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Re: renumbering and roaming

  • From: Ben Buxton
  • Date: Mon May 18 07:39:17 1998

On Mon, May 18, 1998 at 10:59:16AM +0100, Paul Mansfield wrote:
> 
> On Sun, 17 May 1998, Michael Dillon turned on his computer and typed:
> > On Sun, 17 May 1998, Michael K. Smith:
> > 
> > IMHO every dialup customer from every ISP in the world should use
> > 192.168.254.1 for their DNS address and this number should be hard coded
> > as the default in all client software. Then this problem would go away.
> 
> if all ISPs agreed to use these addresses... say
> 	- TWO resolvers, e.g. 192.168.254,1 and 192.168.253.1
> 	- two mail relays, e.g. 192.168.254.5 and 192.168.253.5
> 	- two news servers, e.g. ---254.9 and 253.9
> 	- two ntp time servers 
> 	- etc etc

Of course, if a customer has a LAN out the back of the same machine
they're connecting from, and it's using these addresses (which
they are entitled to use), then it'll cause immense headaches..

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