Rate of growth on IPv6 not fast enough?

Clue Store cluestore at gmail.com
Fri Apr 23 08:54:58 CDT 2010


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> > I'm just saying it's one valid
> > security issue with using any sort of globally unique IP address (v4
> > or v6), in that analyzing a bunch of traffic from a particular
> > netblock would allow one to build a topology map.  It's easier with
> > IPv6 since you can presume most if not all addresses are on  /64s out
> > of a /48 (so look to the fourth quad for the "subnet ID").
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> I understand and totally agree.




> > Obviously if someone is super concerned with revealing this sort of
> > info there are other things besides NAT they can do, such as using a
> > proxy server(s) for various internet applications, transparent
> > proxies, etc.  But it is a valid security concern for some.
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> Could not agree more which is why I stated that there are other ways of
> accomplishing the "hiding internal topology" using other methodoligies.
> NAT/PAT has caused me many headaches which is why I am so opposed to using
> it.



> > Also, is that your real name?  ;-)
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clue is equivalent to gold. :)



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