University e-services are fully accessible within its own fixed computer. Furthermore, restrictions may be of safety.
Parts of the campuses in Luleå, Piteå, Skellefteå and Kiruna are covered by a local wireless network (WLAN/Wi-Fi). Services that are accessible from the University’s fixed network may not be available here.
Wireless network LTU
In order to connect to the Internet, initiate a search for a web-site of your choice, wait for a log-in page to appear and then enter your user identity and password. Radio traffic can easily be intercepted so only exchange sensitive information with web-sites that show a small padlock at the bottom of the window (= encrypted via HTTPS).
Visit these links to see wireless coverage:
Networks with automatic login and encryption. Radio traffic is encrypted and thus better protected. Special settings are required, see instructions below. The settings can be used at other universities and colleges that are connected to eduroam.
Some web content requires you to state your user identity at LTU before you read it from a computer outside the university. Especially databases, journals and e-books which the library has purchased from outside.
Universities and other institutes of higher education in Sweden communicate with each other and the rest of the world via the SUNET computer network. Read more below.