Wired Network Service

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SUNY Fredonia is pleased to offer students, faculty/staff and guests in the residence halls a high speed wired network service that is convenient, secure, and reliable. All students, staff/faculty and guests that reside in the residence halls have a dedicated high speed wired port available to them in their individual rooms. This high speed wired port is recommended for use if you are using applications that utilize large amounts of bandwidth (i.e. streaming video, gaming, video conferencing and large file transactions). Ethernet cables can be purchased at the FSA bookstore and other stores in the area.

What do you need to get connected?                      

  1. Minimum: 10/100 BaseT Ethernet Card w/ Ethernet Cable (Category 5e)
  2. Current Operating System Critical Updates (i.e. Microsoft Windows, Macintosh OSX, Linux etc.)
  3. Anti-Virus Software w/ Updated Definitions. The campus provides Symantec Endpoint Protection anti-virus software for students and staff to utilize. You can download a free copy of the anti-virus software here: http://www.fredonia.edu/helpdesk/virus/ (Note: Before installing a new anti-virus program, you must first uninstall any previous version.)
  4. Your SUNY Fredonia eServices I.D. & Password (To find, go to: “Your Connection” @ https://connect.fredonia.edu).

quicklinksiconSetup Personal Computers

SUNY Fredonia uses 802.1x authentication for its campus wired network. This protects our network by requiring users to use their eServices user ID and password to gain access to our network. Please see the links below to configure your machine to use 802.1x properly.

Windows 7 and 8 Directions
Linux Directions
Macintosh 10.5.x and 10.6.x Directions
Note: Macintosh 10.7 and above will do this automatically

quicklinksiconSetup Gaming and Multi-Media Devices

Some devices are incompatible with 802.1x authentication. In order for you to register your device, please see the links below.

Register your Gaming or Multi-Media Device
How do you find your MAC address?
Note: The SUNY Fredonia Networks (wired/wireless) are primarily for academic use.

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