Private use of non-RFC1918 IP space
mansaxel at besserwisser.org
Wed Feb 4 17:09:22 CST 2009
--On onsdag, onsdag 4 feb 2009 17.44.20 -0500 Ricky Beam <jfbeam at gmail.com>
> On Tue, 03 Feb 2009 20:29:36 -0500, Skeeve Stevens <skeeve at skeeve.org>
>> I agree... I'd love to know where they got that from... who even wrote
> I see you've never done business with EDS. They've been using 1/8 for
> over a decade. Also, over the years, I've seen a number of universities
> and supercomputing facilities number nodes out of 1/8 -- however, those
> systems are never supposed to see the internet anyway, so they could
> technically number them however they want. Personally, I've used 1/8 in
> lab setups.
Last time I built a supercomputer (as in a cluster of run-of-the-mill
servers) RIPE gave us a /21 -- I wanted a /20 for the expected upgrade but
was told I had to reapply. The compute nodes need to read files from AFS
from CERN or another university, so NAT'ing them is so not an option.
Måns Nilsson M A C H I N A
Sign my PETITION.
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