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[Discuss] selecting a subnet

You could always set up an IPv6 subnet, tunneled via Hurricane Electric or
SixXS. You'd be guaranteed that the subnet the tunnel broker assigns to you
won't conflict with your company's subnets.

On Wed, Sep 10, 2014 at 4:04 PM, Stephen Adler <adler at>

> Guys,
> I'm setting up a small network at work behind my own firewall. Typically
> I would use a network but I'm afraid the IT people at
> work have used that for something in my work LAN environment. Is there a
> way of probing the work LAN network to ensure that what ever IP address
> I select for my network doesn't get tangled up with one on the corporate
> LAN? Or is it best to just choose one and hope for the best?
> Steve.
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