Ars Technica on IPv4 exhaustion

Lee Howard Lee at
Thu Jun 19 20:27:46 UTC 2014

On 6/19/14 2:50 PM, "Christopher Morrow" <morrowc.lists at> wrote:

>On Thu, Jun 19, 2014 at 2:32 PM, Edward Arthurs
><earthurs at> wrote:
>> 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.
>I'd still say that for uptake across the board the mid/small business
>(and even large business) isn't relevant. The numbers of these are so
>small as to be insignificant to the problem.
>Solving the problem for end-users seems like where ISP folk should
>spend their time, and really it's in their best interest to do that so
>they can keep expanding their customer base as ipv4 resources become
>less available in their networks and globally.

How does IPv6 to end users make IPv4 unnecessary for growth, if
enterprises and content providers haven't deployed IPv6?


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