Fulton Building Network Migration

The Fulton Building will be migrated across to the new network between Mon 9 – Fri 13 Apr. The following areas will be affected at the dates/times below:

  • Mon 9, 13:00 – 18:00, Structures Lab and Ground Floor workshops
  • Tue 10, 08:00 – 18:00, First, second, and third floors
  • Wed 11, 08:00 – 18:00, Computer suite (H19)
  • Thu 12, 07:00 – 12:00, Ground, first and second floors north and west
  • Thu 12, 13:00 – 18:00, Level 4 and Level 3 south
  • Fri 13, 07:00 – 12:00, Ground and first floor south and east

A more detailed listing of which rooms will be affected when has been sent to your School stakeholder. This should have been issued to all staff residing in the building.

You may find your device becomes active prior to the completion time. If this does occur, your network service should still be considered at-risk up until 18:00.

Whilst the replacement of the network equipment should be completed on the day of migration, some devices (such as printers) may need further configuration afterwards. Work to update these devices will be carried out on subsequent days, which means they may be non-functional for a period of time.

Impact
There will be no access to the wired and wireless network (including internet access) in these areas at the indicated times. Migrations will affect all client devices such as PCs and laptops, printers, and building management systems connected to the University network.

What you need to do once we’ve completed your migration

Follow the guidance below to re-establish your computers wired connection post-migration.

Managed computers (Staff Desktop) 
Take no action for these devices post-migration. They should automatically connect to the new wired network but may need to be rebooted if they’ve been switched on throughout the change.

Non-managed computers
Enable 802.1x authentication on your wired network connection post-migration. Follow the instruction guide for your OS (Linux, Windows, or Mac) on the IT website to do this.

Continue to connect to eduroam to get superfast wifi using your full username (jbloggs@dundee.ac.uk) in the building.

Reporting issues / getting help
Please contact the Service Desk via Help4U or by phone on extension 88000 once the work is complete.

All Fulton Building activities will run on the University’s new, next-generation network following successful migration.

Read more about this project on the Network Refresh Blog.