IP database ideas

Larry Rosenman ler at lerctr.org
Wed Nov 7 22:07:31 UTC 2001

* Charles Sprickman <spork at inch.com> [011107 16:05]:
> Hello all,
> I just discovered Postgres (after having used MySQL for some time), and it
> has some IP datatypes.  I'm looking to stuff all of our IP allocations
> into a db for easier allocation/tracking, and I'm just thrilled to see
> that I can store IPs/networks natively.
> Before I get too far into this, are there any pre-existing packages out
> there to help manage IP allocation?  Does anyone have anything homegrown,
> and would you be willing to share some pieces, even just a schema, or
> advice?  I don't want to dive in and find that I've laid everything out
> poorly and painted myself into a corner...
Go look in the archives around May-july for posts from me.

I've done exactly this, and shared SOME of my stuff. 

I can't release any more, but it's in the archives. 

> Thanks,
> Charles
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