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[AFRINIC-rpd] Academic IPv4 Allocation Policy Second Draft (AFPUB-2013-GEN-001-DRAFT-02)

Sunday Folayan sfolayan at
Wed Jan 16 22:36:17 UTC 2013

On 16/01/2013 23:03, Jackson Muthili wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 1:00 AM, Seun Ojedeji <seun.ojedeji at> wrote:
>> Hello Jackson
>> On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 10:23 PM, Jackson Muthili <jacksonmuthi at>
>> wrote:
>>>> (NAT), we believe that it is important that HEIs desirous of public
>>>> address
>>>> space should have the ability to migrate away from NAT.
>>> Is it prudent to give every student and his iphone and itab a public
>>> IP? I consider this a serious wastage. Why student needs public IP on
>>> a mobile device?
>> Because its a networking device and it requires IP to communicate. If i may
>> ask, by how will those devices communicate without IP addresses OR are you
>> recommending such devices be assigned private IPs?
> YES!
> No public IPs are needed by those device so use private IP on them!


You cannot give what you do not have.  AfriNIC is not in the business of 
issuing private IP addresses!


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