FOSS Network Infrastructure and Security/Acknowledgements

I would like to acknowledge all those who have helped and contributed to the preparation of this e-primer. My colleagues at PCH, Bill Woodcock and Daniel S. Silverstein, have provided both structural and content inputs. Ritesh Raj Josti of Mercantile Communications, who is my co-instructor at APRICOT, has provided the basis for a lot of security-related materials.

Thanks to Bill Manning ( for reviewing DNS-related materials and Merike Kaeo (Doubleshot Security) for reviewing the security-related materials. Vicky Shrestha (WorldlinkCommunications) for doing a sanity checks on all the configurations.

I’d also like to thank the IOSN Team, Kenneth Wong, Sunil Abraham, Khairil Yusof, Phet Sayo and Shahid Akhtar, for being patient.

Lastly, thanks to all the reviewers – Philippe Langlois, Dinesh Nair, Devdas Bhagat, Nah Soo Hoe, Raj Mathur, Satyakam Goswami, Vimal Joseph and Simos Xenitellis.