Merit GateD Consortium Documentation

New Membership Categories

Academic and Research Members

Privileges of Membership

The privileges of Academic and Research Membership are for the tools, sources, and binaries related to one of the following GateD Product lines:

  1. GateD Unicast (version 4)
  2. (Click here for Version 4 Academic and Research License.)

  3. GateD Multicast (version 5)
  4. (Click here for Version 5 Academic and Research License.)

  5. GateD IPv6 (version 6)
  6. (Click here for Version 6 Academic and Research License.)

The Privileges are:

Technical Privileges

  • Binary Distribution to registered machines.
  • Source code be distributed to registered machines only at the academic and research sites.
  • Access to GateD Member-only Documentation and Tools.
  • Research Privileges

  • Mention on the Merit GateD Web Pages for Products and Services.

  • Ability to post Papers related to GateD on the GateD-Research Page.

  • Any GateD Developer who develops source code or tools receives a special GateD Developer's t-shirt.

  • No Cost for Academic and Research Membership

    The Merit GateD Consoritium is pleased to provide the Academic and Research Membership free to those members of the Internet those members who are engaged in using GateD in academic and research applications.

    The Academic and Research member must:

    1. Register all machines where GateD sources or binaries will be used on. The updating of machine registration may occur via the Merit GateD Web Page.
    2. Not redistribute the source or binaries to any non-registered machines, or in any commercial product.
    3. Sign the Academic and Research Membership
    4. On-line signing is under investigation. For now, please pull a membership form, sign it and send it. Please indicate on the membership the amchines you will be using for GateD Srouces and/or binaries for. This list may be updated via the GateD Web.

    Merit GateD Consortium 
    Attn: Michele Dotson
    (Tel) 313-763-6061
    Merit Network, Inc.
    (Fax) 313-647-3185 4251 Plymouth Road, Ste. C Ann Arbor,
    MI 48105-2785