Re: Assigning IP Addresses beyond 5 limit

Bill Gassman ( )
Wed, 26 Mar 1997 18:16:18 -0500

Yeah, but seriously, has anyone found a limit? In the UNIX world,
limits range from about 100 to over 10,000 addresses (depending on who's
UNIX you are using) while maintaining reasonable performance. There are
ISPs trying to web farm to over 5000 unique IP addresses, so 80 is just
the start.

Jeff Weiss wrote:
> Works pretty much the same way on 4.0 as well. Editing the registry is a
> lot easier than dealing with the goofy graphical interface when you have a
> lot of IPs to add (we have over 80).
> >Also, is there any known downside to using this method instead
> >of installing another NIC.
> Sure. You only have the bandwidth of one NIC. ;)
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