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Old 10th July 2013
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Default Get thee to a /30

Code:
    Windows:
    I was the more deceiv'd.

    Hamlet:
    Get thee to a /30, why woulds't thou be a breeder of sinners?

    --
    Hamlet Act 3, scene 1, 120–121, revised.
Last month, in response to an ICMP issue, rocket357 had posted:
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...the easiest way to deal with Windows is to assign each Windows box it's own private /30 on your network and be done with it =)
I am intrigued. This seems like a great idea-- each workstation gets its own NAT translation and the benefit of never receiving any unsolicited packets, not just from the Internet, but from local sources.

I anticipate a somewhat complicated dhcpd configuration, but I wonder if there are any ARP issues that might arise from mapping multiple IP subnets onto a single Ethernet segment.
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