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How to Connect a Windows BYOD to the SMIS-WIN Network

Click on the network icon in the taskbar. Do not connect from the list of available SSIDs.

SSID list

Instead, please do the following:

  1. Click or tap on Network & Internet settings > Wi-Fi > Network and Sharing Center
  2. Click on “Set up a new connection or network”
    Set up a new network dialog
  3. Click on Manually connect to a wireless network“, and then Next
    Manually connect dialog
  4. Enter SMIS-WIN for the network name, and choose WPA2-Enterprise for the Security type
    Wireless Network Info dialog
  5. Make sure that “Start this connection automatically” is selected, and then click Next
  6. At the next step, click on “Change connection settings”
    Change Connection Settings dialog
  7. In the “SMIS-WIN Wireless Network Properties” window, click on the Security tab
    Wireless Network Properties dialog
  8. For “Choose a network authentication method,” make sure that “Microsoft: Protected EAP (PEAP)” is selected, and click the Settings button
  9. Uncheck the box “Verify the server's identity by validating the certificate,” and click OK
  10. Click OK to close the “SMIS-WIN Wireless Network Properties” window
  11. Click Close to close the wireless connection window
  12. Click on the network icon in the taskbar and click on SMIS-WIN > Connect. Enter your username and password when prompted.

You should now be connected to the SMIS-WIN.


If you're unable to connect, try the following steps:

  • Verify that you're entering the correct user name and (case-sensitive) password.
  • In case you are prompted for a password only (but not user name), follow these steps:
    In the Security tab of the Wireless Network Properties dialog, click on the “Advanced settings” button
    Advanced Settings button
    Make sure that “User authentication” is selected
    User authentication
  • If you continue to experience difficulties, click on the network icon, then “Network & Internet settings” > Wi-Fi > Manage known networks. open the Control Panel and go to “Manage Wireless Networks”. Select the SMIS-WIN network and click the “Forget” button.
    Forget wireless network dialog
    Then try these instructions again from the beginning.
smiswin_windows_byod.txt · Last modified: 2017/12/06 13:03 by djf