How do I disable IPv6 on Mac OS X?
Description: The University has noticed that some Apple computers have experienced issues connecting reliably to the UNC wireless network. Turning off the IPv6 protocol may reduce the occurrence of these issues. To do so please follow the instructions based on your version of Mac OS X. Mac OS X (10.5.x and 10.6.x) Mac OS X (10.7.x [...]
» Subjects: Networking, Software, WiFi, Wireless Networking
Windows 8 and RT UNC Secure Configuration (Onyen Restricted)
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» Subjects: Connecting to the Network, Microsoft, Networking, Software, WiFi, Wireless Networking » Tags: wifi, Windows 8, Windows RT
How much does it cost to install a single wireless access point?
Description: How much does it cost to install a single wireless access points? Unfortunately, some campus buildings have limited or no wireless network access availability. If your campus departmental unit needs wireless network coverage, please submit a Remedy ticket to ITS-NETWIFI group to schedule a site survey. The cost per access point is currently $1500. This [...]
» Subjects: Network Policy, Networking, WiFi, Wireless Networking » Tags: networking, wireless, wireless access points, wireless installs
Parallels Application on Mac OSX Fails to Network Wirelessly
Description: Overview This document provides a solution for when the Parallels application for Mac OSX works on wired connections but fails for wireless DHCP access. Solution 1. In your Parallels configuration, set the network adapter to Host-only networking . 2. In OSX go to Applications > System Preferences > Sharing and choose Internet . Choose to [...]
» Subjects: Networking, WiFi » Tags: Macintosh
Intel-based Macintosh Wireless Issue
Description: Intel-based Macintosh Wireless Issue Over the past couple of years, as wi-fi has increased in coverage across the campus, we had periodically seen issues with the early model Intel-based Macintoshes having their wireless connection randomly and silently die, especially when you were running on batteries. There have been a couple of updates from Apple that [...]
» Subjects: Networking, WiFi
Is there a way to turn off wireless access in a classroom?
Description: It’s not possible — access point deployment is such that one AP could serve multiple classrooms and offices; furthermore, the nature of LWAPP/CAPWAP technology is such that all APs are aware of the entire system of APs within their coverage area. If one AP is turned off or dies, all the other APs in the [...]
» Subjects: Networking, WiFi » Tags: classrooms, networking, wireless
Wireless and Wi-Fi Best Practices and FAQs
Description: Overview For information on how to configure your computer to connect to the wireless Internet at UNC, please visit our Connecting to the UNC Network – Getting Started document. Wi-Fi is a specific type of wireless technology based on specifications standardized by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) standards committee (the 802.11 group). [...]
» Subjects: Networking, WiFi » Tags: wireless