Arguing against using public IP space
kauer at biplane.com.au
Tue Nov 15 20:07:56 CST 2011
On Wed, 2011-11-16 at 12:20 +1100, Mark Andrews wrote:
> You are making assumptions about how the NAT is designed.
> Unless you know the internals of a NAT you cannot say whether it
> fails open or closed.
From 2010, during an identical discussion:
To me, "fail" means that a system stops doing what it was designed to
do. The results are by definition undefined. Others seem to think that
"fail" means a kind of default.
> it is actually feasible to probe through a NAT using LSR.
What's LSR in this context? Loose source routing, I'm guessing.
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