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Technology Access

ERA Chromebook Lease Form (Parents & Students must read and sign.)
Students who do not have their own technology device are encouraged to borrow a Chromebook from Eagle Ridge Academy.
Students and parents need to read and sign the Chromebook Loan Agreement form and submit a check to the front office
to cover the insurance for the year. This form may be submitted electronically, or a printed copy of the form may be picked
up in the school office. 
 
You may also print the form directly from the site and then return the printed copy to the office. Submitting a paper copy of
the form may delay the process of releasing your student's netbook by 48 hours. To print paper copies please click on the link,
scroll to the very bottom of the document and click on the "Open Document Name" at the very bottom of the page. Once you
open the document, right click on the document and and select print to print a paper copy.
 
 
ERA Acceptable Use Policy (All Parents & Students must read and sign.)
All students and parents must read and sign the Acceptable Computer Use Policy, along with the Student/Parent Handbook.
These two documents outline the appropriate use and prohibited activities when using technology resources on the ERA
campus. Every student is expected to follow all guidelines stated below, as well as those given by the staff and faculty,
and to demonstrate good citizenship and ethical behavior at all times.
 
 
 
ERA Bring Your Own Technology Form (Parents & Students must read and sign.)
Students who would like to bring their own technology device (laptop, netbook, tablet, Chromebook) to school need to
read and sign the Bring Your Own Technology Form with their parents. Once the form has been submitted it will take
about 48 hours for a student's device to be added to the network. This form can only be submitted electronically. 
 
 
No cellphones/smartphones/phablets (phone-based tablets) can be placed on the ERA network at this time.
 
Students bringing technology to campus must download and install the SSL Certificate below.
Your device will not work on campus without
the SSL Certificate.
 
 
ERA Secure Socket Layer Certificates:
Internet Filtering is required by law in a high school environment, and all devices, both school owned or personal must
be filtered when connected to the ERA network. Students who are having problems accessing sites such as Google.com,
and other HTTPS secured sites will need to add an SSL certificate into the Chrome Browser to access HTTPS sites while
using their personal device on the ERA Network. If students do not want to download the certificate, students may use
their personal data plan to access the internet.
 
This certificate only effects the Chrome browser on your device, not the device directly. If students do not want to install the
certificate, you do not have 
to, however, your browsing will be restricted to only those sites that use an HTTP URL.
You will not be able to use most major search engines as they 
currently use HTTPS.
 
To download the SSL Certificate please scroll to the bottom of the page
 
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To install the SSL Certificate on a Chromebook
Please download the Securly_SHA-256.crt (2) file onto a flash drive or a flash card and have the drive or card plugged into the
Chromebook. The file is located at the bottom of this page.
 
Please check to see if there is an old certificate in the Authorities tab. If there is, please click on the old certificate and select :
"Delete" to remove the old certificate.
 
To install the the Securly SSL certificate in Chrome, open a Chrome browser window on your device.

Type chrome://settings into the omnibar/URL address bar and press enter. 

  1. Click on Show advanced settings shown highlighted below
  2. Under HTTPS/SSL click on Manage certificates
  3. Click on the Authorities tab
  4. Click on Import
  5. Import the "securly_SHA-256.crt" file by selecting the file and clicking Open
  6. Under Certificate authorityEdit trust settings> check all three trust options
  7. Click OK
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To install the SSL Certificate on an Android Device
Your Android device will need to have a PIN set otherwise by default you can not install any certificates to the device.
To add  a PIN to your device go to Settings->Security->Screen Lock
 
Once you have added a lock screen, please use your Android device to download the SSL file
from the following website:
 
Your device will ask you to name the certificate. Please name the certificate Securly and press the OK button.

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To install SSL Certificate in a Chrome browser on any Windows operating system
Please download the Securly_SHA-256.crt (2) file onto your desktop, a flash drive or other external device and have the
drive or card plugged into the device. The file is located at the bottom of this page.

To install the the Securly SSL certificate in Chrome, open a Chrome browser window on your device.
Type chrome://settings into the omnibar/URL address bar and press enter. 

  1. Scroll to the bottom of the Settings page and click on Show advanced settings 
  2. Under HTTPS/SSL click on Manage certificates
  3. Click on the Trusted Root Certification Authorities tab
  4. Click on Import
  5. Import the "securly_SHA-256.crt" file
Or, download the Securly SHA-256.ct (2) file onto your desktop. The file is located on the bottom of this page. 
    1. Once the certificate is on your desktop, right click on the certificate and select "Install Certificate"
    2. If you receive a security warning click "Open"
    3. The Certificate Import Wizard will open, click next
    4. Select the "Place all Certificates in the following store" option, then click the "Browse" button.
    5. Select the Trusted Root Certificate Authorities Folder" by clicking on it, then click OK.
    6. Click the "Next" button.
    7. Click the "Finish" button.
    8. When the "Import was successful" dialog opens click OK.
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To install the SSL Certificate in the Chrome browser a Mac running OS X (Not iPads)
Please load the Securly_SHA-256.crt (2) file onto your desktop, a flash drive or another external device and have the
drive or card plugged into the device. The file is located at the bottom of this page.

Solution: Navigate, in Finder, to Applications > Utilities > Keychain Access.

Double-click to open Keychain Access.

Select the “System” keychain.

To install the Securly SSL certificate

  1. Open File>Import Items
  2. Navigate to the location that you saved the Securly SSL certificate file to (you can download the file below)
  3. Import the "securly_SHA-256.crt" file into the “System” keychain
  4. Verify the SSL certificates: Issued To "*.securly.com" is installed.
  5. Double click on the certificate, you will see "Trust"
  6. Click on the right triangle so that it drops down the trust area
  7. Please verify it says "Always Trust" for all items
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To install the Securly SSL Certificate for iPads
Note:  It is important to mention that accessing and downloading this certificate from any other browser
other than Safari will result in an error.  
Only Safari when downloading and installing the cert will create
installation prompts for the certificate.
  1. Within Safari the Securly SSL certificate file that you want to install below
  2. At the Install Profile screen press the Install button.
  3. You will be prompted with a warning message that says, "Installing this profile will change settings on your iPad." 
    Press the Install Now button.
  4. The certificate will continue to install.  Once it has finished you will be presented with the following screen.
  5. You can exit this screen by pressing the Done button in the top right hand corner.

  6. You will also need an iPad PAC file . This is installed to: 
  7. "Settings > Wi-Fi > Choose the (i) next to Network Name > HTTP PROXY > AUTO > URL"

    In all versions of the iOS it is necessary to include the "http://" portion of the Auto Proxy Configuration (.pac) URL http://www.securly.com/pf/erawarriors.org.pac