[arin-ppml] Draft Policy 2011-5: Shared Transition Space for IPv4 Address Extension - IAB comment

Alain Durand adurand at juniper.net
Wed Jun 29 10:02:33 EDT 2011

On Jun 29, 2011, at 9:53 AM, William Herrin wrote:

> 2. Regardless of the disposition of 2011-5, the vendors and protocol
> authors who made assumptions about NAT based on the assigned IP
> address are about to get an object lesson in respecting the corner
> case.

This logic is hard coded just about everywhere. Check your Windows machine and see what it does based on which IP address it is configured with.
One could reverse your comment and say: ISP who do not take this fact into account take the risk of generating high volume of service call.

  - Alain.

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