Aston University provides a generic wireless network called “Aston General Access” which is designed to provide restricted access to the network for students, visitors and ad-hoc users. This service will give access to services that are external to Aston University.
Aston General Access wireless network can be configured on MAC OS, Linux and Windows operating systems. Instructions on how to configure your wireless settings are located at the bottom of this page.
Using the Aston General Access wireless network you can:
Please note there are some restricted websites on the Aston General Access wireless network.
Download instructions and software Please choose the relevant download instructions for your operating system.
Windows 2000, XP
Installation Guide Windows 2000, XP
Installation Guide Linux
Installation Guide Mac OS
Authentication Once you have connected to the wireless network you will need to go through an authentication process to identify you to the network. This can be done via:
For instructions on how to authenticate please download the Authentication Process Document.