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Using the Network Registration System (NetReg)

  1. On the Network Registration web page, select Register New Machine.
  2. The Register a New Machine screen appears. From the drop-down menu, select the building location for your WIRED connection, and then click Continue.
  3. Select the appropriate Subnet location and then click Continue.
  4. A new screen appears. Complete the Hostname section as follows:
    • first field (OPTIONAL): enter a vanity name or leave this field blank for an auto-generated name.
    • second field: enter (residence hall rooms) OR enter your group/department or (other locations).
  5. Complete the other fields as follows:
    • Hardware Address: completed for you.
    • Affiliation: select the appropriate affiliation (faculty and staff - select the appropriate department).
  6. Submit your registration. One of the following messages will appear:
    • Error - The Register a New Machine screen appears with a red box indicating the problem. Contact the Help Center for assistance ( or 412-268-4357).
    • Success - The new registration name appears in a green box followed by a list of your registered machines.

Need Help?

Contact the Help Center
Phone: 412-268-4357 (HELP)