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Introduction

This page illustrates how to connect to JAIST Wi-Fi via digital certificates for Windows 8.

#To use the secure network, please download and install your digital certificate in advance, as in the following link.

Digital Certificate

1.Import Digital Certificate

Check your digital certificate which you have already imported to your system. You can find your digital certificate on


Control Panel > Internet Option > Contents > Certificate.

If you cannot find your digital certificate, you should import it first by following step.

2. Network and Sharing Center

Open "Network and Sharing Center" from "Control Panel" > "Network and Internet".

3. Setup a new connection

Click "Setup new connection or network", and select "Manually connect to a wireless network".

4. Setup parameters of the wireless connection

Insert and select following wireless network settings.

  • Network name : JAIST
  • Security type : WPA2 - Enterprise
  • Encryption type : AES

You'll get a message "Successfully added JAIST".

After that, change the detailed setting for this network. Click the "Change connection settings" link.

5. Setup network authentication method

Select "Security" tab of the wireless network properties. Insert and select following settings.

  • Security type : WPA2 - Enterprise
  • Encryption type : AES
  • Choose a network authentication method : Microsoft: Smart Card or other certificate

 Click the "Settings" button for detailed setting of the authentication method.

6. Setup Certificate properties

Check the following checkboxes.

  • Trusted Root Certification Authorities
    • Security Communication RootCA1 (if available)
    • Security Communication RootCA2 (mandatory)
    • Security Communication EV RootCA1 (if available)
  • Use a different user name for the connection

7. Connect to the network

Close and apply all setting windows, and open the available wireless network pane by clicking the network icon in the notification area. Click the "Connect" button beside the "JAIST" network.

8. Select digital certificate

The certificate selection will pop up.

Select your digital certificate and change connection user name.

  • User name on certificate : Select your installed digital certificate
  • Connection user name : [Your JAIST account]@jaist.ac.jp
    Ex. If you are student, use "sXXXXXXX@jaist.ac.jp" even if you changed your E-mail address.

9. Start using wireless connection

Finally you can find the status of network "JAIST" will be changing to "Connected".

Now you can start using JAIST wireless network.