AUBnet Accounts and Email Policies
CNS existing AUBnet accounts and email policies.
This policy and related policies provide the framework in which all
AUBnet accounts and email services are provided and used at AUB.
Computing and Networking Services (CNS).
Approved by: Nabil Bukhalid, Director of CNS
December 4, 2002
George Tomey, VP for Administration on:
Peter Heath, Provost
Applicability: This policy applies to new AUBnet users and units managing
AUBnet accounts and email services.
Background: AUBnet accounts and email services are provided to the AUB
community in support of the teaching, learning and research mission
of the University and the administrative functions to carry out that
mission. The Computing and Networking Services (CNS) centrally
manage AUBnet email services. Users of AUBnet email services are
expected to act in accordance with the AUBnet Code of Conduct for
Users of Computing Systems and Internet Services and users are
expected to apply standards of normal academic and professional
ethics and considerate conduct in economical use of all AUB
computing systems and resources.
DISPUTE SCENARIO: the following typical disputes over a
name ownership are assumed as part of any name allocation and
• Name structures are not unique, who has the right to use a
shared name structure.
• Name structure are not always machine friendly, too long,
too complex, etc.
• An email address is unique at the domain level and in the
case of AUBnet for life. firstname.lastname@example.org if used ones is
reserved for life.
• This is my personal email account and I can use it the way I
• Why can someone use his name and I cannot use mine?
• In that other institution I was given that email!
Any registered student, currently employed facul