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

Stephen Sprunk stephen at
Mon Nov 1 10:39:20 CDT 2010

On 01 Nov 2010 10:08, Jason Iannone wrote:
> 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?

One assumes unpaid peers will accept prefixes up to the maximum length
the RIR issues for that block, which is currently either /32 (PA) or /48
(PI).  Presumably, "long" means any prefix longer than that; paid peers
may accept those as well, but one assumes unpaid peers will not.



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