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OS X Lion

For Apple computer running Mac OS X 10.6 or older, you will want to try using the generic 802.1X settings. Times change, and the way that wireless configurations for the Mac are handled in OS X Lion is different.

These instructions are specific for OS X Lion.

Step 1: Register your Mac on the MLC Guest WLAN wireless network.

This will provide you with only 24 hours of internet connectivity at a time.

Step 2: Download the preconfigured MLC WLAN Settings profile to your Mac and double-click it to begin installation of the profile.

Make sure you know where to find it.

Step 3: Click Continue on the next two warning dialog boxes.

You are telling the system to install the profile and then to trust the profile given to you.

Step 4: You can optionally add in your NOVELL USERNAME in the next two screens so that it is repopulated to log into these networks.

Make sure it is your Novell username. You will not be allowed to enter in your password.

Step 5: Enter your administrative password for your Mac and either hit Enter or click on OK

This will allow the system to install the profile for your use.

Step 6: The profile is now installed. You should see the resulting screen.

You can, in the future, delete profiles from this preference pane. Find it under System Preferences > Profiles.

Step 7: Choose either the MLC Academic WLAN or MLC Student WLAN from the available wireless networks.

If you cannot see either of them, make sure you are in an area of campus currently covered by the wireless network.

Step 8: Enter your Novell username and password into the resulting dialog box and hit Enter or click Join.

In the future, you might have to input your name and password again when your password expires. If you have issues, please contact Network Services.

Step 9: Verify your network connection by checking the Wi-Fi menu and opening a web browser.

Make sure there is a checkmark next to the network you had selected prior.