Wireless Network

 

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Wireless Configurations:
 
Operating System
KFUPM-WiFi(Secure)
KFUPM-WiFi(Unsecure)
Windows XP
Click here Click here
Windows 7
Click here Click here
iPhone/iPad
Click here Click here
MAC
Click here Click here
Android
Click here Click here
BlackBerry*
Click here Click here
Symbian**
Click here Click here
* Samsung Galaxy-S is used for Android platform
** Nokia N95 is used for Nokia platform
 
Feature Comparison:
 
Feature
KFUPM-WiFi(Secure)
KFUPM-WiFi(Unsecure)
Recommended Use
For KFUPM users with WiFi certified Laptops and handheld devices
For guest users
Services
Access to all KFUPM IT Services including but not limited to KFUPM Portal, Email, Blackboard, Banner, ERP, web browsing, remote desktop, etc.**
Access Limited to web browsing service
Security Level
High
(with over the air encryption)
Low
(no encryption over air)
Device Support
All WiFi certified platforms*
including Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Mobile, Apple Macbook, iPad, iPhone, Android**, Blackberry**, Nokia – Symbian
Ease of configuration
Simple *
Click to Connect: for Win 7,Iphone/Ipad, Android
Manual configuration (once): for Window XP, Nokia, & Blackberry platforms
Simplest
Click-to-Connect for all platforms
Authenticated Wireless
Yes
No
Requires Internet Proxy username & password
Yes
Yes

 

For further assistance with your configurations ITC recommends you to use the following support options:
 
      1. Self help via detailed configuration steps (with screenshots for each platform) posted online [Click Here à   http://wlan.kfupm.edu.sa].
       2. Your Department’s IT Coordinator
       3. ITC help desk support request online [http://edesk.kfupm.edu.sa/]
       4. ITC help desk support via phone [3111]
 
 ** Android (some versions) and Blackberry platforms do not support proxy configuration natively. Such users will be limited to browse only KFUPM Intranet websites and services. Some versions of Opera browsers may be available for Android and Blackberry that support proxy configuration.

      

Services Matrix:
 
Network
Services
Win7
Win XP
IPhone/IPAD
MacBook
Android
Blackberry
Nokia
K
F
U
P
M
(SECURE)
Web Browsing
 
KFUPM Email
KFUPM Portal
Remote Desktop
KFUPM
(UNSECURE)
WEB BROWSING ONLY
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= Supported.
 
= Depends on platform capacity or additional applications.
= Current version of KFUPM Portal works with MS Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome Browsers. Portal login loops back to login page on other mobile browsers.

= Not supported by platform.