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    Community

    This group was originally set up to share opinions and ask questions regarding The Cloud's guest WiFi overlay solution for the Janet network.

    Ian Horley is The Cloud contact person.

    There is a public access group at:

    https://community.jisc.ac.uk/groups/janet-public-access

    and any questions, comments etc. can be posted there.

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    Janet

    A place to share information on all aspects of eduroam in the UK.

    Follow us on Twitter @eduroamuk - for news, interest, information, photos and fun.

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    Guidance document - eduroam and Safeguarding

    Guidance document - Cost of Implementing eduroam

    eduroam(UK) Technical Specification Summary of Recommendations Checklist

    eduroam(UK) Technical Specification Summary of...

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    Community

    Jisc members have a requirement to fulfil their business and community engagement remit and asked Jisc to find a solution that would allow them to offer public access to the Internet via the Janet network.

    The Janet network is classified as a private one and therefore is exempt from some legislation that affects networks that allow public access (in particular to retain data about use of the network, to report to regulators on resilience and security and, in future, to deal in...

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    Janet

    All things related to digital signatures and encryption, from Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS), root, intermediates and CAs, web application and self-signed certificates,  through to the Janet Certificate Service (JCS).

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    Community

    IP Multicast is a bandwidth conserving technology that can reduce traffic by transporting single streams of information across the network backbone to regional and local distribution points where the data is replicated for simultaneous delivery to multiple users. Some applications that can take advantage of Multicast include videoconferencing, video serving and news distribution.

    An IPv6 Multicast Technical Guide is available.The updated IPv4 Multicast Technical Guide will be available in...
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    Community
    Carrier Ethernet Project – Final ReportCarrier Ethernet technology introductionEmerging Carrier Ethernet Technologies. Technical Overview. The document has 37 pages and includes:Technical description of PB, PBB, PBB-TE, VPLS (EoMPLS) technologies;Metro Ethernet Forum specifications describing Carrier Ethernet as a serviceGlossaryThe Janet Carrier Ethernet project Call for Participation in the projectLightpath Extensions through Regional Networks. Overview of issues and Enabling...
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    Community

     

    The Janet Delivery Team ("JDT") is the mechanism through which Janet and all regional network operators work

    together to manage the overall delivery of the Janet services.  The JDT comprises individuals nominated from each

    regional network operator, and members of Janet's Operations, Development and RNO Contract Management teams.

     

    The JDT operates through regular meetings of the individuals, in addition to normal day-to-day direct...