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Mobile computing

Mobile Computing

Wireless internet access with eduroam

University Staff and Students on campus should use the eduroam wifi network to access the internet. For more information on the JANET eduroam service click here 


By using the eduroam service you have agreed to abide by the following rules and regulations

 Your computer needs to meet the following technical requirements:

  • a working 802.11b/g/n WiFi certified Network card, capable of WPA2-Enterprise encryption. 
  • a built-in network adapter. If you have a new computer, then it is likely to be pre-installed. If you are unsure check online or contact the manufacturer.
  • computer hardware must meet the minimum system requirements for the operating system as specified by the manufacturer of the operating system.
  • all critical updates for your operating system must be installed.
  • up-to-date anti-virus software must be installed. If you do not have an up to date anti virus program please view our anti-virus page for information.


Instructions for connecting to eduroam 

 


 

Guest Wi-Fi Service

The University provides a guest Wi-Fi service. The first 4 hours of connection every day will be free. After this time a payment will be required more details

 

Wired network in halls

Information about gaining internet access in halls of residence (see sub-article below)

 

Connecting to and using a virtual private network (VPN) to access University IT services

Information about creating a Virtual Private Network connection to use services such as remotely connecting to your university desktop PC, accessing shared filespace, and e-resources (see sub-article below)

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Modified 20/03/2017
Author: Back, Joanne