Reply to post: Re: Lies, damned lies, and statistics that don't lie.

We are absolutely, definitively, completely and utterly out of IPv4 addresses, warns RIPE

CrazyOldCatMan Silver badge

Re: Lies, damned lies, and statistics that don't lie.

much of the addresses are actually not responding

Probably because (quite sensibly) they are sat behind firewalls that block specific ICMP traffic..

(If you want to do mass scanning you would be better off using nmap - but then it would take a *long* time to complete and probably get your source IP blacklisted..)

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