Single Protocol Network Backbone


This policy delineates the required routing protocol for traffic being routed over the campus backbone network.


In information technology, a protocol is the special set of rules that end-points in a telecommunication connection use when they communicate.

Only IP protocol traffic may be routed through core routers on the campus backbone. Localized use of IPX and AppleTalk may continue, but are not recommended nor supported by Information Technology Services.

Contact Responsible Office (see above) with any questions.