On 22 Oct 96 at 9:19, Joe Loiacono wrote concerning Re: IP addresses
> Jim Leo wrote:
> > OK,
> > Call me slow. RFC 1627? aside. What are the practical/logistical
> > arguments against 'private/virtual' IP numbers VS. Public IP numbers.
> > I'm currently faced with a real world scenario. I'm running out of
> > 'Public' IP numbers and everyone wants one. Traffic management is of
> > paramount importance, so sub-netting is a real world issue. I've
> > currently started research into PIX vs NAT, and it seems to be a
> > 'prudent' course until IPv6 arrives (currently vapor-ware). So what
> > other choice does one have???
> > Jim Leo
> > admin @
> > 'don't blink....'
> What about DHCP? This should give you some breathing room if it's not
> likely that every single host will be active at one time. If you don't
> want to take that chance, then it may not be appropriate.
Looked at that issue. That would be a second choice. We are currently
looking at becoming an access point for the local school system and
will need to have a large number of IP's available....