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ResNet urges residents to reduce outbound traffic

Posted: 04:31:59, Thursday, Feb 1, 2001   Expiration: 04:31:59, Thursday, Feb 1, 2001  

If you get calls about ResNet network traffic, tell the caller we are taking comments. Create a case with the title "Resnet Network Comment," appropriate notes, and product = Gen Info Inquiry. Then dispatch to hd-follow ups queue.

The following message was sent to dorm residents yesterday morning...

>Subject:    URGENT MESSAGE - Outbound Traffic from ResNet
>Author: Larry DAVIS
>Date:       1/31/01 8:21 AM
>
>
>We need to immediately reduce outbound traffic from ResNet.  The
>bandwidth of outbound traffic (data from your personal computer
>going onto the Internet) has exceeded the ResNet network
>capacity.
>
>You can help by disabling your file sharing.  This will prevent other
>users from accessing and downloading mp3s from your computer.
>For additional details, visit www.doit.wisc.edu/netaccess/.
>
>If the situation does not improve, we will be forced to limit outbound
>traffic from ResNet.
>
>Thank you for your help.
>
>Paul Evans
>Director of University Housing

If you get calls about this topic...tell the caller we are taking comments. Create a case with the title "Resnet Network Comment," appropriate notes, and product = Gen Info Inquiry. Then dispatch to hd-follow ups queue.

-- Chris Holsman

Created: 04:31:59, Thursday, Feb 1, 2001 (by Weizhong W.)
Updated: 04:31:59, Thursday, Feb 1, 2001 (by Weizhong W.)