KCISD Guest Wireless

  • Karnes City ISD provides guest wireless Internet access for educational use on personal devices via an open wireless network.  Guest usage of this wireless service is provided as is. The Internet access provided via this guest wireless is filtered and monitored, and is shared with other public devices.  KCISD is not responsible for malicious theft or interception of data transmitted over the guest network.  Virus and security protection is the responsibility of the wireless user.  KCISD is not responsible for any cellular data charges that are incurred while using KCISD guest wireless Internet.

    By continuing, you are connecting to the KCISD guest wireless network and are agreeing to abide by all laws, and all state and federal rules, and regulations applicable to Internet use.  

    Wireless users should not transmit their credit card information, passwords, and any other sensitive personal information while using any wireless “hot spot.” KCISD has no control over the information available over the Internet and cannot be held responsible for content or accuracy. KCISD cannot be held responsible for any confidential or financial information patrons may send over this Internet connection.

     In order to provide safer browsing for individuals using this service, a security certificate must be downloaded and installed before the guest wireless will work properly.

     In compliance with the Childrens Internet Protection Act (CIPA), Karnes City ISD guest wireless Internet access is filtered to prevent access to many popular social media websites and outside e-mail.  


  • In Internet Explorer/Google Chrome:  Click to download file.  When prompted to open or save 'webfilter.barracuda.cer' click open.  Click allow if prompted.  On the Certificate pop up, click Install Certificate.  If prompted for a store location, pick Local Machine.  Then click Next.  Choose the option 'Place all certificates in the following store,' click the browse button.  Click on the folder that says Trusted Root Certification Authorities and then click OK.  Click Finish and OK.  

    iOS/Safari: Click to download file.  A popup to Install Profile will come up.  Click Install.  Follow the prompts until you see Profile Installed.  On some devices, you may also need to enable full trust for the root certificate.  To do this, go to Settings - General - About - and scroll down and click on Certificate Trust Settings.  Where you see KCISD-Web, turn the toggle to the on position where it asks to enable full trust for root certificates.