Connect Wired Device

Fredonia offers people in the residence halls a high speed wired network service that is convenient, secure, and always working. They will also have a high speed wired port in their own rooms. This offer is for students, faculty, staff, and guests. This high speed wired port should be used if you are using apps that use large amounts of bandwidth. This includes streaming film, gaming, conferencing and sending or getting large file . Ethernet cables can be purchased at the FSA bookstore and other stores.

What do you need to get connected?

  1. At Least: 10/100 BaseT Ethernet Card with an Ethernet Cable (Cat. 5e)
  2. Current Operating System Critical Updates (i.e. Microsoft Windows, Macintosh OSX, Linux etc.)
  3. Anti-Virus Software with Updated Definitions.
  4. Your Fredonia eServices I.D. & Password (To find, go to: “Your Connection”)

quicklinksiconSetup Personal Computers

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

Windows 10 Directions

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 without the need to configure your machine

quicklinksiconSetup Gaming and Multi-Media Devices

Some devices wont work 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 Fredonia Networks (wired/wireless) are primarily for academic use.