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RE: IANA reserved Address Space
Given that unallocated class A address space represents one of the biggest chunks of remaining address space fairly likely... you'll notice that 60/8 was assigned in april 03 to apnic, lacnic was assigned 2 /8s in the last year and so forth... On Fri, 30 May 2003 Brennan_Murphy@NAI.com wrote: > But not to be a pest but what are the odds > the IANA would ever allocate the 1 and 100 > nets to someone? Is this an unpredictable > matter or is there a schedule of what's > next somewhere? Or which is more likely, the > world adopts IP v6 or the 1 and 100 nets > are deployed on the internet? :-) It is > apparent that I really want to use these > address ranges but I do need to grapple > with the possibility that this lab will > need internet connectivity at some point. > > -----Original Message----- > From: Murphy, Brennan > Sent: Friday, May 30, 2003 8:49 AM > To: email@example.com > Subject: RE: IANA reserved Address Space > > > > Others have pointed out that I should stick to > RFC 1918 address space. But again, this is a > lab network and to use the words of another, > one of the things I want to do is make it much > easier to "parse visually" my route tables. > Think of it as a "metric system" type of numbering > plan. The 1 and 100 nets would not be advertised > via BGP obviously...not a hijack situation at all. > > If I take into account the possibility that this > lab will have later requirements to connect to > the internet, all I have to do is have a NAT plan > in place...one that even takes into account that > the 1 and 100 nets could become available some > day, correct? > > Thanks to those who have responded so far. > > -----Original Message----- > From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] > Sent: Friday, May 30, 2003 8:08 AM > To: Murphy, Brennan > Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org > Subject: Re: IANA reserved Address Space > > > > networks 1 and 100 are reserved for future delegation. > network 10 is delegated for private networks, such as your > lab. > > if you use networks 1 and 100, you are hijacking these > numbers. > > that said, as long as your lab is never going to connect > to the Internet, you may want to consider using the following > prefixes: > > 22.214.171.124/8 > 126.96.36.199/8 > 127.0.0.0/8 > 192.0.0.0/8 > > > > > > > > > I'm tasked with coming up with an IP plan for an very large lab > > network. I want to maximize route table manageability and > > router/firewall log readability. I was thinking of building this lab > > with the following address space: > > > > 188.8.131.52 /8 > > 10.0.0.0 /8 > > 184.108.40.206 /8 > > > > I need 3 distinct zones which is why I wanted to separate them out. In > > > any case, I was wondering about the status of the 1 /8 and the 100 /8 > > networks. What does it mean that they are IANA reserved? Reserved for > > what? http://www.iana.org/assignments/ipv4-address-space > > > > Anyone else ever use IANA reserved address spacing for > > lab networks? Is there anything special I need to know? > > I'm under the impression that as long as I stay away > > from special use address space, I've got no worries. > > http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc3330.txt > > > > Thanks, > > BM > > > > -- -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Joel Jaeggli Academic User Services email@example.com -- PGP Key Fingerprint: 1DE9 8FCA 51FB 4195 B42A 9C32 A30D 121E -- In Dr. Johnson's famous dictionary patriotism is defined as the last resort of the scoundrel. With all due respect to an enlightened but inferior lexicographer I beg to submit that it is the first. -- Ambrose Bierce, "The Devil's Dictionary"