Another LTE network turns up as IPv4-only squat space + NAT

Chu, Yi [NTK] Yi.Chu at sprint.com
Mon Aug 20 08:57:17 CDT 2012


It is not about security.  It is about finding enough bits to service 7 digits number of subs.

yi

-----Original Message-----
From: Dobbins, Roland [mailto:rdobbins at arbor.net]
Sent: Thursday, July 26, 2012 12:19 AM
To: NANOG list
Subject: Re: Another LTE network turns up as IPv4-only squat space + NAT


On Jul 19, 2012, at 3:50 PM, Måns Nilsson wrote:

> No, reusing somebody's prefix is A Very Bad Idea.

Concur 100%.  There is no security value to doing this whatsoever - quite the opposite, given the possible negative consequences to reachability and, thus, availability.

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