Where to buy Internet IP addresses

Jack Bates jbates at brightok.net
Mon May 4 08:20:33 CDT 2009


Mikael Abrahamsson wrote:
> It's short sighted and silly to design your service around handing out 
> /64s to people and then you have to redesign it when demand for multiple 
> subnets come around. Design it around /56 to begin with, and you will 
> have solved the problem for the future, not just for now.
> 

Then tell RIR's to quit insisting that /56's have SWIP's. They can't 
very well be dynamic in nature via PD if they are being SWIP'd.

Until then, /60 sounds fine. Allows higher capacity per /48 on a node 
and will give most customers more than they will ever use.


Jack




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