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WHOInet Acceptable Use and Connection Policies
WHOInet is an important resource supporting the Institution's scientific
and engineering mission. Please help us maintain the operability
and integrity of the network by adhering to the Woods Hole Oceanographic
on Acceptable Use of Information Technology.
Users are required to provide an Ethernet network interface
in their computers. All network hardware remains the sole property
of CIS. By purchasing a network connection, you buy rights to
the connection, but do not own the jack or cables.
Each machine (host) must be registered through
Most machines should obtain their network configurations via DHCP.
Copying an IP address to another machine or making up
one can disrupt network service.
Maintenance for network hardware is the responsibility of CIS.
Please call the Help Desk at X2439 to report problems.
You can disconnect a machine to take it home or to sea without
disrupting the network by unplugging the 8-pin RJ-45 modular plug
from the wall jack or your local switch or hub.