Step 7Local Area Connection Properties

In the Authentication tab, configure the following:
  • Select ‘Enable IEEE 8021x authentication'.
  • Select  ‘Remember my credentials for this connection each time I’m logged on’.
  • Select ‘Fallback to unauthorized network access’.

Choose a network authentication method:
  • Select Microsoft Protected EAP (PEAP) from the drop-down menu. Click Settings.




Step 9Protected EAP Properties
Select Verify the server certificate

In the Trusted Root Certification Authorities section,  select ‘AddTrust External CA Root’.
Select Authentication Method > Secured Password (EAP-MSCHAPv2)
Select Enable Fast Reconnect




Click Configure...
Do not select Automatically use my Windows logon name and password (and domain if any)





Step 10:  Advanced settings > select Specify authentication mode. From the drop-down menu, select user authentication.  





Click Save Credentials.  Type your NetID and NetID password. Click OK until you exit the settings menus.







Keywords:Manual, windows, RiceNet3, Wired, Internet, 802.1x, PEAP, MSCHAPv2   Doc ID:65421
Owner:Diane Y.Group:Rice University
Created:2016-07-24 19:00 CSTUpdated:2018-04-25 16:15 CST
Sites:Rice Sandbox, Rice University
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