BANA - Bufferbloat Assigned Numbers Authority

This is the rough equivalent of the 1975 hosts.txt file. If you wish to do vpn testing with the rest of us, or closely collaborate with other researchers in the general case, please assign yourself a /24 network number in the subnet range, and also get ipv6 up and running.

Network address assignments


IPv4 IPv6 Assignee 172.30.42.X 6in4 default network for cerowrt routers 172.30.46.X 6in4 172.30.48.X 6in4 172.30.49.X 6in4


IPv4 IPv6 Assignee 172.29.0.X - 172.29.31.X 172.28.32.X - 172.28.47.X 172.28.48.X - 172.28.63.X 172.28.64.X - 172.28.91.X 172.31.0.X - 172.31.32.X

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