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OK, this time it's for real: The last available IPv4 address block has gone

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Re: It's bad to say....

You can always give them arbitrary local IPv6 addresses.

fd00::1 is the router, fd00::2 is the printer, fd00::cafe is the coffee machine, etc. ;)

These aren't routable but there's no assumption that a device will only have one address, in IPv6.

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