ISP customer assignments
trejrco at gmail.com
Mon Oct 5 16:20:37 UTC 2009
Yes, each and every network segment (especially multi-access ones) should be
/64s. Regardless of the types of machines, speed of link, etc. It is an
entirely different model of addressing, whose name just happens to start
with IP ...
On Mon, Oct 5, 2009 at 12:08 PM, Brian Johnson <bjohnson at drtel.com> wrote:
> So a customer with a single PC hooked up to their broad-band connection
> would be given 2^64 addresses?
> I realize that this is future proofing, but OMG! That’s the IPv4 Internet^2
> for a single device!
> Am I still seeing/reading/understanding this correctly?
> - Brian
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Seth Mattinen [mailto:sethm at rollernet.us]
> > Sent: Monday, October 05, 2009 10:38 AM
> > To: nanog at nanog.org
> > Subject: Re: ISP customer assignments
> > Brian Johnson wrote:
> > >>From what I can tell from an ISP perspective, the design of IPv6 is
> > for
> > > assignment of a /64 to an end user. Is this correct? Is this how it
> > is
> > > currently being done? If not, where am I going wrong?
> > >
> > The most common thing I see is /64 if the end user only needs one
> > subnet, /56 if they need more than one.
> > ~Seth
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