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North America’s IPv4 Address Shortage

Like the monotonous droning sound of jungle drums so has the repetitive and continual predictions about the exhaustion of world’s supply of public IPv4 address.  We have been hearing about the impending scarcity of IPv4 addresses for so long that we don’t hear the calls to action.  Today’s announcement by The American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) that they have reached IPv4 exhaustion and has now signaled the alarm.  Organizations can no longer ignore what the future of the IPv4 Internet may be like, and instead, seize ownership of

Putting the (!) Exclamation Back In Community...!

We listened! It's been a while since our last community post about "the community,"  but the time has been spent crafting a completely redesigned and architected site, and early reviews by our advisory board suggests it's paying off.  We'll be providing continual updates, and a "sneak peek" for all users within the coming weeks. 

IPv6 at NANOG 64

Last week I attended (along with 1200 of my closest friends) the 64th meeting of North American Network Operator’s Group. NANOG 64 was held at the lovely and historic Westin St Francis right on Union Square near downtown San Francisco. Given that the first meeting was held way back in June of 1994, NANOG is easily the oldest as well as biggest and best-known of the vendor-independent internetworking technology conferences in North America.

DHCPv6 and the Trouble with MAC Addresses (Part 2 of 2)

In my last post we looked briefly at a key difference between DHCPv6 and DHCPv4: the use of elements other than just the MAC address to identify to which host and interface a particular DHCP lease belongs. Among these DHCPv6 identification elements the DHCP Unique Identifier (or DUID) in is the closest thing to how a MAC address is used in DHCPv4.
 

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North America’s IPv4 Address Shortage

Posted by Scott Hogg

Posted: July 01, 2015 - 06:14:31 PM

Like the monotonous droning sound of jungle drums so has the repetitive and continual predictions about the exhaustion of world’s supply of public IPv4 address.  We have been hearing about the impending scarcity of IPv4 addresses for so long that we don’t hear the calls to action.  Toda

Putting the (!) Exclamation Back In Community...!

Posted by eric stieg

Posted: June 29, 2015 - 02:56:27 PM

We listened! It's been a while since our last community post about "the community,"  but the time has been spent crafting a completely redesigned and architected site, and early reviews by our advisory board suggests it's paying off.

IPv4 Address Trading for Fun and Profit

Posted by Scott Hogg

Posted: June 16, 2015 - 06:00:00 AM

IPv4 Address Exhaustion Has Occurred

IPv6 at NANOG 64

Posted by Tom Coffeen

Posted: June 10, 2015 - 07:00:00 AM

Last week I attended (along with 1200 of my closest friends) the 64th meeting of North American Network Operator’s Group. NANOG 64 was held at the lovely and historic Westin St Fr...

DHCPv6 and the Trouble with MAC Addresses (Part 2 of 2)

Posted by Tom Coffeen

Posted: May 18, 2015 - 06:30:36 PM

In my last post we looked briefly at a key difference between DHCPv6 and DHCPv4: the use of elements other than just the MAC address to identify to which host and interface a particular DHCP lease belongs.