Where to buy Internet IP addresses
Mark_Andrews at isc.org
Fri May 1 18:40:23 CDT 2009
In message <49FB4661.8090503 at west.net>, Jay Hennigan writes:
> LEdouard Louis wrote:
> > Optimum Online business only offer 5 static IP address.
> > Where can I buy a block of Internet IP address for Business? How much
> > does it cost?
> Only five? Really? Our basic residential users get 18 quintillion
> addresses, and business users get 65536 times that many. Tell them you
> need a few more. :-)
Actually residential users do. One /64 is not enough. On
can argue about whether a /56 or a /48 is appropriate for
residential users but a single /64 isn't and residential
ISP's should be planning to hand out more than a single /64
to their customers.
> Seriously, we do indeed provide that many addresses, but that's on a new
> protocol being implemented to avoid the exact problem you're having.
> Talk to your sales guy and see if they will assign a "/28" to you, which
> would give you 13 usable addresses for your hosts. If not, and you have
> a valid need for more space, switch ISPs.
> Jay Hennigan - CCIE #7880 - Network Engineering - jay at impulse.net
> Impulse Internet Service - http://www.impulse.net/
> Your local telephone and internet company - 805 884-6323 - WB6RDV
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