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Res Hall Ethernet Ports

You must register your device in order to connect via Ethernet

  • To connect a desktop or laptop computer to the internet via an Ethernet cable, visit netreg.uvm.edu and follow through the steps.
  • To connect a game console or media device via Ethernet, please register at https://go.uvm.edu/playonline.

Cisco Access Point

If you have a Cisco access point similar to the one below, use the LAN1 port for your first device. Additional Ethernet connections can use the LAN2, and LAN3 ports.

You will not be able to connect to the Internet using the “Console” or “PassThru” ports.

Wall Port Access

If you have a wall port similar to the one below, use the yellow or green ports to establish an Ethernet connection.

You will not be able to connect to the Internet using the blue port.

Troubleshooting Ethernet Connectivity Issues

If you are connected to the internet on your desktop or laptop computer, but you are redirected to netreg.uvm.edu whenever you attempt to use an internet browser, it’s possible that you are in a loop due to a computer cache error. Please see this guide for instructions on clearing your cache and cookies.

If you are experiencing issues connecting to the Wired UVM Network, and you have properly registered your machine, the first steps you should attempt are as follows:

  1. Power down your computer, gaming, or media device.
  2. Unplug your Ethernet cable both from the access point/wall port and from your device.
  3. Reconnect your Ethernet cable with the access point/wall port, selecting the proper port as specified in the previous sections of this article.
    • Make sure you hear or feel the Ethernet cable click, ensuring the cable is properly seated into the Ethernet port.
  4. Plug the other end of the Ethernet cable into your computer, gaming, or media device.
    • Make sure you hear or feel the Ethernet cable click, ensuring the cable is properly seated into the Ethernet port.
  5. Power on your computer, gaming, or media device.
Updated on July 18, 2018

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