IEEE 802.1X connection
Manual for Windows 10

Configuration and authentication

Please always plug the cable into the far right port as shown in the picture!

Configure network settings on your PC

  • Press the Windows key and the R key simultaneously.
  • Type “services.msc” in the Open input field.
  • Then click on “OK”.
  • Select Dienste „Dienste (Lokal)“
  • Right-click on „Automatische Konfiguration (verkabelt)“
  • Click on “Eigenschaften”
  • Select “Automatisch” as the startup type if you want the service to start after every restart. Keep in mind that this may not always be desired – for example, if you also want to use other cable network connections. So the only important thing is that the service has been started, the startup type plays a subordinate role.
  • Click on „Starten“.
  • Click on “OK”.
  • The Services window can be closed.
  • Right-click on the network connection icon at the bottom of the taskbar, then click “Netzwerk-und Interneteinstellungen öffnen”.
  • Click on “Ethernet” in Settings
  • Under Setting (=Eigenschaften), click “Adapteroptionen ändern”.
  • Click with the right mouse button on the network port of your computer, which you want to use (usually Ethernet).
  • Click on “Eigenschaften”.
  • Now go to the „Authentifizierung“ tab. Note that this can only be displayed if the above mentioned service has been started. Now change the settings according to the screenshot.
  • Click on the “Eigenschaften”button (marker 6).
  • Check the boxes at 1 and 2 as shown in the screenshot.
  • Select „Gesichertes Kennwort (EAP-MSCHAP v2)“ as authentication method.
  • Click on „Konfigurieren…“.
  • The check mark must not be set.
  • Click on “OK”.
  • Click “OK” in the previous window.
  • Select the „Authentifizierung“ tab.
  • Click on „Zusätzliche Einstellungen“.
  • Place a check mark next to „Authentifizierungsmodus angeben“.
  • Select „Benutzerauthentifizierung“ from the drop-down menu.
  • Click on “OK”.
  • Select the „Netzwerk“ tab.
  • Click on „Internetprotokoll, Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)“.
  • Click on „Eigenschaften“.
  • Select „IP-Adresse automatisch beziehen“.
  • Select „DNS-Serveradresse automatisch beziehen“.
  • Click OK.
  • Now you can close the open windows and connect your PC to the network (via cable).
  • A message will appear asking you to enter additional information (access data).
    Please be aware that you must not enter your TU-ID and the corresponding password !
  • Instead you should use the credentials of your WLAN-Account
    user-name: <Loginname of WLAN-Account> (e.g.
    password: <password of this WLAN-account>
  • As network location (selection form appears after login) you can select „Öffentlichen Ort“.

Instruction how to create and manage WLAN-accounts (opens in new tab)