Network Information

NANOG 76 Wireless Network


With access points that steer clients to the best band and channel, we encourage attendees to take advantage of the NANOG 76 best-in-class wireless network.

We provide dual stack IPv4/IPv6 wireless coverage 24/7 in meeting rooms, foyers, and open seating areas. Public areas are covered using a best-effort approach, based on physical access and infrastructure. There are NANOG DNS servers offering DNSSEC capability. No NAT, translation, or capture technologies are in use.

Wireless SSIDs

NANOG: 802.1X secured (2.4Ghz and 5Ghz).
User: nanog
Pass: nanog

NANOG-Legacy: An open, unencrypted network (2.4Ghz and 5Ghz).

The legacy SSID is provided as a courtesy in case of technical difficulties in joining the NANOG 76 network.

When connecting for the first time, you may receive a notification that a valid certificate for is being presented as part of the 802.1x authentication. It’s safe to accept and continue, as long as you’re presented with a valid cert for

Hotel Wireless

Attendees staying in the NANOG room block at the Renaissance Washington DC, may enjoy free access to the hotel WiFi throughout their stay. Contact the hotel front desk for details and for support.

NANOG Network Support + Feedback

In an effort to create the best possible experience for all attendees, we appreciate any connectivity-related feedback you’d like to share with NANOG.

Our staff is ready to answer and assist with any connectivity-related questions and issues. Send all inquiries to [email protected], including your general physical location (meeting room name, etc), MAC address, SSID, wireless channel, and contact info.

Network Diagram