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Hi all, We have a brand new 2050 that is going to be used to support a school district with about 5000 students.... so we expect, eventually, to have about 5000 to 6000 hosts going out to the internet. And we have access to a full class C public block. The question that I have is: should we set this PA2050 to use a NAT pool or would setting it as "one-to-many" (where I would use only one public IP number for all my outgoing traffic) will be enough. I would think that a pool makes more sense since it would eliminate the risk of having large amounts of traffic coming from the same IP number and therefore been tagged as spam.... but why would that matter if there would be 64K session coming from the same IP (Dynamic IP/Pool) before the next available IP gets used? Any feedback will be appreciated.
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