Rate of growth on IPv6 not fast enough?

Patrick Giagnocavo patrick at zill.net
Sun Apr 18 20:28:01 CDT 2010


Franck Martin wrote:
> Sure the internet will not die...
> 
> But by the time we run out of IPv4 to allocate, the IPv6 network will not have completed to dual stack the current IPv4 network. So what will happen?
> 

Reality is that as soon as SSL web servers and SSL-capable web browsers
have support for name-based virtual hosts, the number of IPv4 addresses
required will drop.  Right now, you need 1 IP address for 1 SSL site;
SNI spec of SSL gets rid of that.

--Patrick




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