3. Operating Systems

Our service design is intended to permit network access as widely as possible to University members and guests. We have therefore selected infrastructure hardware that should allow any standards-compliant client adaptors to be used.

As long as the adaptor you use is supported on your operating system, and you have the tools available to associate with a wireless network (included with most modern operating systems), you should be able to use our service. We do not anticipate any problems in this respect that are particular to our own network - in other words if you cannot use this wireless network it is unlikely you would be able to use any other.

We have tested the following operating systems, and found them all to work successfully:
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Mac OS X
  • Embeddix GNU/Linux

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