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Documentation

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Documentation associated with this web site's major categories (e.g., Wireless Networking, Host Database, Operating Systems) appears in those sections, not below. Below are documents which do not fit into any of this web site's major categories.


Overviews

Princeton University Network Architecture
An overview of the University network's physical and logical architecture, along with network services.

Internet Service
An overview of the campus network's connections to the global Internet.


Services and Facilities

OIT Ethernet Service
OIT Ethernet Service allows University faculty, staff, and students to connect devices to the campus data network via an Ethernet interface. The service is available in practically every building on campus.

OIT VoIP Ethernet Service
OIT VoIP Ethernet Service is used to connect Voice over IP telephone handsets via Ethernet wiring.

External Customer Networks
Describes a network service provided by OIT to some external organizations at the University.


Technical References

Default IP Routers, Network Masks, and Broadcast Addresses
How to determine a computer's default IP router (a.k.a "gateway"), network mask (a.k.a. "netmask"), and broadcast address, based on the computer's assigned IP address.

IP Network Ranges at Princeton University
A list of IP network ranges that are part of the Princeton University network.

External Customer Network Assignments
A list of IP network ranges, subnet masks, and default routers for all external customer networks provided by OIT.

Traffic Filters on the Campus Network
Summarizes filters that block selected traffic on the campus network, with pointers to more detailed information.

Traffic Filters at the University's Internet Borders
A description of the filters that block selected traffic as it passes through OIT-managed borders between the campus network and the Internet.


Policies and Practices

OIT Networking & Monitoring Services: Device Blocking Policies
An overview of the most common reasons OIT Networking & Monitoring Services block devices from the network, how customers are notified of these blocks, and the timeframe for removing such blocks once the customer has resolved the issue.

Three Strikes Practice for Network Disruptions
OIT's practice for handling customers who inadvertently disrupt or degrade network service repeatedly.


Other Topics

How to Determine Your Device's Ethernet or Wireless Hardware Address
Instructions for determing the Ethernet or Wireless hardware address on some common platforms.

Connecting a Private Network Address Translator to the Campus Network
Describes issues specific to connecting a private Network Address Translator (NAT) to the campus network. Included are caveats and appropriate Host Database registration procedures.

Connecting a Private Ethernet Repeater, Bridge, or Switch to the Campus Network
Describes issues specific to connecting a private repeater, bridge, or switch to the campus network. Included are caveats and appropriate Host Database registration procedures.


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