Some discussion on why allocating a /64 is not wasteful
I posted yesterday about changes to RFC3177 for IPv6 allocation. I wonder how many have done the maths on this and realised just how many addresses this works out to be. Lets hold hands and work through the maths: Lets say you are allocated a /48 by your favourite RIR. Lets also say you allocate […]
So we are waiting for confirmation from IANA, but here is a bit of background.
The whisper is that the last two /8 IP address ranges were today allocated. Since there were seven pools of /8 addresses, this means that we are witnessing the start of the IPocalypse. What’s Happened ? Some time ago, Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) established the final process as the IPv4 address pool is exhausted. […]
IETF is now backtracking on /48 IPv6 address allocation by letting anyone do what the hell they like. Why not ?