|Apple iPad Network Connectivity Issues|
|Status:||Start Time:||End Time:||Last Update:|
|Alert||4/8/2010 10:13am||5/18/2010 7:15am||5/18/2010 7:15am|
Network monitoring has shown that many iPad devices have caused a problem on the campus network. These devices continue to use an IP address they have been leased well beyond the time they should. (In technical terms, the device's DHCP client software stops renewing its lease, but the device keeps using the IP address after the DHCP lease expires. This is not a WiFi issue.) This behavior causes a disruption on the campus network.
Until a fix is provided by Apple, OIT recommends that iPad owners use the
That temporary workaround may prevent the iPad from malfunctioning in this manner.
For detailed technical information regarding this issue, please see:
Apple iPad (iPhone OS 3.2)