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

Jack Bates jbates at brightok.net
Fri Feb 4 10:55:21 CST 2011


On 2/4/2011 10:50 AM, bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com wrote:
> 	I suspect that many people will do stupid things in managing their
> 	bits - presuming that there is virtually infinate 'greenfield' and
> 	when they have "pissed in the pool" they can just move on to a new
> 	pool.  the downside... renumbering is never easy - even with/especially
> 	with IPv6.

The problem is, they'll be restricted by RIR guidelines. I know that 
existing and future IPv6 allocation proposals for ARIN (our immediate 
concern) is based more on end site counts, and a limitation of /48 per 
end site without very good justification.


Jack




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