Private address and static IP as an commercial offer.
Gert Doering gert at space.net
Mon Jun 18 11:59:11 CEST 2001
Hi, On Mon, Jun 18, 2001 at 12:48:28AM -0700, Randy Bush wrote: > > The policy is "tell people that NAT exists, explain to them what the > > benefits are > > what benefits are there? and before you say "security" please go read > just about any mailing list archive. Ease of changing ISPs, ease of internal network structuring (that is: "just use class Cs because that's the default netmask in Windoze"), *plus* security. Yes, there are drawbacks, and it's not the maximum security you can get, but as long as the router isn't broken, it's more secure than giving full access to every machine in your network. > the informal ietf position is that there are no advantages to nats, and > lots of disadvantages. Which is a known point of view :) Gert Doering -- NetMaster -- SpaceNet AG Mail: netmaster at Space.Net Joseph-Dollinger-Bogen 14 Tel : +49-89-32356-0 80807 Muenchen Fax : +49-89-32356-299
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