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

Randy Carpenter rcarpen at network1.net
Thu Oct 11 22:42:50 UTC 2012


----- Original Message -----
> On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 6:06 PM, Randy Carpenter
> <rcarpen at network1.net> wrote:
> > How many sites do you have? If less than 192, /44 is
> > perfect, unless some of those sites require more than
> > a /48. Then, it gets more complicated :-)
> 
> We're having a general math breakdown today. First Jeroen wants to
> fit
> 5 /48's in a /47 and now you want to fit 192 /48's in a /44.
> 
> 48-44=4. 2^4=16.
> 
> -Bill

Yep... I don't know why, but I was thinking /40.

So,

1 site = /48
2-12 sites = /44
13-192 sites = /40, and so on.

NRPM 6.5.8.2 for details.

/40 bumps you into the next price category, but it is a 1-time expense for endusers.

-Randy



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