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How Do I Get a Device With No Web Browser on the Network?

Applies To

Gaming consoles, smart TVs, printers, robotic devices, lab equipment, building sensors, routers and other devices that use Ethernet networking, but don't have an interface or web browser capability.

Step-by-Step

If you have a device that needs to use the wired Ethernet network and the device does not support a web browser,

  1. Go to http://ipreg-mgnt.dartmouth.edu/ipregManager/ipregManager.
  2. Login with your NetID and password.
  3. On the right, under the Registrations section, click Add Device.
  4. In the Hardware Address field, enter the hardware address (MAC address) of the device that needs to have access.
    • Use colons to separate the segments of the Mac address. (example: AB:E0:12:F5:AD:89)
  5. Enter a Description for the device, then click Add Device.
  6. Once added to the Network Registration system, it is advisable to power-cycle the device you are trying to connect to the Ethernet network about 5 to 10 minutes after you click Add Device.

Details

A hardware address (also known as an Ethernet address or a MAC address) is a string of characters that typically looks something like: 00:9b:01:e1:bb:02 or 00-9b-01-e1-bb-02. You can often find this number written somewhere on the device - usually on the bottom, or rear, or on the FCC label.

Topic: 
Computer and Device Services
Subtopic: 
Network Access
Last updated: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

If you have questions or need further information, contact your department's IT support office, or contact the IT Service Desk via email at [email protected], via phone at 603-646-2999 or walk in to see them in Baker/Berry 178J.

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