It is often desirable to attach departmental or application specific servers to CSU-Pueblo.Net, the campus network. This provides the server with access to network resources such as software, printers, and Internet resources. Because of the nature of current technology, the attachment of a server to an Ethernet network can have an impact on other users on the rest of the network. This impact may be in the form of performance, security, or in some cases access to other resources. Causes include a myriad of reasons ranging from software incompatibilities to power outages. The purpose of this policy is to protect the users and the integrity of the network.
CSU-Pueblo departments, schools, or other University organizational units may connect their own servers to the campus backbone under the following conditions.