World IPv6 Only Day.

Karl Auer kauer at
Thu Jun 9 04:36:15 UTC 2011

On Wed, 2011-06-08 at 17:37 -1000, Paul Graydon wrote:
> Dumb question.. what does the switch (L2) have to do with IPv6 (L3), or 
> is it one of those 'somewhere in between the two' things?

Well, a modern switch should work fine, even if not directly IPv6 aware,
but it won't understand multicast and will generally flood multicast
frames to all interfaces. So definitely stipulate IPv6 capability, even
for switches....

Regards, K.

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