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Re: Service providers that NAT their whole network?
On Fri, Apr 15, 2005 at 01:40:12PM -0700, Scott Call wrote: > On Fri, 15 Apr 2005, Philip Matthews wrote: > > A number of IETF documents(*) state that there are some service providers > > that place a NAT box in front of their entire network, so all their > > customers get private addresses rather than public address. > > It is often stated that these are primarily cable-based providers. > > In my experience many cellular providers (at least in the US) do this as > well. A GPRS connection to Cingular, even from a laptop device, will get > a 1918 address. I don't mind since my phone runs linux with no root > password (thanks motorola). Must depend on the service. My CDPD and the 1X-RTT that replaced it, both from Verizontal, had public addresses, though they grew incoming filters around the Code Red days... Cheers, -- jra -- Jay R. Ashworth firstname.lastname@example.org Designer Baylink RFC 2100 Ashworth & Associates The Things I Think '87 e24 St Petersburg FL USA http://baylink.pitas.com +1 727 647 1274 If you can read this... thank a system administrator. Or two. --me