IPv6 delivery model to end customers

Pekka Savola pekkas at netcore.fi
Mon Feb 9 02:05:25 CST 2009


On Sat, 7 Feb 2009, Mikael Abrahamsson wrote:
> But I wasn't talking (A)DSL. DSL is last century. I am talking VDSL2/ETTH. 
> Security model there is to only have ethernet and IP, no PPP/ATM, no L2TPv3 
> or PPPoE. Let's skip the terms BRAS/LNS etc. Anything that terminates tunnels 
> is expensive (apart from GRE/IPV6IP which the 7600 seems to do very well, but 
> I don't like tunnels. I like native). Most of the ETTH ports are 10/10, 
> 100/10 or 100/100 (or even higher speeds) and 100/10 costs ~30 USD a month. 
> L2TPv3/PPPoE is not an option.

I may be missing something.  "only have ethernet and IP".  Why is 
plain-ethernet with each subscriber provisioned in a separate router's 
vlan subinterface insufficient?  There is no security issue because 
each subscriber only sees its own traffic.

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