Eduroam is a global, location independent wireless network, allowing mobility between participants' infrastructure with seamless user authentication and enforcement of local security policy.

As a federated participant in Eduroam, AIMS provides wireless access to visiting researchers from other Eduroam participating institutions around Australia and the World.

Eduroam access is available throughout the Cape Ferguson site. Eduroam is only available to users over 18 years of age or those users that have acquired parental consent to use the "non-filtered" Internet access.

The use of eduroam is governed by the Australian Eduroam Policy and the AIMS Internet Access Policy. For visitors to AIMS the Acceptable Use Policy of your home institution applies. Authentication information is recorded by AIMS and your home organisation in case of network abuse and for statistical purposes. For more information on eduroam and details of the Australian Eduroam Policy and details of other participants, visit the Eduroam website.

Settings for AIMS Users


Access Point Authentication 802.1x Security WPA2/AES
EAP Type + Authentication Protocol PEAP-MSCHAPv2
Username username @
NB. This is not your email address
Server Certificate Name AIMS Certificate Authority Root

Settings for visitors to AIMS

If you'd like to make use of this service, please contact your local IT Department to configure your system to suit your home site requirements before leaving. Full Internet access is available while visiting AIMS. Any questions related to this service can be emailed to 

For more information about this wireless network and it's participants please visit their website at Eduroam

Also see the Eduroam Questions and Answers (491KB PDF)