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[AfriNIC-rpd] Policy Proposal: End user classification for Universities

Andrew Alston alston.networks at
Fri Jun 29 18:54:11 UTC 2012

> Really? How is it that you prevent students from adding their own linksys
> or nether NAT routers to connect a number of devices to that one port the
> university provides in each dorm?
> If you're actually providing whatever number of ports the students require
> in each room, I'm impressed and surprised. If not, then you're an LIR
> whether you realize it or not.
> Owen
> Very simple, mac limitations per port.  Limit the number of MAC addresses
per port, they plug in more than one device, the port shuts for a period of
time.  That feature is supported on most decent access layer devices these
days and is enabled in many places.

Besides which, I don't believe you can be an "unintentional" LIR, an LIR
means *registry*, you can't unintentionally register things

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