Home-from-Home Network ‘CONNEXION’

Testing a New Wireless Network Service The internet has changed over the years. We now have a multitude of devices which are incompatible with the more secure enterprise wireless infrastructure offered by EDUROAM and SOMERVILLE/SOMERVILE-STG (see https://blogs.some.ox.ac.uk/ict/internet-access-at-somerville-college/unsupported-devices/). There certainly is no move from manufacturers to provide enterprise level support for Read more…

Update July 28th – Network DOWNTIME

The last few buildings are having the UPS fitted this week, we will have one data cabinet which requires extra work to complete which will be scheduled as soon as possible. As ever please get in touch if you need to discuss any issues, 01865 270597, ict.desk@some.ox.ac.uk.

Network DOWNTIME!

Planned Network Maintenance – Planned wired network upgrade, July 13th 10am to 4pm Monday 13th July, work on the core and network upgrade starts again, the first issue we need our engineers to look at is the issues we had with the network CORE. So on Monday 13th July from Read more…

Planned Network Maintenance

Planned wired network upgrade, June 8th through to June 12th Dear all, Just before the lock down we had placed an order to replace our physical wired network infrastructure. That work for obvious reasons the project got postponed, however we are now ready to proceed with the upgrade. The plan Read more…

eduroam – quick guide

First connect to the Internet by signing into The Cloud or using your own mobile data, then go to https://register.it.ox.ac.uk/ to register for a Remote Access Account. PLEASE NOTE: If you have an Android device install the eduroamCAT tool from the ‘Google Plan Store’ before continuing. On the device you Read more…

Networks @ Somerville 2019-20

A quick introduction/reminder of what each network at Somerville College is capable of for the start of term. This might get rather technical so a quick summary: The SOMERVILLE wireless network has more bandwidth available than EDUROAM or The Cloud combined. The SOMERVILLE network does not limit bandwidth per device Read more…

Unsupported devices

The University and College wireless network use a connection protocol called 802.1x which uses special security principals which are not supported on a number of home (consumer) devices. University’s that use eduroam (and most of them do) are using 802.1x. With that in mind, we have tried to compile a Read more…

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