[unisog] Network security police no hubs/switches/routers?

Stanley Horwitz stan at temple.edu
Mon May 23 17:39:58 GMT 2005

On May 23, 2005, at 9:29 AM, Vijay S Sarvepalli VSSARVEP wrote:

> We have just spelled out some policies that no hubs/routers are to  
> be connected to the network.  There seems to be  a lot of
> resistance for this policy.  I know the technical reasons for not  
> allowing this, but anybody have a lay man explanation in their policy
> about "Why hubs/routers are not allowed on the campus network?"
> If you have one please do share.  If you have a strong network  
> security that limits what type of devices attach to the network, again
> in non technical terms please do share this as well.

Maybe you could enlighten me. Why are you doing this? Are you talking  
about people setting up their own
subnets within your organization's network without consulting with  
those who manage your network?

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