Policy Statement on Address Space Allocations

Tan Chang Hu tchu at somnet.sandia.gov
Mon Feb 5 15:12:50 UTC 1996

> If you have a class B and use a firewall, then a /27 should be more
> than is needed on the global Internet and they should use an address
> from RFC1597 internally and return the /16.
> Hank
	Depending on the firewall design, hosts located behind firewalls
can conceivably access the Internet directly for certain services and in
this case unique addresses are required. Your assumption would be valid
when all traffic for that site is handled by proxy servers.

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