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Re: IPv6 and HTTPS
From: Chris Adams <cmadams () hiwaay net>
Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2013 20:36:13 -0500

Once upon a time, Jay Ashworth <jra () baylink com> said:
Does anyone know how much IPv4 space is allocated *specifically* to cater 
to the fact that HTTPS requires a dedicated IP per DNS name?

Is that a statistically significant percentage of all the IPs in use?

I have no numbers, but my gut feeling is that there are a lot more
eyeballs than web servers with lots of IPs.

Wasn't there something going on to make HTTPS IP muxable?  How's that coming?

SNI; RFC 3546

How fast could it be deployed?

The RFC is just shy of 10 years old, so that's like a baby compared to

It is mostly deployed, but there's still a fair number of old clients
that don't support it.  WinXP+IE is probably the biggest fail, followed
by Android < 3.0 and BlackBerry.

Chris Adams <cmadams () hiwaay net>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.

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