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RE: who offers cheap (personal) 1U colo?

  • From: Curtis Maurand
  • Date: Tue Mar 16 13:20:54 2004

On Mon, 15 Mar 2004, Vivien M. wrote:
> 
> You must be talking about a different Netreg system that the one everyone
> else has used. The one we're talking about involves you logging in when you
> connect with an unknown MAC - once you've used the system to match your MAC
> to your student number/login/etc, then the DHCP server will give you a real
> IP the next time you request a lease...

Then anyone can walk up to the machine and get onto the network simply by 
turning on the machine.   

The system you're looking for involve biometrics or smartcards.  Firewalls 
between student and administration areas would be a good idea as well.

Curtis

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Curtis Maurand
mailto:curtis@maurand.com
http://www.maurand.com






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