Network & Connectivity

Tufts Secure Wireless

Tufts Secure Wireless (tufts-secure) will provide secure and encrypted wireless network connectivity using Tufts Simplified-Sign-on authentication. Tufts Secure Wireless is easily identified by its wireless network name, tufts-secure, and may be selected from the available network pull-down menu on your computing device.  This service does not require advance device registration, but users connecting to tufts-secure […]

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Registering an iOS device on the Tufts Network

Registering an iOS device on the Tufts network Once you have your iOS device started and completed the initialization process, you can continue with the network registration.  This step is required in order to connect your iOS device to the Tufts wireless network, tuftswireless. 1. Turn on Wi-Fi on your iOS device. 2. Connect to […]

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Juniper Network Connect

Juniper Network Connect is the Tufts VPN client and it can be installed via http://vpn.tufts.edu. Once you log on to web VPN (http://vpn.tufts.edu), scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on “Network Connect” under client application session.  Once you click “start”, it will install the client on your machine (Windows or Mac) […]

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Maintenance Windows for Tufts Services

Tufts University IT has two defined “Maintenance Windows”.  A Maintenance Window is a period of time when services may not be available due to maintenance.  Not all maintenance windows are used, but users should not expect services to be accessible during the scheduled maintenance windows. Sunday 6:00 am to 10:00 am Friday (Morning)  12:00 am […]

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What is the path to the Friedman School Network Share?

I am using the vpn from home and I need to access the Friedman School of Nutrition Network share. The network path to the share is \\titan\tusm_nutri$ For more information regarding using the vpn to map network drives, please see our page on “Network shares“  

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Tufts Guest Wireless Now Available

Tufts University has expanded the existing wireless network to guests. The guest wireless service will allow visitors and guest to gain access to Tufts wireless service without advanced registration and/or delay for activation. The Tufts-Guest wireless network is provided for visitors and short-term guests and has limited access to the Internet and internal Tufts resources. […]

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Why can’t I join any new computers to the network?

Each individual at Tufts is allowed to have 10 computers or mobile devices registered at one time. Registrations expire yearly, but in the case of some users, they may have registered computers that were not theirs. Currently the IT department can give you a list of computers that you have registered, and you may select […]

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New Host Registration Interface Coming Soon

New Interface to go live on February 18th, 2012 What is “Host Registration” you ask? Once a year, all devices (computers, laptops, tablets, smartphones) need to be registered on the Tufts network before they can access the internet.  When you first connect to the Tufts network (either with a network cable or wirelessly) and open […]

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How do I connect my laptop to the Internet at Tufts

In order to connect a laptop to Wireless Network at Tufts, the laptop’s network card will need to registered.  If you have a Tufts user name (UTLN) and password, you can do this yourself.  You  will need to register your computer once for each connection (wired and wireless) if you plan on using both methods […]

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Voice or Data Jack Installation or Activation

The Datacom Services team provides installation and design for the voice, data, and CATV needs across the university. To request service or request a repair, please go to the Phone & Data Jack Work Request Form.

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How do I recover deleted files from the P: Drive on a PC?

University IT Training has produced a handy tipsheet that will assist you in recovering deleted files from the P: Drive. Click here to view Windows instructions

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Remote Desktop Access

Remote Desktop Access is the ability to Remotely operate your work desktop computer from off-site. This service has been enabled for members of the Emergency Response team and other individuals that have a specific business need for the service. It is highly recommended that users first explore use of the VPN or virtual private network […]

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Guest Network Access

If a University guest requires network access for a personal laptop or mobile device, please contact your local IT department.  Mass registration is available for conferences, and requires attendees to submit their information ahead of time to be granted access to the University network. For guest pre-registration, please contact TOL at tolhelp@tufts.edu to let them […]

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Network Drives

The term network drive or network share refers to data storage space located on Tufts University servers. When you store files from your computer on a network share and login to the Tufts domain, your stored data is accessible, no matter where you are physically connected. In addition, the data you store on network shares […]

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Where can I find wireless on the Boston Campus?

UIT currently provides wireless network services in many areas on all three campuses.  A complete listing of the wireless-enabled locations on the Boston campus can be found as part of the standard campus map. Universal Wireless Implementation project announcement.

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VPN

Tufts University has implemented a Virtual Private Network (VPN) to allow for safe and easy access to Tufts resources from off-campus. The tool is a Juniper VPN, which is accessible via the following link: https://vpn.tufts.edu Upon successful log in, the P: drive will be already mapped but other drives will need to be mapped manually […]

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Firewalls

Tufts University has implemented firewalls to  protect key computing areas, including servers and research equipment. If you feel that you have a resource that should be protected by a firewall, please contact OIT to request access.

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P: Drive

The term network drive or network share refers to data storage space located on Tufts University servers. When you store files from your computer on a network share and login to the Tufts domain, your stored data is accessible, no matter where you are physically connected. In addition, the data you store on network shares […]

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