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Re: Accessing a host with variable IP addresses / connection types




On Wed, 17 Apr 2019 12:42:06 -0400
Michael Stone <mstone@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> 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:
> >> >Thanks. When I first set up the VPN, I did some reading about this, and
> >> >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 

In other words, with IPv4, there's no *practical* solution, since a
typical end user isn't going to get arbitrary numbers of IP addresses.

> to guarantee the absence of network collisions.

Celejar