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Introduction to docking

What it is

If you are on campus and want to connect your laptop computer to the campus network, you can do this using an ethernet cable - this is called 'docking'.

To be able to dock your laptop, you will need

Both the Ethernet card and the cable can be bought at the campus computer shop.

There are several docking stations available in the library allowing you to simply plug in your laptop and have access to

How to do it

Make sure you read and follow the acceptable use policy. Take note of the

Finally, make sure your laptop is setup according to instructions applicable to your computer's operating system (OS):

Computing Services no longer supports the following operating systems. If your computer runs any of these you are not allowed to connect to the University network. The campus computer shop sells supported operating systems.