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Staff ITD Managed Device

An authenticated and encrypted service offering staff access to the same services that they would obtain from their desk. 

This is the preferred method of access to the wireless network for staff. Only staff with University accounts may access the ULSecure service and all the data passing between your laptop and the network is encrypted so that it cannot be 'eavesdropped' on. To use this service, you have to configure your PC's wireless ULsecure profile manually with the settings below or use the automatic configuration tool:

Configuration Tool: https://802.1x-config.org/?idp=38
Instructions: Configuration Guide

Configure your PC's wireless ULsecure profile as below:

  • Network/SSID: ULsecure
  • Network Authentication Method: WPA2 or WPA (also sometimes called WPA2-PEAP, WPA2-RADIUS, or WPA2-Enterprise)
  • Data Encryption Method: AES (if WPA2) or TKIP (if WPA)
  • EAP Type: PEAP
  • Authentication Protocol: MS-CHAP-V2
  • Tick Verify the server’s identity by validating the certificate
  • Tick Connect to these servers and type val.ul.ie
  • Tick DigiCert Assured ID Root CA
  • Ensure that you have Automatically use my windows logon name and password box un-selected. Located in Configure under the heading Select Authentication method.

When connecting you will be asked for a username and password.  Enter your UL email address as the username and network password.

Once connected, you will be able to access the IT Systems.  Access to ULsecure will be denied if a laptop using this service is not running the latest operating system patches and anti-virus software.  

Instructions: How to Connect to ULsecure