IPv6: IS-IS or OSPFv3

Martin List-Petersen martin at airwire.ie
Sat Dec 27 07:08:50 CST 2008


TJ wrote:
>> 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 ... 

Only if the vendors pick up on those changes.

Kind regards,
Martin List-Petersen



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> 
> /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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