SETUP FOR DIRECT INTERNET ACCESS ON YOUR PC

 

            1. Use the following DNS Server

           Either use DHCP (only available in Academic Area) or following static DNS server settings.             

                a)  If you are using Microsoft Windows operating system on your private PC.

                     Change the DNS Server Settings as follows:

                     Primary DNS - 172.31.1.1
                     Secondary DNS - 172.31.1.130

                b)  If you are using LINUX operating system on your private PC.

                     Edit the file "/etc/resolv.conf" as follows:

                     nameserver 172.31.1.130
                     nameserver 172.31.1.1

       2. Browser Configuration

                If you are using Mozilla Firefox browser on your private PC, please setup as follows:

                Tools -> Options... -> [Select Advanced] -> Network -> Settings

                Select "No Proxy".                

                If you are using Internet Explorer browser on your private PC, please setup as follows:

                Tools -> Internet Options -> [Select Connections] -> LAN settings

                Uncheck "Proxy server" Configuration

                Now try to access Internet with Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer browser, you will get an Authentication Window.

               

                Authenticate yourself with your CC Login/Password, you will find a following page...

               

                Please click on New Window to access internet and  minimize the authentication window.

                In case you click on Logout, you will get authentication page again whenever you want to access internet.

                In case you close the authentication window, then your current authenticated session will be valid for at-most 5 minutes after which you will get the authentication page again.

               You are requested to click logout in the authentication page as soon as you complete your browsing activity. Otherwise someone may misuse it.

        3. For applications other than Browsing

           To use any other application such as mail IMAP/POP, SSH, FTP, Skype, Google Talk etc., you must first authenticate yourself by accessing the Internet through the browser and keep the authentication window minimized while you are accessing the application.