Computer Science

The Royal Military College Saint-Jean IT Section manages the EDUNET computer network. Subsequent to a briefing on computer security at the beginning of the academic year, the IT Section will provide each student with a user account, a password and an e-mail address. The network provides access to various software programs and the Internet.

Furthermore, it will be possible to browse your e-mails from your personal computer following the instructions available on the intranet.

Royal Military College Saint-Jean also offers you a wireless network (CFSJ-ELOF) to connect your laptop or any other personal device to the Web. It should be noted that the use of any wireless device or laptop in class must be authorised by the teacher. Text messaging and cell phone are prohibited at all times.

Computer Laboratories

There are three computer laboratories in the Lahaie Building. The two on the third floor (rooms LH325 and LH327) are used exclusively for teaching. Room LH113 may be used for completing assignments and/or conducting research on the Internet.

Food and beverages are strictly forbidden in computer laboratories. Access to computer facilities is considered to be a privilege; those who violate existing regulations could lose this privilege.

IT Technical Assistance

Those in need of technical assistance (problems with user accounts, computer problems of all kinds, malfunctioning or inoperable equipment, and so on) should contact the IT Support Centre (, which is open from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday.

Any request for a telephone line and/or an Internet connection in the dormitories must be addressed to the front desk in the de Léry Building.

Internet Service Procedures

1. Each room occupied by OCdts has an Internet connection, a service provided by the Corporation du Fort Saint-Jean (CFSJ).

2. OCdts who wish to avail themselves of the service will have to provide a computer or any other equipment they may want to connect to the network.

3. Computers will have to be linked up as shown in the diagram for the Internet connection to be effective.

Diagram of computers connection to Internet

4. Any problem or question related to the connection will have to be addressed to the Welcome Desk located at the entrance of de Léry pavilion between 7:00 a.m. and 22:00 p.m. (weekdays) and between 10:00 a.m. and 22:00 p.m. (weekends) mentioning the following information:

  1. Last name, first name;
  2. Squadron;
  3. Pavilion;
  4. Room number;
  5. Socket number; and
  6. Description of the problem.

5. The situation will be handled within a maximum of forty-eight (48) business hours after the problem has been reported to the Welcome Desk.

  1. A CFSJ technician will verify the network port only, and not the equipment that is linked to it; and
  2. A note will be left on the OCdt’s desk to signal the CFSJ technician’s visit and his observations.

6. No service by the CFSJ will be available on weekends and holidays unless a major problem occurs affecting the majority of the OCdts. Such a problem will have to be reported by the duty OCdt to the commissionaire of the building.

7. Installing wireless routers is not proscribed; however OCdts must be aware that they will load up their connection if the router is not protected and allow other unauthorized members to connect to it.

8. As for a home Internet connection, OCdts are expected to respect the Videotron user agreement, which prohibits misuse causing obstruction or disruption of service.

Activation DHCP

Verify your network connection: It’s important to make sure that your network card is in DHCP mode before making the connection to the network.

How to validate:

Windows XP

The following depend of your display configuration

  1. Start, Settings, Control panel, Network Connexions
    Start, Control panel, network connexions.
  2. Right click on Local Area Connection and click on Properties.
  3. Choose Internet protocol (TCP/IP) and click on Properties.
  4. Select obtain an IP address automatically and obtain DNS server address automatically.
  5. Click OK to close this window and click OK a second time to close this second window.

You can now plug the cable into the wall jack.

Windows 7

  1. Start, Control Panel, Network.
  2. Select Local Area Network and click on Properties.
  3. Select Internet Protocol Version 4 and click on Properties.
  4. Select Obtain an IP address automatically and Obtain DNS server address automatically.
  5. Click on OK and Close.

You can now plug the cable into the wall jack.

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