Network Overview

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Available WiFi networks

The following wifi networks are broadcasted at Nikhef:

  • Eduroam
    • this is the network which requires authentication with user name and password as provided by your home institute (e.g. Nikhef or any other home institute that supports eduroam)
    • see the installation instructions to prepare your mobile device for Eduroam authentication.
  • NIKHEF
    • this is an alternative for the eduroam network at Nikhef if you want to avoid unwanted connections to the UvA and CWI eduroam wifi networks
    • follow the eduroam installation instructions, select NIKHEF' instead of eduroam
    • be sure that you give the NIKHEF network a higher priority than the eduroam network in your preferred wifi networks connections.
    • you have to provide your credentials (username, password) only when you have modified your password. Note that occasionally you are requested to re-enter your name and password, if you do not have modified your password recently you may cancel this request.
  • Amsterdam Science Park
    • this is an open wifi connection that does not require registration (but it is required to accept the terms & conditions)
    • this wifi connection has a limited bandwidth and limited duration for a session
    • data is not encrypted via this connection; do not use for transmission of sensitive data (passwords, bank/credit card information)!
    • most useful for short-term visitors
    • this network is external to Nikhef; internal Nikhef services are not accessible from this wifi network.

Windows

Click here to find the instructions for Windows: Configure eduroam and NIKHEF on Windows

Apple macOS

Click here to find the instructions for macOS: Configure eduroam and NIKHEF on macOS

iOS

Click here to find the instructions for iOS: Configure eduroam and NIKHEF on iOS

Linux

Click here to find the instructions for Linux: Configure eduroam and NIKHEF on Linux

Android

Click here to find the instructions for Android: Configure eduroam and NIKHEF on Android

Useful links

Eduroam web site: eduroam.nl