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<strong>Internet Access</strong>
Registration Information: http://linux.conf.au/register/accommodation
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== Late night arrivals: ==
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==At the Conference Venue==  
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Throughout the University of Auckland, an additional SSID has been added to the standing Wifi service offered over University of Auckland fixed infrastructure.
  
If you are arriving at your accommodation outside of their regular reception hours, please leave your details here so we can organise out-of-hours reception.
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The University Wifi provides excellent coverage across most of their campus, including the Owen G Glenn Building (LCA Primary Venue) and the NICAI Workshop facility (Hardware and Radio Miniconf Venue) - as well as several of their accomodation areas, and some outdoors coverage. Refer to their [http://www.library.auckland.ac.nz/services/it-essentials/internet-and-wireless/wireless-access#coverage Coverage Maps].
  
=== Uni Halls ===
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The Wireless network will give delegates an RFC1918 IP address (most likely 172.x) and provide unfiltered Internet access via NAT (IPv4 Only).
'''Reception hours: 8am - 8pm. '''
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'''After hours phone: 027 676 4862'''
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* Wireless SSID: <strong>LCA2015</strong>
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* Protocol: 802.11a/b/g/n 2.4GHz and 5GHz.  802.11n 5GHz recommended.
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* Security: WPA2-Enterprise with <strong>PEAP</strong>; AES Encryption.
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* Credentials: <i>To be advised directly to attendees.</i>
  
(your name, date & time of arrival)
 
  
James (Ender) Brown, Fri 09/01, ~10:30PM
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If you want to pre-load the CA for the WiFi you need the QuoVadis Root CA2 root ca from
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- https://www.quovadisglobal.ch/Repository/DownloadRootsAndCRL.aspx?sc_lang=en-GB
  
Andrew Bartlett, Fri 9th, plane arrives 6:30PM
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=== Help with Wireless Configuration ===
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As some delegates (and speakers) may not be familiar with setting up their WiFi using WPA/WPA2 Enterprise and PEAP (rather than the more common WPA/WPA Personal), here are some tutorials, provided by the University of Auckland. Remember, the credentials you provide will be different than those shown in the tutorials, but the basic principles are the same.
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* [https://www.sit.auckland.ac.nz/Wireless/UoA-WiFi/Android Android]
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* [https://www.sit.auckland.ac.nz/Wireless/UoA-WiFi/MacOSX MacOSX]
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* [https://www.sit.auckland.ac.nz/Wireless/UoA-WiFi/Machine_Level_Authentication Machine Level Authentication]
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* [https://www.sit.auckland.ac.nz/Wireless/UoA-WiFi/Ubuntu Ubuntu]
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* [https://www.sit.auckland.ac.nz/Wireless/UoA-WiFi/Windows_7 Windows 7]
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* [https://www.sit.auckland.ac.nz/Wireless/UoA-WiFi/iPhone iPhone]
  
Brett James, Sat 10th, Plane arrives 17:10
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=== Wired Internet Access ===
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A (very limited) amount of wired Internet access will be available in the Owen G Glenn Building. In particular, the Internet will be provided for Speakers via an Ethernet connection available at the lecturn (offered for performance/stability reasons while a speaker is giving a presentation).  Those using the wired Internet access need to be aware that your device will be issued a real-world public IPv4 address via DHCP, and will <strong>not</strong> be protected by either NAT or firewall rules. Please ensure your machine is suitably hardened for use on an unprotected Internet connection.
  
Jonathan Woithe, Sat 10th, 20:00-2100 (plane arrives 18:55)
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=== A note about bandwidth ===
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The University of Auckland has multi-homed gigabit connectivity with ample transit available, however conference attendees are asked not to make excessive use of this.  The network is well monitored and malicious traffic patterns will be reported.
  
Russell Steicke, Sun 11th, ~10:00 (flight arrives 08:00)
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==University Accommodation==
  
Himangi Saraogi, Sun 11th, ~16:00 (plane arrives 14:50)
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<strong>Carlaw Park</strong>
  
David Bell (@dtbell91), Matt Cengia (@mattcen), and Mike Abrahall (@mijofa), Sun 11th, ~19:00 (plane arrives 17:30)
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Wireless access is provided with the same parameters as above.
  
Douglas Bagnall, Sun 11th, ~21:30 (plane arrives 20:30)
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<strong>University Hall</strong>
  
John Dalton, Sun 11th, ~midnight (arriving 22:05 on QF147)
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Wireless access is provided with the same parameters as above.
  
Alastair D'Silva ([https://twitter.com/evildeece @evildeece] [mailto:alastair@d-silva.org Alastair D'Silva]) Mon 12th, 01:00 (plane arrives 23:35 JQ205 (SYD to AKL))
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There is also a wired network connected to the University ResNet; this ordinarily requires a University ID to connect to the Internet, but authentication requirements are disabled during the holiday period. However we have heard mixed stories about whether the wired network will work reliably (or at all).
  
=== Carlaw Park ===
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==Other Accommodation==  
'''Reception hours: 8:30-5pm and 6pm-7pm Monday to Friday, 11am-1pm Saturday and Sunday. '''
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'''After hours phone: 027 707 9813'''
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For Internet access information in other accommodation not provided by LCA, please contact the accommodation provider.  Many hotels will offer wifi internet, but prices may vary. You will likely find getting a local 4G data plan faster and more reliable. See [[Phone and mobile data]].
  
(your name, date & time of arrival; try to sort by arrival time)
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== Auckland Free Wifi ==
 
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* [http://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/EN/parksfacilities/wifi/Pages/home.aspx Auckland City Free wifi service]. The service is free to all users for 30 minutes per day, per device.
* Clinton Roy, Fri 9th, ~midnight (plane arrives 22:45)
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* [http://www.aucklandlibraries.govt.nz/EN/services/computerservices/wifi/Pages/wifi.aspx Auckland City libraries free wifi]  
* Eyal Lebedinsky, Sat 10th, ~20:30 (plane arrives 18:55)
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* [https://at.govt.nz/bus-train-ferry/at-hop-card/at-hop-wifi/ Free wifi at Auckland's train stations, selection bus stations and ferry terminals.]
* Michael Ellery, Sat 10th, ~22:30 (plane arrives 20:50)
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** Page above has details including where and how to get free wifi.
* [[user:Cindy Pallares Quezada|Cindy Pallares]], Sun 11th, ~8:00 (plane arrives 6:00)
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** Wifi with registered AT HOP card
* [[user:Daniel Bryan|Daniel Bryan]], Sun 11th, ~15:30 (plane arrives 14:00)
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** If you don't have AT HOP card, you will be able to connect to the free wifi service for 10 minutes a day
* [[User:Andrew Buckeridge|Andrew Buckeridge]], Sun 11th, ~10:00 (plane arrives 08:00, then customs + travel)
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* MacDonald's have free wifi. [https://mcdonalds.co.nz/find-us/restaurants McDonald's Restaurant locator page] allows you to find stores with wifi. Their [https://mcdonalds.co.nz/news/free-wifi free wifi page] links to FAQ (that is in pdf)
* Hamish Coleman, Sun 11th, ~14:55 (plane arrives 12:55)
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* Skycity Metro Entertainment Centre.
* Ewen McNeill, Sun 11th, ~15:45 (plane arrives 14:15)
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** Address: 291-297 Queen St, Auckland CBD. [https://plus.google.com/115646804814467314580/about?hl=en&gl=nz Google+ page]  
* George Karan, Sun 11th, ~16:15 (plne arrives 14:45)
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* Remedy Cafe, 1 Wellesley St W, Auckland CBD. Opposite Civic. [https://plus.google.com/108654147062667531846/about?gl=nz&hl=en google+], [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Remedy-Coffee/134703853265719 Facebook]
* [mailto:mike.carden@gmail.com Mike Carden], Sun 11th, ~16:30, (plane arrives 14:55)
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* [http://www.aucklandlive.co.nz/box.aspx Box Cafe at Aotea Centre]. Overlooks Aotea Square.
* [mailto:seven@me.com Sam Desmond], Sun 11th, ~16:30, (plane arrives 14:55)
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* Elliot Stables has free wifi
* Mark Ellem, Sun 11th, ~16:30 (plane arrives 15:10)
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* Gather and Hunt's [http://gatherandhunt.co.nz/Stories/best-caf%C3%A9s-office best cafés to office in] lists 7 cafes with free wifi.
* Mark Jessop, Sun 11th, ~19:00 (plane arrives 17:15, then customs + travel)
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* Cafes with free wifi: [http://www.yelp.co.nz/search?find_desc=coffee+shops+free+wifi&find_loc=Auckland#l=p:NZ-AUK:Auckland::Auckland_CBD Yelp list]
* Chris Edsall, Sun 11th, ~20:00 (plane arrives 19:00)
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* FourSquare list of [https://foursquare.com/parag/list/cafes-with-wifi-access-in-auckland cafes with WiFi access in Auckland]
* [mailto:jason.white@kordia.co.nz Jase White], Sun 11th, ~20:00, (plane arrives 19:00)
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* [mailto:tony.halligan@kordia.co.nz Tony Halligan], Sun 11th, ~20:00, (plane arrives 19:00)
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* Peter Vesely, Sun 11th, ~20:30 (plane arrives 18:55), early checkout on Sat 17th ~8:00am
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* Paul Warren, Sun 11th, ~22:30, plane arrives 20:50.
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* [mailto:red@austin.ibm.com Antony (Red) Steel], Sun 11th ~23:30 (plane lands at 22:05)
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* [mailto:tony.artemenko@gmail.com Anton Artemenko], Sun 11th, ~23:45 (plane arrives 22:45)
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* Darryl Bond, Sun 11th, ~23:45 (plane arrives 22:45)
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== Clothes Washing ==
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University Hall: Yes
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"A large coin operated laundry is located on the basement level, equipped with plenty of washers and dryers. (Washing powder is not supplied, but can be purchased via the laundry vending machine or at nearby convenience stores).
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University Hall Apartments also have laundry and lounge facilities."
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Source: Facilities section of http://www.accommodation.auckland.ac.nz/en/ac-visitors/ac-summer-2/ac-visiting-students.html#59385b0623e91baf6d145a6244e4ac5b
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Carlaw Park: Communal coin operated laundries are available in room 833.
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Non-campus laundromat: http://www.bubbleslaundromat.co.nz/
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137 Hobson Street
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Auckland Central
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Open 6am to Midnight.
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Self-service laundromat.
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Large washing machine load - $6
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Commercial extra large washing machine load - $10
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Commercial dryers $2 per 10mins.
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Normal household load, Wash & Dry - $10 to $12 total.
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Note changer onsite to change notes into $2 coins for use in all machines.
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Soap powder dispenser available.
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Parking out front.
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Open 6am to Midnight every day of the year!
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==Amenities==
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This section is for information about what is available and what to bring.
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=== Uni Halls ===
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=== Carlaw Park ===
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'''This is from personal experience taken from a discussion on [http://lists.lca2015.linux.org.au/pipermail/chat/2015-January/000416.html the mailing list]'''
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Having already arrived at Carlaw Park, here is a brief run down of what we've got. We're in a 3 bedroom apartment. There is University Wifi AP which supported eduroam in the living area.
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Our kitchen has:
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* 4x Bowls, plates and cutlery
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* 1x Fry Pan, 2x Saucepans
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* Kitchen Towel and dishcloth
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* Stove and Oven
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* Fridge/Freezer
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* Microwave
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Living/dining area:
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* TV
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* Lounges for up to 6 people.
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* coffee table
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* dining table for 4 (round and small)
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In each bedroom there was:
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* Towel and face cloth
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* shampoo and soap
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* Full Bedding (2x sheets, Blanket with cover and 1 pillow)
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* Wardrobe (no hangers)
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* Desk with chair and light (on the wall above the desk)
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We immediately bought:
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* dish washing liquid
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* hand towel for the bathroom
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* hand soap
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* water bottle for cold water in the fridge
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The supermarket is about 10 minutes walk away. Hope that's helpful.
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Revision as of 17:47, 10 January 2015

Internet Access

At the Conference Venue

Throughout the University of Auckland, an additional SSID has been added to the standing Wifi service offered over University of Auckland fixed infrastructure.

The University Wifi provides excellent coverage across most of their campus, including the Owen G Glenn Building (LCA Primary Venue) and the NICAI Workshop facility (Hardware and Radio Miniconf Venue) - as well as several of their accomodation areas, and some outdoors coverage. Refer to their Coverage Maps.

The Wireless network will give delegates an RFC1918 IP address (most likely 172.x) and provide unfiltered Internet access via NAT (IPv4 Only).

  • Wireless SSID: LCA2015
  • Protocol: 802.11a/b/g/n 2.4GHz and 5GHz. 802.11n 5GHz recommended.
  • Security: WPA2-Enterprise with PEAP; AES Encryption.
  • Credentials: To be advised directly to attendees.


If you want to pre-load the CA for the WiFi you need the QuoVadis Root CA2 root ca from

- https://www.quovadisglobal.ch/Repository/DownloadRootsAndCRL.aspx?sc_lang=en-GB

Help with Wireless Configuration

As some delegates (and speakers) may not be familiar with setting up their WiFi using WPA/WPA2 Enterprise and PEAP (rather than the more common WPA/WPA Personal), here are some tutorials, provided by the University of Auckland. Remember, the credentials you provide will be different than those shown in the tutorials, but the basic principles are the same.

Wired Internet Access

A (very limited) amount of wired Internet access will be available in the Owen G Glenn Building. In particular, the Internet will be provided for Speakers via an Ethernet connection available at the lecturn (offered for performance/stability reasons while a speaker is giving a presentation). Those using the wired Internet access need to be aware that your device will be issued a real-world public IPv4 address via DHCP, and will not be protected by either NAT or firewall rules. Please ensure your machine is suitably hardened for use on an unprotected Internet connection.

A note about bandwidth

The University of Auckland has multi-homed gigabit connectivity with ample transit available, however conference attendees are asked not to make excessive use of this. The network is well monitored and malicious traffic patterns will be reported.

University Accommodation

Carlaw Park

Wireless access is provided with the same parameters as above.

University Hall

Wireless access is provided with the same parameters as above.

There is also a wired network connected to the University ResNet; this ordinarily requires a University ID to connect to the Internet, but authentication requirements are disabled during the holiday period. However we have heard mixed stories about whether the wired network will work reliably (or at all).

Other Accommodation

For Internet access information in other accommodation not provided by LCA, please contact the accommodation provider. Many hotels will offer wifi internet, but prices may vary. You will likely find getting a local 4G data plan faster and more reliable. See Phone and mobile data.

Auckland Free Wifi