Quick IP6/BGP question

Joe Abley jabley at hopcount.ca
Wed May 26 18:53:41 UTC 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?)


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