In response to offline comments on my February post “How Much IPv6 is There?” I am going to take a brief look at the comparative scale of the MAC address space to the IPv4 and IPv6 address spaces. The original (and thus most commonly encountered at this time) standard for Media Access Control (MAC) addresses […]
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While there may be over an octillion times more individual IPv6 addresses than there are IPv4 addresses; in terms of actually usability, IPv6 is somewhere in the range of 16 million to 17 billion times larger than IPv4. Much larger, yes; infinite, no.