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So we're looking at an eduroam deployment here, and one question that has come up is one of credentials. Here at NU, we have 2 identifiers - the NetID and the alias. All of the directories and the like are keyed off of the NetID, which does not have to be the same as the alias. Top-level email addresses take the form @northwestern.edu. Under a basic default eduroam deployment, a user would use @northwestern.edu as his/her username to authenticate to the wireless network. This is not 100% ideal from an end user point of view, though, since that could potentially lead to some confusion since at least here, netid rarely is the same as alias. Obviously, at some schools, netid = alias, so this is a moot point, but have other schools encountered support/documentation issues because of this? As an alternative, has anyone looking into using a subdomain for the realm? i.e., @eduroam.northwestern.edu? I tried going through the FAQs and documentation at , and there is some mention of avoiding subdomains at . Personally, I think with good enough documentation we should be able to do the standard @northwestern.edu without a lot of trouble, but we also need to do due diligence and explore these options. :) Thanks!! -- Julian Y. Koh Manager, Network Transport, Telecommunications and Network Services Northwestern University Information Technology (NUIT) 2001 Sheridan Road #G-166 Evanston, IL 60208 847-467-5780 NUIT Web Site: PGP Public Key: ********** Participation and subscription information for this EDUCAUSE Constituent Group discussion list can be found at http://www.educause.edu/groups/.