Wireless

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How to get wireless internet access for Physics members, academics or visitors.

Physics offers wireless internet access for members of Physics and for guests.

Categories: Wireless

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This page details how to connect to Physics_S using Ubuntu

- Select the network manager applet from the toolbar

- Edit connections --> wireless

- Fill in the details on the Wireless and Wireless security tabs as shown.

Categories: Laptops | Linux | Linux desktop | Network | Networking | Wireless

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How to get an account, connect to the network, and forward email

If you are a new to the department, please have a look at our guide for Help for New Users of Central Services.

When you register for a Physics Account, you are agreeing to the terms and conditions stated in the Department of Physics Rules for Computer Use document.

Categories: Email | Network | Newcomer | Password reset | SSO | Single Sign On | Wireless

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Connecting to wireless Physics_S network with Mac OS X 10.6

1. Click on the wireless icon at the top right hand corner of the screen, click Physics_S in the list of available networks.

2. Type in you Physics network credentials into the 'User Name' and 'Password' fields. Please prefix your username with 'physics\'. NOTE THIS USES A BACKSLASH NOT A FORWARD SLASH. Click OK.

Categories: Network | Wireless

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Connecting to Physics_S using Microsoft Windows 7

1. Select [Start] and then [Control Panel]. In the Control Panel, select [Network and Internet].

2.In the "Network and Internet" panel, click on [Network and Sharing Center].

Categories: Network | Windows | Wireless

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A list of the wireless base stations located around the department

At present we have 14 wireless base stations in the following locations :-

Categories: Network | Wireless

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Connecting a computer to the network and details how to obtain your MAC Address.

Before a computer can be used on the Physics Network it must be registered with IT Support. If your computer was set up by IT support staff it will already have been registered and you do not need to do anything.

Otherwise, you will need to self register a wired connection or connection via wireless.

Categories: Network | Wireless