Requesting an IP address

The Electronics and Telecommunications Department (DET) offers Internet connectivity via DHCP service through the University's wired network to its members.

To connect your device to the wired network, please request an IP address by filling in the form at the bottom.

You will be contacted via email once the configuration is complete.


  • the department offers tech support only for official devices. You can request an IP address of your personal device (e.g., your laptop), but no support on the configuration will be provided.
  • about "hostname" and "MAC address" fields requested below:
    • the hostname or DNS name must be max 63 characters long, can contain only a-z letters, 0-9 digits and the hyphen-minus character ( - ) (no spaces, underscores, special characters or capital letters are allowed).
    • the MAC address (also called "Physical address" on MS Windows systems) must be made of six two-digit hexadecimal numbers, that may be separated by a colon ( : ) or an hyphen ( - )
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Requester info
Full name
Please fill in your first name
Please fill in your last name
Please fill in your 4-digit phone number at Politecnico: if you cannot provide one, please fill in the number of your supervisor/tutor, or of any person at Politecnico who may be able to contact you
Where is your office ?
Supervisor info
Supervisor's name
Please fill in your tutor's first name
Please fill in your tutor's last name
Device info
Please fill in the desired name of your device
Please fill in the MAC address (Physical address on Windows systems) of the Ethernet adapter of your device
Additional info
Please enter the date when the network registration can be deleted (at least approximately)
Private is the recommended option, if you choose public we will contact you shortly to better examine your specific needs
Choose "no" only if you own the device. Choose "yes" if the device was bought by the Department
in order to access shared resources (network disks, printers) with integrated authentication select "yes": see docs at that joining an Active Directory domain is fully supported by the DET IT Team only for Windows systems
Terms and conditions agreement
Promptly inform the IT support group ( of any change in the data provided in the form; promptly notify the IT support group when the IP address is no longer needed, in order to make it available for other users; use the network in compliance with the GARR Acceptable Use Policy (, the Politecnico policies  ( and with the Italian Privacy Code