[TriLUG] In search of the walled machine at UNC
Fri, 4 Oct 2002 09:47:02 -0400 (EDT)
True other departments sometimes manages portions of their network ,
though ATN owns or knows about every tier I switch and switch port on
campus. They also maintain the core and all the links.
On 4 Oct 2002, Tanner Lovelace wrote:
> On Fri, 2002-10-04 at 09:30, Jeff Bollinger wrote:
> > I'm not sure what I can say to guarantee that this did NOT happen, but it
> > didn't. I'm not on some pro UNC PR bit, but I work for or closely with
> > the only two groups that would have any idea about this (Security and
> > Networking) and no one has ever traced a machine back to anywhere behind a
> > wall, and of course we have the capability to do so.
> > We contacted Novell not long after they put up that urban legend on
> > the site but they did not respond. It's been up for two years, so it's
> > not worth dealing with anymore.
> > Jeff
> ATN isn't the only group at UNC that has computer networks, right?
> CompSci has their own group. ILS has their own group. How many
> other departments have (or used to have) their own group too? How
> confident are you that this didn't happen in some department that
> handles (or used to handle) their own networking? From what I remember
> when I was a grad student in CompSci, the CompSci people seemed to
> pretty much do their own thing.
University of North Carolina
IT Security Analyst
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