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[Discuss] selecting a subnet

On Sunday, September 14, 2014 10:57:19 PM Derek Martin wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 10, 2014 at 04:04:12PM -0400, Stephen Adler wrote:
> > I'm setting up a small network at work behind my own firewall. Typically
> > I would use a network but I'm afraid the IT people at
> > work have used that for something in my work LAN environment.

Um, yeah, well, ah, I, um, guess I, ah, agree, sort of ...

But ...

There are exceptions to every rule, and when the 3rd-line manager of the 
company I'm working at tells me (always at 4:59 PM on Friday, of course) that 
his son's Boy Scout troop will be visiting on Saturday and that he'd like them 
to be able to use their BlackAndPad dumb phones while they're inside the 
firewall, I am disposed to remember the golden rule and to do what it takes to 
make his wish come true.

If the regular IT staff (who have, of course, left for the day) has set up a 
DMZ to accord visitors Internet access, then the process is simple. If not, 
well, I just try to remember who's name is on the door.



Bill Horne
William Warren Consulting

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