Quick IP6/BGP question

Martin List-Petersen martin at airwire.ie
Tue May 25 15:40:04 UTC 2010

On 24/05/10 19:21, Thomas Magill wrote:
>>From the provider side, are most of you who are implementing IP6
> peerings running BGP over IP4 and just using IP6 address families to
> exchange routes or doing IP6 peering?

Most Internet Exchanges do not allow to mix on the same transport. So
IPv4 peering over IPv4 transport, IPv6 peering over IPv6 transport, you
can use the same interface though.

The separation also helps troubleshooting. So we always try to keep
peering and transport the same.

Kind regards,
Martin List-Petersen
Airwire - Ag Nascadh Pobail an Iarthair
Phone: 091-865 968

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