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Training

Implementing eduroam at your organisation

A hands-on course looking at how eduroam operates at a basic technical level and support level.

  • One-day course
  • £350 - £500 + VAT

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    About

    eduroam is the secure, world-wide roaming access service developed for the international research and education community.

    eduroam provides an infrastructure that allows users to authenticate onto a visited network (wireless and/or wired) using their home site credentials, without any local administrative burden or complexities on the user or the local IT staff.

    This hands-on course takes participants through how eduroam operates at both a basic technical level, but also at a support level. Hands-on experience in labs is provided, showing how a RADIUS server can be configured for eduroam (both for home and for visited usage), examining the RADIUS proxy traffic and changing the contents of proxied messages.

    Benefits

    • Share good practice and learn from others from within academic networking
    • Tailored course specifically designed for Janet Network-connected organisations
    • One year of online support following the course

    Who should attend

    This course is of benefit to anyone from an organisation connected to the Janet Network who wishes to gain a better understanding of how to implement eduroam in their organisation.

    Course format

    Courses run from 10:00-16:30, with registration taking place from 09:30.

    The course timetable will be adjusted on the day to allow discussion of areas of particular interest to the audience. 

    This course includes presentation, discussion, floorplan activities and hands-on use of a test environment established specifically for use within the course.

    All delegates will receive a specifically written course workbook.

    All refreshments and lunch are provided. 

    What we cover

    • Overview of eduroam
    • EAP, 802.1X and RADIUS
    • Visited and home organisation configuration
    • Deployment of service
    • Security
    • eduroam monitoring and support
    • Troubleshooting

    Training outcomes

    On completion of this one day course, delegates will be able to:

    • Describe EAP/RADIUS and eduroam proxying
    • Describe the EAP authentication cycle
    • Understand the additional requirements on equipment
    • Describe the relationship between eduroam and eduroamUK
    • Understand FreeRADIUS's role in the implementation of eduroam
    • Understand how to integrate FreeRADIUS with Active Directory and how to analyse RADIUS packets
    • Understand the requirements of a successful deployment of eduroam
    • Describe the importance of certificates and validating your RADIUS server and the security concerns
    • Understand how to troubleshoot and monitor your eduroam implementation

    Earn digital credentials for this course

    By completing this course, you can earn the 'completed' digital badge. Find out more about digital credentials.

    Pricing and eligibility

    • Jisc members - £350 + VAT
    • Non-member, not-for-profit - £400 + VAT
    • Other organisations - £500 + VAT

    Member types and VAT information

    Jisc members: typically publicly funded FE, HE and Research institutions.

    Non-members, not-for-profit: Eligible local government, public sector, private/independent education providers and non-profit customers.

    Other organisations: Eligible local government, public sector, private/independent education providers and non-profit customers.

    VAT is charged at 20% of the value of the service. If you are a member of Jisc’s VAT-exempt cost sharing group, and you are able to provide confirmation of the exact taxable/exempt use of the service, we will be able to reduce the amount of VAT chargeable to reflect the taxable business use proportion of the service only. This additional information is required as a result of a change to HMRC policy. Please contact training@jisc.ac.uk if you require more information.

    Contact

    For more information or to register your interest in future dates, email training@jisc.ac.uk or phone 01235 822242.

    Trust and identity consultancy

    Our targeted, bespoke support gives you peace of mind that eduroam is configured correctly and properly maintained.