ISP customer assignments
nick at foobar.org
Mon Oct 5 11:19:21 CDT 2009
On 05/10/2009 17:08, Brian Johnson wrote:
> So a customer with a single PC hooked up to their broad-band connection
> would be given 2^64 addresses?
> I realize that this is future proofing, but OMG! That’s the IPv4
> Internet^2 for a single device!
No, for a single LAN.
> Am I still seeing/reading/understanding this correctly?
more-or-less. Can I suggest you read:
Think of ipv6 not as 128 bits of address space, but more as a addressing
system with a globally unique host part and 2^64 possible subnets. In this
respect it's substantially different to ipv4.
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