Connect to Staff & Student Wireless (DETNSW) using a Proxy Server

This article gives step by step instructions, specific to your operating system, to connect to the DETNSW WiFi. This configuration normally only needs to be done once - your settings will be saved and you will just need to connect to the DETNSW access point in the future.

This should be used by visiting DoE staff and students from other schools.

NOTE:

To connect to the DETNSW wireless network you need to know:

1st Login (DETNSW WiFi Network) = DoE credentials firstname.lastnameX. These are the same details you use for the Student/Staff Portal + Email + CHSC Moodle + Stile App.

STUDENTS:  firstname.lastnameX@detnsw

STAFF: firstname.lastnameX@det.nsw.edu.au

Printable Instructions

Which operating system does your computer or mobile device use?

 Windows 10

The following step by step process will connect your Windows 10 computer to DETNSW

Step 1: Ensure Wireless is enabled on your device

Step 2: Select the Wireless icon on the lower right of corner the taskbar


Step 3: Select 'DETNSW' and press 'Connect'

Step 4: Enter your DoE credentials and select 'OK'

STUDENTS:  firstname.lastnameX@detnsw

STAFF: firstname.lastnameX@det.nsw.edu.au

Step 5: A Windows Security Alert prompt will appear, select 'Connect'

Step 6: Windows will now verify your information and connect to the DETNSW network

Step 7: In the 'Start menu' press the 'Settings' icon and navigate to Settings > Network & Internet > Proxy

Step 8: Under 'Manual proxy setup' turn the “Use a proxy server” slider to on and enter the following details and then press 'Save'

  • Server/Address: proxy.det.nsw.edu.au
  • Port: 8080

Step 9: Close the Settings window and open an Internet application, it will be prompt to enter your DoE credentials with suffix.

STUDENTS: firstname.lastnameX@detnsw

STAFF: firstname.lastnameX@det.nsw.edu.au

 Windows 8
The following step by step process will connect your Windows 8 computer to DETNSW.

Step 1: Select the Wi-Fi icon on the lower right of corner the taskbar near clock, select DETNSW

Step 2: Enter your DoE credentials and select 'OK'

STUDENTS:  firstname.lastnameX@detnsw

STAFF: firstname.lastnameX@det.nsw.edu.au

Step 3: Windows will now verify your information and connect, click on 'Connect' button

Step 4: Click on the 'Start' button and in the Search box, type 'Internet Options', press 'Enter'

Step 5: Select the 'Connections' tab

Step 6: Click on the 'LAN Settings' button

Step 7: Tick 'Use a proxy server for your LAN', in the address box type 'proxy.det.nsw.edu.au', in the Port box type '8080'

Step 8: Click on the 'OK' button

Step 9: Click on the 'OK' button

Step 10: Open Internet Explorer, you will be prompted for a username and password, enter your DoE Account with suffix

STUDENTS:  firstname.lastnameX@detnsw

STAFF: firstname.lastnameX@det.nsw.edu.au

 Mac OS
The following step by step process will connect your Mac computer to DETNSW.

We also recommend setting up a location which will make going between home & campus easier. See https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT202480

Step 1: Ensure Wireless is enabled on your device

Step 2: Select the Wireless icon found in the top right hand corner of the task bar

Step 3: Select 'DETNSW'

Step 4: Enter your DoE credentials and select 'Join'

STUDENTS:  firstname.lastnameX@detnsw

STAFF: firstname.lastnameX@det.nsw.edu.au

Step 5: Click on 'Continue' when the authentication prompt appears

Step 6: Enter the local administrator username and password and click on 'Update Settings'

Step 8: Choose 'Apple' menu, 'System Preferences' and then select 'Network'

Step 9: Select 'Wi-Fi', 'Advanced' button and then select 'Proxies'

Step 10: Tick 'Web Proxy (HTTP)' and enter the following details

Secure Web Proxy Server: proxy.det.nsw.edu.au

  • Username: DoE account username (e.g. firstname.lastnameX@detnsw)

    STUDENTS:  firstname.lastnameX@detnsw

    STAFF: firstname.lastnameX@det.nsw.edu.au

  • Password: Your DoE account password

Step 11: Tick 'Secure Webproxy (HTTPS)' and enter the same information above

Step 12: Select 'OK' the setup is now complete

Close the Settings window and open an Internet application

 IOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch)
The following step by step process will connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch to DETNSW.

Step 1: Select the 'Settings' menu icon on your device

Select the Wi-Fi option, turn Wi-Fi on

Enter your DoE credentials

STUDENTS:  firstname.lastnameX@detnsw

STAFF: firstname.lastnameX@det.nsw.edu.au

Step 3: Select 'Join'

Step 4: You will be prompted with a Certificate, select 'Trust'

Step 5: Tap the button next to 'DETNSW'

Step 6: Under the 'HTTP Proxy' heading, tap the 'Manual'

Enter the following:

  • Server = proxy.det.nsw.edu.au
  • Port = 8080
  • Switch Authentication ON
  • In the Username and Password fields enter your DoE Account Username and Password

    STUDENTS:  firstname.lastnameX@detnsw

    STAFF: firstname.lastnameX@det.nsw.edu.au

Step 7: Close the Settings window and open an Internet application

 Android
The following step by step process will connect your mobile devices running the Android operating system (version 2 and later) to DETNSW.

Note: Due to multiple version of the Android Operating System we are unable to provide complete connection instructions for each device. It will be similar to this.

Step 1: Select the 'Settings' menu icon on your device

Select the 'Wi-Fi' option, turn Wi-Fi on

Step 2: Select DETNSW from the list of available wireless networks

Some Android devices will require you to tap and hold DETNSW and select Modify Network

Enter the following:

  • EAP method: Select 'PEAP'
  • Phase-2 authentication: Select 'MSCHAPV2'
  • CA certificate: leave blank or don't validate
  • User certificate: leave blank
  • Identity: Enter your DoE credentials - STUDENTS:  firstname.lastnameX@detnsw, STAFF: firstname.lastnameX@det.nsw.edu.au
  • Anonymous Identity: leave blank
  • Password: Enter your DoE Account Password
  • Tick Show advanced options. Ensure proxy settings are set to Manual
  • Proxy hostname: proxy.det.nsw.edu.au
  • Proxy port: 8080

Step 3: Tap 'Connect'

Step 4: Open an Internet application

You will be prompted for you Enter your DoE Account e.g. firstname.lastname@detnsw tap Log In

STUDENTS:  firstname.lastnameX@detnsw

STAFF: firstname.lastnameX@det.nsw.edu.au

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