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Information and Services for Systems Administrators

Network Topology:
Visit Network Topology Diagrams for the voice, video and data networks at the University of Kansas.

Network Overview:
Visit Network Overview for a summary of enterprise class voice, video, and data transport systems KU IT provides in support of the needs of its faculty, staff, and students. 

Physical Cabling Plant Services:
Visit Physical Cabling Plant Services for a summary of services KU IT provides related to the physical cabling plant and cabling support infrastructure that carries voice, video, and data services on our main campus, Edwards Campus, and remote departmental locations.

VPN Access:
Visit VPN Remote Access Service for information about setting up remote VPN access to the KU campus.

KU Wireless Network:
Visit KU Wireless for information about the KU wireless network and find out how to order wireless service for your department. Also includes general resources such as information about the IEEE 802.11 wireless LAN (WLAN) standard.

Available Data Services

End User Data Services Current Service?
IP over 1.5 mb/s HDLC Yes
IP over 45 mb/s HDLC Yes
IP over 10 mb/s ethernet service Yes
IP over 100 mb/s ethernet service Yes
IP over 1000 mb/s ethernet service No
IP over 802.11x wireless No
IP over cellular No
(Network) Time Service No
Network Registration Service No
Dynamic Host Control Protocol Service (DHCP) No
Virtual Local Area Network Service (VLAN) No
Virtual Private Network Service (VPN) Yes
802.11x Encryption Service No
Internet1 Service Yes
Internet2 Service Yes
Network configuration information service No
Network status information service No

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