Private use of non-RFC1918 IP space
Mark_Andrews at isc.org
Mon Feb 2 23:39:26 CST 2009
In message <ADE1A7A6-7177-4C77-8023-60058FDF076B at ianai.net>, "Patrick W. Gilmor
> On Feb 3, 2009, at 12:30 AM, Anthony Roberts wrote:
> >> Let's face it - they're going to have to come up with much more
> >> creative
> >> $200/hour chucklehead consultants to burn through that much anytime
> >> soon.
> > It has been my experience that when you give someone a huge address
> > space
> > to play with (eg 10/8), they start doing things like using bits in the
> > address as flags for things. Suddenly you find yourself using a prefix
> > that should enough for a decent sized country in a half-rack.
> > It's only slightly harder to imagine a /48 being wasted like that.
> Except the RIRs won't give you another /48 when you have only used one
> trillion IP addresses.
But they will when you will exceeded 65536 networks.
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