Internet Security Certificate


Security Certificate Download Instructions


If you are using the Proviso wireless network, install this web filter certificate to enhance Internet access.

The following instructions should be completed on personal devices only. 

Click on the image below to download the certificate file and install.

Security Certificate

DISCLAIMER: Some users have noticed that their district devices give them a warning message alerting them to the fact that installing this certificate allows your internet activity to be monitored. The web filtering technology used in the District to block inappropriate content checks the web site prior to allowing it to be viewed to ensure that no inappropriate content is accessed while using the district’s network. However, no district staff member is monitoring this activity. 

*Some common websites which use https such as Google, Yahoo, Bing and Facebook will have limited functionality if accessed by a device that does not have a certificate. If Screen Lock is currently not enabled on your phone and you wish to enable it, there will be instructions at the end on how to enable it.*


Certificate Installation Instructions
 
 
Android Devices
  1. Open Chrome and navigate to this page (www.vvsd.org/wifi).
  2. Click the Wi-Fi Certificate image on this page.
  3. Swipe from the top of your device, and select the certnew.cer file.
  4. Leave the Certificate Name as certnew.
  5. Under "Used for", select Wi-Fi and click OK.
  6. To install a certificate on Android devices, you need to have a Secure Screen Lock (pin, password, pattern, etc.)
    -  Select Pattern, PIN, or Password and follow the onscreen instructions.
  7. The certificate should now be installed.
 Click here for more help on Android Devices.
 
  
Windows Devices
  1. Click the Wi-Fi Certificate image on this page.
  2. Once downloaded, click open the file and click Install Certificate.
  3. Click Next.
  4. Select "Place all certificate in the following store" and then click Browse.
  5. Select "Trusted Root Certification Authorities" and click OK.
  6. Click Next and then Finish.
 Click here for more help on Windows Devices.
 
 
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