Info on MAE-EAST

Avi Freedman freedman at
Tue Jan 14 23:16:38 UTC 1997

> There are lots of 7513's so I doubt a 7507 would be a problem - the only 
> restriction on equipment is no computers on the MAE EAST LAN for security 
> reasons. Given the ability to bridge MAE EAST I'm not sure how that can be 
> enforced. And Netscape has some mighty big SGI's promintently displayed as 
> you walk in. Oh and another restrictiuon should you ever need it -- to 
> run a $5 piece of ethernet cable 10' from one rack to another (assuming the 
> two racks are diffrent companies eg. a cross connect) is $2000/month.
> .stb

Well, you can tell by MAC addresses or by broadcast-pings what IP addresses
are hooked up to the bridged fabric at any FDDI/ethernet/bridged exchange...

I think it's abused more @ MAE-West than @ MAE-East.


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