eduroam is a registered trademark of TERENA. RWTH Aachen University is independent of TERENA.
The WLAN SSID "eduroam" is available at many research facilities worldwide. This means, if you have configured your WLAN device to use eduroam at the RWTH, you will be able to use this device, without any reconfiguration, at all other universities that also offer "eduroam". Your device is "allowed" (authenticated) into the eduroam network by your home university (www.eduroam.org).
Using eduroam at the RWTH
RWTH members use the SSID "eduroam" according to the installation manuals.
Additionally to the eduroam WiFi it is possible to use eduroam via network socket at certain locations.
All RWTH members get IP addresses in the range:
- 126.96.36.199/18 (188.8.131.52 - 184.108.40.206),
- or 220.127.116.11/19 (18.104.22.168 - 22.214.171.124)
Non RWTH eduroam users get IP addresses in the range:
- 126.96.36.199/22 (188.8.131.52 - 184.108.40.206)
Using eduroam at external locations
RWTH members visiting other eduroam location can use that WLAN network as usual , that is without reconfiguring their devices.
Authentication in eduroam is always carried out by the home institution, that is your RWTH eduroam credentials are sent over an encrypted channel from your host institution to the RWTH.
If you experience problems with eduroam at the host instituion, your first line of contact should be the local network administrators.