On Thu, Dec 27, 2012 at 1:39 PM, Marco Fleckinger
<marco.fleckin...@wikipedia.at> wrote:
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> Leslie Carr <lc...@wikimedia.org> schrieb:
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>>> I wish that  http://208.80.154.225/wiki/Bosh_Sahifa and
>>> https://208.80.154.225/wiki/Bosh_Sahifa would work, too, but the
>>> foundation apparently can't or chooses not to afford separate IP
>>> addresses for each language's Wikipedia.
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>>As one of the network folks, I will answer this.   We do not have
>>enough public IP(v4)s for an address for each language in each
>>project, and unless someone gives us a major donation of IPv4
>>addresses (anyone have a spare /20 laying around?), I don't think we
>>will be able to make this happen as we are frugal with our existing
>>IPs and the allocating authorities (RIPE and ARIN) are being quite
>>strict with their new IPv4 allocations.
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>>If you'd like to read more about IP allocation policies, here's a few
>>links
>>https://www.arin.net/policy/nrpm.html#four3
>>https://www.arin.net/resources/request/ipv4_depletion.html
>>https://www.ripe.net/ripe/docs/ripe-553 (see section 5.6)
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> Just an idea, which is not very beautiful: What about a router forwarding 
> ports to the correct machine by using iptables? Would that also work in 
> connection with search engines?

Are you suggesting we use different nonstandard ports for each
different wiki/language combo that resides on the same IP ?

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> Cheers
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> Marco
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