WesternU-Guest

To utilize the WesternU-Guest network, a Faculty or Staff member from Western University must sponsor you. You'll be asked to enter their email on the authentication page. Your sponsor will receive an email with an activation link.

NOTE: Emails are sent to the sponsor's @uwo.ca email address and not their affiliate address (@ivey.ca, @kings.uwo.ca, @schulich.uwo.ca).

Connecting to WesternU-Guest - Explains how to connect to the WesternU-Guest network.

Introduction

This document outlines the process of connecting to the WesternU-Guest wireless network.

 

Procedure

  1. Select 'WesternU-Guest' from the list of available Networks and select 'Connect'.

    A new window should pop up on your device asking for authentication. If no windows are displayed, open your browser and try accessing a website. You should be redirected to the authentication page.

  2. On the authentication screen, fill out your Sponsor's Email, Your Name and Email Address. Accept the terms of use, then select 'Register'.
    1. If your sponsor has provided you with a Guest account, select 'Sign In' Enter the username and password. Accept the terms od use, then select 'Login'

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Your sponsor will receive an email to authorize or deny your access to the network.

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After being authorized by your sponsor to access the network, you will be redirected to the success page:

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Now you are successfully connected to the WesternU-Guest network. A Visitor account receipt will be sent to your email from guest-sponsor@uwo.ca. The username and password provided can be used to login to an additional two devices.

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Sponsor Approval - Explains the steps a Sponsor will take to approve Guest access.

Introduction

This document will help you approve or reject access to a Guest who is requesting visitor access.

Procedure

An email will be sent to the sponsor from guest-sponsor@uwo.ca

In this email there is the Email, Full Name and Mac Address of the Guest requesting access.

  1. Select 'CLICK HERE' to be taken to the approval page.
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  2. Select 'Confirm' to approve the Guests access. This access lasts for four hours by default.
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Guest Management Page - Explains how to manage Guest accounts and increase connection lease time.

Introduction

Sponsors can go in and increase the lease time of the Guest. This time can be increased by up to eight hours, for a total of 12. 

NOTE: Expiration time can only be adjusted BEFORE the expiration of the account.

Procedure

  1. Go to the Sponsor sign In page: https://clearpass.wireless.uwo.ca/guest/guest_users.php
  2. Login with your Western user ID and password.
  3. Select 'Manage Accounts' on the top left.
  4. Select the user you want to change the lease time.
  5. Select 'Change Expiration'
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  6. Under 'Account Expiration' select the desired time you want to add to the lease time.
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  7. Select 'Update Account'
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Create Single Guest - Explains how to create a Guest account for the WesternU-Guest network.

Introduction

A sponsor can create accounts to be used on the WesternU-Guest wireless network. These accounts will use a valid email address for the username, and a password with six random numbers.

Note: If you have already sponsored five or more accounts you can not use this function.

Procedure

  1. Go to the Sponsor sign In page: https://clearpass.wireless.uwo.ca/guest/guest_users.php
  2. Login with your Western user ID and password
  3. Select 'Create Account' on the top left.
  4. Under 'Guest's Name' Enter the name of the guest.
  5. Under 'Email Address' Enter the email address of the guest. This needs to be a valid email address.
  6. Under 'Auto Email' Select whether you want the guest to receive a 'Visitor account receipt' email from guest-sponsor@uwo.ca containing a username and password.
  7. Under 'Account Activation' Enter the date and time the account will be activated. Leave this blank if you want the account activated now.
  8. Under 'Expires After' Select the amount of time the account will have wireless access for. The default is four hours with a maximum of 12.
  9. Accept the 'Terms of Use' and then select 'Create'
  10. The guest will then receive a 'Visitor account receipt' email from guest-sponsor@uwo.ca 

Create Bulk Guests - Explains how to create bulk Guests for the WesternU-Guest network.

Introduction

A sponsor can create multiple accounts to be used on the WesternU-Guest wireless network. These accounts will have a random username consisting of eight random numbers, and a password with six random numbers.

Note: If you have already sponsored five or more accounts you can not use this function.

Procedure

  1. Go to the Sponsor sign In page: https://clearpass.wireless.uwo.ca/guest/guest_users.php
  2. Login with your Western user ID and password
  3. Select 'Create Multiple'
  4. Under 'Number of Accounts' Select the number of accounts you wish to create with maximum of five.
  5. Under 'Account Activation' Select the time when the accounts will become active.
  6. Select 'Account Expiration' Default is four hours with a maximum of 12 hours.
  7. Select 'Create Accounts'
  8. You will be presented with a list of accounts with usernames and passwords.

Request Contractor Account - Explains how to request a Contractor account for the WesternU-Guest network.

Introduction

A sponsor can request Contractor accounts to be used on the WesternU-Guest wireless network. These accounts will use a valid email address for the username, and a password with six random numbers. These accounts can have an expiration date of up to 30 days.

Procedure

  1. Sponsors will have to fill out the Jira request form at https://westernu.atlassian.net/servicedesk/customer/portal/2/group/136/create/615 
  2. Login with your Western user ID and password
  3. Fill out the form and select 'Create'
  4. Once the request has been reviewed and approved, the contractor will then receive a 'Visitor account receipt' email from guest-sponsor@uwo.ca 

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