Microsoft Windows 10 WPA2 Setup For Students & Staff

Without SAIT Issued Computers

SAIT offers a secure wireless network that can be accessed by WPA2 Compliant Cards. Please follow the procedure listed below to enable WPA2 for your wireless adapter. If you have any problems please contact helpline .


Enabling WPA2 Authentication and Security

  1. Go to Control Panel -> Network and Internet -> Network and Sharing Center and click on Set up a new connection or network

  2. Choose a connection option as Manually connect to a wireless network.

  3. Enter the information for sait-secure wireless network with the following information:
    Network name: "sait-secure"
    Security type: "WPA2-Enterprise "
    Encryption type: "AES "
    Enable Start this connection automatically

  4. Click on Next, you should see successfully added sait-secure. Then click on Change connection Settings.

  5. Select Security tab, click on Settings

  6. Make sure the following information is entered.
    Authentication Servers:;;;
    Certificate Authority: DigiCert Global Root CA, thawte Primary Root CA

  7. Click on Configure, and uncheck “Automatically use my Windows logon name and password

  8. In Security Tab, click on Advanced Settings

  9. Select the “User authentication” Mode.

  10. Click OK buttons and close any windows to exit the configuration.

  11. Click the wirless icon on the toolbar

  12. Select sait-secure and Click Connect

  13. Enter user credentials
    For SAIT students: acdm\studentID (without leading zeros, same as student computer login). eg. acdm\123456
    For SAIT staff: domain\username (same as staff computer login). eg. acdm\jdoe
    Then click OK. You will be connected to the WPA2 enabled SAIT secure wireless network.