You “Own” 16 Milion+ IPv4 Addresses!

TLDR For the foreseeable future, you can likely use 127.0.0.0/8 freely (or at least 127.0.0.0/16). Introducing 127.0.0.0/8, the Loopback Range Visualization of the 127.0.0.0/8 range, from cidr.xyz by Yuval Adam If you have ever done web development or otherwise set up a local server, you have most likely used the IP address 127.0.0.1 to communicate with a local server. Often, localhost is even internally translated to that address....

March 5, 2022 · 4 min