Quick IP6/BGP question

Joe Abley jabley at hopcount.ca
Wed May 26 13:53:41 CDT 2010


On 2010-05-25, at 17:40, Martin List-Petersen wrote:

> 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.

Most Internet Exchanges don't care what BGP protocol options consenting neighbours decide to use, in my experience. (If they cared, what could they do?)


Joe



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