AppleTV

AppleTV can connect both wirelessly and via Ethernet cable to the data port in your residence hall room. 

Connecting via Ethernet

Step One
Locate the device's MAC address. Open the main menu, select Settings > About. On this screen, you should be able to see the MAC address listed as "Ethernet Address" or "Hardware Address." A MAC address looks something like this: 09:5A:43:02:6A.

Step Two
Once you have located the MAC Address, register it.

Step Three
Plug in your Ethernet cable to your AppleTV and to the data port located in the wall in your residence hall room. Once successfully registered and plugged in, you should be able to connect to the internet.

Connecting via WiFi

Step One
Before setting up for WiFi, connect the Apple TV via ethernet cable to the data port in your residence room to set the time and date correctly because it may cause errors if not correct.

Step Two
Install the latest version of Apple Configurator on Apple TV if you have not yet done so. To do this follow the steps listed below:

1) Use a Micro-USB cable (sold separately) to connect the Apple TV to a computer running Apple Configurator.
NoteYour Apple TV must be connected to power before you connect the Micro-USB cable. If your Apple TV goes into recovery mode, disconnect power and the Micro-USB cable. Then reconnect the power cable, wait for the light to stop flashing, and follow the steps below.
 
2) The Apple TV Assistant will appear in Apple Configurator. If you do not see the Assistant, select it from the Window menu.
 
3) If you want to enroll the Apple TV in a mobile device management (MDM) service you can select a profile that has already been imported in Apple Configurator or another enrollment profile on your computer. Otherwise, choose "Don't Enroll".
 
4) Choose whether or not to erase the Apple TV and install the latest version of Apple TV software. If you choose "Don't Install", skip to step 6.
 
5) Choose a name for the Apple TV (if desired) and set the language and diagnostics preferences. This will bypass the setup screen when the new software is installed.
 
6) Select profiles to install on the Apple TV from the list of profiles already in Apple Configurator, or create or import a new profile to install. Apple TV supports Wi-Fi and Certificate payloads for configuring network access, including proxy and 802.1X settings.
 
7) Your Apple TV must be connected to the Internet for configuration, so if you do not select a Wi-Fi profile you must connect the Apple TV to Ethernet. Note: Starting with Apple TV 6.0, installing a profile with WPA / WPA 2 Enterprise Wi-Fi security no longer requires a temporary Ethernet connection in order to establish the initial 802.1X authentication.
 
8) Review your configuration choices and click Configure to apply them to your Apple TV.
 
9) Follow the prompts in Apple Configurator to restart your Apple TV if necessary.
 

Step Three
Go to Apple Configurator & create a new profile

Step Four
Under WiFi, enter the information from this page.

Step Five
To be able to use MSCHAPv2 as the inner authorization, you have to choose TTLS as one of the accepted EAP types as well as PEAP. Leave network type as 'Standard'.

Step Six
Go to Certificates & add the three certificates located on this page.
NoteIf there are problems in downloading the .cer files, copy & paste the text to a .txt file and change the extension to .cer.

Step Seven
Go back to WiFi and under "Trust" you need put checks by the three certificates that were added. You should now be successfully connected to the internet.

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