Failover IPv6 with multiple PA prefixes (Was: IPv6 fc00::/7 - Unique local addresses)

Jason Iannone jason.iannone at
Mon Nov 1 10:08:53 CDT 2010

Define long prefix length.  Owen has been fairly forceful in his
advocacy of /48s at every site.  Is this too long a prefix?  Should
peers only except /32s and shorter?

On Sun, Oct 31, 2010 at 1:12 PM, David Conrad <drc at> wrote:
> On Oct 31, 2010, at 9:01 AM, Owen DeLong wrote:
>>> Would it help if ARIN's policies were changed to allow anyone and everyone
>>> to obtain PI space directly from them (for the appropriate fee, of course), and
>>> then it was left up to the operating community to decide whether or not to
>>> route the smaller chunks of space?
>> I really don't expect this to be as much of an issue in IPv6.
> Why would the commercial interests that have driven ISPs to remove long prefix length filters in IPv4 not apply to IPv6?
> Regards,
> -drc

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