Month: January 2011
IPv4 ‘ARPAcolypse’ Countdown
IPv4 is still used most everywhere, despite the IANA predicting a shortage of numbers for the last few years. Some witty gentile made a twitter feed: ARPAgeddon Approximately 9 days until IPcalypse. 40,494,994 allocatable IPv4s left. #IPv6 4:01 PM Jan 22nd via IPv4Countdown All remaining allocatable IPv4s would now fit into a /7 prefix ( ≘ 33,554,432 addresses). #IPv6 about 4 hours ago via IPv4Countdown And here’s a flash countdown provided by Hurricane Electric (an IPv6 provider) February 1st! Mark your calendars!