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MULTICS address change (RFC0590)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000007201D
Original Publication Date: 1973-Nov-19
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Mar-05
Document File: 2 page(s) / 1K

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M.A. Padlipsky: AUTHOR

Abstract

We will be changing the Network address of MIT-Multics from 6 to 44 (decimal) on Monday, December 17, 1973. Please make any necessary table and program changes then, and accept our apologies for the inconvenience.

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Network Working Group                                       M. Padlipsky

Request for Comments: 590                                    MIT-Multics

NIC: 20326                                              19 November 1973

                         Multics Address Change

   We will be changing the Network address of MIT-Multics from 6 to 44

   (decimal) on Monday, December 17, 1973.  Please make any necessary

   table and program changes then, and accept our apologies for the

   inconvenience.

   The change was necessitated by the fact that 1) there were some nine

   uses for the four ports on IMP 6, making the second MIT IMP

   desirable; 2) there were four very active Hosts on IMP 6, making the

   shift of at least one of them to the new, less busy IMP desirable;

   and 3) the new Multics machine is some 2000 feet from the old IMP,

   making it the logical candidate for the move.

   It is likely that we will have one or two additional test sessions on

   the new IMP prior to the changeover date.  These will be announced in

   our "message of the day", and would only affect -- temporarily --

   users who cannot employ numeric Host addresses directly.

   RECEIVED AT NIC 11-21-73

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