This page contains the basics of what one needs in order to connect to the DLSL
Residential Network (ResNet) using wireless technology, commonly known as WiFi.
The ISD has deployed a number of 802.11 b/g wireless access points in the campus.
With the proper hardware, you can connect to the Internet while roaming covered
areas. Wireless connectivity can be a great convenience but is by no means meant
to replace our Ethernet (wired) Internet connection. Wireless networks by their
nature are unreliable and slower than their wired counterparts. We ask you to enjoy
DLSL’s wireless network, but not to rely on it for essential Internet connectivity.
This page is provided as a simple guide to attain wireless connectivity for Windows
users. While the examples in this document are for Windows 2000, you should find
the process similar for Windows XP and Windows 98.
In order to access the DLSL Wireless ResNet, you will need:
- For devices without WiFi hardware, you will need a wireless interface (WiFi adapter
or add-on card), the most common being a PCMCIA card (a 1/8” thick card that plugs
into a slot of your laptop). These devices also come in USB standard, generally
in the form of a dongle (a little box or stick that protrudes from the computer).
- Available signal
- WEP Key
- ResNet User Account
Many of the newer laptops come with a built-in wireless connection card – but not
always. Most laptops Pentium M and Celeron M laptops will do. If you do not have
a wireless connectivity device, you will need to purchase any device that provides
802.11b or 802.11g wireless card. Many of these cards come bundled with a suite
of software. It is recommended that you install this software for your computer
to work to its full wireless potential.
The DLSL Wireless ResNet is a work in progress. In order to use the wireless network,
your device must be in a place where the wireless signal exists. For the moment,
these places are:
The following areas are coming soon:
- North & South Lounge
- Gregorio Zara Building
- Chez Rafael
- Portion of Rizal Park
- IS LRC
- Mabini Bldg.
- Hall of Lasallian Saints
If you do not have signal bars in your WiFi meter, you are NOT in a covered zone,
so it just won’t work.