How to connect a games console to the network?
IT Services recommend you connect your games console to the wired network in your room where possible.
To run your games consoles over our network. All we need from you is to register the MAC address of your device, you will need to use your computer to register the device and then you're good to go!
1: Log on to https://onboarding.lboro.ac.uk/mab with your username and password (link below)
2: Enter the MAC address in the format xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx and press the Submit button.
3: Fill in the information requested, and click on Register
4: If you make a mistake, or want to change a setting, click on the above Registration for HallNet link
Note: the MAC Address can take a few minutes to register so please be patient
How to find the MAC Address for PlayStation 4
Go to Settings
Turn on the PS4 and from the dynamic menu, select ‘Settings’
Select System Information
Select System, and then System Information
Write down the MAC Address (LAN cable) and then register your games console using the instructions at the top of the page
How to find the MAC Address for your Xbox One
Xbox One dashboard
From the Xbox dashboard, press the option button on the controller and select Settings
Select Network settings
Select Network Settings, and choose Advanced Settings
Write down the MAC Address (wired MAC) and then register your games console using the instructions at the top of the page
How to find the MAC Address for your Nintendo Switch
Select "System Settings" from the HOME Menu
Scroll down through the menu and select "Internet"
The Nintendo Switch console's MAC address will be listed under "System MAC Address." Write down the MAC Address and then register your games console using the instructions at the top of the page