[Techtalk] Cisco routers anyone?

Random832 random832 at rcbooks.org
Fri May 9 15:57:53 EST 2003

On Fri, May 09, 2003 at 02:56:11AM +0100, Maria Blackmore wrote:
> On Fri, 9 May 2003, James Sutherland wrote:
> > If you're wanting some private IP address for your internal network, use one
> > of the spaces reserved by RFC1918:, and
> > That way, you're guaranteed never to conflict with genuine
> > public Internet addresses; the address you were attempting to use would be
> > in the AT&T Bell Labs address range, allocated June 1995.
> It is, however, rather unlikely that Bell Labs will actually be using that
> much of this *enormous* address range that they were allocated, but I'm
> just cynical like that.
> Actually, I have the means to ... co-opt some of AT&T's IP addresses
> ... at least for as long as it takes for the phones to start ringing with
> "upset" people on the other end.
> Mwuhahahaha

oh, really? just curious, how? :P

> > Personally, I use for my router/firewall, and have machines at
> > upwards via DHCP.
> Cisco's are also DHCP savvy, if you're interesting.
> Wonderful little boxes, it's a shame that many of them are rather
> expensive, or more specifically, out of the price range of the normal
> individual.

yeah, it'd be nice if they were more affordable

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