Where to buy Internet IP addresses

Mikael Abrahamsson swmike at swm.pp.se
Mon May 4 02:19:23 CDT 2009


On Mon, 4 May 2009, Florian Weimer wrote:

>> By definition, every single one of them that buys wireless router, then
>> buys another and hangs it off the first. That happens more often then
>> you would think.
>
> Isn't the traffic bridged, so that you don't have to route WINS and
> other stuff?  Then it's still a single subnet.

Most people don't have the skill to do this, so they just hang the second 
NAT box behind the first and it "works".

So the lesson from this is that any home IPv6 gateway needs to be able to 
both receive (from ISP) and provide PD (towards other home devices), as 
this is something people will want to do (because they do it today).

-- 
Mikael Abrahamsson    email: swmike at swm.pp.se




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