Networking Handbook

Computer Services

Download the Defiance College Networking Handbook here (PDF)

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