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Re: multi-homing fixes

  • From: Leo Bicknell
  • Date: Fri Aug 24 20:19:18 2001

On Fri, Aug 24, 2001 at 04:51:15PM -0700, Randy Bush wrote:
> > Now on the other hand by saying "and if it's smaller then a /20 you will
> > be filtered" you cause undue pressure on people to "spin" their designs in
> > ways to show that they can use a /20 and get the allocation from ARIN
> > directly.
> you mean not use nat?  should i be broken-hearted?

Great.  I use NAT.  I have a single IP address, can't get much
better than that.

How do I multihome with my /32?

This is a serious question, several large web sites are a single
IP that is translated by "nat"; load balancers actually.  If you
want to argue everyone should use NAT, you need to do that hand in
hand with a method for making smaller allocations multi-home capable,
or you've only solved half the problem, and thus have a useless

Leo Bicknell - [email protected]
Systems Engineer - Internetworking Engineer - CCIE 3440
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