NAT444 or ?

Leigh Porter leigh.porter at ukbroadband.com
Wed Sep 7 18:08:01 CDT 2011


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu [mailto:Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu]
> Sent: 07 September 2011 23:14
> To: Dorn Hetzel
> Cc: Leigh Porter; NANOG
> Subject: Re: NAT444 or ?
> 
> On Wed, 07 Sep 2011 16:13:26 EDT, Dorn Hetzel said:
> 
> > Perhaps it can be made ever so slightly less ugly if endpoints get an
> > "address" that consists of a 32 bit IP address + (n) upper bits of
> > port number.
> >
> > This might be 4 significant bits to share an IP 16 ways, or 8
> > significant bits to share it 256 ways, or whatever.
> 
> And you store the 4 or 8 bits in what part of the IPv4 header, exactly?


Nobody uses the TOS bits, do they? ;-)

--
Leigh




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