Criteria for initial PA Allocation
Poul-Henning Kamp phk at critter.freebsd.dk
Tue May 22 23:02:41 CEST 2001
In message <002101c0e301$8b591f00$0600000a at hph>, "Hans Petter Holen" writes: >| >I think it makes sense - if you are not able to fill a /22, your network >| >is "smallish". So using PA space and renumbering when changing ISPs is >| >not *that* hard, if done properly (DHCP, DNS, no hard-coded IP addresses >| >anywhere). >| >| I know several companies who would be willing to renumber once per year >| as long as they can be multihomed... > >Why should I have to renumber once a year to be multi-homed ? I'm not saying you should, I'm saying people are willing to it. To me that indicates that we are not looking at the problem right now, but on a symptom of the >real< problem. I think the solution to the real problem is to find a better method for assignment of routable IPs to multihomed customers. -- Poul-Henning Kamp | UNIX since Zilog Zeus 3.20 phk at FreeBSD.ORG | TCP/IP since RFC 956 FreeBSD committer | BSD since 4.3-tahoe Never attribute to malice what can adequately be explained by incompetence.
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