Private use of non-RFC1918 IP space

Michael Hallgren m.hallgren at
Mon Feb 2 22:50:38 UTC 2009

Le lundi 02 février 2009 à 23:17 +0000, Johnny Eriksson a écrit :
> Michael Hallgren <m.hallgren at>:
> > > Really really LARGE scalability testing that needs more addresses than
> > > RFC1918 gives you.
> > 
> > Use IPv6.
> For an IPv4 scalability test?  Interesting idea...

Plaisanterie of sorts... But off "plaisanterie," I ref. the statement

> Apart from the basic incompability here, my opinion of IPv6 is that it
> just gives you 2^96 more addresses to repeat all the old mistakes with.

Some mistakes, sure; not all. Keep the multihoming game in mind, for
instance. Sure is that misuse is much possible also in the IPv6 space!



> --Johnny
michael hallgren, mh2198-ripe
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