Looking for an IPv6 naysayer...
gbonser at seven.com
Wed Feb 9 17:47:34 CST 2011
> > Almost none of the broadband providers in the US NAT their
> Well, I suppose I have been unlucky then because every single one I
> had has NATed me. I had a "real" IP when I had dialup, but I got NAT
> when I went broadband. I have a friend that has another service and
> is NATed too. Boot up in her network and you get 192.168.1.x
In other words, the broadband provider provides a single global IP to
the "always up" CPE. That CPE does DHCP to user stations and hands out
1918 addresses and NATs them to the single global IP.
I have had 3 broadband providers over the past 10 years, all three have
done that. I have a friend on a fourth provider that also does that.
I have yet to see a broadband provider that configures a network so that
individual nodes in the home network get global IPs.
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