Internet and WI-FI


  1. What is the UAB network?
  2. What is the WI-FI network from the UAB?
  3. What can I access from a computer connected to the UAB network or  UAB WI-FI network?
  4. Where can I connect to the UAB WI-FI network?
  5. When the library has WI-FI network, there is the same coverage in the whole building?
  6. How do I access the UAB WI-FI network? Do I need a password?
  7. What is the best option to connect to WI-FI network?
  8. What should I do if I have technical problems such as: my laptop doesn't detect the network, my laptop detects the network but I can't access it, I'm thrown out of the network, etc?
  9. Can I print something from my laptop connected to the wi-fi network?

 

1.What is the UAB network?

  • There is the whole laptops or mobile devices connected to the Internet using the infrastructure offered by the UAB.

2.What is the WI-FI network from the UAB?

  • It's a service that provides wireless access to the Internet using a laptop or other mobile devices. For more information, go to Wireless connections.

 

3. What can I access from a computer connected to the UAB network or  UAB WI-FI network?

  • You can access to the Internet and the UAB Digital Library (databases, electronic journals, etc.)

4.Where can I connect to the UAB WI-FI network?

  • Go to the map on the coverage page. The page shows the libraries, faculties and other centres that have the service available. In addition, there are libraries that provide portable pc ready to connect.

5. When the library has WI-FI network, there is the same coverage in the whole building?

  • No, there are different degrees of coverage. There are links on the map of coverage page to the coverage maps of each buildings.

6. How do I access the UAB WI-FI network? Do I need a password?

  • There are two access modes:
    - Through the Web, where you can choose between a guest or logged profile (both have the same possibilities to connect to the Digital Library): type in your browser the address of any UAB page (eg www.uab.cat). At this point you will receive a login page where you need to choose the type of access (guest or logged). If you choose to log you should use the UAB NIU and password.
    - If you are connecting through Eduroam (connectivity system participated by the Spanish educational institutions) see Additional Documentation page, note that this configuration should only be done the first time.

7.What is the best option to connect to WI-FI network?

  • Eduroam is the most convenient option because it lets you connect to the Internet whether you're in the UAB as if in another school of Spain.
  • ATTENTION: Please note that if you connect throught Eduroam from a different school than UAB, you will need ARE also to access the Digital Library.

 

8. What should I do if I have technical problems such as: my laptop doesn't detect the network, my laptop detects the network but I can't access it, I'm thrown out of the network, etc?

9. Can I print something from my laptop connected to the wi-fi network?

  • No, the wi-fi connection does not permit access to the network of printers.