dynamic or static IPv6 prefixes to residential customers
sreed at nwwnet.net
Tue Aug 2 14:46:35 CDT 2011
And just how are you going to make all of us small ISPs, or the big ones
for that matter, do that?
I don't disagree with you, but I think the conversation needs to
continue assuming that is not going to happen.
And that may not be what happens within a large organization that uses
private connections to consolidate connects to the Internet.
On 8/2/2011 1:17 PM, Owen DeLong wrote:
>> en1: flags=8863<UP,BROADCAST,SMART,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
>> ether 60:33:4b:01:75:85
>> inet6 fe80::6233:4bff:fe01:7585%en1 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x5
>> inet 192.168.191.223 netmask 0xffffff00 broadcast 192.168.191.255
>> inet6 fd92:7065:b8e::6233:4bff:fe01:7585 prefixlen 64 autoconf
>> inet6 2001:470:1f00:820:6233:4bff:fe01:7585 prefixlen 64 autoconf
>> media: autoselect
>> status: active
>> Note the multiple prefixes. IPv6 is not just IPv4 with bigger addresses.
>> If you want to give your printers, etc. stable IPv6 addesses use ULAs.
> Better yet, just subscribe to an ISP that will give you a static prefix.
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