[unisog] dealing with windows bridging?

Jim McNabb jmcnabb at truman.edu
Wed Dec 14 23:09:49 GMT 2005

We enabled bridge protocol data unit (BPDU) guard on the Cisco switches
in our residence halls.  That pretty much resolved this issue for us.

	Jim M

On Wed, 2005-12-14 at 11:41 -0400, Matt Ashfield wrote:
> Hey All
> At least once or twice a term, we get reports of odd network activity in the
> form of ip address conflicts. The cause of the problem always seems to be
> that a user has two network connections on their computer and has bridged
> the 2 connections, which is incredibly easy to do if you're an inexperienced
> Windows user.
> I'm just wondering if others have experienced this problem, and if so, what
> are you doing to combat it?
> Thanks
> Matt
> mda at unb.ca 
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Jim McNabb
Network Manager
Truman State University

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