Network Reference Information
Last Update: December 24, 1995
The Lab |
Phone Book |
- Internet Relay Chat (IRC)
- Directory/Naming Services
Retrieval Tools (Gopher, WWW ...),
Gopher Jewels (traditional structure) and
provide catalogs of information available in "gopherspace", with more than 1800 pointers to information
organized by category,
WWW to WAIS interface
- Network management
including product reviews, links to archives, FAQs, Books etc.
Beginners Guide to Effective Email
Katlin Sherwood, University of Illinois. Provides: discussions about how
E-mail differs from notes on paper; tips on layout and content;
information about smileys and other guestures.
to proper and tasteful behavior on a net communications system
- News a search form
to enable you to search for news groups of interest to you.
Video Conferencing for the Room and Desktop and
Simon Gibb's Index to MultiMedia Information Sources
Windows System FAQs, CHEP94 paper on
The Effects of X Window HEP Graphics Applications on ESnet, X
Hardware & Software Support at FNAL.
- Andrew File System (AFS):
- Netware for Stanford Local Network Admins (LNAs), notes on
Netwire online services and
Novell's Appware development tools archive
including demos, visual AppBuilder files & archives of the Appware mailing list
- DECnet Phase IV Specs.
Security at SLAC
- Network Firewalls
Computer Security Resource Clearinghouse
provides a variety of resources via the Web,
including: network security updates;
virus information; a library of security tools;
links to other resources (e.g. CERT, CIAC, FIRST)
- X Security
talk given by Lionel Cons at the HEPiX meeting May-95, Prague
- ESnet Authentication Task Force:
Pilot Project Final Report and Recommendations, and
Internet Security FTP server,
see in particular
Steve Bellovin's paper on Security Problems in the
TCP/IP Security Suite
Robert Morris' paper on A Weakness in the
4.3BSD Unix TCP/IP Software
- Secure Sockets
a freely available product that uses certificates and 40-bit RSA encryption
in a layer just above TCPIP, to provide secure internet communications.
- Collage Communications, Inc., Networking,
Internet and Information Security Expertise
- Digital Pathways
a provider of
security for remote and Internet access. their page includes book summaries, an on-line
newsletter, summaries of white papers and references for articles in trade magazines,
an index of frequently asked questions, and a list of resources (including CERT)
and how to get in touch with them.
- Pretty Good Privacy (PGP)
- PGP specification, source code & binaries or
alt.security.pgp newsgroup, a
WWW Home Page,
a page on
Cryptography, PGP, and Your Privacy, a
and last but not least
- Two books on PGP are:
Protect Yor Privacy by William Stallings and
PGP by Simson Garfinkel.
commercial software for PGP is available from ViaCrypt, 9033 N. 24th Ave.,
Suite 7, Phoenix, AZ 85021 602-944-0773.
Mike Johnson has a
FAQ on Where to Get PGP,
and there are
on how to obtain PGP from MIT.
There is also a PGP
Distribution Order Form.
on PGP MIME Integration.
- Cypherpunks home page
were you can find links to PGP,
remailers, rants, various crypto-tools, newspaper clippings, and a good deal of other things.
- The comp.risks newsgroup is a useful source of
information on privacy and security.
- WWW keyservers at
- Decency/Freedom of Expression
Integrated Services Digital Services
- China (PRC) networking FAQs and
China Internet, the
Asia Pacific Network Information Center
China News Digest WWW Server. The WWW services at
CERnet provide information on many universities
and their campus networks in China. The
dedicated link connects the campus network at University of Chemical
Technology (original Beijing Institute of Chemical Technology, Beijing Hua
Gong Xue Yuan), called BUCTnet, to the internet via BTA (Beijing
Telecommunications Administration), thru the satellite, by way of CAREN
(Consortium of Asian Education and Research Network) and JvNCnet (John
Von Neumann Center Network), then reaches the internet.
A map of
Asia Pacific Connectivity
- GSA Post-FTS2000 Environment
- Telecommunications Library
sponsored by Wiltel, contains back issues of
Long Distance Digest and
recent postings to Telecom Digest,
up to the minute informtaion on
working papers from the
glossary of terms.
- Convert time between 2 timezones
Convert time to GMT
You may also find the newsgroups,
be of interest if you are technically minded.
There are also lots of
and Patrick Crispen's
workshop with 27 progressive lessons.
- Stanford University Campus Networks & Communications Services
- <Stanford's Netinfo directory
- Network Reading List from Charles Spurgeon, June 1993
in ASCII text and
- K-12 Education:
Consortium for School Networking and
ESnet Information Server: network
the ESnet Community database:
short list sorted by last name
with phone & email address,
long list sorted by name
with address,phone, fax, email, committee status,
long list sorted by committee,
short list sorted by institution,
ESnet Steering Committee (ESSC)
- NSF Science & Technology Information System
- Internet Network Information Centers (NICs) at:
NSFnet or the
RIPE NCC Network Informmation Center
for the European region,
Merit, the InterNIC's
InfoGuide or its
Directory and Database Services or
Matrix Information and Directory Services (MIDS)
with lots of maps, graphs & charts.
The Internet Society is the International Organization
for the coordination and cooperation of the Internet,
The Internet Index with statistics & facts about the Internet, and the
Network Wizards Internet Domain Survey.
- Clearing House for Networked Information Discovery and Retrieval
(Umbrella Proposal for Telematics for Users and Research Networks)
a major pan-European project in the National Information Infrastructure (NII) vein.
- Federal Internetworking Requirements Panel (FIRP) Report
with links to GOSIP, IGOSS and GNMP reports.
- OSF/DCE Information
- IBM's Networking Acivities
contains networking news, networking software & hardware, networking
services and resources
- Global Network Navigator (O'Reilly Associates)
GNN Discussion Forum Archives
- ConneXions The Interoperability Report
tracks current and emerging standards and technologies within the computer
and communications industry