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How do I connect to GTother?

This FAQ was last modified on: Thursday, January 31, 2019 10:00pm

Information about connecting to GTother can be found HERE.

How do I change my GTwifi password on my machine?

This FAQ was last modified on: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 09:37pm

Below are guides on what you have to do when you change your GT Account password. If you need assistance after reviewing these guides, please visit the OIT Technology Support Center on the first floor of the GT Library.

How do I connect to the ResNet network?

This FAQ was last modified on: Thursday, November 16, 2017 09:24am

If you are a student living in a residence hall, connect your computer to the Ethernet and visit: https://start.gatech.edu

What can I use as an NTP (time) server?

This FAQ was last modified on: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 05:23pm

If you wish to use the Network Time Protocol (NTP) to synchronize a server or workstation on campus, you should use one or more of the following hosts:

ntp1.gatech.edu
ntp2.gatech.edu
ntp3.gatech.edu

How do I obtain my device's MAC Address?

This FAQ was last modified on: Thursday, November 16, 2017 09:54am

A MAC address is a unique identifier attached to most network adapters (NICs). This identifier is a sequence of 12 hexadecimal digits (0-9,A-F) most often represented like this 00:11:22:aa:bb:cc or 00-11-22-aa-bb-cc.

How do I enable the built-in firewall in Mac OS X?

This FAQ was last modified on: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 08:48pm

Mac OS X has a built-in firewall that will block most incoming network connections when enabled. It will not block outbound connections, so you still need to be careful about which applications you run. To enable the firewall:

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