[hcs-d] Connecting a Wii to Harvard Wireless Internet

David Fulton-Howard difultonhoward at gmail.com
Wed May 19 15:52:30 EDT 2010


That is correct.


David Fulton-Howard
Harvard College 2010, Pforzheimer House
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2010/5/19 Jeremy Hoon <jeremy.d.hoon at gmail.com>

> Correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe the issue is not with autoreg. I
> think the problem is that certain ports are blocked over wifi which are not
> blocked on the wired network, and the Wii (as well as other systems) require
> that these blocked ports be open.
>
> 2010/5/19 Rareş Pamfil <rares.pamfil10 at college.harvard.edu>
>
>  I am very curious why it is not possible to simply register the MAC
>> address of the wireless adapters into the autoreg system. Does anyone
>> understand why that is?
>>
>>
>>
>> *From:* hcs-discuss-bounces at lists.hcs.harvard.edu [mailto:
>> hcs-discuss-bounces at lists.hcs.harvard.edu] *On Behalf Of *Joe Hiatt
>> *Sent:* 19 mai 2010 11:27
>> *To:* Christopher Shannon
>> *Cc:* Carl Jackson; HCS-Discuss
>> *Subject:* Re: [hcs-d] Connecting a Wii to Harvard Wireless Internet
>>
>>
>>
>> I believe that it must be wired as well, so make sure you register the
>> wired MAC address.  Even if it is possible, you would have a much slower
>> connection, so it doesn't really make sense.  Fortunately, unlike a Wii you
>> don't have to buy anything to connect your 360.
>>
>> Note that there are times, especially, I think, when you power on from the
>> console rather the controller, when the xbox will not immediately recognize
>> the network.  I've found that often I have to "Test Network Connection"
>> because sometimes when I boot into Halo 3, for example, it will think its
>> not connected.  This is annoying, because you then have to exit the game and
>> reload, but its not that big of a deal.  The console will even prompt you to
>> Test, so it's straight forward.
>>
>> Joe
>>
>> On Wed, May 19, 2010 at 12:16 AM, Christopher Shannon <
>> christophershannon at college.harvard.edu> wrote:
>>
>> Does an Xbox 360 also have to be connected through the wired network, or
>> can it work through wireless?
>>
>>
>>
>> On Tue, May 18, 2010 at 12:09 PM, Joe Hiatt <joehiatt at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Can't be done.  You need to buy the USB adapter so that you can access the
>> wired network, then manually register the MAC address.  Sorry!
>> Joe
>>
>> On Tue, May 18, 2010 at 1:47 AM, Christopher Shannon <
>> christophershannon at college.harvard.edu> wrote:
>>
>> I did that and it still won't work...
>>
>>
>>
>> On Tue, May 18, 2010 at 1:46 AM, Carl Jackson <carl at avtok.com> wrote:
>>
>> You have to add the Wii's MAC address manually:
>>
>>
>>
>> https://autoreg.fas.harvard.edu/index.html
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> http://www.tech-recipes.com/rx/2737/wii_how_to_locate_consoles_mac_address/
>>
>>
>>
>> Carl
>>
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>>
>>
>> On May 18, 2010, at 1:43 AM, Christopher Shannon wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>>  I'm trying to connect a Wii to Harvard wireless internet, but I can't
>> figure out how to do it.  It finds the wireless network, but it won't allow
>> me to connect.  Does anyone know how to do it?
>>
>>
>>
>> Chris
>>
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