Student Network Service

Archive for 2012

Mac users on SNS – How to update Sophos

November 12th, 2012 at 02:11

Many Mac users would have installed Sophos Antivirus when first arriving at the University, however it seems that a large minority may have forgotten to configure updates, or their University password has changed and they can no longer connect to the server. Updates to Anti-virus software are important, as they ensure that the scanner is [...]

Opel Halls (Sutton Bonington) network migration – Update

September 14th, 2012 at 11:09

Opel, who manage halls at Sutton Bonington, are switching internet providers to Ask4 from Monday 17th. It is expected that there will be significant disruption while this is happening, and all users will need to register their computers with Ask4. Hall managers at Opel will have documentation for this ready. Update 19/09/2012 The migration has [...]

BROADGATE PARK – disconnection & connection to Studentcom (updated)

September 10th, 2012 at 11:09

UPP Ltd, who manage Broadgate Park, will be switching their internet provision from the University to Studentcom (managed by Cablecom) over the next two weeks. Studentcom will provide wired and wireless services to students. Revised schedule. From Tomorrow (Tuesday 11th September) unoccupied halls will be switched over. From Monday 17th September, a new core switch [...]

Welcome to the SNS 2012/13

August 31st, 2012 at 04:08

The SNS has made many changes over the summer break. Bradford Persistent Agent The SNS registration process now installs an application called the Bradford Persistent Agent onto your computer (Windows/Mac).  All computers that connect to the campus residential and wireless networks must be authorised. Authorisation ensures that only known computers are connected, and aids in [...]

Work in University Park halls of residence in preparation for Wireless Enhancements cabling

August 16th, 2012 at 09:08

In order to prepare for the Wireless Network Enhancement Project, a number of SNS Wiring Centres will be replaced in Halls of Residence, which will result in them being switched off for a period of time, potentially up to two days. Therefore, please be advised of the following: Florence Boot WCC should be back up by the end [...]