An Institution intending to join the eduroam consortium can join after going through the following stages:

  • Step 1: Institutional Request to join eduroam

    • Purpose: To determine the requesting institution's eligibility and willingness and ability (to contribute required effort and resources) to commence participating in the national/global eduroam service. The university must understand the compliance document.
  • Step 2: Institutional eduroam Planning and Preparation  

    • Purpose: The NRO configures the national RADIUS Server such that the authentication requests are proxied to/from only the NRO Test and Monitoring Server. The Planning and Preparation stage involves:
      • Entering deployment data into the AdminTool
      • Configuring Wireless Infrastructure
      • Configuring RADIUS Servers
      • Providing network access
      • Creating an eduroam informational webpage
      • Training local IT Support staff on eduroam
      • Planning to use eduroam Ancillary Services (Monitoring, Metrics, Configuration Assistant Tool)
      • Readiness to undergo institutional eduroam auditing
  • Step 3: Institutional eduroam Audit

    • Purpose : The eduroam operability auditing step will be perfomed as agreed between the institution and NRO. The purpose is to ensure eduroam policy compliance prior to commencement of the institution's national/global eduroam participation.
  • Step 4: Institutional eduroam Commencement

    • Purpose: Following successful audit, the institution will commence participation in the national eduroam federation, and existing institutional participants will be advised.