Business Information and Technology Services

Unifi - Mac OSX 10.7 and 10.8

NOTE: These instructions describe connecting your Macbook to Unifi for the first time. If you have connected before, you may not be prompted to complete Step Four.

Configuration

Step one

Open the Wi-Fi menu. This is located in the upper right corner of the screen.

Unifi Mac OSX 10.7 and 10.8 Step 1

Select "Open Network Preferences..." 

Back to top

Step two

Expand the "Network Name" drop down menu box, and select Unifi from the list of wireless networks available.

Unifi Mac OSX 10.7 and 10.8 Step 2

NOTE: If you see no wireless networks, either the "Wi-Fi" has not been switched on, or you are not within range of a Unifi access point.

Back to top

Step three

You will be prompted to input your Username and Password

Unifi Mac OSX 10.7 and 10.8 Step 3

NOTE: The Username is your 8 digit student/staff number and the Password is your associated Pheme password.

Leave "Mode" set to Automatic and select "Join" when you are ready to continue.

Back to top

Step Four

You may be prompted to Verify the Certificate when authenticating to the Unifi network

Unifi Mac OSX 10.7 and 10.8 Step 4a

Please select "Show Certificate".

Unifi Mac OSX 10.7 and 10.8 Step 4b

In the lower pane of this window, expand the "Trust" section by selecting the arrow next to it. 

Ensure all the Trust settings are set to "Always Trust", as shown below.

Unifi Mac OSX 10.7 and 10.8 Step 4c

Press "Continue" when you are ready to proceed

NOTE: You may be prompted to authenticate this step, by entering the Macbook's administrator password.

Unifi Mac OSX 10.7 and 10.8 Step 4d

Back to top

You are done!

After a few moments, the Wi-Fi will report that it is Connected, denoted with a green light.

Unifi Mac OSX 10.7 and 10.8 Step 5

Back to top

 

Business Information and Technology Services

This Page

Last updated:
Monday, 3 November, 2014 4:21 PM

http://www.bits.uwa.edu.au/2223499