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Topic # 24181 17-Jul-2008 10:42
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a friend of mine tells me that with xtra ADSL he is getting a 10.x.x.x address, he tells me he is not using a NAT router.

anyone know if xtra is giving out 10. addresses or what?


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  Reply # 148792 17-Jul-2008 11:03
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I very much doubt it.
10.x.x.x addresses are in the private address range
Has your friend done an ipconfig /all to see what is going on?




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  Reply # 148794 17-Jul-2008 11:06
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robsonde: a friend of mine tells me that with xtra ADSL he is getting a 10.x.x.x address, he tells me he is not using a NAT router.

anyone know if xtra is giving out 10. addresses or what?


You don't need a NAT router to obtain a 10.x address from DHCP.

What model device is he using to connect to teh intarwebtubes ?









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  Reply # 148796 17-Jul-2008 11:08
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I do know that some ISPs in the USA do this, thay basicly run a NAT router so as to need less public IP address.



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  Reply # 148859 17-Jul-2008 14:12
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I have only seen ISPs issue private addresses to the PPP connection on dialup as a way of restricting access when accounts are overdue - never seen it on adsl before.

What modem is your friend using to connect?




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Reply # 148866 17-Jul-2008 14:36
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It is used here in New Zealand as well on other "providers". Vodafone does it on its most popular APN... They assign 10.x.x.x. addresses on the web APN - causes lots of problems for people who need a non-private IP, in which case the recommend APN is "internet".




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  Reply # 148888 17-Jul-2008 15:45
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freitasm: It is used here in New Zealand as well on other "providers". Vodafone does it on its most popular APN... They assign 10.x.x.x. addresses on the web APN - causes lots of problems for people who need a non-private IP, in which case the recommend APN is "internet".

I knew I had had a 10.x from an ISP before, but couldn't remember who - thanks for jogging my memory.

So where is IPv6 ?







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  Reply # 149539 19-Jul-2008 22:43
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robsonde: a friend of mine tells me that with xtra ADSL he is getting a 10.x.x.x address, he tells me he is not using a NAT router.

anyone know if xtra is giving out 10. addresses or what?



Are you sure this isn't just the ip served up by his modem/router i know the xtra's dlink modems use this address shcema i realy doubt that its his actual IP

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