What is Eduroam?
eduroam (education roaming) is the secure, world-wide roaming access service developed for the international research and education community.
Further information on eduroam is available from the national eduroam site for Ireland, which identifies eduroam hotspots in Ireland, and from the central eduroam service website, which identifies eduroam hotspots worldwide.
eduroam is offered at Broadband Connection Points (BCPs) throughout the country. The following are the details of eduroam WiFi offered at BCPs:
- Wireless network name (SSID): eduroam
- Encryption levels supported: PEAP - MSCHAP-V2
- 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 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.