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New Secure Wireless Network
September 7, 2012 – The Office of Information Technology (OIT) is pleased to announce a new secure wireless network for Faculty & Staff. In order to connect to UA-WPA2, you will need to install XpressConnect on your device by visiting: http://wpa2setup.ua.edu/CloudPath/. As part of the installation process, you will be required to enter your myBama ID and password.
UA-WPA2 provides secure wireless communications through the use of WPA2 Enterprise and will replace the pre-shared key SSID rolled out as an interim solution last year (PSK). Starting in October 2012, UA-WPA2 will replace UA Public Wireless for all Faculty and Staff.
For instructions on installing UA-WPA2’s XpressConnect client, click here. There you will find step-by-step instructions for a variety of devices as well as a troubleshooting guide.
If you need assistance downloading the XpressConnect client or have difficulties connecting to UA-WPA2, please contact the IT Service Desk at email@example.com or 205-348-5555.