Completely NAT an ISP: A practical possibility?
Nick Drage <email@example.com>
Sun, 16 Jun 2002 00:17:45 +0100
On Sat, Jun 15, 2002 at 11:33:23PM +0100, Antony Stone wrote:
> On Saturday 15 June 2002 11:14 pm, Brian Capouch wrote:
> > I wonder if the sages on this list might share advice as to whether or
> > not it might be practical to maintain a working ISP where ALL client
> > machines use private IP addresses, which are then NAT-ted to public IP
> > space as necessary by iptables.
> > The biggest drawback that has been voiced so far is that many
> > peer-to-peer apps would break, but I'm not so sure right now that is bad
> > thing.
> Some current ISPs already do this, and I guess the popularity with their
> customers varies according to what the customers want to do :-)
Can you name any ISPs that do this? I haven't seen it in my limited
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