Static Routing 172.16.0.0/32

Hunter Fuller hf0002+nanog at uah.edu
Fri Dec 8 19:57:08 CST 2017


I think I'd rate this one as "gross but technically not breaking any rules
I suppose." (I couldn't find any at first glance, anyway.)

On Fri, Dec 8, 2017 at 1:55 PM Ryan Hamel <Ryan.Hamel at quadranet.com> wrote:

> Greetings,
>
> A colleague of mine has static routed 172.16.0.0/32 to a usable IP
> address, to have a single known IP address be static routed to a regions
> closest server. While I understand the IP address does work (pings and what
> not), I don't feel this should be the proper IP address used, but something
> more feasible like a usable IP in a dedicated range (172.31.0.0/24 for
> example).
>
> I would to hear everyone's thoughts on this, as this the first IP address
> in an RFC1918 range.
>
> Thanks,
>
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