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Registering Multiple Devices for Wired Internet Access on the General Networks

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Article Number : KB0014151
Published on : 2017-08-09
Last modified : 2017-08-09 13:25:36
Knowledge Base : IT Public Self Help

Note: The following process should only be followed if multiple devices are needed in a dorm room in a campus residence hall. If you are a faculty member needing multiple wired devices, please contact your networking TSC. Routers and network switches are prohibited for use on the general networks by staff.
 
To connect multiple devices or other devices without a web browser, such as printers or some game consoles, you will need to connect the device via a personally-owned wired router.
  1. Connect your personal router’s WAN port to the Ethernet port in room.
  2. Connect a Mac or Windows computer to any LAN port on the router.

Note: Any device with a web browser can be used and only needs to be connected for setup.

  1. Open a web browser on the connected computer and proceed to “utexas.edu”. Your browser will redirect you to the “802.1X Configuration” page.
  2. Click on “Register a Router” and enter your EID & password
  3. Verify the personal information on the next page, accept the ULA and click “Register”.

You are now connected to the wired network and have internet access via the LAN ports on your router

Note: Any wireless network feature offered by your router must be disabled as it interferes with the operation of the utexas network.

Note: You may only register one device per ResNet port.  If multiple registrations are detected, all of your registrations could be deleted.

To cancel a device's registration, call the UT Service Desk at 512-475-9400 or email at help@its.utexas.edu.

 

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