Static Routing 172.16.0.0/32

Ryan Hamel Ryan.Hamel at quadranet.com
Fri Dec 8 21:37:50 CST 2017


1. A single known ip address that redirects to the closest internal repo server. 172.16.0.0/32 redirects to a usable subnet ip in 172.16.xx.xx by static route.

2. Internal private network that is reachable by clients.

-------- Original message --------
From: William Herrin <bill at herrin.us>
Date: 12/8/17 1:34 PM (GMT-08:00)
To: Ryan Hamel <Ryan.Hamel at quadranet.com>
Cc: nanog at nanog.org
Subject: Re: Static Routing 172.16.0.0/32



On Thu, Dec 7, 2017 at 10:13 PM, Ryan Hamel <Ryan.Hamel at quadranet.com<mailto:Ryan.Hamel at quadranet.com>> wrote:
A colleague of mine has static routed 172.16.0.0/32<http://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<http://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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