On Tue, 17 Apr 2001, kevin lyda wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 17, 2001 at 02:35:52PM +0100, Dermot Beirne wrote:
> > moment we allow access to the internet on an IP by IP basis. We
>> bad idea. host based security is so 80's.
very bad idea.
This was the way that net access used to be controlled in UL once upon a
time. but it was _so_ easy to get around. Simply change the ip of whatever
machine you were using to one in a staff range & bob's yer uncle, you had
unmolested net access, the down side was that the person to whom that ip
had been assigned could encounter a "few" problems as soon as they
attempted to do anything on the network.
ok knowing mac address' & watching arp tables is how you'll find out
what's where (provided that there aren't a ton of switches lying about
>  and ronald reagan was elected twice in that decade... not to mention
> george bush (mark 1) and dan quayle. and abba stopped being popular.
& wham broke up :)
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