Linux WiFi Setup

Step 1) Select SSID "Harvard University" from the WiFi menu

Select Harvard Help from SSID menu

Find the WiFi icon and choose the "Harvard WiFi Setup" SSID from the WiFi menu and wait for your Wireless card to connect to the network.

Step 2) Open a web browser and load http://getonline.harvard.edu

Harvard GetOnline webpage

Launch your favorite web browser (Safari, Firefox, Chrome, etc.) and open http://getonline.harvard.edu.

Choose "I Have a HarvardKey" and you will be directed to the next page.

Step 3) Choose "Harvard Secure" or "eduroam"

Harvard Secure or eduroam Harvard Secure network

Step 4) Select your device and click the "JoinNow" button

Linux detected

Your Linux system should be automatically detected. If it was incorrectly detected, you can select the correct system in the drop-down box at the bottom of the page.

When ready, click the "JoinNow" button to continue.

Step 5) Download and Run a Python script

Download DMG file

Download and run the Python script. (You may need to run as super user.)

Step 6) Enter your HarvardKey and Password

Enter your HarvardKey and Password

When prompted, enter your HarvardKey and Password.

Step 7) Verify that you are connected to "Harvard Secure"

Harvard Wireless joined

After joining the network, please verify that you are correctly connected to the "Harvard Secure" wireless network.