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Here are the replies I got about multiple internet connection.
Date: 20 Dec 1996 16:01:22 -0500
From: "Phyllis R. Mitchell" <pmitchel@westga.edu>
To: dmcdouga@MOE.COE.UGA.EDU
Cc: pmitchel@sun.cc.westga.edu
Subject: Re: Internet connection


At Carrollton, we use a communications router and connect by fiber to
a T1 line at West GA.  We have potential to have 1,400 computers on
the net simultaneously without using any phone lines at school.  Right
now we only have about 350 set up with the software.  Our System Supt.
for Technology is Robert Hendrick; (770) 834-1868.  Our big question
is now with implementation of the AUP.  How can I supervise 25
machines in the LMC with simultaneous access !?!?  I feel the answer
is to expect/demand responsibility on the student's part.  What an
exciting world!  Good luck.

Dr. Phyllis R. Mitchell
Subject: Re: Internet connection

 This is what the computer technology specialist, Sharon Kenagy, sent me.
I hope this helps.

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Date: Fri, 20 Dec 1996 14:56:27 -0600
To: jmproctor@mphm.com (Joanne Proctor)
From: skenagy@mphm.com (Sharon Kenagy)
Subject: Re: Internet connection

You need an Internet provider, a connection (we have an ISDN Line), a ISDN
modem, we use mind, AIMS, and Netscape and Eudora for software.  If you
y connected you should have no big problem after you are set up.

Sharon Kenagy

Anyway, I'm in charge of the school-wide network of International School
Manila here in the Philippines. We have Macs and PCs sharing one physical
cable network backbone. We are connected to an Internet Service Provider
(ISP) thru a dedicated 64K leased line.  We have several sub-networks
inside the school. We have around 500 computers connected to this network.
We have this connection:

    ISP server/network -- router -- ISU/DSU modem --  dedicated leased line
provided by the telephone company -- ISU/DSU modem -- router -- Central
Switching Hub

     The Central Switching Hub has 12 ports , one of those connects to the
router to the ISP. 3 individual ports connect to 3 Proxy Servers (Intel
Pentium 166 with 2GB Hard Disk and 64MB RAM, running Windows NT 4.0 with
Netscape Proxy Server ver. 1.0.  The current versions of Proxy server
softwares are only running in Windows NT and Unix, no Mac version yet, so I
opted for Windows NT).  The Proxy Servers serve the ES, MS and HS
connections. The NT machines have 2 network cards with IP routing

capabilities, thus isolating the AppleTalk and IPX/SPX networks of the ES,
MS and HS but connects the IP for the Internet. The other ports connect to
the Mail Server, and the other Administrative network segments.

With your current Mac Ethernet network, I want to know the actual setup.
It is hard to suggest a network topology without the actual layout and
applications. Please send me more details.

Merry Christmas...

Roy B. San Buenaventura
International School Manila, Makati City, Philippines

Date: Fri, 20 Dec 1996 19:32:15 -0600 (EST)
To: "Dr. Dana McDougald" <dmcdouga@MOE.COE.UGA.EDU>
Subject: Re: Internet connection

We use software called Iware on our network, and it allows any computers
on the Novell network to access the Internet.  We have a T1 line at the
high school and 56K frame relays to all the other schools, so we all have
the same access at all the computers in the district.  Iware is a
Quarterdeck product, and they have just developed a Mac version.
Jackie Carrigan
Plainfield Schools
Plainfield, IN

Subject: Re: Internet connectire'll be one connection in each classroom.
The LMC currently
has 12 on line and room for several more. Our printer, as is the office's,
is also networked. In addition to the mentioned costs, you'll need to budget
a hundred dollars each for each machines ethernet card. Our system was
provided by the business department et technical
help. Our district has now hired a full time person for keep it up and
running plus train staff in its use. We use Groupwise as our mail system,
and there are many to choose from. Good luck. I hope this was somewhat

Lorrie Wade
.....h a T1 line and using Internet Atlanta as our

Larry J. Morrow
Director, Georgia Operations
NewLink Global Engineering Corporation
voice:  (770) 502-8144
fax:    (770) 502-9010
page:   (800) 796-7363  pin # 1007891
From: Carl Dellutri <dellutri@cnw.com>
To: "Dr. Dana McDougald" <dmceach school.  Once the address are assigned,
each computer on each school
network, will have Internet access.
Imagine if you connected to your internet provider, and never hung up...
This is what our district will offer.  A Dedicated Internet Service.  Each
computer on or district network, will have an internet connection.
I hope this helps. Trying to offer multiple Internet worksten better.

We have 2 school library accounts with our local ISP for web access (we
use Netscape). Our setup only allows 2 simultaneous users but can be
expanded when we want to. My network guru recommended a modem server
(LanRover 4E) by Shiva Corp. I've been told that Shiva's product is
the leader in this field. Our ve.
        Melissa Davis                   Librarian
        Splendora Middle School         Splendora I.S.D.
        P O Box 168                     Splendora, TX 77372
        Internet: mbdavis@tenet.edu     PHONE: (713)689-2853
        CompuServe: 75146,77(we use CISCO routers), a DSU-CSU (think of
it as a super modem) and at
least a 56K connection to your Internet provider. We purchased the
DSU-CSU from the phone company.

We will soon be connecting additional buildings with fiber and installing
a T1 line.on

We have a Mac local network that connects to the Internet via one 28.8
kbps modem with a regular, commercial account. That means that we can
just dial in our call and leave it connected 24-7 if that is our
choice--we do, except like now, when I turn the whole system off while
we are on vacation.  Through our patch do it any other way.  We have a (I'm
not sure of the names, but it should be close enough to get your
consultant an idea of what we're doing) Class C designation which gives
us 256 IP numbers which we assign to our own computers as needed, so
each of our machines does have the unique IP number for the Internet and
we hd been buying
individual Internet accounts.  We also worked with a man we had gotten to
know through Education Access, the company through whom Apple does education
purchases in our locale.

What we did was to replace our LocalTalk network with ethertalk.  Since we
were doing a major remodelling of the building we added a network closet to
one of the new classrooms in the middle ofd that we need the data lines
we still have in order to
communicate directly with databases that do not currently reside on the WEB:
i.e., the computer catalogs of local public library systems, the network
newsletter of the Archdiocesan schools, etc.
We are currently working to put a mail server onto the network so thaer
of expensive equipment.
We still have a localtalk network among all the older computers, which are
the ones residing in department offices.  It bridges to the
ethertalknetwork thro
ugh my server in the library.  It does this through router
software but when the router in the ethernet closet was put up there were
conmultimedia booth in the library where one of the multimedia computers is
tagged for teacher preference.  Students know that a teacher may bump them
from that computer to do internet work, or multimedia, or whatever.  That is
how the administration is trying to serve teacher needs.  Personally, I
approve.  Parents pay a lot of money to send their daughters to our private
Catholic hi

Dana McDougald, Media Specialist
Learning Resources Center, A National Award-Winnning Library
Cedar Shoals H. S., A National Blue Ribbon School
Athens, Ga. 30605

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