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MSU HEP Guest Computer Information

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You are encouraged to bring a laptop with you to MSU. Please be aware that laptop computers have been stolen from offices in our building, so use security precautions.

Wireless Networking

We don't yet have a building-wide wireless system. There is a

Registering your Laptop's wired Ethernet

Unregistered computers may access the MSU network, but can't connect to off-campus network locations. The DHCP servers will give an unregistered laptop an IP number that starts with 35.15., registered computers will get an IP address that starts with 35.10.

Registration requires an MSU NetID, your host or Tom Rockwell can register your laptop using their NetID. The registration web page is Registration only needs to be done once (they do expire if the computer isn't used on the network for a few weeks). The registration is based on the MAC address of the Ethernet device; you may want to register both your wired and wireless Ethernet devices.

Printing from a Laptop

Please contact Tom Rockwell for help.

Linux Cluster

There is a guest account on the Linux cluster, if you would like to use it, Tom Rockwell can set a password for you.

We can create an account on the Linux cluster for you if this fits your needs.

For information on getting started with the Linux cluster, see HepLinuxNewUser.

-- TomRockwell - 09 Jan 2006
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