Academic or Administrative Buildings-Computing Services - Carnegie Mellon University

Academic or Administrative Buildings

Complete the following steps to connect to the wired network in your academic or administrative office.

1. Register Your Data Outlet

  1. Note the data addresses located on the outlet. They should look something like R13@00-000-00 and R13@00-00000. [see image]
  2. Once you note these addresses, go to one of these two pages, depending on your location:
  • If you are in 311 S. Craig, Cyert Hall, or a residence hall, follow these instructions and go to the CANDO registration page.
  • For all other buildings, go to the NetReg registration page.
  1. Click Register New Outlet and enter the top address into the Label From field and the bottom address into the Label To field. Click Continue.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • If the outlet is registered (active) - continue with the steps below 2. Connect
    • If the outlet is not registered - click Activate
  3. On the Basic Information page in the Network Segment section, select the appropriate option for your outlet from the drop-down.
  4. In the Affiliation section, select your affiliation from the drop-down.  
  5. Click Activate Outlet.

2. Connect

  1. Connect your Ethernet cable to the Ethernet card in your computer; on the other end connect the Ethernet cable into the data outlet.
  2. Register your computer following the onscreen instructions. Allow 30 minutes for the registration to take effect.

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