Housing Wireless MAB
Help for University Housing access to Wireless.
All wireless devices on the BYU-Idaho network require authentication using your BYUI username and password. For devices that are not capable of authenticating ie. Blu-Ray players, TVs, Rokus, etc. there is now a device registry system available. The connection is only available in the campus housing units. Please follow the instructions below to register your device(s) and get access to the BYUI_MAB network.
Media Devices Supported
Blue Ray - Yes - Google the Manufacture and Model number of the Blue Ray player to find the MAC address. eg. Magnavox Blue Ray MAC Address
Internet TV’s - Yes - Google the Manufacture and Model number to find out how to find the MAC Address. eg. Samsung 56" LCD MAC Address
Roku - Yes
PS3 Network will not work on campus. Solution: user can download apps or updates from a off campus network then bring on to campus and use those apps.
Media Devices NOT Supported
PS3 Network - Network will not work on campus.
Sling box -Will not work on campus.
Xbox Live - Will not work on campus. Firewall blocks the communication to Xbox Live.
Finding a Mac Address Guides
- Apple TV - http://resnet.missouristate.edu/help/other-appletv.php
- PS3 - http://helpdesk.brescia.edu/hesk/knowledgebase.php?article=7
- Wii - http://www.tech-recipes.com/rx/2737/wii_how_to_locate_consoles_mac_address/
- Roku - http://support.roku.com/entries/20635231-Where-can-I-find-the-wireless-MAC-and-or-wired-MAC-addresses-of-my-Roku-player-
For more info feel free to call the BYU-Idaho Support Center (208) 496-1411