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”.
  • Now, you can close the open windows and connect your PC to the network (via cable).
  • Make sure that you do not log in with the standard TU-ID & password, but enter the data of your WLAN account:
    • User ID: <login name of the WLAN account> (e.g.
    • Password: <password for the WLAN account>
  • Instructions for creating and managing WLAN accounts (opens in new tab)