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Re: Layer 2 access and Current Practices
On Fri, 4 Mar 2005 08:33:29 -0500
George Jones <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I implemented it on a number of switches at DePaul based on the
> > following doc (as far as I know, it's still enabled):
> > <http://condor.depaul.edu/~jkristof/technotes/dpunet-rfc4.txt>
> Wow. That's (still) excellent, as is the (omitted in this reply) post mortem.
> Thanks. And the link does still work.
I wasn't clear, but I was commenting on whether port security knobs
were still enabled in parts of the network.
> I'm assuming that most of what you were using it for was end systems
> (workstations, laptops, etc) ? Or was it networking gear ?
> With change control, physical access, SNMP monitoring, etc. I just can't see
> a layer 2 device/topology change in core/edge devices going unnoticed by
> other means. But then, per PT Barnum, you can never go wrong underestimating
A network where such a thing would go unnoticed by other means is
probably a network you'd not want to enable port security on. :-)