Another driver for v6?
swmike at swm.pp.se
Thu Oct 30 02:10:26 CDT 2008
On Wed, 29 Oct 2008, David W. Hankins wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 06:32:31PM -0400, Steven King wrote:
>> Does anyone see any benefits to beginning a small deployment of IPv6 now
>> even if its just for internal usage?
> It is almost lunacy to deploy IPv6 in a customer-facing sense (note
> for example Google's choice to put its AAAA on a separate FQDN). At
Could you please elaborate on this point? My data presented
that there are very very few (the longer I collected the data, the better
the ratio got) who cannot properly fetch a resource that has A/AAAA.
> this point, I'd say people are still trying to figure out how clients
> will migrate to IPv6. Which seems like a pretty bad time to still be
> trying to figure that out, but ohwell.
6to4 and Teredo traffic is increasing very rapidly, so that seems to be
one path taken right now:
(We have all our IPv6 related stats and info on <http://ipv6.tele2.net/>)
But yes, how to get native to residential users is still not hammered out.
> And of course you need to "run your own dog food" on internal LANs
> before you start telling customers these IPv6 address thingies are
Quite, I think OSS/BSS is going to be a bigger challenge than actually
moving the IPv6 packets.
> IPv6: It's kind of like storing dry food in preparation for the
If you actually KNOW the apocalypse is coming (but not when), this is
Mikael Abrahamsson email: swmike at swm.pp.se
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