Connecting via ADSL to the Technion network
The Taub Computer Center provides Internet and local access services using the ADSL ("WOW" for Bezeq) technology
This technology enables fast access rates for sites with rich content, multimedia and the ability to watch video lectures from home
To benefit from this technology one must first install an ADSL line at home. Ordering an ADSL line can be done in a Bezeq store, or by calling 199
ADSL services are provided to all campus members - staff,students, adjacent, etc
This service is for academic activities and as such, the client is part of the internal Technion network, protected by the Fire Wall and the Anti Virus system and all restrictions that apply at the Technion according to the Fire Wall policy such as blocking connections from the Internet to the client machine, blocking of P2P software like emule and IRC networks apply here as well.
Client network activities are monitored and logged for data security purposes
Research members of the Technion can finance the ADSL costs from research budgets in Mosad Ha-Technion. All details and forms are available in this site. ADSL service cost is the equivalent of $5 in nis, per month chargeable 6 month in advance. In case of discontinuation of the service a proportional refund will be granted
In addition, one has to purchase a Password Generator, product of RSA that is used for identification during the initial session creation. The generator costs $35 in nis and has a warranty of 4.5 years. It can not be returned after 30 days and no refunds are available. Client who have purchased an older generation generator, TeleID will continue to receive service for it according to the then applicable terms
Here are the steps required to join this service
Order from Bezeq an ADSL line. make sure to receive or purchase an ADSL modem of the PPPoE type, not a USB type
You need an Internet card in your computer. Most computers come with such a card but if not, an Internet socket for your computer can be purchased for a modest fee in computer stores
Purchase a Password Generator (*) and learn how to use it according to the instructions detailed here Register your Password Generator and choose the ADSL service
Define a Dialer according to the instructions in the Dialer installation page
Enjoy your surfing
Please note that items 3 and 4 above should be performed from a computer that is connected to the Internet. If your home computer is not connected, it is recommended to print all the information ahead of time so it is available at home.
(*) You have to have an account in server t2 or tx in order to receive a Password Generator. If you do not have such an account, your faculty support can assist you.
Identification is based on a device that generates a random password once a minute (old devices while pressing the CODE button) and is valid for about two minutes. It can be used once only. This device is called OTP - One Time Password Generator.
Technion has in use two types of OTP cards:
Currently Technion has in use two OTP cards, the Tele-ID (on the left) and the RSA (on the right). Users of the Tele-ID card continue to receive service for it.
Purchase, return or swap of OTP cards takes place in few places:
Staff - Human Resources
Faculty - Staff office - Yael Albo
Graduate students - Churchill building, room 205, 09:30 to 12:30
Undergraduate students - Ulmann 400 (Windows) 11:00 to 13:00
Medicine - faculty and staff - At the faculty secretary - Gila
ADSL support is available in a number of ways:
Staff & Faculty- Avigdor Meir, Yisrael kempinsky, Roman Safonov