Clearpass

A network access control that manages device access over the Ethernet.

To register a wireless device such as an Xbox, PS3/4, Apple TV, etc.

Note: if you use a wired connection you do not need to register.

Note: it’s recommended you connect your wireless printer via a USB cable.

  1. Go to clearpass.colby.edu
  2. Log in with your Colby username and password
  3. Click on “Create Device”
  4. Fill in the necessary information (see image below)
  5. You will need to locate the Mac Address of your wireless device.
  6. Click on the drop-down menu to change the “Account Role” to “Student”
  7. Click “Create.” You should now be able to connect your device to the Colby Guest Access Wi-Fi network.

 

Clearpass-screen

It’s highly recommended that you keep your anti-virus software up to date and install your operating system updates on a regular basis.

This system will be operated in accord with the rights to privacy that members of the Colby community are assured under the Code of Ethics for Information Technology at Colby College. As in the past, there is no monitoring of individual network use. The NAC system will help protect student computers from attack by infected computers and facilitate communication with students when their computers become infected.

Personal wireless access points and routers are prohibited in all residence halls because all residence halls are now covered by the Colby Wireless network.  Student Computer Services not register personal access points or provide support for them, and ITS reserves the right to disable any personal networking equipment that creates interference or otherwise conflicts with the campus networks.

 
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