Wireless UWNet - Types of Access

This document describes the different types of wireless access provided on the UW campus.

  • UWNet

    • SSID: UWNet
    • Also known as: Aruba, New Wireless, Upgraded Wireless
    • Locations: Campus buildings broadcasting the SSID of UWNet with no building name appended at the end
    • Includes NetID or guest login (replaces separate guest wireless system)

    Login Type

    Login Duration

    Intended Users

    NetID

    Remainder of the semester or until user moves to a building with UWNet legacy system (Note: User remains authenticated for the remainder of the semester in Aruba buildings) UW-Madison faculty, staff, students or Guest NetID holders

    Email address

    24 hours or until user moves to a building with a UWNet legacy system Guests without NetIDs

  • UWNet Legacy System

    • SSID: UWNet-BuildingName
    • Also known as: Cisco, classic wireless, legacy wireless
    • Locations: Campus buildings broadcasting the SSID UWNet-BuildingName

    Login Type

    Login Duration

    Intended Users

    NetID

    Until user moves to a different building location UW-Madison faculty, staff, students, Guest NetID holders

  • Guest NetID

    • SSID: Any of the above
    • Locations: Campuswide

    Login Type

    Login Duration

    Intended Users

    N/A

    Issued for up to 30 days but login is dependent on wireless system Visitors to UW Departments (e.g., guest scholars, prospective students, etc)

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Keywords:wireless wiscworld internet campus network information uwnet wifi service types access guest legacy aruba cisco login   Doc ID:25584
Owner:Sandee S.Group:DoIT Help Desk
Created:2012-08-12 07:33 CDTUpdated:2013-11-27 14:35 CDT
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