Migrating IP Addressing Schemes

Back a few months ago, I wrote a bit about why it is important to have a good design for IP addressing schemes (part 1 and part 2). As a brief refresher, the situation I found myself in was an environment where practically everything was assigned a 10.x.x.…

Quick Tips for Better BGP

A while back I wrote some basic information on how to get started implementing¬†multi-homed internet using BGP. The details and configurations listed in that post are enough to get the connection up and running – but not quite in an ideal state. So today I want to share some…

IP Address Design (Part 2)

Last week in IP Address Design (Part 1)¬†we discussed an example of a bad design for IP allocations and the problems that it caused. This week we will continue by discussing the proposed solution and how it resolved those issues. The problems with our IP Addressing scheme bothered me…

IP Address Design (Part 1)

It’s funny when you think about basic networking concepts and wonder if they will ever actually prove to be useful. Kind of like that “Do I really need to learn complex geometry? When am I ever going to use this?”. What I’m here to…