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Internet Access

USENIX is pleased to offer free wireless Internet access for OSDI '08. The network is open and insecure and has the SSID "usenix" or "usenix-802.11a-only". Wireless access points are courtesy of Xirrus. Internet bandwidth is limited; as a courtesy to others, please limit your use of bandwidth-intensive services. Please use crypto when possible.

No laptop? No problem. Please feel free to use the registration terminals when they are available. If you have questions, please stop by the USENIX Registration Desk.

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.


To leave a message for a USENIX attendee, please call (510) 528-8649 x100. Messages will be posted on the Message Board in the Paradise Foyer.

Conference Proceedings

Those registered for the technical sessions will receive a complimentary copy of the Proceedings, either on CD-ROM or in print. Additional copies may be purchased at the conference or may be ordered from the USENIX Association here.

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