Over-utilisation of v6 neighbour slots

Lorenzo Colitti lorenzo at google.com
Tue Oct 29 07:15:31 CET 2013

On Tue, Oct 29, 2013 at 3:07 PM, Doug Barton <dougb at dougbarton.us> wrote:

> Probably not scarcity in 1918 world, but I think you hit the nail on the
> head with "arp has timeouts." :)

Scarcity in the sense that the network administrator implicitly bounds the
maximum number of addresses usable in a given network by using subnetting.
In IPv6, the bounds are so high (2^64) that in practice they don't exist.
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