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eduroam

eduroam is a federated service that allows roaming research and educational users to more easily obtain Internet access via the WiFi service at participating sites. When attaching to eduroam WiFi users are authenticated via their home site. If authentication succeeds the user is granted wireless network access.

Further information on eduroam is available from the national eduroam site for Ireland, which identifies eduroam hotspots in Ireland, and from the central eduroam service website, which identifies eduroam hotspots worldwide.

The following are the details of eduroam WiFi offered at Athlone, Mullingar, Castlepollard, Kilbeggan & Moate Libraries:

eduroam: easy, simple and secure

 

WIRELESS CONNECTIVITY INFORMATION

Wireless network name (SSID): eduroam
Encryption levels supported: AES

NETWORK ACCESS INFORMATION

 

Website filtering Yes, access to some websites are blocked
Port/Protocol restrictions Yes (Ports allowed based on eduroam.ie policy excluding DNS)
Transparent proxying of your traffic No
Network Address Translation (NAT) of wireless device address? Yes
IPv6 support No