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RFC 6598 – IANA Reserved Address Space

Just a quick post to make reference to RFC 6598 and the IANA reserved address space which spans –


As detailed in the RFC description, it is intended for use on Service Provider networks however, it may be used in a manner similar to RFC 1918 private address space on routing equipment that is able to do address translation across router interfaces when the addresses are identical on two different interfaces.

From an NSX perspective, optimal use case is between a NSX Distributed Logical Router (NSX Tier-1 Router) and Edge Router (NSX Tier-0 Router). All good!

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