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Wireless - Connect to UWPlatt wireless on Mac OS X

How to connect a Mac OSX device to the UWPlatt wireless network.

  1. Open System Preferences and select Network from the "Internet & Wireless" section.

  2. Verify that AirPort (wireless) is enabled and click Network Name drop-down to view available wireless networks.  Select UWPlatt from the list of available networks.

  3. Since UWPlatt is a secure wireless network, a username and password is required to connect.

    Username: Your UW-Platteville NetID
    Password: Your UW-Platteville password

    Click OK.

  4. Since UWPlatt is an encrypted wireless network, a certificate warning box will appear.  Click Continue to accept the "" server certificate and continue connecting to UWPlatt.

  5. You may be prompted to change the Certificate Trust Settings of the Mac computer.  If so, provide the credentials of an administrator account on your Mac computer.

    Name: Your Mac Administrator account name
    Password: Your Mac Administrator account password

If you have questions, please contact the ITS Help Desk at 608.342.1400 or  You may also visit the Help Desk on the first floor of the Karrmann Library.

Keywords:OSX Wi-Fi Wi Fi WiFi   Doc ID:31887
Owner:Adam F.Group:UW Platteville
Created:2013-07-29 08:04 CSTUpdated:2022-11-09 13:58 CST
Sites:UW Platteville
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