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Configuring eduroam: Using the Configuration Assistant Tool

The Configuration Assistant Tool quickly configures devices of UB faculty, staff and students to connect to eduroam when traveling to other participating institutions.

You must run the Configuration Assistant Tool once on each device you intend to connect with, before you leave UB.   

If you are visiting UB, you should not follow these directions to configure eduroam. Use directions and downloads offered by your home institution.

Compatible Devices

Tools are available to auto-configure the following operating systems:

  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8/8.1
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista
  • Macintosh 10.7 and above (including El Capitan)
  • Linux
  • Android 4.3 and above
  • iOS 7 and above
  • iOS 5-6
  • Chrome

Android devices can use eduroam, but must be manually configured.

Running the eduroam Configuration Assistant Tool

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1. Using a Web browser, launch the configuration tool link.

2. If SUNY Buffalo is not the listed institution:

1.  Click Select another on the light blue ribbon near the top of the page.

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2.  Select SUNY Buffalo as your participating school.

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3. Click the link that matches your device's operating system. Some browsers require clicking the mobileconfig file to launch.

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4. For install directions, cick the i icon next to your device's operating system download button. A pop-up window will display directions for installing your download. Follow those steps.

5. You're all configured. When you go to the participating institution, select eduroam from the available Wi-Fi networks to connect.

Still need help?

Don't know your UBITName or password? Call 716-645-3542, visit one of our two walk-in locations, or send a message.

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