IPv6: IS-IS or OSPFv3

TJ trejrco at gmail.com
Sat Dec 27 06:59:37 CST 2008


>Personally, I like the fact that IPv4 and IPv6 control plane are
>different, thus I'd go for OSPv3.

I totally agree on the discrete/segregated control planes, although note
that - for those who want it - OSPFv3 will "soon" be able to do IPv4 route
exchange as well ... 


/TJ


>-----Original Message-----
>From: Mikael Abrahamsson [mailto:swmike at swm.pp.se]
>Sent: Saturday, December 27, 2008 6:23 AM
>To: devang patel
>Cc: nanog at nanog.org
>Subject: Re: IPv6: IS-IS or OSPFv3
>
>On Fri, 26 Dec 2008, devang patel wrote:
>
>> I do have some confusion about which one is better for IPv6 in Service
>> Provider networks as far as IP routing and MPLS application is concern!
>
>Both work and have advantages and disadvantages.
>
>Personally, I like the fact that IPv4 and IPv6 control plane are
>different, thus I'd go for OSPv3. ISIS-MT means you have to know that all
>your ISIS speakers will handle the MT packets gracefully. I know products
>from large vendors in the market which do not (IPv6 not enabled, it
>receives IPv6 MT packets, affects IPv4 ISIS control plane badly).
>
>--
>Mikael Abrahamsson    email: swmike at swm.pp.se





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