How to disable 802.1X Authentication

The old student housing network used an authentication method called IEEE 802.1X. This was used to ensure that nobody could get online without a valid UiO username/password.

Our network does not require any username or password.

On some operating systems you need to disable 802.1X authentication in order to connect to a network that doesn't require authentication. If your computer is configured to work with the old student housing network, you may need to change the network settings to get online.

In order to use internet from Lynet you need to disable 802.1X

Here you can find guides on how to disable the wired authentication (802.1X) at the SiO dorms/student housings with following Operative Systems: