CGN fixed/hashed nat question

William Herrin bill at herrin.us
Wed Jan 23 23:42:38 UTC 2013


On Wed, Jan 23, 2013 at 6:21 PM, Christian Kratzer <ck-lists at cksoft.de> wrote:
> On Wed, 23 Jan 2013, William Herrin wrote:
>> The algorithm will exclude the .0 and .255 external addresses from
>> use, mapping the respective internal IPs to the other externals.
>
> why would you want to do that. .0 and .255 are perfectly valid ips.

Except for the machines which will refuse to talk to them. There's no
excuse for post-classful stacks failing to work with those IPs but
some do anyway. Enough that you don't want to waste your support
staff's time dealing with the fallout.

Regards,
Bill Herrin

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