CDN, Steam, Origin and NAT.

Joe Hamelin joe at
Thu Apr 21 02:51:13 UTC 2016

You can always bring up an HE IPv6 tunnel and hand out public IPs that way.

Joe Hamelin, W7COM, Tulalip, WA, +1 (360) 474-7474

On Wed, Apr 20, 2016 at 7:27 PM, Laurent Dumont <admin at>

> Hi,
> We are running a small-ish LAN event in Toronto where we have to use a
> single IP address to NAT between 250-350 players. I have been made aware of
> possible issues with different services like Steam, Origin and Twitch who
> can run into issues when a large number of connections seem to originate
> from a single IP address. I just wanted to poke the list to see if anyone
> can chime him on their experiences with NATing customers and the impact it
> might have on public services. I am usually using public IP address space
> for players when designing most large LAN events. Dealing with NAT for a
> medium-ish amount of customers is not something I am used to do.
> It feels silly to worry about that when you assume that WISP
> sometimes(mostly?) use CGN when providing internet to customers. The same
> could be said of most large office buildings around the world.
> I appreciate any input on the matter!
> Thanks
> Laurent

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