Permanent and encrypted connection


  • setup for permanent access
  • web (HTTP, HTTPS, passive FTP, Squid, Webcache)
  • mail (POP3, POP3s, IMAP4, IMAPs, SMTPs e SMTP sending via STARTTLS)
  • protocols SSH, IPsec VPN, OpenVPN, PPTP, RDP

"polimi-protected" and "eduroam" wi-fi networks requirement and limitations

  • wireless card compatible with the adopted radio standards: IEEE 802.11b (2,4 GHz 11 Mbps) and IEEE 802.11g (2,4 GHz 54 Mbps). For more details see the website Wi-Fi Alliance. The following standards are also available in some areas; IEEE802.11a (5 Ghz 54 Mbps) and 802.11n (2,4Ghz and 5Ghz) and 802.11ac (5GHz )
  • operating system, drivers and software that support WPA2 Enterprise.  For more details see the website Wi-Fi Alliance. 
  • ensure that the terminal has been configured for the automatic assignment of the network configuration (DHCP)
  • Network communication is not allowed between users of the "polimi-protected" network. 
  • download speed: 8 Mbps

Wired advanced access requirement and limitations

  • Ethernet patch cord (UTP with RJ45 plug)
  • It is forbidden to connect any network operating system (hubs, switches, routers, access points, ...)
  • unlimited download speed
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