Network Registration Procedure

1.0 Purpose

This Procedure requires all devices be registered for network access if the device requires access to the Appalachian State University Data Network and or Internet via the Appalachian Network.

2.0 Scope

This Procedure covers all network devices connected directly or indirectly to any of Appalachian State University's internal networks. This includes but is not limited to wired and wireless networks in residence halls, academic and administrative buildings. Network devices include but are not limited to personal computers, servers, PDAs, etc.

3.0 Procedure

To comply with this Procedure, all devices must be registered by the responsible party using their Appalachian State University computer user account and the Appalachian State University Network Registration system.

The responsible party must agree to abide by Appalachian State University Computer Use Policies (see Acceptable Use Policy) before the device will be registered.

To recapture network resources, registered devices may be deregistered from the network from time to time. This deregistration process will be performed when required. If a device is deregistered to recover resources, the responsible party may then reregister the device using the same procedure as when the device was originally registered.

4.0 Enforcement

Anyone found to have violated this Procedure may have their network access privileges temporarily or permanently revoked.

5.0 Definitions

Responsible Party
The person who assumes responsibility for a network device.

6.0 Revision History


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