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How to connect to PAL 2.0 with Mac OS X Tiger


To connect to PAL 2.0, you will need to use Mac OS X Panther or Mac OS X Tiger. No other versions of Mac OS X are supported. Panther users will need to have at least version 3.3 of the AirPort software.

  1. Open your Applications folder and click Internet Connect.
  2. Select File and New 802.1X Connection from the menu bar (please see note below if different).

     step2(a)_Connections

    Note: If New 802.1x Connection is grayed out (see below), then click the 802.1x icon at the top right of the Internet Connect window. If the icon doesn't exist, your AirPort Card is not configured properly.

     step2(b)_connections

  3. From the Network Port pop-up menu, select AirPort and type your Purdue career account username, password, and "PAL2.0" (without spaces) for Wireless Network.

     step3_Network_port

  4. Choose Edit Configurations from the Configuration pop-up menu.


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  5. Enter "WPA: PAL2.0" when asked to save your configuration, and click Save.


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  6. When the Configuration window appears, uncheck all Authentication options, except PEAP, and click OK.

     step6_Configurations

  7. Click Connect to connect to PAL 2.0.

  8. Click Show Certificates if you receive a warning message that says, "The server certificate is not trusted because there are no explicit trust settings."


     step8_Certificates

  9. Select Always trust these certificates, and click Continue.


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Congratulations! You are now connected to PAL 2.0.

Note: To reconnect to PAL 2.0, select it from the AirPort menu in your menu bar. You can enable the menu bar by going to System Preferences > Network > AirPort. Make sure to check Show AirPort status in menu bar.