BNL on-site network guide
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Open Network preference:
Open Network preference. Set up a new config. Call it "BNL dorm." Set it
to use Built-in Ethernet, and Configure "Using DHCP." That's all you need,
the rest is automatic.
Check the Proxies tab, Make sure the proxy is disabled for everything (the
Another location will be called "BNL." Here also set it to use DHCP.
In addition to standard network cables, the office areas in Bldg 902B have
wireless connection, so you can either use DHCP via Built-in Ethernet, or
Airport if you have it. You need a password to get on wireless network,
page for details. Use the WEP key as password, by putting a dollar
sign ("$") in front and remove the spaces.
Click the Proxies tab, here you need to turn proxy servers on. See the
image below. In the box "Bypass proxy settings for these Hosts &
Domains:", enter four addresses: *.bnl.gov, sec.bnl.gov, 192.168*,
Save changes, you are ready to get online.
If you use fink, you must
configure proxy manually. open a terminal, type
and enter the http proxy as http://192.168.1.3:3128. and use the same for
ftp. When asked if you want to use Passive mode, answer No.
Mar 2005 updated: now the control room (1006) have wireless network
named 'bnlexternal.' To use, just set network to DHCP dorm setting. The
IP address will be automatically assigned. Don't have to worry about
setting up proxy server either.
here you can use the same setting as dorm (DHCP).