Static Routing 172.16.0.0/32

William Herrin bill at herrin.us
Fri Dec 8 21:28:29 CST 2017


On Thu, Dec 7, 2017 at 10:13 PM, Ryan Hamel <Ryan.Hamel at quadranet.com>
wrote:

> 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).
>

Hi Ryan,

Some clarifications:

1. You say, "static routed to a regions closest server." What do you mean
by that? A static-routed anycast address?

2. In what reachability context? Is this a private network? An ISP network
where the reachability should be the ISP and its customers?

Regards,
Bill Herrin


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