North American Network Operators Group|
Date Prev | Date Next | Date Index | Thread Index | Author Index | Historical
Re: How big a network is routed these days?
On Wed, 17 Jan 2007, John Smith wrote:
my organization is considering PI addresses as a way to multihost. Having read the archives regarding disadvantages and alternatives, my question is how big a network must one have to be reasonably sure the BGP routers will accept the route?
A /24 is the smallest block of IPv4 addresses that you can reasonably expect to be globally reachable. Depending on where you're located, the different address registries (ARIN, RIPE, APNIC, etc...) have different policies regarding the smallest PI block they'll allocate to end users.