Re: Estimating number of users with number of IPs

From: Dancer <>
Date: Fri, 12 Dec 1997 01:31:39 +1000

Err...if they are doing static addressing (which is probably easier to deal with
in the long run..chasing hackers, locating spammers, and so on) then X is one.

If they're doing dynamic assignment, then X is any real number >0 and less than


Hyunchul Kim wrote:

> Greetings!!
> i'd like to ask a question about the relationship between
> the number of users and IPs.
> are there any reasonable methods or well-known numerical formula for
> estimating number of effective users when we're given the number of IP clients
> using our cache?
> maybe it could be calculated as .... (IPs * X), i think.
> does anybody know the reasonable value of X or other formula, if any?
> thanx in advance.
> sincerely,
> hyunchul kim
> -

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