FTTH CPE landscape

Jay Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Thu Aug 4 16:08:28 CDT 2011

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Owen DeLong" <owen at delong.com>

> On Aug 4, 2011, at 8:35 AM, Jay Ashworth wrote:
> >> - Generic consumer grade NAT/Firewall
> >
> > Hobby horse: please make sure it support bridge mode? Those of us who
> > want to put our own routers on the wire will hate you otherwise.
> Why? As long as it can be a transparent router, why would it need to
> be a bridge?

Ask a Verizon FiOS customer who wants to run IPv4 VPNs.

He didn't say IPv6 only, right?  

I have a couple of customers who can't get bridge mode on residence FiOS 
service, and therefore can't run their own routers to terminate IPsec.

-- jra
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