Accept a new certificate for FDU-Secure Wireless Network

FDU-Secure uses current encryption standards to connect to the FDU wireless network via secure wireless traffic. This is an evolving technology and occasionally, one of the changes made by FDU IT requires us to issue a new certificate. When this occurs, you will need to accept the certificate using the process below.

How to Accept the New Certificate for FDU-Secure Wireless 

Steps to accept the new FDU-Secure Certificate on a Windows 10 Laptop

  1. Login to your Windows 10 laptop.
  2. Go to the bottom right taskbar > Double-click on the Networks icon:
    • From the Networks list, select: FDU-Secure
    • Click Connect
  3. At the “Continue connection?” prompt, click Connect
  1. Open your Internet Explorer or Chrome browser and test your Internet connection

Steps to accept the new FDU-Secure Certificate on a MacBook Laptop

  1. Login to your MacBook laptop with your username/password credentials
  2. Go to top right menu bar > Click Wi-Fi icon:
    • From the Wi-Fi list, select: FDU-Secure
    • Click Join
  3.  At the “Authenticating to network FDU-Secure” prompt, click Continue
  1. Open your Safari or Chrome browser and test your Internet connection

Steps to accept the new FDU-Secure Certificate on an iOS Device 

  1. Login your iOS device (eg. iPhone)
  2. Go to App Settings > Select Wi-Fi > Select FDU-Secure > Click Forget This Network
  3. Go to App Settings > Select Wi-Fi
    • From the Wi-Fi list, select: FDU-Secure
    • Enter your complete FDU NetID as in the examples below: “username@fdu.edu, username@student.fdu.edu, username@alumni.fdu.edu”
    • Enter your FDU NetID Password
    • Click Join
  1. At the “Certificate” prompt, click Trust:
  1. Open your Safari browser and test your Internet connection
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