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June, 2010

  • 18 June

    Only 6% of IPv4 addresses left

    In January, roughly 10% of IPv4 addresses remained unallocated. Just a few months later in June, new information from ARIN shows that number has shrunk to 6.25%. The Internet is set to run out of IP addresses by 2011. A mass-switch to IPv6 would solve this problem, but so far …

March, 2010

  • 26 March

    Nameserver subnet warnings

    Question: What does the following error mean: WARNING: Not all of your nameservers are in different subnets Answer: If you are receiving this error, it means that the nameservers for your domain are both originating from the same server (or two servers within the same subnet). Generally speaking, this is …

  • 4 March

    Why do domain registrars require two name servers?

    Question: Why do domain registrars require two name servers? Answer: The short answer to this question is that Internet standards require it according on RFC 1034, published by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). But there is a good reason for it. The intent of the standard is to ensure …

July, 2009

  • 24 July

    Report shows world IP address distribution is uneven

    A recently published document, entitled Internet IP Address 2009 Report, yields some interesting information about IP address allocation around the world. IPs are far from evenly distributed. According to the report, the United States holds more IPv4 addresses than any other country– 37.14%. Trailing far behind with the second-greatest number …