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Re: North America not interested in IP V6
- From: alex
- Date: Sat Aug 02 16:28:48 2003
> On Sat, 2 Aug 2003, Niels Bakker wrote:
> > [E.B. Dreger writes]
> > >> Assign unchanging IP address based on MAC address. Done/done.
> > * email@example.com (firstname.lastname@example.org) [Sat 02 Aug 2003, 20:28 CEST]:
> > > And quadrupple your techsupport costs? Thanks, but no thanks.
> > For always assigning the same IP address to a customer? Why would this
> > increase support costs?
> especially done via dhcp... you could probably even automate getting new
> ips from a dynamic pool and slapping them into permanent assignments.
If you do that, you lose all the benefits. Also, when a customer's
son/daugter/computer-expert-from-chubb-institute-friend does something and
it breaks your lovely system you will not just increase your tech support
costs, but also will lose the customer.