Division of Information Technology
Division of Information Technology

Game Systems & Devices

Residential students are able to register game systems and media devices themselves. The enrollment page is available in BraveWeb via the "Manual Device Enrollment" link.

 

SETUP AND ENROLLMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR SPECIFIC DEVICES

Microsoft Xbox 360
Microsoft Xbox One
Sony PlayStation 3
Sony PlayStation 4
Roku Streaming Player

 

DEVICES THAT DO NOT WORK ON THE UNCP NETWORK:  1) Apple TV, 2) Chromecast, 3) Wireless Printers must be used with a cable and have wireless capability turned off

 

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR DEVICE ENROLLMENT

After getting to the enrollment page shown below, students will verify their credentials and agree to the “acceptable use policy”.

authenticate    

After pressing “submit”, users will be presented with a screen where they must specify their MAC or physical adapter address, and the type of device submitted. (The address will be six pairs of letters and numbers separated by dashes i.e., 00-0F-FE-40-99-74.) Key in the MAC address without the hyphens. You may also be presented with an option to provide contact information, for automatic notification of when device enrollment will be complete.

NOTE: The system or device must already be connecting to the network via the appropriate Ethernet or wireless connection before performing this step. Otherwise, the system will not accept the MAC Address. For information on connecting to the wireless, see the next section.

    enroll

 

It is important that you specify the wireless MAC address of your device if you plan on using your device wirelessly, and provide the wired MAC address if you plan on using your device over wired Ethernet.

When all relevant information has been entered, click "Enroll Device". Up to ten devices can be added and managed this way.

Wireless

To connect wirelessly in your housing unit, select ResidentialWiFi. With the device connecting to this wireless network, it can be enrolled on the Manual Device Enrollment page, as explained above.

 

GAME SYSTEM VENDOR SITES

Below is a list of vendor websites for popular video game consoles. These sites detail how to get to and manage your wireless settings for these devices.  Please remember DoIT does not support game systems (and other media devices) other than registering them on the network. If you need additional assistance, please contact the manufacturer or search the Internet for instructions.

 

INSTRUCTIONS FOR FINDING MAC ADDRESSES

 


Microsoft Xbox 360

Wired Mac Address

Wireless Mac Address

 

  1. Go to the My XBox area of the Xbox Dashboard
  2. Select System Settings
  3. Select Network Settings
  4. Select Wired Network
  5. Select Configure Network
  6. On the right you will find an Additional Settings tab
  7. Select Advanced Settings
  8. Adapter Address is listed as Wired MAC Address

 

 

  • Newer Xbox 360 consoles with built in WiFi use the same MAC address for wired or wireless access. 
  • If you have an older console which uses a legacy WiFi adapter please consult the adapter's manual.

 

 


Microsoft Xbox One

 

 

 

  1. Go to the Home screen
  2. Select My games & apps
  3. Select Settings
  4. Select Network
  5. Select Advanced Settings
  6. MAC Addresses are listed on the right

 

 


Nintendo 3DS

Wired Mac Address

Wireless Mac Address

 

  • The Nintendo 3DS does not have wired Ethernet ports built in. DoIT is unaware of an official Ethernet adapter at this time.

 

  1. Turn on your Nintendo 3DS and access the System Settings by tapping the wrench icon.
  2. Tap Internet Settings.
  3. Tap Other Information.
  4. Tap Confirm MAC Address. Your system's MAC Address will be displayed on the screen.

 

 


Sony Playstation 3

Wired Mac Address

Wireless Mac Address

 

  1. Power up the PlayStation3 without any disc in the drive
  2. Select Settings
  3. Select Network Settings
  4. Select the first option, Settings and Connection Status List
  5. This screen will list information for both Wired and Wireless Connections. Make sure you are not looking under the heading of Wireless.
  6. The adapter address will be listed under MAC Address

 

 

  1. Power up the PlayStation3 without any disc in the drive
  2. Select Settings
  3. Select Network Settings
  4. Select the first option, Settings and Connection Status List
  5. information for both Wired and Wireless Connections. Make sure you are looking under the heading of Wireless.
  6. The adapter address will be listed under MAC Address

 

 


Sony Playstation Vita

Wired Mac Address

Wireless Mac Address

 

  • The Sony Playstation Vita does not have wired Ethernet ports built in. DoIT is unaware of an official Ethernet adapter at this time.

 

  • From the Vita Home Screen, tap the Settings application and then tap Start.
  • Swipe up on the screen to scroll down to the System option, and then tap the System option.
  • Tap the System Information option.
  • Your MAC Address will be on this screen.

 


Sony Playstation 4

 

 

 

  1. Go to the Home screen
  2. Arrow up and over to Settings
  3. Scroll down to Network
  4. Scroll down to View Connection Status
  5. MAC Addresses are listed on the right