ISP customer assignments
wavetossed at googlemail.com
Thu Oct 8 10:37:20 UTC 2009
> I would disagree. IPv6 is designed around class boundaries which, in my
> understanding, are:
> A layer two network gets assigned a /64
> A customer gets assigned a /48
A "site" gets assigned a /48. It could be a customer site, or one of
your many sites
or one of a customer's many sites. I interpret "site" to roughly be
within a single
building, although a campus type arrangement could be considered a single
site if the network architects want to do it that way.
> An ISP gets assigned a /32 (unless they need more)
> If your complaint is that all devices in a /64 are going to see IPv6
> broadcast/multicast packets from the rest of the devices in that subnet,
> then don't assign 2^64 devices to that subnet.
> I still don't understand why its infuriating to you, but I can certainly
> tell that it is.
It's purely a case of stage 2 which is a good thing IMHO, since it
shows some movement forwards past denial.
Confronting the Reality of Emotional Denial and Grief
BTW, that PDF really *is* about IPv6 deployment.
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