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Re: multi-homing fixes

  • From: Rafi Sadowsky
  • Date: Mon Aug 27 19:22:59 2001

On Mon, 27 Aug 2001, Christopher A. Woodfield wrote:

> Why not just configure 25 secondary IPs on a single box?

 Because /19 is 8K IP addresses ?
Using something like Labrea[1] you could get at least a /24 per box
25 boxes should give you roughly 80% of a /19

 Of course I don't recommend tricking anyone except "Code Red" type
attacks(or any kind of port scanner) this way
(In particular _not_ an Internet Registry )

-	Rafi

[1] Labrea - <>

> -C
> > Avoid *any* technology that makes more efficient use of my address space.
> > Then I'd generate additional redundant services (legitimate and opertional,
> > just not used much) to fatten up the foot-print. About 25 Linux boxen,
> > implemented on BookPCs, ought to do the trick for a /19. Personally, I have
> > yet to be pushed to such a solution, but I've thought about it and I'm not
> > the only one. If the rules are set such that I have to do something like
> > that, or fold the company, I would do it in a heart-beat. There is a limit
> > to what I will sacrifice on the alter of "community spirit".