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The Informatics network
- Wireless network (Wi-Fi, WLAN).
- How to connect to the wired network in the Forum.
- How to find the MAC address of a computer.
- Network access for Informatics events.
In more detail
The School of Informatics manages its own network. It's linked to the Edinburgh University network and beyond. How you connect depends on where you are:
The Informatics Forum:
- Using the wired network in the Informatics Forum.
- Subnets and VLANs in the Forum.
- Network ports in the Forum.
- How to connect Self-managed machines in the Forum.
Appleton Tower, Forrest Hill and the Wilkie building:
- Using the wired network in Appleton Tower, Forrest Hill and Wilkie.
- Subnets and VLANs in these buildings.
- Network ports in AT, FH and Wilkie.
- How to connect Self-managed machines in Appleton Tower, Forrest Hill and Wilkie.
- Commercialisation and spin-off activities have different network arrangements.
- Using the network from outwith the School - we have a firewall.
- The Informatics OpenVPN connects you securely to the Informatics network from anywhere.
- Internal and external connectivity - how we connect to the University and to the world.
- Authentication - what is Kerberos?
- DNS - what our DNS service offers.
- NTP - we run a time synchronisation service. Your computer should use it.
- Power outages - emergency power arrangements, and what to do if the power fails.
- The Self-managed server room can house your rack-mounted servers.
- Apple network issues - please turn off Apple Internet Sharing.
- Technical documentation.
- Traffic analyses for the Informatics Forum.
- Traffic analyses for Appleton Tower, Forrest Hill and Wilkie.