IPv6 internet broken, Verizon route prefix length policy

Seth Mattinen sethm at rollernet.us
Mon Oct 12 18:32:42 CDT 2009


Mark Andrews wrote:
> In message <4AD382E4.9010901 at iglou.com>, Jeff McAdams writes:
>> Seth Mattinen wrote:
>>
>>> If you are interested, I don't want to spam the list with my Verizon
>>> horror story, but you can read it here:
>>> http://www.rollernet.us/wordpress/category/ipv6/
>> At the risk of sounding like I'm piling on, I'm in the same basically 
>> the same boat that Seth is, except that I do know who my account rep is 
>> and have been in touch with him.
>>
>> Verizon's policy has been related to me that they will not accept or 
>> propogate any IPv6 route advertisements with prefix lengths longer than 
>> /32.  Full stop.  So that even includes those of us that have /48 PI 
>> space from ARIN that are direct customers of Verizon.
> 
> Looks like Verizon doesn't want any IPv6 customers.  If a company
> has idiotic policies like this vote with your wallet.
>  

I am, sort of; I'm a new customer so they installed, but I haven't
accepted it yet. Unfortunately I won't be able to get back to dealing
with it until late next week at the earliest as I'm in the middle of
moving to a new facility.

~Seth




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