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Re: Easily confused...
From: "Michael Painter" <tvhawaii () shaka com>
Date: Sat, 16 Apr 2011 15:06:20 -1000

Brielle Bruns wrote:
On 4/16/11 6:03 PM, Michael Painter wrote:


Thanks.  What concerned me was the first hop...22ms. is ~ the distance
from Maui to Oahu, but why the Chinese IP?  Cruel joke?
I"m using Hawaiian Telcom's ADSL service and that first hop has always
been their gateway IP address.
Another TCP trace shows the first hop as 123.74.62.128...another CN
address.


I'm assuming your provider's network engineers (stupidly) assumed
123.x.x.x was a good idea for use in a private setup because it hadn't
been assigned from the global pool (yet).

Wouldn't be the first provider or service to not use proper RFC assigned
private IP space for their internal networking setup.

Apologies...missed operative word 'internal'.<s>
They are testing IPTV on Oahu in preperation for roll-out, so maybe they renumbered in order to more easily identify the segments.(?)


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