Registering Your Network Device

To gain access to the Missouri S&T secure networks you must first register your device by entering its MAC address, also known as an ethernet address, in our device registration tool.

How to Register Your Device

  1. Go to https://itweb.mst.edu/~netdb.
  2. Log in with your S&T Username and password.
  3. Click Register desktop and laptop systems (Easy).
  4. Type your Username in the "Owner User ID" field.
  5. Click Edit Hosts.
  6. Remember what host number you have by the Hostname: field.
  7. Type in your device's MAC address in the Ethernet Address: field.
    1. Tutorial: Find your MAC address
  8. Click Register.
  9. Verify the device host number you registered appears in the Devices Owned by list.

NOTE: All personal systems registered on the campus network should use 'device.mst.edu' as part of the hostname.

  1. Go to the NetDB Guest Device Registration Tool.
  2. Fill in the given fields.
  3. Your Ethernet/Hardware Address: should auto-populate.
    1. If it didn't auto-populate, follow the steps on our Tutorial page and type in the MAC address in the field.
  4. Click Submit when done.

Why is it necessary to register your device?

  • Missouri S&T’s computing policy requires all network-connected devices to be registered with IT.  
  • Without registration, the device poses a network security vulnerability.
  • See Also: Device Registration Policies