Get as much IP space as you ever dreamed of, was: Re: Looking to buy IPv4 addresses from class C swamp

Jack Bates jbates at
Tue Apr 29 14:15:55 UTC 2003

Stephen J. Wilcox wrote:
> Further to my earlier post.. a large global private network requiring unique
> space at many sites, they use 9/8 .. why not use 10/8 ??? (renumbering reasons
> aside that is!) 
> Recall the counter argument from Stephen Sprunk was that it needed a per site 
> allocation from a registry, and yet these guys are managing just fine without 
> it!
IBM uses the registry. They are alloted a 9/8, even if it is legacy. I 
do not know what addressing peers to the IBM networks use. I presume 
that some of them are not 9/8 addressing.


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