MPLS for IPv6

Daniel Roesen dr at
Tue Nov 4 22:36:37 UTC 2008

On Tue, Nov 04, 2008 at 02:53:46PM -0600, devang patel wrote:
> Does any vendor support the MPLS for native IPv6 network?

Unfortunately noone of the major vendors have yet implemented MPLS
control plane via IPv6 transport. From my understanding, the protocol
specs are there, just no implementation.

So for now, you still have to use IPv4 for the MPLS network control
plane and must either forward IPv6 natively dual-stack alongside IPv4,
or transport IPv6 via 6(V)PE.

"no customer demand", as usual. It's just us weirdos trying to do such
things. :)

Best regards,

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