Advanced Photon Source

An Office of Science National User Facility

Which SSID?

The APS offers multiple wireless SSIDs, each for a specific purpose. Find out which SSID is right for you.

 

APS AUTH N

Use the APS AUTH N service if you are an APS employee and the device is Argonne-owned. Personal or other devices without Argonne property or sensitive item may not connect to APS AUTH N. You will authenticate with ANL credentials. APS AUTH N gives you access to APS internal resources, Argonne resources, and the Internet. Users need to register their device with IT.

Argonne-auth

Use the Argonne-auth service if you are an Argonne employee. You will authenticate with ANL credentials. The device must be an Argonne-owned device. By using Argonne-auth there is no need to perform online NetReg registration. Argonne-auth network gives you access to Argonne internal resources and the Internet.

Accel Auth

Use the Accel Auth service if you are an APS employee, the device is Argonne-owned and you are working in the Storage Ring tunnel. Personal devices may not connect to Accel Auth. You will authenticate with ANL credentials. Accel Auth gives you access to APS internal resources. Users need to register their device with IT.

eduroam

Use the eduroam service if you are a visitor to Argonne and your home-institution participates in the eduroam project. You will authenticate as, Username: HomeInstitutionUsername@HomeInstitutionDomainName and Password: HomeInstitutionPassword  By using eduroam there is no need to perform online NetReg registration.The eduroam wireless service provides guest Internet access.

eduroam should NOT be used by ANL employees while at Argonne.

Argonne-guest

Use the Argonne-guest service if you are a visitor to Argonne and your home institution does not participate or if you are unsure whether your home institution participates in eduroam. The device is most likely a personal device, like a Smartphone, laptop or tablet or device owned by an institution other than Argonne. When you connect, you will need to register online with the Argonne NetReg server. Once registered, guests will have Internet access without authentication.