JunOS IPv6 announcements over IPv4 BGP

Tom Paseka tom at cloudflare.com
Sat Dec 22 00:22:21 UTC 2012


On Fri, Dec 21, 2012 at 4:07 PM, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:

> I would push back for a slightly different reason...
>
> Any inability to forward IPv6 might not impact the IPv4 peering session and
> you might run into a situation where the peering session stays up and
> continues
> exchanging routes, but the traffic cannot pass (or cannot pass in one
> direction
> which is even more fun to diagnose).
>
> Owen
>
>
The OP mentioned this was just for Akamai (for their DNS mapping). BGP
isn't used for forwarding path.


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