Dell Wlan Utility Wireless Setup

This short guide contains step-by-step instructions on how to connect your Dell Wlan Utility device to the University of Louisville's secure wireless network "ulsecure".


1. Open the utility by going to Start -> All Programs -> Dell Wireless -> Dell Wireless WLAN Card Utility.


2.In the Wireless Networks tab, verify the following items are checked:

NOTE: If "ulsecure" is listed, click Edit, otherwise click Add.

  1. Let this tool manage your wireless networks
  2. Show utility icon
  3. Enable Radio




3. In the Wireless Network Connection Settings verify the following:

  1. Network name (SSID): ulsecure
  2. Network Authentication: WPA-Enterprise
  3. EAP method: PEAP
  4. Inner EAP method: MS-CHAP v2
  5. Domain\User Name: AD\Ulink username (e.g. ad\jsmith01)
  6. Password: Your Ulink Password





NOTE: "This is an ad hoc network" must be unchecked.















4. Click the Server Identity tab and verify the following:

  • Validate server certificate: checked
  • Issuer: - Any Trusted CA -
  • Server name: - Any Trusted Server -
  • Domain name must end in the specified name: selected





5. Click the Options tab and verify the following:

  • Uncheck Authenticate prior to Windows domain logon


STEP 6: You can now click OK and the utility should connect.  When you are connected, you will see "green bars" as shown below.