WiFi Tips
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Connecting to the UNC Wireless Network
Description: Important Reminder: On October 16, UNC-Secure will be removed from the campus network and permanently replaced by eduroam. Students, faculty and staff are strongly encouraged to make the switch before this date. Operating System (All) eduroam UNC-PSK Windows 7/8/8.1/10 * 8 RT Mac OS X (10.6 – 10.10.x) Linux iOS (8.x) Android (4.x.x – 5.x.x) […]
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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.  
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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 indoor wireless access point is currently […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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). […]
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