Eduroam

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eduroam is a service that allows roaming research and educational users to more easily obtain wireless network access at partieduroam is a service that allows roaming research and educational users to more easily obtain wireless network access at participating sites.

When attaching to the eduroam wireless network at the visited site users will be prompted to authenticate and should provide the credentials that they use at their home site. The user is then authenticated against an authentication server at their home site, and if authentication succeeds the user is granted wireless network access.

Further information on eduroam is available from the national eduroam site for Ireland, which identifies eduroam sites in Ireland, and from the central eduroam service website, which identifies eduroam sites worldwide – www.eduroam.org

Network access details

The following are the details of the network access provided from our offices via eduroam:

* Port/Protocol restrictions: Yes

* Transparent proxying of your traffic : No

* Network Address Translation (NAT) of wireless device address : Yes

* IPv6 support : No

Note that authentication problems should typically be addressed to the support staff at your home site, as the security mechanisms within eduroam     mean that much of the detail of the authentication step is not visible to the support staff at visited sites.”