The Lab Maintenance Scripts Disable Wifi by Default to keep the computers on the same Ethernet Network so they can be properly managed in the Lab environment. To Enable Wifi for use of the machines in other situations you may need to enable the airport system variable.

  1. Login to admin account
  2. Open Terminal
  3. Type:
    networksetup -setnetworkserviceenabled Airport on
    [off to disable]
  4. Press Enter
  5. If you have entered exactly as typed you will get no error message in the terminal and Airport will now have the option to “Turn Airport On” Enabled in the Taskbar.

*Terminal is Case-sensitive and Space-sensitive, type exactly as above