NetReg: Edit an Entry

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How to edit your registered devices:

  1. Go to
  2. Select View All Your Registrations.
  3. Log in using your NetID and NetID password.
  4. You will see a list of all the devices where you are the “owner.”
  5. Select Edit to the right of the device that needs to be updated. Please note that IP Name, IP Address, and MAC cannot be updated.
    1. IP Name: Unique name in DNS for the device.
    2. IP Address: Unique string of numbers separated by periods that identifies the device on the network. 
    3. MAC: Unique, physical hardware address.
    4. UT Owned: Was this device purchased with UT funds? Select No to change the status from UT Owned to Personally Owned.
    5. OS Name: The operating system of the device, e.g. Windows, Mac. If the applicable OS is not listed, select the closest option.
    6. Location: Campus building or off-campus.
    7. Room Number: Room number of the building. If not applicable, enter "0".
      1. Please Note: You must have a valid OS Name and Location.  Select the appropriate OS name and location from the drop-down list.  For campus buildings, you must also include a room number.
    8. Owner: The user who manages the device; may also be the day-to-day user.
    9. Primary User: The day-to-day user of the device.
    10. Group: Special groups created within NetReg to aid in the management of multiple machines owned by a department or unit.
  6. When finished, select Apply Changes.
    1. Note: "Reset Form" will remove all unsaved changes from the entry.

NetReg Edit

Helpful hints:

  • * – refers to a device connected to the wireless network
  • * – refers to a laptop connected to a network port
  • * – refers to a computer that is in your department’s domain (for example, and
  • Many laptops will have two entries, once for wireless and one for a wired network port. Both entries must be classified. If you have any questions or need assistance, contact the OIT HelpDesk.

How to unregister your devices:

  1. Go to
  2. Select "View All Your Registrations."
  3. Log in using your NetID and NetID password.
  4. Select "Unregister" to the right of the device that needs to be unregistered.
  5. Select "Ok" when prompted to confirm.
  6. You will receive a confirmation email once the device has been unregistered.


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