Networking Handbook

Computer Services


The Defiance College Networking Handbook is available here: Download Networking Handbook

The handbook covers the instructions for connecting to our wired network, wireless network, VPN, and shared folders. There is also a troubleshooting section to help with some commonly had problems when setting these connections up on your personal computer.

Computer Minimum Requirements

  • Windows 7 SP 1 or better.
  • Mac OS X 10.6.8 or better
  • Software Firewall Enabled
  • 10/100 Ethernet Card w/ Cat 5 cable
  • 802.11 a/g/n Adapter
  • Active Antivirus Software

Hardware Minimum Recommendations

  • Intel / AMD 2GHz PC
  • Intel powered Apple
  • 2 Gig Ram