How do I find my IP Address and Network Settings?
The IP Address and network settings are used for addressing and routing over an Ethernet network. It is your computer or printer's logical (virtual) address.
An IP Address looks like this: 188.8.131.52
Windows 7, Vista, XP
- Open a DOS Window (Start -> Programs -> Accessories -> Command Prompt).
- Type the command: ipconfig -all | more.
- Open System Preferences in the Dock.
- Click the Network tab.
See a map of current sites.
Guest user access is also available.
Using the UAB Wireless Network
UAB IT provides a wireless network in support of the academic, research, and administrative work of the UAB community. This wireless network serves classrooms, common areas, green spaces, and many other popular areas around campus.
To use this network, you must have a computer with a wireless network adapter. Three wireless networks are available:
- UAB wifi-nac
- Provides a more secure and seamless wireless environment for all UAB wireless network users. uabwifi-nac is the recommended wireless network for all wireless users and is currently the only wireless network available to students.
- UAB wifi
- UABVisitor (for guest access use only)
Issues with WiFi