Looking for an IPv6 naysayer...

George Bonser gbonser at seven.com
Wed Feb 9 23:51:28 CST 2011


> 
> On Wed, 09 Feb 2011 18:47:34 -0500, George Bonser <gbonser at seven.com>
> wrote:
> > 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.
> 
> Correct.  The distinction you seem unware of (or unwilling to accept)
> is
> that the ISP did not assign you a private address.  Your CPE did.  The
> ISP
> gave you a single public IPv4 address.  
> --Ricky

My comment was addressed to a poster from Europe who seemed surprised
that there were home users behind a NAT at all.  






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