MWireless Certificate Updates

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Why is Mwireless prompting me to renew the security certificate?


Updating security certificates is essential for maintaining secure and encrypted communications over WiFi networks. Certificates provide cryptographically-backed assurance that the device you’re connecting to genuinely belongs to the intended organization. They enable encryption of the connection between the client device and the server, protecting sensitive information from potential security threats such as man-in-the-middle attacks. Accepting the new certificate helps ensure the integrity and security of the network.

Yearly, ITS deploys new security certificates for wireless networks,


Devices may prompt to accept a new certificate for campus WiFi networks. In that case:

  1. View the certificate details to confirm it is related to U-M WiFi
  2. Accept the certificate

Devices may report an error when trying to connect to campus WiFi networks, without prompting the user about a new certificate. If that happens:

For additional information, check these categories in the Knowledge Base:

Wi-Fi Getting Connected

Wifi: Common Troubleshooting Tips

Still need assistance? See the following related services:

Help with Wireless

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Wed 7/3/24 4:21 PM
Wed 7/3/24 4:21 PM