"supporting IPv6" <--- what it means exactly?

Joel Jaeggli joelja at bogus.com
Sat Apr 23 17:53:40 UTC 2011

there's a organization out there that has a logo compliance exercise...


it's not perfect.

when dealing with a vendor as with ipv4 there's generally a list of
protocols and features you are looking to have support for, if these are
encapsulated in RFCs they're fairly easy to point the finger as and say
"do you support that ->"

On 4/23/11 4:45 AM, Rogelio wrote:
> Is there any clear understanding of what "supporting IPv6" means?
> I recently was told by a vendor that they "supported IPv6", and then when I went to go configure an IPv6 address, it was, of course, IPv4. I asked how they supported that, and they said that they "supported it" because they could "pass IPv6" traffic.
> Well...duh!

More information about the NANOG mailing list