[ILUG] Class C Addresses
John P. Looney
john at antefacto.com
Wed Nov 7 23:30:50 GMT 2001
On Wed, Nov 07, 2001 at 09:35:02PM +0000, kevin lyda mentioned:
> argh. sorry, most of my play with ipv6 was on openbsd boxes where you
> have to specify tcp listeners on ipv4 and ipv6 seperately. i confused
> that with the various proposals that came up before ipv6 was settled on
> (tuba, sip and ipng were some i think). as ipv6 took a bit from each of
> those proposals - and wider tcp ports were part of that - i thought that
> meant they were bumping up tcp as well. instead it's just being used
> to specify which ip version to listen on (which is kind of ugly actually).
> so john, no, same number of tcp/udp ports. bummer.
Bah. So much for being able to load balance more than 32k connections on
a single box, without hacking netfilter to spread the outbound port
numbers around a few ip aliases...
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