Frequently Asked Questions

On this page you will find answers to the most common questions about the network. If you have further questions you can contact the network administrators in the office hours, or

There is no connectivity in the wall plug in my room

You may have no connection in the following cases:

Why can’t my PlayStation/Xbox/Smart TV/Chromecast/smart wearable-device connect to WiFi “K-Net”?

K-Net has implemented a solution with WPA2 Enterprise (802.1X-mode) on the entire network. This achieves both a higher security as well as a segmentation between each users LAN. Unfortunately many producers of such smart devices have chosen not to support this type of networks; the only product of this type that we are aware of are Apple TV.

We cannot help in regards of personal device, but you’re welcome to setup your own router if you adhere to the rules on these!

Can I have an ADSL line installed in my room?

No, the board has decided not to allow this, since it is not necessary, and it would depend on either digging down a cable or making modifications to our telephone central.

Can I set up my own router with access point?

Yes, you can set up your own router with a wireless network, if you abide the following ruleset:

Can I open ports in the firewall to my connection?

Yes of course! You can control that on K-Net’s user pages.

How do I hide my name on the public resident’s list?

On the resident’s list, users residing within the dorm’s network, can see the name of residents in all rooms as well as the e-mail addresses. From the outside, all e-mail addresses are hidden.

When you are logged into the website, you can change these settings on the site for administering your user account. You can choose two settings: