eduroam Secure Guest Sponsorship Portal
Description: Prerequisites: INSTRUCTIONS FOR INDIVIDUAL USER ACCOUNT CREATION: The sponsor must click the ‘Sponsor Access for Account Creation’ link on the wifi.unc.edu page. The sponsor must authenticate via SSO. It will bring them to the base account creation page that will look like this: In the lower section, the sponsor will see a ‘Create’ button. This […]
» Subjects: Networking, WiFi, Wireless Networking
» Subjects: Connecting to the Network, Linux, Mac OS X, Microsoft, Network Basics, Network Policy, Networking, Printing, WiFi, Wireless Networking » Tags: eduroam, UNC-PSK, wifi, wireless
Connecting to the UNC Wireless Network
Description: Operating System (All) eduroam UNC-PSK Windows 7/8/8.1/10 * 8 RT Mac OS X (10.6 – 10.12.x) Linux iOS (9.x) Android (4.x.x – 7.x.x) Windows Phone Chromebook Blackberry Please click the buttons below to expand and see the configuration instructions: Due to many issues with wireless connections dropping while on Mac OS X. The University recommends […]
» Subjects: Connecting to the Network, Networking, WiFi, Wireless Networking » Tags: Android, eduroam, go.unc.edu, guest token, Guest Wifi, iOS, Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, UNC-PSK SSID, UNC-Secure, url, web, Windows
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.
» Subjects: Networking, Software, WiFi, Wireless Networking
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
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 Coverage 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