Common operational misconceptions

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Thu Feb 16 01:45:48 CST 2012


On Feb 15, 2012, at 6:16 PM, Steve Bertrand wrote:

> On 2012.02.15 19:55, Nathan Eisenberg wrote:
>>> IPv6 is operational.
>> 
>> How is this a misconception?  It works fine for me...
> 
> Imagine an operator who is v6 ignorant, with a home provider who implements v6 half-assed, and tries to access a v6 site that has perhaps v6-only accessible nameservers, when their provider who 'offers' v6 has resolvers that operate only over v4.
> 
> *huge* misconception about the operational status of IPv6 (imho).
> 
> Steve

By that definition, IPv4 is non-operational.

You can break anything if you try hard enough.

Owen




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