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Sitting pretty in IPv4 land? Look, you're gonna have to talk to IPv6 at some stage

Charles 9 Silver badge

Re: Never!

"If you have a router that's NATing outbound connections, you can still do inbound connections just fine unless some other aspect of the router or network setup (such as... a firewall) prevents it."

How does one actually connect to an RFC1918 address behind a NAT without the inside connecting first? That's one reason a NAT is considered a safeguard: bease it allows the LAN to use addresses that normally aren't routable on the outside, a defense in itself like an unpublished phone number.

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