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Re: ARIN allocating /20 netblocks?
> > Ok, so I only lose 16 T1 customers instead of 1024. > > If you lose 16 T1 customers during a renumbering of a /20, either you > don't know how to renumber, or they were already unhappy for some > other reason. > > If you tell your customers "You need to renumber because evil forces > are colluding against us," they won't be very amenable... try > explaining that they'll get better connectivity. > > The social and technical problems of renumbering a /20 are nonzero but > not large. > > I've done it. > -- > Shields, CrossLink. > Not always. I know of at least one case where a customer cannot (will not) renumber out of a /24 because they (without commenting on the intellectual prowess of this particular act) shipped a million CD's with the .128 IP address in that class C hard coded into their game. Sure, it's only one IP, one machine to renumber, but... Owen