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18th Large Installation System Administration Conference, November 14-19, Atlanta, GA
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Internet Access/Wireless Network
USENIX is pleased to offer free Internet connectivity at LISA '04. Attendees with laptops may connect via an unsecured 802.11b wireless network or via Ethernet in the laptop room (Trinidad). If you have a laptop but do not have a wireless card, you may borrow a PCMCIA card from the registration desk. The wireless network has the SSID "usenix". The conference LAN provides NAT'd IPs via DHCP in the range Static assignments are available upon request. Those without laptops may use one of the computers in the terminal room (Madrid). Please direct questions to Tony Del Porto at the registration desk or to

The wired and wireless networks provided by USENIX at this conference are for the use of conference attendees only, subject to the following conditions:

  • USENIX may monitor these networks.
  • Any illicit or intrusive use of the network, including packet sniffing, is expressly forbidden.
  • The wireless network is open and insecure. USENIX strongly recommends that all users encrypt their transmissions. Users are solely responsible for the security of their passwords and data.
If you have any questions or concerns about the use of these networks, please contact any USENIX staff or Board member immediately.

Terminal room
Saturday, November 13–Friday, November 19, Madrid/Trinidad

We are pleased to offer Internet connectivity and a terminal room. You will have access to a small number of PCs running OpenBSD, several network switches for laptop drops, and 802.11b wireless connectivity in and around the session areas. The terminal room hours are:

Saturday, November 13: 5:00 p.m.–2:00 a.m.

Sunday–Tuesday, November 14–16: 7:00 a.m.–9:00 a.m.,
  12:00 p.m.–1:00 pm., 5:00 p.m.–2:00 a.m.

Wednesday–Thursday, November 17–18: 7:00 a.m.–2:00 a.m.

Friday, November 19: 7:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

USENIX & SAGE Membership Booth

Saturday, November 13: 5:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Sunday–Tuesday, November 14–16: 8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Wednesday–Thursday, November 17–18: 8:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Friday, November 19: 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
N.B. No items will be available for purchase after 10:30 a.m. on Friday.

Visit our booth in the registration area to say hello to the staff and pick up your free conference T-shirt. A limited number of T-shirts may also be purchased for $10 each.

Join or renew your membership in USENIX and SAGE. Purchase the latest SAGE booklet, Building a Logging Infrastructure, by Abe Singer and Tina Bird.

Also for Sale: USENIX & SAGE T-shirts, SAGE booklets, the LISA '04 and USENIX '04 CD-ROMs, and proceedings from LISA '04 and past USENIX conferences.

Conference Proceedings
Those registered for the technical sessions will receive a complimentary copy of the printed Proceedings. Additional copies of the Proceedings and the CD-ROM, which includes both the Proceedings and tutorial presentations, are available for purchase at the USENIX/SAGE membership booth.

Bulletin Boards/Vendor Literature
Bulletin boards in the registration area hold messages for attendees, the latest schedule for Birds-of-a-Feather sessions, and job opportunities. You can pick up information on products, services, and special offers from the literature tables in the Imperial Ballroom Foyer.

LISA Message Desk
If someone needs to reach you, please have the person call 404-586-6200 and ask to be connected to the USENIX registration desk. The message center will be open Sunday, November 14, through Friday, November 19, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Messages will be posted near the registration desk in the Imperial Ballroom Foyer.

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