Private use of non-RFC1918 IP space

sthaug at sthaug at
Mon Feb 2 17:44:42 UTC 2009

> > There are sometimes good reasons to do this, for instance to ensure
> > uniqueness in the face of mergers and acquisitions.
> How does that help?  If you are renumbering due to a merger, couldn't
> you just agree on separate private space just as easily?

It would ensure that you could get the networks to communicate, without
IP address conflicts, *before* you started any renumbering.

Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, sthaug at

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