WIRED NETWORK SERVICE

WHAT IS WIRED NETWORK SERVICE?

Wired Network Services are delivered via an extensive physical network infrastructure deployed throughout the UW campus. Typically, departments access this service by plugging their network devices into an activated data wallport within their building.

WIRELESS NETWORK SERVICE

WHAT IS WIRELESS NETWORK SERVICE?

A wireless local area network (WLAN) is a wireless computer network that links two or more devices using a wireless distribution method (often spread-spectrum or OFDM radio) within a limited area such as a home, school, computer laboratory, or office building.

WHAT IS AN SSID?

The eagle-secure SSID is eagle-secure. The acronym SSID stands for Service Set Identifier. It is an alphanumeric key that uniquely identifies a wireless network. The SSID differentiates one wireless network from another. All access points and devices attempting to connect a specific wireless network must be configured with the same SSID.