how prevent IP conflict

Glenn Satchell glenn.satchell at
Fri Dec 20 05:40:10 UTC 2013

On Fri, December 20, 2013 9:28 am, Steven Carr wrote:
> On 19 December 2013 22:19, Adam Moffett <adamlists at> wrote:
>> It might be easier to have a simple, open network design and employ a
>> team to handle abusers.
> You could spin up a second network, keep everything that is needed to
> keep the network running on that network and then let the users have
> full access to the "dirty" network, if they mess about and cause
> problems for other users then I'm sure they'll get the message when
> another user starts shouting at them, meanwhile the network services
> will continue to function as normal.

Until he picks the IP of the router or gateway :)

There is no easy technical solution to this. Perhaps 802.1x might help
(where the system has to authenticate to the network before gaining
access. Then you could block if they have an invalid IP address.)


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