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Network Access

Included here is information about on- and off-campus access to PennNet and the Internet and information about planning for, and managing, network connections.

Connecting to PennNet

PennNet Access Overview - Overview of how to connect to PennNet and the Internet.

Obtaining Networking Software - Recommended software is free of charge to members of the Penn Community.

PennKey & Password - Identifiers that are required for access to many University systems and services.

PennNet Connections in Student Residences - Obtaining data and video connections in on-campus residences.

PennNet Connections in Offices - Ordering information and rates for office network connections.

Wireless Access to PennNet - Wireless coverage on campus and how to connect.

PennNet Status & Scheduled Outages - Current status of the network and details of scheduled service interruptions.

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Internet2 at Penn

Internet2 - About Penn's participation in the Internet2 initiative for advanced high-speed Internet access.

MAGPI - About MAGPI, the high-speed Internet2 gateway operated by Penn.

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Planning for & Managing Network Connections & Services

ISC Networking & Telecommunications - The office responsible for development and management of Penn's network.

ISC Networking Rates - Service rates and connection charges.

PennNet Installation/Activation - Requesting new wiring or port activation, or reviewing status of requests.

DHCP Server Registration - Registering DHCP servers on PennNet.

Domain Names - Obtaining/deleting domain names in the domain.

Host Registration Service & DNS Management Software (Assignments) -The Assignments Database for maintaining information about PennNet-connected computers.

IP addresses - Contact Your Local Support Provider.

Penn WebLogin - Authentication process for restricting access to web applications and static web pages.

PennGroups - Service for managing groups of people for authorization or other purposes.

PennNames - Service for managing the University's namespace.



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