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Re: [OT] IP address collisions (was: Accessing a host with variable IP addresses / connection types)




On 2019-04-17, Pascal Hambourg <pascal@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Le 17/04/2019 à 18:42, Michael Stone a écrit :
>> On Wed, Apr 17, 2019 at 12:38:11PM -0400, Celejar wrote:
>>> On Wed, 17 Apr 2019 12:10:56 -0400 Michael Stone <mstone@xxxxxxxxxx> 
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> On Wed, Apr 17, 2019 at 11:57:43AM -0400, Celejar wrote:
>>>> >I was rather shocked to see that there was no definitive solution to
>>>> >avoid address collisions
>>>>
>>>> Sure there is--globally unique IPs.
>>>
>>> I assume you're referring to IPv6? I was referring to IPv4.
>> 
>> It applies to both, though we've run out of IPv4. There's no other way 
>> to guarantee the absence of network collisions.
>
> A properly generated IPv6 ULA (Unique Local Address) prefix is unlikely 
> to have collisions.
>

I thought that was exactly what he was saying.