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Certificate Install Guide
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Download Kermit ISD Internet Certificate for 2020-2034

Kermit ISD provides WiFi access for Kermit ISD and approved guests. All traffic is monitored and recorded. Usage requires that a security certificate is installed on your device - the certificate is located at the link above. Please download and install the certificate on your device. You only have to do this once. This is not necessary on district-owned devices like laptops, desktops, and iPads.

If you do not have this certificate installed when using Kermit ISD's WiFi, you may not be able to access certain websites like Google, Yahoo, and Wikipedia.

Security Certificate Installation Instructions

iOS

  1. Click on the certificate within Safari.
  2. You will be redirected to the Install Profile option in the iOS settings.
  3. Click Install in the upper right corner and enter your password if it prompts.
  4. You will be prompted with a warning message, click Install in the top right and click Install one last time when it prompts.

iOS 10.3 or above

If you have iOS 10.3 or above you will want to turn on SSL trust for that certificate,

1. Go to Settings > General > About > Certificate Trust Settings.
2. Under "Enable full trust for root certificates," turn on trust for the certificate.

Android

  1. Download the certificate. Open with defaults.
  2. At the Name the certificate screen give the certificate a name (whatever you like) and press the OK button.
  3. if not immediately connected, please turn your Wi-Fi off and back on, to initiate a good connection.
  4. It is not possible to use built in Google apps on your Android device due to decryption policies. Certain apps like Google Maps, Google Hangouts, Google Search, etc, will not work. Other applications that do not authenticate with Google should have no issues reaching the internet. If you experience issues with any of these Google applications, please disconnect and use a mobile data connection for the rest of your traffic.

MacOS (requires administrator credentials)

  1. Download and click on the certificate.
  2. You will be prompted to add the certificate to a keychain.
  3. Choose System for the Keychain and click Add
  4. Enter administrator credentials
  5. Find the certificate (should be labeled Network Security), right click and choose Get Info.
  6. Under Trust, choose Always Trust for Secure Sockets Layer (SSL).
  7. Exit the dialog box and enter administrator credentials one more time.

For an alternate method:

  1. Go to Finder > Applications > Utilities > Keychain Access. You can also use Spotlight and search for Keychain Access
  2. Select (System) and click on File > Import Items.
  3. Locate the certificate that was downloaded and click ok.
  4. If you are still having problems after installing the certificate, you may need to trust the certificate. Find and right click on the certificate, click Get Info. Under Trust, change the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) setting to Always Trust

Windows

  1. Click on the certificate and click open. Locate and click Install Certificate.
  2. Choose Current User and click Next.
  3. Choose Place all certificates in the following store. Click Browse and locate and choose Trusted Root Certification Authority.
  4. Click Next and then Finish

For an alternate method:

  1. Press the Windows Logo Key or the search icon and type certificate. Choose Manage User Certificates.
  2. Right Click on Trusted Root Certification Authority > All Tasks > Import
  3. Click Next and then click Browse and locate the certificate to Import.
  4. Click Next and then Finish

Firefox (Windows/MacOS)

Firefox handles certificates differently than other browsers. If you are wanting to use Firefox, then you will need to install the certificate from inside the browser.

  1. Open Firefox and click on the Settings Menu in the top right corner
  2. In the menu on the right, click on Privacy and Security
  3. Locate the Certificates section and click on View Certificates
  4. Click Import
  5. Locate and select the certificate you downloaded and click OK

ChromeOS

For unmanaged Chromebooks

1. Go to Settings > Privacy and security > Manage Certificate.

2. Select the "Authority" tab.3. Click on Import, locate the Certificate and click Open.

If you have any questions or problems, please contact Kermit Technology Staff.