Ars Technica on IPv4 exhaustion

Edward Arthurs earthurs at
Thu Jun 19 18:32:28 UTC 2014

You are correct, but this is the tip of the iceberg as other configurations will need to come into play as pointed out by several people on this thread.
This learning curve is not impossible, if the net admin really applies his/her self to learning it.

Thank You
-----Original Message-----
From: christopher.morrow at [mailto:christopher.morrow at] On Behalf Of Christopher Morrow
Sent: Thursday, June 19, 2014 11:22 AM
To: Edward Arthurs
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Subject: Re: Ars Technica on IPv4 exhaustion

On Thu, Jun 19, 2014 at 1:53 PM, Edward Arthurs <earthurs at> wrote:
> The difference between IPV4 and IPV6 for someone not familiar is huge, 
> 1. There is a totally new format dotted decimal to colon.
> 2. The 32 bit to 128 bit is/or can be quite challenging for some net admins.

these seem like the smallest of v6 problems, actually... and I would bet:

would be helpful (eventually when small/mid-sized businesses start trying to transition)

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