/128 IPv6 prefixs in the wild?

Leo Bicknell bicknell at ufp.org
Thu Dec 15 14:39:56 UTC 2011

In a message written on Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 11:24:56AM +0530, Glen Kent wrote:
> What are the scenarios when IPv6 routers would learn a large number of
> /128 prefixes?

In addition to the loopback interfaces already mentioned, you may
also see "virtual addresses" of several kinds.  For instance an
anycasted recursive resolver service may come in as a /128.

       Leo Bicknell - bicknell at ufp.org - CCIE 3440
        PGP keys at http://www.ufp.org/~bicknell/
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