Connect to UOW Halls Wired Network

For Windows 7, 8, 10 and Linux computers.

Click Start Button > Run > services.msc
For Windows 10, you can type services.msc into the search bar and it will show in the resulting application.

For all versions of Windows, you can also hold down Windows button + R key to bring up run dialog and type services.msc

Find Service called "Wired AutoConfig" and double click it


Set Startup type to be 'Automatic', click 'Start' button so that it greys out

Services started

Click OK.

Reboot machine.

Go to Start > Control Panel, Click on 'Network and Sharing Center':

Network and Sharing

Click 'Change adapter settings'

Change adapter settings

Right click the Local Area Connection and click Properties to bring up the 'Local Area Connection' Properties dialog box.

Click the Authentication tab, ensure that the Enable IEEE 802.1x authentication option is ticked, select PEAP, and click the settings button:

Network Authentication

Untick 'Validate server certificate', set EAP-MSCHAPv2 and click the 'Configure' button:

Network authentication 2

Untick 'Automatically use my Windows logon name', click OK and click OK again to get back to the authentication tab.

Network authentication 3

Untick 'Remember my credentials' and untick 'Fall back to unauthorized network access', click the 'Additional Settings' button.

Network Authentication

Set to be like this, ensuring that authentication mode is 'User authentication'

Network authentication 4

Click OK to close all the properties dialog boxes.

Plug in the network cable. Windows will pop up a dialog box at the bottom of the screen:

additional info

and windows should now present a username/password dialog box:

Network authentication 5

Enter your [email protected] and password into the box and click ok.

If you enter the incorrect password, the network connections box will show a 'Authentication Failed'.

Network authentication 6

Windows sometimes won't automatically ask you for a different password if you get it wrong, so just unplug and re-plug the cable to force it.

If you do put in the correct password, it should show something like Local Area Connection uow.root:

Network authentication 8

Double click the connection and it will bring up the dialog box on the left, clicking the details button will bring up the dialog on the right. Both are useful information for the Service Desk if you have a problem that needs further diagnosis.

Network authentication 9

Halls internet access addresses start with 130.217

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"Kuhukuhu" is our IT Service Catalogue. You can search for and log your own service requests. You can also view the status of your current requests and see the estimated delivery time for them, provide further information by adding notes or attaching files, and view a full history of all previous requests.
For anything urgent you should phone the Service Desk: ext 4008 (838 4008) for assistance.