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[rpd] Routed block of IPs to my internet connection
Eric C. Kom
eric.kom83 at gmail.com
Mon May 8 06:38:43 UTC 2017
Good day all,
On 6 May 2017 at 01:26, Mark Elkins <mje at posix.co.za> wrote:
> Wrong place to ask - but whatever.
May I have a correct address Mark?
(Eric Kom runs a network at a further education college in South Africa,
> I've helped him in the past with Domain Names and he has been on my
> DNS/DNSSEC courses)
YES: Mark is right, you always been my good mentor.
> You should ask for an End User block of address space - which is expensive
> the first year then $100 (?) a year after that. That would
I will contact AFRINIC.
> be for a /24 or 256 IPv4 addresses. You should also ask for a /48 of IPv6
> address space and an ASN - which currently costs nothing extra. I don't see
> this as difficult. Technically -
> I believe you need to show that you will be talking to more than one
> "provider" - thus needing your own block IP. Providers include Exchange
> points (
> JINX, NapAfrica @Teraco) as well as those people that sell Transit to the
> rest of the Internet (Telkom, Posix - etc).
> I may not understand clearly the above paragraph. Internet provider or
> Getting that routed natively may be a challenge - especially over Telkom
> SA's ADSL product. If there is a local fibre provider, it might be easier.
> Telkom SA can sell you access to Metro Ethernet or other Digital products
> and will Route (BGP) natively for you - but way more expensive than ADSL
> type connections.
Right now it is difficult to get Fibre provider in my location White
River, I tried to look at Nelspruit, but could not find.
> You could certainly tunnel the IPv6 block over to the likes of Hurricane
> Electric though. You may also be able to tunnel your IPv4 block over ADSL
> to someone who would advertise it for you. It then becomes pretty much
> transparent. Traditionally, you'll need a
> router on you side that can talk BGP and perhaps run tunnels. A Mikrotik
> should be an economic enough solution.
I used RouterBOARD already.
> On 06/05/2017 09:35, Eric C. Kom wrote:
> Good day Folks,
> I don't know if I am using the right forum for this question!
> I have an Internet Service Project that would need a block of IP addresses
> between 100 to 200 addresses.
> As far as I know, local ISP in South Africa do not provide Internet
> Connection with more than 5 Static IPs per package.
> My question is, if I buy block of IPs from AFRINIC; how can I routed those
> IPs to my Internet Connection?
> It is possible to do so?
> Thanks in advance.
> Eric Kom
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