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Guide - Network Connection
WHOInet is the name given to the WHOI network infrastructure
and its services. Comprised of CISCO switches and routers, miles
and miles of CAT5 wiring leading to offices in more than 30 buildings,
WHOInet delivers high-speed, state-of-the-art connectivity internally
and to the Internet.
We encourage you to read our WHOInet
Usage Policy, so that you will be fully informed of the
expected proper use of WHOInet.
To register your computer for use on WHOInet:
You will need a WHOI email account to register. If you need help
registering, use the 'help' documentation at https://netreg.whoi.edu
or call the CIS Helpdesk at x2439.
- Plug your computer into an active Ethernet jack (how
do I know if it's active?) using a CAT5 cable
- Set your computer to obtain
its network settings using DHCP
- Use a Web browser to go to https://netreg.whoi.edu/
to Activate a Network Jack