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Network Addresses at the UW

On This Page Individual Computers Network Domains Private Address Routing UW-IT’s Role In order to use Internet programs, your desktop computer connected to the campus Ethernet needs a unique number called an IP (Internet Protocol) address. The way you can get this IP address depends on what operating system you are using, and where you…

Managed Firewall Service

UW-IT offers centralized, managed network firewall service as a for-fee add-on to a campus department’s wired network connection. A network-based firewall plays an important part in a multilevel, multilayer security strategy that should also include other elements such as backup, anti-virus software, host-based firewalls, intrusion detection, and vulnerability scanning. Firewalls use rules to define what…

Wireless Routers in UW Residence Hall Rooms

Internet Setup in Student Housing Summary Sheet (PDF) On This Page Network Connections You Have Do-It-Yourself Wireless Responsibilities and Policies Configuring Your Wireless Router Network Connections You Have As a residence hall member, you currently have: Fast, reliable connectivity to the campus network and the Internet via data ports (10/100/1000/Mbit/s Ethernet) in your room UW…