Using IPv6 with prefixes shorter than a /64 on a LAN

Jamie Bowden jamie at photon.com
Thu Feb 3 10:08:59 CST 2011


If you're on a DoD classified network that spans multiple facilities (as
a contractor we only get access to certain ones, and only certain hosts
are allowed to access them).  Self contained networks are our problem.

Jamie

-----Original Message-----
From: TJ [mailto:trejrco at gmail.com] 
Sent: Thursday, February 03, 2011 10:39 AM
To: NANOG
Subject: Re: Using IPv6 with prefixes shorter than a /64 on a LAN

On Wed, Feb 2, 2011 at 08:11, Jamie Bowden <jamie at photon.com> wrote:

> Our classified networks aren't ever going to be connected to anything
> but themselves either, and they need sane local addressing.  Some of
> them are a single room with a few machines, some of them are entire
> facilities with hundreds of machines, but none of them are going to be
> talking to a router or anything upstream, as neither of those exist on
> said networks.
>

Correct me if I am wrong, but won't Classified networks will get their
addresses IAW the DoD IPv6 Addressing Plan (using globals)?
/TJ




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