[ppml] ARIN Policy Proposal 2002-9

sigma at smx.pair.com sigma at smx.pair.com
Wed Oct 2 13:49:21 EDT 2002

> CompanyA and CompanyB, each having their own autonomy, are using private
> IP addresses as described in RFC1918.  Both Companies are connected
> independently to the internet via their ISP of choice with public space
> provided by their ISP.  Both companies wish to connect to each other
> directly (not through the internet).  Since there is a conflict in IP
> addresses, NAT with public IP addresses is necessary.  CompanyB insists
> that CompanyA use public address space (internet routable or otherwise;
> neither Company cares).

Both companies are using all of the 10, 172, and 192 addresses?!  That
hardly seems likely.  If they are, then surely they aren't actually
utilizing all of it, and could trim their usage a bit so as to free up a
block to use when routing to the other company?


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