Connecting a Jetson to utexas-iot

How to connect a Jetson (or any computer!) to utexas-iot.

Step-by-step guide

For team members:

  1. Log into the Jetson of concern.

  2. Open a terminal using the shit+alt+t command.

  3. Enter the following into the terminal

    $ ifconfig
  4. Look at the block that says enp0xx and copy the MAC address (denoted by "ether")
    1. For example, DESPERADO's MAC address is 00:04:4B:A7:D7:6D.

  5. Slack the MAC address to your team lead.
    1. Your team lead will slack a passcode of form XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX back to you.

  6. Return to the terminal and enter

    $ nmcli d wifi list
    1. There should be one or two connections under the name utexas-iot.

  7. Connect to utexas-iot as so

    $ nmcli d wifi connect utexas-iot password <Password of form XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX>
  8. Voila! You are connected to utexas-iot. You can now ssh into the jetson!

Step-by-step guide

For leads:

  1. Log into

  2. Click "Register Wi-Fi Device".

  3. Enter the device MAC address and device description:
    1. For example: MAC Address: 00:04:4B:A7:D7:6D. Device Description: DESPERADO.
    2. Set the Network Profile to "Unprotected"
      1. This allows you to ssh into the device.
    3. Click "Register".

  4. Return to the Wi-Fi Devices panel.
    1. Click the eye next to the device you just named.
    2. Copy the code and follow the directions above to connect the device to utexas-iot.