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Procedure to configure Other Systems to access "HKU" WiFi

A. Pre-requisite
B. Configuration Procedure (To be done once)
C. Security Note

A. Pre-requisite

To access "HKU" WiFi, you must:

  • Ensure that Wi-Fi LAN Card is WPA-compliance.
  • Update the latest WLAN driver from vendor.
  • For HKU Portal account created before 5 June 2009, register to enable eduroam access by login HKU Portal > Campus Information Services > Central IT Services > Register to use WiFi service.
  • For HKU Portal account created on or after 5 June 2009, no registration is required.

B. Configuration Procedure (To be done once only)

For other non-Windows or non-Macintosh based (e.g. Linux) mobile devices. The following table suggests the configuration settings for the accessing the "HKU" WiFi service:

"HKU" WiFi Service Settings Setting Values


HKU (note: case-sensitive)



Data Encryption


EAP Type


Trusted Root Certification Authorities

DigiCert Global Root CA

Server Certificate

C. Security Note

Since HKU Portal UID and PIN are employed to login at "HKU" WiFi, as a better password security measure, you would be asked to change your HKU Portal PIN if you have not changed it for six months.