General FAQ

Concern persons for network problem.
Change your CC LDAP Password .
Connect Computers to the LAN.
  • Configuration Settings for Windows Platform
  • For Windows XP
  • Go to Start >> Settings >> Control Panel >> Network Connections >> Local Area Connection >> Properties
  • Select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IP)
  • Click Properties
  • For DHCP, select Obtain IP address automatically and Obtain DNS address automatically
  • For static IP, Specify IP, Gateway, Subnet Mask and DNS
  • For Windows 7 OR 8
  • Go to Start >> Settings >> Control Panel >> Network and Sharing Center >> Change Adapter Settings >> Local Area Connection >> Properties
  • Select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)
  • Click Properties
  • For DHCP, select Obtain IP address automatically and Obtain DNS address automatically
  • For static IP, Specify IP, Gateway, Subnet Mask and DNS
  • Configuration Settings for Linux Platform
  • Go to Network Settings GUI
  • Select and configure the Interface
  • For DHCP, select automatically obtain IP address and automatically obtain DNS address
  • For static IP, Specify IP, Gateway, Subnet Mask and DNS
Setup Wi-Fi Conection.
  • Turn on your Laptop/Mobile Devices into a Wireless Hotspot area
  • Go to Start >> Settings >> Control Panel >> Network and Sharing Center >> Change Adapter Settings >> Wireless Network Connection
  • Choose SSID iiserb from the popup window.
  • Start using Network.
What is my IP and how to get it?
  • Academic Area
  • Use DHCP.
  • Hostel Area
  • Go to CC website >> Click on Network
Set/use the nknproxy server for Internet.
  • INTERNET EXPLORER
  • Go to Tools >> Internet Options >> Connections >> LAN Settings
  • Check Use a proxy server for your LAN and Bypass proxy server for local addresses
  • Set the proxy server as nknproxy.iiserb.ac.in Port: 3128
  • Click on Advanced Settings
  • In Exceptions, add *.iiserb.ac.in
  • MOZILLA FIREFOX
  • Open MOZILLA Firefox
  • Go to Tools >> Options >> Network >> Settings
  • Select Manual Proxy Configuration and set the proxy server as nknproxy.iiserb.ac.in Port: 3128
  • In "No Proxy for", add *.iiserb.ac.in
  • GOOGLE CHROME
  • Go to Wrench >> Options >> Under the Hood >> Change Proxy settings >> LAN Settings
  • Check and
  • Set the desired proxy server and port number to 3128
  • Click on Advanced Settings
  • In Exceptions, add *.iiserb.ac.in
How can I access IISERB Network from outside IISER Bhopal?
  • Use SSL-VPN to access IISERB Network from outside IISER Bhopal. For details and setup to use SSL-VPN, please follow the link https://gateway.iiserb.ac.in
Why does CC filter and restrict access to IISERB network?
  • IISERB net is an "open" computing environment which reflects the traditional openness of the academic environment. However we restrict the access from your machine to Internet and vice-versa by using Firewalls and also block access to porn sites.
Setup your Personal Home or Group Page account on HOME.IISERB.AC.IN
  • REQUISITE:
  • You must have your LDAP login account
  • Any FTP Client Software (Eg. FileZilla,WinSCP, FireFTP etc.)
  • Web pages related to your Personal Home or Group page.
  • Assumed that you have FileZilla FTP client
  • Open FileZilla
  • Now write
  • Host:home.iiserb.ac.in
  • Username:abc(YOUR LDAP ACCOUNT NAME)
  • Password:***(YOUR LDAP ACCOUNT PASS )
  • Port:22
  • Click On Quickconnect
  • Output will be like this :
  • Now you can see a folder with name www, Just open(double click)it.
  • After this, put your web pages in it by drag and drop or upload your files.
  • To access your page on web browser :
  • Open your web browser
  • Type the URL :home.iiserb.ac.in/~abc(home.iiserb.ac.in/~YOUR-LDAP-LOGIN)
Create email group from individual email account.
  • 1.Login to your IISERB Email Account
  • 2.Click on Icon (Top Right of Screen)
  • 3.Click on More
  • 4.Click on Contacts Button
  • 5.Click on New Group
  • 6.Enter Group Name & Press OK
  • 7.Click on your Group (here it is CC Group)
  • 8.Click on Button for addition of Group Member's email account
  • 9.Start typing your contact name or email-id, select from list.
  • 10.Press Add Button.
  • 11.To add more contacts repeat step no. 9 to 10.
Mail Migration from IISER Bhopal account to your personal email account.
  • Download and Install Gmail Backup:
  • Launch your web browser and navigate to https://code.google.com/p/gmail-backup-com/downloads/detail?name=gmail-backup-20110307.exe&can=2&q=
  • When the down is complete, close the Download windows and close your web browser.
  • For installation, double click on gmail-backup.exe icon. At the security warning windows, click Run to continue.
  • Migration Pre-­requisites:
  • Create a folder on your desktop called MyGmailBackup that will be used to store the email collected from your IISER mail account during this process.
  • To set your IISER mail account to IMAP Paccess for all your mail.
  • a)Login to our IISER mail account, clock setting on the top of the screen, go to Forwarding and POP/IMAP, and set IMAP Access to Enable IMAP.
  • Migration Backup and Restore Process:
  • Navigate to your desktop and double-­click the Gmail Backup icon.
  • Configure the Backup Utility as follows:
  • a) Set IISER mail login filed: userid@iiserb.ac.in where userid is your IISERB mail account username.
  • b) Set Password field: enter your IISERB mail Password.
  • c) Backup Folder filed: click the Directory button and navigate to the folder MyGmailBackupon the Desktop.
  • d) Uncheck the Newest email only box and set the since date and before date to the dates between which you would like email transferred and click the Backup button.
  • The files are displayed as they are being processed. Upon completion you will see “Ending backup of account” for your IISERB mail account.
  • For Restore Process: Open Gmail Backup windows and update the fields with your new mail account information.
  • a) Set Gmail login to username@gmail.com where “username” is your personal email ID.
  • b) Enter your email password and click the Restore button.
  • For questions or comments regarding this document,pleasee mail network@iiserb.ac.in