It's the end of IPv4 as we know it... and I feel fine..

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Mon Feb 7 18:36:17 CST 2011


On Feb 7, 2011, at 3:36 PM, Barney Wolff wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 08, 2011 at 10:26:16AM +1100, Mark Andrews wrote:
>> 
> ...
>> 
>> But please have them daisy chain CPE devices so that they are in
>> the X% that have more than one CPE devices connected today.  I agree
>> it should just work.  I've seen more that one household of non geeks
>> with multiple CPE devices.
>> 
>> e.g.
>> 		cable/adsl CPE wired CPE wireless
> 
> When I do that, I use a lan port on CPE2 rather than the wan port.
> Using CPE2 as just a switch rather than a router/natbox makes life
> much simpler.
> 
> -- 
> Barney Wolff         I never met a computer I didn't like.
> 

Unless you want to enforce policy between wired and wireless.

As soon as you want that, you need to put the wired on the WAN
port of the wireless. You also have to be careful about which
boxes you purchase since many will hard-coded assume that
the wireless is the internal trusted side of the equation.

Owen





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