With any properly configured IEEE802.11a/b/g/n/ac compliance wireless device, no matter whether it is a Wi-Fi phone, PDA or notebook computer, you can use your LAN Connection password to gain access to the wireless network.
Two options of connection methods are supported:
The CSC strongly recommends users to use option 1, i.e. the secure connection for the sake of data privacy and protection. The insecure connection should not be used unless your device does not support WPA/WPA2 and data privacy is not important.
|WLAN Access Service||CityU WLAN||Eduroam and Universities WiFi||CSL Wi-Fi and Y5Zone Hotspots||Alumni WiFi|
|Connection Method||802.1x (WPA/WPA2)
||802.1x (WPA/WPA2)||802.1x (WPA/WPA2)
|SSID or Network Name||CityU WLAN (WPA)||WaveLAN Network||eduroam
|Universities via CSL
Universities via Y5ZONE
|Free access||CityU Campus||CityU Campus with Registered WLAN card||All eduroam participants and JUCC Institutions||All hotspots above||All hotspots above||CityU Campus|
|Time limit / Restriction||Unlimited access||Unlimited access
Wireless network card registration is required
|Unlimited access||Maximum connection time per login at CSL Wi-Fi hotspots is 2 hours; afterward user has to login again.
Unlimited access at Y5Zone hotspots
|User Type / Login name||CityU staff and students/CityU EID||CityU staff and students/<CityU EID>@cityu.edu.hk||CityU Alumni/CityU EID|
|Password||CityU Network Connection password|
|Windows 10 Setup Procedure|
|Windows 8 Setup Procedure|
|Windows 7 Setup Procedure|
|Windows Vista Setup Procedure|
|Mac OS X Setup Procedure|
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