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Availability

At Jacobs University, all lecture halls and most of the campus allow Wireless LAN access.

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This map shows locations of access points on campus (click for full size):

eduroam Access

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titlePublic Network

The network is called eduroam and will announce itself. You can also search for it.

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Although setup of eduroam is more complicated than the setup of Jacobs Access, it is the recommended WLAN setup, as it uses strong encryption for the wireless data transmission, and is available in wireless networks of other participating institutions worldwide.

Jacobs Access

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titlePublic Network

The network is called JACOBS and will announce itself. You can also search for it.

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Info
titleCampusNet Credentials

In any case, you need your JACOBS user account to proceed.

Guest Access

For guests, WLAN access can be established by issuing temporary accounts. The host should send a request to IT Support in time, containing:

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(info) Against common disbelief the phrase "in time" means here: "at least one work day in advance".

 

 

 

 

Security

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titleJacobs Access WLAN is insecure

If you require secure communication, be sure to use the eduroam setup or use web pages via https and/or use VPN Access over Jacobs WLAN!