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10.3. Getting Online-Register your laptop or other personal equipment with our network

How to register your laptop or other personal equipment with our network

If you would to be added to our "trusted" network so that you can use Math Department printers or access the Math Department intranet, you must:

Registering for rest of campus

To use personal equipment in areas of campus controlled by UITS, which includes the student union, the campus library, and the ILC, you'll need to register it with UITS. This does not apply to wireless access. There is no registration required for wireless access, but you will need a UA NetID to connect via the UAWiFi connection. UAGuest does not require NetID, but it is not secure and does not allow certain types of connections.


How to obtain your MAC addresses:


Microsoft Windows

Open a DOS prompt and use the command ipconfig /all. As in the screenshot below, look for Physical Address on your LAN and/or wireless adapter, but ignore the PPP (dial-up) adapter if there is one.



Linux 

Use the command ifconfig or /sbin/ifconfig. As in the screenshot below, look for HWaddr on your LAN (often eth0 or en0) and/or wireless (often wlan0 or ath0) adapter.



Mac OS X

Go to the Apple Menu and choose About This Mac:



Click on System Report...



Choose Network on the left, then Ethernet at the top, and find the Ethernet MAC Address below.



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