[ILUG] Class C Addresses
jm at jmason.org
Thu Nov 8 04:36:12 GMT 2001
"Treanor, Ciaran" said:
> I'm probably going to regret this but... what's the obsession with have
> so many public IP addresses? Will a smaller address space and NAT not
> work in a lot of cases?
> Don't get me wrong, I'm not opposed to IPv6 or anything
> but aren't a couple of IP addresses sufficient for most
> small-medium sized companies
It's true; and most companies (and home networks etc.) use NAT nowadays.
But the big problem with NAT is the few protocols which *don't* work
well with it -- especially IPSec.
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