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Information technology tools and resources at the UW

Private Address Routing

On This Page Objectives Background Overview UW Information Technology offers Private Address Routing to the UW campus (also known as “10net”) as part of its Wired Network Services. Objectives For devices and systems that do not need full, unmediated internet connectivity, use of private IP addresses (“10net”) improves security by preventing direct access from entities outside…

Domain Naming System (DNS)

What is DNS? The Domain Naming System (DNS) is a global naming system used to keep track of computers connected to the Internet. Each type of organization (educational, governmental, commercial, etc) is assigned a domain with the appropriate suffix. The organization at the top of the system is ICANN. The domain used the University of…