DoD IP Space

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Wed Feb 10 13:39:07 UTC 2021

On Wed, Feb 10, 2021 at 4:32 AM Valdis Klētnieks <valdis.kletnieks at>

> On Wed, 10 Feb 2021 04:04:43 -0800, Owen DeLong said:
> > Please explain to me how you uniquely number 40M endpoints with RFC-1918
> without running out of
> > addresses and without creating partitioned networks.
> OK.. I'll bite.  What network design needs 40M endpoints and can't tolerate
> partitioned networks?  There's eyeball networks out there that have that
> many
> endpoints, but they end up partitioned behind multiple NAT boxes.
Why would you assume partitioning is an acceptable design constraint ?

I don’t think the cellular networks in the USA, each with over a 100M
subscribers, wants their customers partitioned, and that is why the IMS /
SIP on each modern phone is exclusively ipv6, afaik
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