Numbering nameservers and resolvers

Arie Vayner ariev at
Mon Aug 16 13:11:19 UTC 2010

In IPv6 you should be able to advertise up to /48 with no problem...

On Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 4:03 PM, Chris Adams <cmadams at> wrote:

> Once upon a time, Patrick W. Gilmore <patrick at> said:
> > 1) Use different prefixes.  A single prefix going down should not kill
> > your entire network.  (Nameservers and resolvers being unreachable
> > breaks the whole Internet as far as users are concerned.)
> How do you do this in the IPv6 world, where I get a single /32?  Will
> others accept announcements of two /33s to better handle things like
> this?
> --
> Chris Adams <cmadams at>
> Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
> I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.

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