Is a /48 still the smallest thing you can route independently?

Randy Carpenter rcarpen at network1.net
Thu Oct 11 22:08:06 UTC 2012


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> 
> > A /48 is 65536 /64s and a /44 is 16x65536 /64s.  If you
> > only need one subnet (1 subnet = 1 /64), why would you
> > try to get 16x65536 subnets, rather than the 65536 you
> > have in the /48?
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> 
> He said it was for multiple sites.
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> 
> DOH!
> Note to self: focus on the outage and don't respond to NANOG
> while troubleshooting.  ;-)
> 
> 
> scott

Sometimes a brief distraction can be therapeutic when under pressure ;-)

-Randy



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