Wireless Change – Laptops, and Chromebooks, and iPads, oh my!

Security certificate changes are going to be applied to the wireless network on February 18th. Please see below for specific information and actions to take for the device(s) you use.

  • All laptops located in carts:
    • Should have been updated automatically if they have been restarted on a SVVSD wired or wireless network at least twice in the last three weeks.
    • If a device has not been used in the last three weeks, make sure it has been powered on before the end of the day on February 17th
  • Other District laptops
    • Windows laptops should have been updated automatically if they have been restarted on a SVVSD wired or wireless network at least twice in the last three weeks. If a device has not been used in the last three weeks, make sure it has been powered on before the end of the day on February 17th
    • Mac Laptops should have been updated automatically if they have been on a SVVSD wired or wireless network for at least a day in the last three weeks. If a device has not been used in the last three weeks, make sure it has been powered on before the end of the day on February 17th
  • LTP iPads managed by the MDM:
    • MDM iPads should have been updated automatically if they have been on a internet-connected network for at least a few hours in the last week.  Can check by looking for new configuration profile in the management  profiles.
    • If your iPad has not been automatically updated, please see your building’s support person for troubleshooting.
  • Configurator iPads
    • Configurator iPads will need to be updated with the new profiles sent out to the configurator group
  • Chromebooks
    • No change or update needed.
    • If they are set to use svvsd-public, they must be changed to svvsd or svvmd to be compatible with state testing.
  • Other unmanaged and personal devices:
    • Unmanaged devices will need to accept the new certificate if/when prompted.

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