BYOD - macOS

  • To connect your macOS device to district wireless, you'll need to perform four steps.

     

    1. Find your Wi-Fi address

    Wi-Fi addresses look like 98:ab:76:cd:54:ef

    Open System PreferencesNetworkWi-FiAdvanced..., and write down your Wi-Fi Address


    2. Register your Wi-Fi address

    1. Go to https://mydevices.k12northstar.org/ 
    2. Log in with your f- or s-number
    3. Click Add
    4. Name it something you'll recognize
    5. Enter your Wi-Fi address from step 1 (no colons necessary)

    "Pending" means the device has been successfully registered.


    3. Connect to FNSBSD-BYOD

    The password is PersonalDevice (no space).


    4. Install the Securly certificate

    1. Download https://download.securly.com/cert/securly_ca_2020.crt
    2. Open Keychain Access (do a Spotlight search for it)
    3. On the left, select System and All Items
    4. Open your downloads folder and drag securly_ca_2020.crt into the Keychain Access window
    5. Double click *.securly.com
    6. Click the triangle next to Trust
    7. Change the first drop down box to Always Trust
    8. Close out of everything, putting your password in where necessary

    Firefox Securly cert:

    1. Download https://download.securly.com/cert/securly_ca_2020.crt
    2. In Firefox, in the top right corner, click the three horizontal lines
    3. Select Options
    4. On the left select Privacy & Security
    5. Scroll all the way down and click View Certificates
    6. Click Import and select securly_ca_2020.crt that you downloaded earlier
    7. Click Open and check the boxes that say Trust this CA to identify websites/email users and click OK

    If you need assistance, please call the help desk at extension x11397

Last Modified on September 10, 2019