Self Help - Gaming Consoles, Rokus and Apple TVs, TVs and Network Appliances in ResNet
Students on ResNet in the residence halls can connect their online game consoles, wireless TVs, and streaming boxes such as Rokus and AppleTVs. These personal devices were not designed for campus use. Unfortunately, they may require wireless network speeds that Geneseo cannot implement. You may have mixed success using these systems on ResNet.
This matrix displays the supported connections for each device:
|Device||Wired (Ethernet)||Wireless||Instructions / Comments|
|Nintendo DS||n/a||NO||The SUNY Geneseo wireless network does not support devices that require|
connections at the lowest speed (802.11B), unfortunately this prevents the
DS from connecting via wireless.
|Playstation 2, 3 & 4||Limited||Limited||Playstation game systems on Geneseo's ResNet need to be registered. You |
must register your playstation manually with the MAC Address (sometimes
called Ethernet Address) of the console. Fill out the web page at
http://leonid.geneseo.edu/gc to complete the registration process.
NOTE: The PS2 and PS3 were not designed for campus use. Unfortunately
they require firewall and security settings that Geneseo cannot implement.
You will have very mixed success using this gaming system on ResNet.
|Xbox 360 / Xbox ONE||YES||YES|
The Xbox must be registered manually with the MAC Address (sometimes
|Roku, Apple TV, Wireless TV, etc.||YES||YES|
WIRED: Register the device as if it were an Xbox at at
|Nintendo Wii||YES, with adapter||NO|
The Nintendo Wii is supported on the SUNY Geneseo ResNet via a wired
The Google Chromecast does not support enterprise level wireless encryption and
For questions about connecting to the Residential Network or other computer related problems, contact the CIT HelpDesk. Stop by South Hall 225A, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 585-245-5588.