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You will need to talk to your classmates or the university's IT support group. Some universities block ports that Second Life needs. In your case it sounds like they have used DNS to block access to SL virtual world servers: sim####.agni.lindenlab.com (#### = number).

The public access servers for signup, forum, blogs, wiki, and etc. use: something.secondlife.com.

If it is just a DNS thing the university imposes then it is possible to override the DNS server specification the university is assigning when you connect. You can switch over and use Google's DNS servers. Then your compuer should be able to find the domain lindenlab.com.

However, if the university has a bandwidth problem, which is why they would block in the first place, and the IT department is on their toes, they will notice your bandwidth consumption. So, make sure your not doing something that will get you in trouble.

You can test the idea using NSLOOKUP on Windows. I don't know what the equivalent is for Mac.

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You will need to talk to your classmates or the university's IT support group. Some universities block ports that Second Life needs. In your case it sounds like they have used DNS to block access to SL virtual world servers: sim####.agni.lindenlab.com (#### = number).

The public access servers for signup, forum, blogs, wiki, and etc. use: something.secondlife.com.

If it is just a DNS thing the university imposes then it is possible to override the DNS server specification the university is assigning when you connect. You can switch over and use Google's DNS servers. Then your compuer should be able to find the domain lindenlab.com.

However, if the university has a bandwidth problem, which is why they would block in the first place, and the IT department is on their toes, they will notice your bandwidth consumption. So, make sure your not doing something that will get you in trouble.

You can test the idea using NSLOOKUP on Windows. I don't know what the equivalent is for Mac.

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