Network and Connectivity

Includes campus wireless service, ResNet, remote access, VPN, IP addresses, campus domains, operations, and server support.

Campus Telephone System

Rensselaer's network has been engineered to support campus telephones via a Voice over IP, or VoIP, system.


Remote Access

Remote access into campus is currently only supported via the campus' Virtual Private Network, or VPN.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)

Available to all students, faculty and staff, Rensselaer's Virtual Private Network (VPN) service provides off-campus individuals with a secure connection to the RPI campus network.

Wireless Network (eduroam)

Rensselaer participates in eduroam, a secure world-wide roaming Internet access service developed for the international research and education community.

Wireless Network (rpi_netreg)

Wireless devices that do not support WPA2 Enterprise may connect to rpi_netreg, which is an unsecured/unencrypted wireless network.  MAC address registration is required before connecting.

Wireless Network (rpi_wpa2)

Members of the campus community can connect to RPI's wireless network via the rpi_wpa2 Service Set IDentifier, or SSID.
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