wet-behind-the-ears whippersnapper seeking advice on building a nationwide network

Blake Dunlap ikiris at gmail.com
Fri Sep 16 17:19:29 CDT 2011


> 'Dear dedicated server customer, we're taking away your IPs, please don't
> be angry with us even though it will cost you untold hours of work to hunt
> down all the tiny implications of renumbering.  Never mind the lost business
> it might cause if you miss something.'
>
> 'Dear internet access user who happens to run a bunch of IPSEC tunnels:
> Have fun fixing all your tunnels!  Don't worry, we'll figure out an
> off-hours time that works for everyone, and that makes all the pain go away,
> right?  You won't harbor any resentment, right?'
>
> (Wow, that comes off more bitter than I expected...)
>
> Oh well... Since new IPv4 allocations are fast approaching the same
> scarcity as unobtanium, I guess it's too late to worry about it now.
>  Anyways, apparently IPv6 fixes all of this, or something.
>
> Nathan
>
>
Yeah I'm going through this fun right now at a company I work for.
Definately not pleasant for us or our customers.

-Blake


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