IPv6 dual stacking and route tables
Justin M. Streiner
streiner at cluebyfour.org
Fri Feb 3 20:27:34 UTC 2012
On Fri, 3 Feb 2012, -Hammer- wrote:
> "If you have a specific route to a AAAA record but a less specific route to
> an A record the potential is for the trip to take longer."
> That was the premise of the thread. I swear I googled it for 20 minutes to
> link before giving up. Anyway, can anyone who's been thru this provide any
> opinions on why or why not it is important to accept the full IPv6 table AND
> the full IPv4 table? I have the hardware to handle it I'm just not sure long
> term what the reasoning would be for or against. Again, I'm an end customer.
> Not a carrier. So my concern is (A) my Internet facing applications and (B)
> my users who eventually will surf IPv6.
We currently take full v4 and v6 routes, however we do not yet have
end-users officially on v6 (users doing their own 6to4 tunnels and stuff
like Teredo notwithstanding), so I don't have any experience with the
A/AAAA resolution asymmetry you're describing.
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