Question about IPAM tools for v6

Nick Hilliard nick at
Mon Feb 3 12:17:13 CET 2014

On 03/02/2014 11:11, Sam Wilson wrote:
> Let me de-lurk and make the obvious point that using standard Ethernet
> addressing would limit the number of nodes on a single link to 2^47, and
> that would require every unicast address assigned to every possible
> vendor.  Using just the Locally Administered addresses would limit you
> to 2^46.

it bothers me that I can't find any switch with 2^46 ports.

Damned vendors.


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